Four Norfolk restaurants have gained one of the culinary world's most prestigious awards - a Michelin star.

The Michelin Guide 2023 has been revealed today (March 27) with 17 restaurants from the county included.

For the first time Store in Stoke Holy Cross has gained a Michelin star.

It joins Morston Hall, The Neptune in Hunstanton and Meadowsweet in Holt, who have retained their one-star status this year.

Dereham Times: Morston Hall retained its Michelin star in the 2023 guideMorston Hall retained its Michelin star in the 2023 guide (Image: Newsquest)

The coveted guide recognises the best places to eat in Great Britain and Ireland.

Other restaurants to be recommended by Michelin this year include Benedicts and Roger Hickman's in Norwich, Socius in Burnham Market and The Old Bank in Snettisham.

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The Michelin Guide was started in 1900 by the French tyre company, awarding up to three stars to what it considers to be the best restaurants in the world.

All the Norfolk restaurants in the Michelin Guide 2023

One star

Store, Stoke Holy Cross

The Neptune, Hunstanton

Meadowsweet, Holt

Morston Hall, Morston

Bib Gourmand

Gunton Arms, Thorpe Market

Sculthorpe Mill, Sculthorpe

Michelin Plate

Benoli, Norwich

Farmyard, Norwich

Benedicts, Norwich

Roger Hickman's, Norwich

Wildebeest, Stoke Holy Cross

Stoke Mill, Stoke Holy Cross

The Dial House, Reepham

The Ingham Swan, Ingham

Socius, Burnham Market

The Conservatory, Titchwell

The Old Bank, Snettisham