Here are my 10 best restaurants that we visited this year, some more than once. I've also included a signature dish or one that I especially liked. It proved just too tough to rank them, so they're not necessarily in order.
Aponiente, El Puerto de Santa María, Cádiz, Spain.
Aulis, At Fera Claridges, London UK.
Azurmendi, Bilbao Spain.
Asador Etxebarri, Axpe, Achondo, Spain.
The Man Behind The Curtain, Leeds, UK.
The French, Manchester, UK.
Mina, Bilbao, Spain.
Hedone, Chiswick, London, UK.
Fraiche, Oxton, UK.
Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, London, UK.