A RESTAURANT in Oxfordshire is now the third most expensive Michelin Star Restaurant to dine at in the UK.

Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons in Great Milton made the ranking according to new research by online knife specialist, Kitchen Knives.

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The restaurant - headed by acclaimed chef Raymond Blanc - serves a three-course meal for £175 and was beaten by The Fat Duck in Berkshire (£325) and The Araki in London (£310).

The Oxford Times: Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons. Pic: Google MapsBelmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons. Pic: Google Maps

The research reveals the UK’s most affordable Michelin Star Restaurants, based on the overall price of the cheapest starter, main and dessert on offer.

Nut Tree Inn in Murcott is the cheapest Michelin Star restaurant in Oxfordshire, ranking number 24 on the top 50 list.

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Oxford Kitchen on Banbury Road also made the list at the number 39 spot.

The most affordable Michelin Star Restaurant is Leroy in Hackney, London, where a three-course meal is £23.00. Its cheapest main dish is £9.50.

Six other restaurants on the list are based in London while The Pipe and Glass Inn in Yorkshire is the 6th most affordable, the White Swan in Lancashire is the 8th and The Elephant in Devon is 9th.