Clipstone, Phil Howard & more get awards at the GQ Food and Drink Awards 2017


It seems it's ALWAYS awards season these days and the latest batch came via GQ, who last night revealed their latest Food and Drink awards in a ceremony at new Shoreditch hotel The Curtain (our invite must have got lost in the post!).

Restaurant folk who went home with gongs included Clipstone, The Hart Bros, Phil Howard, The Fat Duck and more. Here's the full list:

  • Best restaurant: Clipstone
  • Best chef: Phil Howard at Elystan Street
  • Best interior: 45 Jermyn Street
  • Best front of house: Matthew Mawtus at Pollen Street Social
  • Best bar: Bar Termini
  • Best breakthrough: Anglo
  • Best hotel: Rosewood London
  • Best overall experience: The Fat Duck
  • Best restaurateur: Sam & Eddie Hart
  • Best Pub: The Hand and Flowers
  • Best Sommelier: Leah Kirkland at Trinity
  • The Innovator Award: Martin Morales at Ceviche
  • Lifetime Achievement: Nobu Matsuhisa