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.

Last year, The Ledbury was voted the UK's best restaurant for the third year running,

National Restaurant Awards 2013 announced next month

By Luke Nicholls

There is just over one month to go until the unveiling of the top 100 restaurants in the UK as the 2013 National Restaurant Awards will be announced on 7 October at The Brewery in Chiswell Street, London.

Elland's head brewer Michael Wynnyczuk said he was 'utterly shocked' by the result

Elland 1872 Porter crowned Champion Beer of Britain

By Luke Nicholls

The Campaign for Real Ale (Camra) has announced that Elland 1872 Porter – a West Yorkshire-brewed real ale – has been crowned the ‘Best Beer in Britain’ at the Great British Beer Festival at London Olympia.

Steakhouse chain Hawksmoor won the Culinary Award for its fresh, high-quality food

ALMR Late Night Awards 2013: Winners revealed

By Luke Nicholls

Hawksmoor, Be At One and Luminar were among the big winners of the inaugural ‘Late Night Awards’ from the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR), held at a special ‘Dusk ‘til Dawn’ event in London’s Café de Paris earlier this week.

(L-R): Stefanie McCormack (Merlin Entertainment); Woman of the Year award-winner Margot Slattery; and the night’s host Matt Dawson

Women 1st Shine Awards 2013 winners and Top 100 Club inductees revealed

By Luke Nicholls

Sodexo, Dukes St. James London and Be At One Cocktail Bars were among the businesses represented by winners of the Women 1st Shine Awards, which recognises the outstanding achievements of women working in the UK’s hospitality, passenger transport, travel...

(L-R): The Green House Hotel's Olivia O’Sullivan and Louise Chapman together with Debbie Hindle, director of 4BGB, which judged the Considerate Hotel of the Year

Green House named Considerate Hotel of the Year

By Luke Nicholls

The Green House Hotel in Bournemouth has been named the 2013 Considerate Hotel of the Year at the Considerate Hoteliers’ annual awards which celebrate the environmental, sustainable and socially responsible performance of UK hoteliers.

Blessing and Gibson Mutandwa were selected from 25 finalists to win the AA's Friendliest Bed and Breakfast of the Year award

Milton House named UK’s Friendliest B&B

By Luke Nicholls

Milton House in Poet’s Corner, Bath, has been crowned the Friendliest Bed and Breakfast of the Year by the AA in its annual Bed and Breakfast Awards.

The FreeFrom Food Awards celebrate excellence in allergy and intolerance-friendly food and drink from manufacturers and foodservice businesses across the country

FreeFrom Food Awards raise awareness of dietary requirements

By Luke Nicholls

In the same month as our Dietary Requirements special feature, the 2013 FreeFrom Food Awards were held in London last week, celebrating excellence in allergy and intolerance-friendly food and drink from manufacturers and foodservice businesses across...

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