Leeds restaurant retains Michelin Star for sixth year running

A Leeds restaurant has retained its coveted Michelin Star for the sixth year running.

The Box Tree, in Ilkley, won its first star in early 2005 just months after owners Simon and Rena Gueller took over.

It is just one of five restaurants in Yorkshire to win the industry accolade and is the only restaurant in West Yorkshire.

The couple recently announced that their old friend and celebrity chef, Marco Pierre White, would be working with them.

Simon Gueller said: 'We are absolutely delighted and I know Marco is thrilled on our behalf.

"It was a wonderful surprise to win this prestigious award in 2005 and it's still as exciting every year.

"We're proud of every member of our team here and look forward to the year ahead."

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