These restaurants in the North East and North Yorkshire have been praised in a prestigious restaurant guide.

Now in its 28th edition, AA’s ‘The Restaurant Guide 2022’ provides food lovers with breakdowns of restaurants by county, including a detailed description of each destination, information on latest chef changes, opening times, sample menu prices and images of many of the featured locations.

Assessments of AA-inspected establishments are based on the experience of the Hotel and Restaurant inspectors on the occasion

The restaurants are then awarded 1-5 ‘rosettes’ depending on the inspectors assessment.

You can read the full list of restaurants in the AA's guide - available at UK bookstores and online via Amazon.

Some of the top rated North East and North Yorkshire restaurants

Gisborough Hall: Dine inside this stunning countryhouse hotel at Chaloner's restaurant - awarded with one rosette. "The kitchen team turns out some rather interesting dishes," the AA said. More via Tripadvisor.

The Conservatory at the Judges Country House Hotel: The AA said: "First-class ingredients underpin the kitchen's output". It was awarded two rosettes. More via Tripadvisor.

Black Horse Inn: The AA awarded one rosette to this stone-built traditional inn serving excellent classic and modern British dishes. More via Tripadvisor.

The Tack Room Restaurant, Middleham: Two rosettes for this restaurant which has an "old-school French brasserie feel" while serving up English classics for Sunday lunch. 

The Northern Echo: Sweet dessert at Brockley Hall Boutique Hotel & Fine Dining Restaurant. Photo by Brockley Hall Boutique Hotel & Fine Dining Restaurant/Tripadvisor.Sweet dessert at Brockley Hall Boutique Hotel & Fine Dining Restaurant. Photo by Brockley Hall Boutique Hotel & Fine Dining Restaurant/Tripadvisor.

Brockley Hall Boutique Hotel & Fine Dining Restaurant, Saltburn-By-The-Sea: This restaurant close to the seafront was awarded two rosettes. The AA recommends "the wickedly sweet" apple tart tatin. More via Tripadvisor.

Chadwicks Inn, Maltby: This restaurant has two rosettes - from serving Whitby
crab and curry and pan-roasted Neasham beef with oxtail dumplin to Hartlepool-landed halibut with lobster ravioli.

The Coach House: Found at Middleton Lodge Estate, the rustic Coach House restaurant serves up a two rosette rated 'estate to plate' themed menu. Dishes are created by head chef Jake Jones from the garden, land or sea. The AA specifically mentions the soy-glazed duck with sweet potatoes and toasted seeds. More via Tripadvisor. 

Crathorne Hall Hotel: One AA rosette for this restaurant serving modern British dishes. More via Tripadvisor.

Forge: Forge has transformed a long-neglected barn at Middleton Lodge Estate, surrounded by 200 acres of countryside views. Produce is sourced from the restaurant's two-acre kitchen garden and local foraging expeditions while some of the food is cooked on open fires. The fine dining restaurant serves a nine course Yorkshire estate inspired tasting menu. It will be returning from Spring 2022. More via Tripadvisor.

Charles Bathurst Inn, Arkengarthdale: With one Rosette, this inn is named after a
Georgian parliamentarian. Sit in the historic restaurant and enjoy dishes made with produce from local farmers and fishermen and a seasonally-changing menu. More on Tripadvisor here.

Fletchers, Ripon: Found at Grantley Hall, this two rosette rated dining experience offers "great flavours and appearance", the AA said. More via Tripadvisor.

Shaun Rankin at Grantley Hall: Three rosettes for this chef's incredible dishes. More via Tripadvisor.