Of 20 points, 10 are awarded for food, five for service, three for ambience, two for wow factor.

12 Reasonable
13 Good if not great
14 Solid and enjoyable
15 Very good (indicative of one hat)
16 Capable of greatness (indicative of two hats)
17 Special (indicative of two hats)
18 Exceptional (indicative of three hats)
19 Extraordinary (indicative of three hats)
20 Perfection (indicative of three hats)

Restaurants are reviewed again for The Age and Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guides and scores may vary.