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A guide to the world’s truly
exemplary, organic, sustainable,
and ethical restaurants.

The truly good restaurants in forty-five countries, selected by fifty-seven of the world’s most respected food writers.

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Today’s featured restaurants

New Zealand / Blenheim

Arbour is a relaxed dining experience with daily changing menus & warm, friendly service

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United States / Arkansas / Little Rock

Making simple, healthy food using cooking methods rooted in Chinese tradition

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Australia / Victoria / Merricks

An artful package of peninsula food & wine

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Australia / Western Australia / Perth

A suburban neighbourhood Freo bar that says no to waste

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A traditional artisan *pastificio* and trattoria with a focus on fresh pasta, handmade daily

Vegetable-forward, farmer-driven restaurant celebrating the daily bounty of the midwest

Farm-to-table restaurant & deli serving local grass-fed lamb & beef


Our editors

Each restaurant featured on this website was selected on merit by a team of fifty-seven editors, among them many of the world’s most respected food writers in forty-five countries.

Read about our editors here.

Geoff Blackwell & Ruth Hobday, publishers

“Of all the qualities that distinguish a truly outstanding restaurant or food experience, perhaps truth, love and care are the most important.

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Truth, Love & Clean Cutlery guidebooks for the UK, USA and Australia together with a World edition, will be released in November 2018. Each edition will be designed and produced to an award-winning standard, and distributed by leading publishers’ Abrams Books and Thames & Hudson to bookshops, and design and gift stores around the world. Collectively they will feature 1,250 restaurants in forty-five countries.

Find out where you can buy the books here.

Giles Coren

"The spirit of Truth, Love & Clean Cutlery is something you can sense the moment you walk into a restaurant.