UK’s top restaurants and pubs revealed at AA Hospitality Awards
11 restaurants received new Rosettes at the AA Hospitality Awards.
The best restaurants and pubs across England, Scotland, and Wales were revealed at the AA Hospitality Awards in a glittering ceremony at Grosvenor House in London.
The twenty-second annual awards were presented by Kate Silverton and honoured the best establishments in the UK across twenty-three categories, including Chefs’ Chef, Lifetime Achievement Award and Housekeeper of the Year.
Jason Atherton (Pollen Street Social/The Social Company) was crowned Chef’s Chef of the Year by his peers, following in the footsteps of Raymond Blanc, Michel Roux, and Heston Blumenthal, who have previously taken home the coveted title.
The four Restaurant of the Year Awards went to: Fordwich Arms (England), Cornerstone by Chef Tom Brown (London), Bryn Williams at Porth Eirias (Wales), and Sugar Boat (Scotland).
Pub of the Year went to: Three Daggers (England), Glynne Arms (Wales), Meikleour Arms Public House (Scotland).
The Wine Award – recognising an outstanding contribution to promoting, understanding and appreciating wine – went to Hampton Manor.
The Ritz Restaurant was chosen as the UK restaurant with the best customer service, winning the Food Service Award.
Restaurant of the Year
England – Fordwich Arms, Canterbury
London – Cornerstone by Chef Tom Brown, London, E9
Wales – Bryn Williams at Porth Eirias, Colwyn Bay
Scotland – Sugar Boat, Helensburgh
Pub of the Year
England – Three Daggers, Edington
Wales – Glynne Arms, Hawarden
Scotland – Meikleour Arms Public House, Perth
Overall Winner – Hampton Manor, Solihull
Regional Wine Awards:
England – Hampton Manor, Solihull
Wales – Penmaenuchaf Hall Hotel, Dolgellau
Scotland – Castle Terrace Restaurant, Edinburgh
Food Service Award
The Ritz Restaurant, London
Meanwhile 11 restaurants received new 4- and 5-Rosette awards.
New 5 Rosettes
Lympstone Manor, Exmouth
New 4 Rosettes
Coworth Park, Ascot
Gravetye Manor, East Grinstead
Hipping Hall, Lancaster
Hrishi at Gilpin Hotel & Lake House, Windermere
Old Downton Lodge, Ludlow
The Angel at Hetton, Hetton
The Greenhouse, London
The Dining Room at Whatley Manor, Malmesbury
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