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This year, Michelin managed to keep a lid on the results with only a small preview of the Bib Gourmands the night before. London did well with two new Two Stars restaurants and nine newly starred restaurants (see our news story here and chefs' reactions to the news.)

Plus - we also ask "does Michelin matter"?

London's Michelin-starred restaurant winners for 2014

Here are the winners of new stars on the London restaurant scene, according to this year's Michelin guide.

The Greenhouse

The Greenhouse

2 Michelin stars

Who's the chef? Arnaud Bignon
Why it's rated:
 Bignon looks to combine traditional French training with contemporary techniques and he's clearly succeeded, even AA Gill concurs calling a foie gras dish he had there this year 'spectacular". An expensive restaurant though - definitely one for a special occasion meal.

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Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

2 Michelin stars

Who's the chef? Ashley Palmer Watts
Why it's rated:
 Any new restaurant with Heston's name on the door was always going to attract Michelin, But two years after opening head chef Ashley Palmer Watts continues to thrill with his historically-inspired menu. Obviously the meat fruit and tipsy cake will always be on, but there are new dishes too such as Frumenty - grilled octopus, smoked sea broth, pickled dulse & lovage which has had diners raving.

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Story

Story

1 Michelin star

Who's the chef? Tom Sellers
Why it's rated:
 With just one night out of his kitchen in the five months since the restaurant opened, Tom Seller's dedication to his job has paid off. He describes his food as "British, ingredient-led and steeped in history. Simplistic in idea, yet technical in execution, with a bit of youthful fun thrown into the mix." The critics concurred with almost universal love for this Bermondsey restaurant.

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Angler

Angler

1 Michelin star

Who's the chef? Tony Fleming
Why it's rated:
 The rooftop seafood restaurant at D&D's first hotel, South Place in Moorgate, combines style, comfort and lovely views with on point cooking. It attracted praise from ES Magazine's critic Grace Dent who said: "It’s businessy but it has a heart, the staff are attentive and convivial, and the dessert menu is bloody superb."

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Outlaw's Seafood & Grill at the Capital

Outlaw's Seafood & Grill at the Capital

1 Michelin star

Who's the chef? Pete Wiggs
Why it's rated:
 Nathan Outlaw's takeover of the restaurant at the Capital Hotel hasn't perhaps gone as smoothly as planned. Many critics felt there was a mismatch between the room and style of cooking. But it's clearly pleased Michelin and certainly the restaurant's seafood couldn't be more sparkling fresh with such brilliant supply ties to Outlaw's other Michelin-starred restaurant in Cornwall.

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Ametsa with Arzak Instruction

Ametsa with Arzak Instruction

1 Michelin star

Who's the chef? Sergio Sanz
Why it's rated:
 This will perhaps be the most controversial inclusion on the Michelin list this year. While the original Arzak is a massive hit and in the top 10 of the World's 50 Best, this London venture received a rather cooler reception from the critics.

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Brasserie Chavot

Brasserie Chavot

1 Michelin star

Who's the chef? Eric Chavot
Why it's rated:
 Marking Chavot's return to London after too long an absence, Brasserie Chavot is one of those restaurants we recommend to loads of people - it's equally great to take a date to as well as an excellent parent place. "In terms of the food, it stands alone," said Richard Vines, critic for Bloomberg.

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Bo London

Lima

1 Michelin star

Who's the chef? Head Chef is Robert Ortiz
Why it's rated:
 Lima is headed up by Executive Chef Virgilio Martinez, who also owns Central in Lima (on the World's 50 Best list). Lima was at the forefront of London's new Peruvian restaurant revolution with this highly rated place that the Telegraph's Matthew Norman awarded a perfect 10 to, saying it's "a ridiculously perfect amalgam of taste and aesthetics".

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Social Eating House

Social Eating House

1 Michelin star

Who's the chef? Paul Hood
Why it's rated:
 Jason Atherton's been a very busy man in 2013, opening three restaurants - but this is the one singled out by Michelin. This three floored restaurant and bar is arguably the most casual dining place on the list, and perhaps more representative of what's opened in London in 2013 - as Metro's Joe Warwick called it "a welcome antidote to the current fashion for reheated French bourgeois classics and po-faced ‘local’ provenance."

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HKK

HKK

1 Michelin star

Who's the chef? Executive chef Tong Chee Hwee
Why it's rated:
 Hakkasan is a bit of a Michelin favourite, with the Mayfair outpost getting a star in its first year too. This is their tasting menu restaurant in the city, and it's impressed many with Giles Coren saying "This place is amazing. Fourteen of the best courses I’ve had anywhere."

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Bo London

Bo London

1 Michelin star

Who's the chef? Alvin Leung
Why it's rated:
 Bo London hasn't exactly set London's critics' pulses racing. Only the Metro's Andy Lynes has loved it: "There are numerous times during the three-hour meal when we’re stopped in our tracks by delicious flavours, unusual ingredients and breath- taking presentation."

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2014 Michelin Bib Gourmands in London

Michelin's Bib Gourmand awards go to restaurants 'offering good food at moderate prices'. In London 'moderate' translates to three course for £28 or less - so that's a pretty good deal for great food.  This is also where Michelin gets the chance to reward more restaurants that aren't in the starched white tablecloth brigade. This year the new Bibs go to the following London spots:

Full list of London's Michelin-starred restaurants 2014

Every listing on the Hot Dinners website will show you how many Michelin stars that restaurant has. For the full list, in descending star order, click here.

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