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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

United States / New Mexico / Albuquerque

A fine dining experience located on a historic organic farm in the Rio Grande Valley

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Indonesia / Bali

Cutting-edge, locally sourced, globally inspired tapas, cocktails & desserts in Bali

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Australia / Victoria / Warragul

Regional restaurant singing in the key of Gippsland

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United States / Georgia / Atlanta

Traditional Venezuelan cuisine in Southern surroundings

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Restaurant in the heart of the Scarlet Hotel

Small owner-driven restaurant with a changing menu

Neighborhood restaurant offering contemporary tapas-style food


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.

Giles Coren

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