I am a professional restaurant critic, author and broadcaster.
United Kingdom, Europe
I am the restaurant critic for Elite Traveler magazine. I am author of "The London Transport Restaurant Guide" and am a freelance food writer for various publications. I was a guest critic on the first four series of BBC's "Masterchef: The Professionals.", and wrote the Paris section of National Geographic's "Food Journeys of the World". I was the largest contributor to "1001 Restaurants You Must Experience Before You Die", published by Barron's. I have appeared as a commentator on BBC News, Sky News, Al Jazeera and many other TV and radio shows.
Over the last 20 or so years I have eaten restaurants average four times a week. I have been lucky enough to travel widely, and I always try and eat well, so I have added notes on the various restaurants I have been to, from the USA (which I have visited over 100 times) to India, which I have been to over 20 times.
In 2004 I completed eating at every 3 star Michelin restaurant in the world at the time. I caught up with Michelin in 2008, and again in 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2018 in terms of eating at all the world's three star restaurants at that time. My website is
www.andyhayler.com and is the oldest restaurant related website in the world, running since 1994.
Fine and eat in a restaurant that has been running for at least 50 years.
eat some history
Eat in a restaurant that prepares dishes table-side, such as a crepe Suzette.
discover table-side service
eat at traditional restaurant
Try restaurants that collectively have ten Michelin stars in the next month. This could be 10 one-star places, or 2 two and 2 three star, or any combination that adds up to ten stars in total.
Dine at starred restaurant 1
Dine at starred restaurant 2
Dine at starred restaurant 3
Dine at starred restaurant 4
Dine at starred restaurant 5
Dine at starred restaurant 6
Dine at starred restaurant 7
Dine at starred restaurant 8
Dine at starred restaurant 9
Dine at starred restaurant 10
Try restaurants that collectively have five Michelin stars in the next month. This could be five one-star places, or a two and a three star, or any combination that adds up to five stars in total.
1 Michelin star eating
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