In Spain two restaurants have been awarded three stars: Quique Dacasta in Dénia, Alicante, and Azurmendi (Eneko Atxa) in Larrabetzu, Vizcaya. Azurmendi had only been awarded its second star in November 2010. With these two new additions there are now 7 restaurants at the top of the culinary pyramid in Spain. The other 5 three-star restaurants in Spain are: Akelare and Arzak in Donostia-San Sebastián, Martin Berasategui in Lasarte-Oria, El Celler de Can Roca in Girona and Sant Pau in Sant Pol de Mar.
In the two-star category, two restaurants in Spain gained this accolade this year: Enoteca and Moments (at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel) in Barcelona. The latter is the restaurant of three-star chef Carme Ruscalleda (Sant Pau) and her son Raül Balam. Spain now has 17 two-star restaurants; Portugal has 2.
No fewer than 16 restaurants in Spain have been awarded a first star this year, as was 1 restaurant in Portugal. Among the winners are Nectari, Dos Palillos and the Japanese restaurant Koy Shunka (all located in Barcelona), Mina in Bilbao, José Carlos Garcia in Málaga, Ricard Camarena in Valencia and Belcanto in Lisbon. Spain now has a total of 123 one-star restaurants and Portugal has 9.
In the Bib Gourmand category Michelin has awarded 40 restaurants in Spain this accolade and 4 in Portugal, taking the the total number of Bib Gourmands in this guide to 196 in Spain and 38 in Portugal.
A full list of Michelin stars and Bib Gourmands can be found here Spain/Portugal2013