Guides & awards

Guides & awards

In this section, BigHospitality rounds up the results of major national guides and awards across the restaurant, hotel and pub industries. From Michelin Stars through to the Good Beer Guide and the Great British Pub Awards to the World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards - we've got it covered with exclusive interviews, photo galleries and award listings.

Five star glamping. Alternative accommodation like yurts and camping pods are now able to be rated like hotels and B&Bs. Photo: Thinkstock/Ryan McVay

Star grading system extends to glamping sector

By Emma Eversham

The star grading system used to measure quality and facilities at hotels, B&Bs and self-catering accommodation is being extended to glamping venues as they grow in quantity and popularity. 

The Great British Pub Award winners will be announced on 11 September

Great British Pub Awards finalists revealed

By Melodie Michel

Judges have revealed the names of 100 regional winners that will be running for the finals of the Great British Pub Awards, taking place in London on 11 September.

Karam Sethi's Mayfair restaurant Gymkhana was named National Restaurant of the Year 2014

National Restaurant Awards 2014: in pictures

By Carina Perkins

The seventh National Restaurant Awards, organised by Restaurant magazine and sponsored by Estrella Damm, took place at The Hurlingham Club, London on 30 June.

Interactive map: National Restaurant Awards 2014 top 10

Interactive map: National Restaurant Awards 2014 top 10

By Carina Perkins

Gymkhana stole the top spot at last night's National Restaurant Awards 2014, but what other venues made it into the top 10? Check out our interactive map for more details on the ten best restaurants in the UK.

Gymkhana has been named National Restaurant of the Year 2014

National Restaurant Awards: Gymkhana takes 2014 title

By Carina Perkins

Mayfair restaurant Gymkhana has been voted the UK’s best restaurant at the 2014 National Restaurant Awards, beating previous winners The Ledbury and The Hand & Flowers to the top spot.

The winners were announced this week at the at the Institute of Hospitality’s Annual Lunch on 9 June

Hospitality Assured Awards 2014: winners announced

By Lauren Houghton

The winners of the Hospitality Assured Awards for great customer service and business excellence were announced this week at the at the Institute of Hospitality’s Annual Lunch on 9 June. 

The winners of the 2014 Footprint Awards were announced on 22 May

Footprint Awards 2014: winners revealed

By Lauren Houghton

The winners of the 2014 Footprint Awards, which recognise contributions to sustainability, were announced on 22 May in a ceremony held at the East Wintergarden in London’s Canary Wharf. 

The Roux Scholarship is the premier competition for chefs in the UK and ranks among the most prestigious in the world

Roux Scholarship 2014: In Pictures

By Luke Nicholls

Tom Barnes, sous chef at Simon Rogan’s two-Michelin-starred L’Enclume in Cartmel, has won the 2014 Roux Scholarship. Relive the hotly contested final with BigHospitality in our exclusive photo gallery.