2020 Winners

 
 

The Categories:

The Special Award


Winner:

Kate Nicholls, Chief Executive, UKHospitality

 

   

 

   

Trailblazer of the Year

Sponsored by: Trail
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Winner:

Nisha Katona MBE, Mowgli

 

   

 

   

New Casual Dining Concept of the Year

Sponsored by: Casual Dining Show
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Winner:

Vardo

 

   

 

   
Shortlist:
  • The Chambers
  • Circolo Popolare
  • Eggslut
  • Gloria
  • Sweet Chick
  • Vardo

Best New Pub / Bar Site

Sponsored by: Diageo
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Winner:

Cahoots - Ticket Hall & Control Room, London

 

   

 

   
Shortlist:
  • Alberts Schenke - Liverpool
  • The Alchemist - St Martins Lane, London
  • Cahoots - Ticket Hall & Control Room, London
  • Duke of York (Barworks) - Haggerston, London
  • The Florist - Watford
  • Mikkeller - Shoreditch, London

Best New Restaurant Site

Sponsored by: Just Eat
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Winner:

Dishoom, Manchester

 

   

 

   
Shortlist:
  • Dishoom - Manchester
  • Flat Iron - Spitalfields, London
  • Honest Burgers - Cardiff
  • The Ivy - Manchester
  • Pho - Cardiff
  • Pizza Pilgrims - London Bridge
  • Sticks'n'Sushi - Soho, London

Sustainable Operator Award

Sponsored by: amber energy®
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Winner:

Oakman Inns & Restaurants

 

   

 

   
Shortlist:
  • Greene King
  • Mowgli
  • Nando’s
  • Oakman Inns & Restaurants
  • The Restaurant Group
  • YO!
  • Young’s Pubs

Employer of the Year (1-49 sites)

Sponsored by: Drink Sträva UK Ltd
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Winner:

The New World Trading Co.

 

   

 

   
Shortlist:
  • The Alchemist
  • Dishoom
  • Hawksmoor
  • Mowgli
  • The New World Trading Co.
  • Oakman Inns & Restaurants
  • Peach Pubs

Employer of the Year (50+ sites)

Sponsored by: SureFoot Solutions Ltd
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Winner:

Loungers

 

   

 

   
Shortlist:
  • Carluccio’s
  • Casual Dining Group
  • Côte Brasserie
  • Loungers
  • Pizza Hut Restaurants UK
  • Stonegate Pub Company

Menu Innovation Award (1-19 sites)

Sponsored by: Arla Pro
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Winner:

Caravan

 

   

 

   
Shortlist:
  • The Alchemist
  • Caravan
  • Dishoom
  • Food & Fuel
  • MEATliquor
  • Mowgli
  • Pizza Pilgrims

Menu Innovation Award (20+ sites)

Sponsored by: Arla Pro
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Winner:

wagamama

 

   

 

   
Shortlist:
  • ASK Italian
  • Franco Manca
  • Fuller’s
  • Honest Burgers
  • Las Iguanas
  • PizzaExpress
  • wagamama

Brand Marketing of the Year

Sponsored by: Chef Direct
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Winner:

Nando’s

 

   

 

   
Shortlist:
  • The Alchemist
  • Nando’s
  • Pho
  • PizzaExpress
  • Pizza Hut Restaurants UK
  • wagamama
  • YO!

Best Designed Pub / Bar of the Year

Sponsored by: Commercial Kitchen
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Winner:

The Florist, Watford

 

   

 

   
Shortlist:
  • The Alchemist - Brindleyplace, Birmingham (designed by Macaulay Sinclair)
  • Blame Gloria - London (designed by Finch Interiors)
  • Box - Leeds (designed by Fusion By Design)
  • Coppa Club - Brighton (designed by Russell Sage)
  • The Florist – Watford (designed in-house)

Best Designed Restaurant of the Year

Sponsored by: London Design Fair
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Winner:

Bill’s Restaurants - Spinningfields, Manchester (designed by Focus Design)

 

   

 

   
Shortlist:
  • Bill’s Restaurants - Spinningfields, Manchester (designed by Focus Design)
  • Circolo Popolare - London (designed by Studio Kiki)
  • Dishoom – Manchester (designed by Macaulay Sinclair)
  • Gloria - London (designed by Studio Kiki)
  • The Ivy – Manchester (designed in-house)
  • Vardo - London (designed by Box 9 Design)

Best Family Dining Experience

Sponsored by: Mademoiselle Desserts UK
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Winner:

Franco Manca

 

   

 

   
Shortlist:
  • Bella Italia
  • Franco Manca
  • Harvester
  • JD Wetherspoon
  • PizzaExpress
  • wagamama
  • Zizzi

Pub / Bar Brand of the Year (2-49 sites)

Sponsored by: Fourth
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Winner:

The Alchemist

 

   

 

   
Shortlist:
  • The Alchemist
  • The Botanist
  • London Cocktail Club
  • Oakman Inns & Restaurants
  • Peach Pubs
  • Yummy Collection

Pub / Bar Brand of the Year (50+ sites)

Sponsored by: Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I
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Winner:

Loungers

 

   

 

   
Shortlist:
  • All Bar One
  • BrewDog
  • Greene King
  • Loungers
  • Marston’s
  • Young’s Pubs

Restaurant Brand of the Year (1-19 sites)

Sponsored by: Schweppes
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Winner:

Dishoom

 

   

 

   
Shortlist:
  • Big Mamma Group (Gloria & Circolo Popolare)
  • Caravan
  • Dishoom
  • Flat Iron
  • Hubbox
  • Mowgli
  • Pizza Pilgrims

Restaurant Brand of the Year (20-50 sites)

Sponsored by: Boutinot
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Winner:

The Ivy Collection

 

   

 

   
Shortlist:
  • Bistrot Pierre
  • Franco Manca
  • Giggling Squid
  • Honest Burgers
  • The Ivy Collection
  • Pho
  • Turtle Bay

Restaurant Brand of the Year (51+ sites)

Sponsored by: Fentimans
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Winner:

wagamama

 

   

 

   
Shortlist:
  • Las Iguanas
  • Miller & Carter
  • Nando’s
  • PizzaExpress
  • wagamama
  • YO!
  • Zizzi

Casual Dining Group of the Year

Sponsored by: Carlsberg Group UK
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Winner:

Azzurri Group

 

   

 

   
Shortlist:
  • Azzurri Group
  • Casual Dining Group
  • Greene King
  • Mitchells & Butlers
  • The New World Trading Co.
  • The Restaurant Group
  • Stonegate Pub Company