Irish restaurants have performed well with seven new Bib Gourmands, spread throughout the country.
Bib Gourmands are given to restaurants which offer both high-quality food and good value for money and the restaurants which achieve them do not necessarily have to offer the same level of service that those winning a star would be expected to.
In Dublin, the Portobello-based Richmond Restaurant has gained a bib thanks to the contemporary cooking from head chef David O'Byrne, as has two of the other hottest tickets in the capital: Bastible and Craft Restaurant.
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John and Sandy Wyer's Forest & Marcy also gained the accolade, while in Kildare, the TwoCooks restaurant in Sallins has received rave reviews since opening and can now celebrate a bib, while Jess Murphy's ever-popular Kai Cafe + Restaurant in Galway is doing likewise.
Elsewhere, Morrisseys in Doonbeg is Munster's sole new bib this year, while in Northern Ireland, Holywood restaurant Noble has been awarded the prestigious honour.