The famed French guidebooks only recommend the best places for food and best hotels. A number of restaurants across Hampshire made it into the Michelin guide for 2019, including one with a prestigious Michelin star. See them here:
This restaurant can be found in South Street, The Quay, Emsworth. Food costs between 28 - 59. The guide says 'Modern dishes display a wealth of different flavours and textures'.
This restaurant can be found in South Par, Southsea. Food costs between 49 and 59. The guide says 'attractively presented, contemporary dishes have a slight Scandic style'.
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Located in South Street, Emsworth, food at this restaurant will set you back between 24 and 45. The guide says 'classic British dishes have a modern edge and rely on small local suppliers'.
This restaurant can be found in Woodman Lane, Sparsholt. Food costs between 60 and 80. The guide says 'modern menus champion British produce'.
This restaurant can be found in High Street, West Meon. Food costs between 27 and 39. The guide says 'atmosphere is warm and welcoming and the menu perfectly balances the classics with some more adventurous offerings'.
Located in Broad Street, Old Alresford and food costs between 16 and 44. The cuisine is Spanish and the guide says 'authentic tapas is accompanied by a good choice of Spanish wines'.
This restaurant can be found in the Harbour Hotel in Southampton. Food costs from 26 to 95. The guide says 'boldly flavoured, generously proportioned modern classics have a seafood bias'.
Located in Palace Lane, Beaulieu, food at this restaurant costs between 30 and 90. It serves modern British dishes. The guide says 'this is a chef who really understands how to pair flavours'.
Located in Parchment Street, Winchester, food costs between 20 and 50 at this restaurant. Serving Japense cuisine, the guide says 'the tempura, sushi and sashimi are highlights'.
This restaurant can be found in Abbey Mill, Abbey Mill Gardens The Broadway, Winchester. Food costs from 17 to 35. It serves British cuisine and the guide says 'dishes are hearty and rustic'.
Located in Chesil Street, Winchester this restaurant serves modern cuisine. Food costs from 21 to 41. The guide says 'appealing menus offer classic British dishes with the odd Mediterranean touch'.
With one Michelin star, this restaurant can be found in Chesil Street, Winchester. It serves modern cuisine and food costs between 34 and 60. The guide says 'Refined, original cooking arrives in hearty portions'.
This restaurant can be found in Beaulieu Road, Lyndhurst in New Forest. Food costs 28 to 60. The guide says 'menu lists Italian favourites like pizzetta, pastas and risottos as well as authentic fish and meat dishes'.
Located in Beaulieu Road, Brockenhurst, food at this restaurant cost between 28 and 42. It serves traditional British dishes and the guide says 'cooking is unfussy and wholesome'.
This restaurant can be found in Main Road, Lymington, East End. Food costs between 25 and 40. The guide says 'concise menus feature local produce in satisfying British dishes'.
Located in Quay Street, Lymington, food costs between 45 and 60. It serves modern cusine and the guide says 'cooking is playful and imaginative'.
This restaurant can be found in High Street, Milford-on-Sea. Food costs between 17 and 90. It serves seafood and the guide says 'focus is on wonderfully fresh fish and cooking is original with the odd playful twist'.
Located in Middlebridge Street, Romsey, this restaurant serves traditional British cuisine. Food costs from 22 to 36. The guide says 'classic pub dishes are generously proportioned and full of flavour'.
This restaurant is in High Street, Stockbridge and serves modern British cuisine. Food costs between 20 and 55. The guide says 'the appealing range of dishes includes modern small plates and a classical daily menu'.
Located in Bidden Road, Upton Grey, near Basingstoke. This restaurant serves tradition British and food costs between 27 and 42. The guide says 'Menus mix pub classics with adventurous dishes'.
This restaurant is in Kingsclere Road, Old Burghclere and serves classic French dishes. Food ranges from 36 to 44. The guide says 'enjoy an aperitif on the terrace, overlooking the real Watership Down'.
Located in Baughurst Road, Baughurst, this restaurant serves traditional cuisine. Food costs between 20 and 52. The guide says 'cooking is generous and satisfying'.
This restaurant in Upton serves modern British dishes. Food costs between 25 and 30. The guide says 'flavour-packed menus champion the countys produce'.