Restaurant awards

  • The 10th annual Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards celebrate food writers, presenters and more

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    Last night saw the 10th annual Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards take place at The Royal Exchange. And, as you'd expect from a ceremony chaired by Claudia Winkleman and Angela Hartnett, the bash attracted quite the foodie audience including Mary Berry, Monica Galetti and Claudia Roden.

    Here's who went home with a bioplastic hamper-shaped award (and an actual hamper) from this year's

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  • 50 Top Pizza 2022 unveil the best pizzerias in Europe (London makes it to no. 3)

    50 Top Pizza 2022 unveil the best pizzerias in Europe (London makes it to no. 3)

    This week in the world of restaurant awards, it's time for pizza. At a ceremony in Milan, the new 50 Top Pizza awards were unveiled, with Peppe Pizzeria in Paris once again topping the list. But it wasn't a bad day for London, with 50 Kalò London making it as high as number three on the list (and 50 Kalo's Ciro Salvo also getting an

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  • The GQ Food & Drink Awards 2022 are announced - here are the winners

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    There'll be a few sore heads in the hospitality world this morning, following last night's GQ Food and Drink Awards 2022. But some of those who attended the ceremony at Decimo at The Standard in King's Cross will at least have prizes to feel good about today.

    Here's who left last night with a gong:

    • Best Bartender - Maxim Schulte (former head bartender at both The American Bar and Kol's
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  • The World's 50 Best awards move to London

    The World's 50 Best awards move to London 

    This year, The World's 50 Best Restaurants awards were due to be held in Moscow, but after the invasion of Ukraine, those plans were quickly dropped. Instead, the ceremony is coming back to where it all started - London.

    The awards usually bring with it an influx of the world's best chefs into the city, although they're usually spending their time eating out and not necessarily cooking. However,

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  • The 2022 Michelin Bib Gourmands for London are revealed

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    Michelin kicked off their 2022 slow reveal today with the announcement of their Bib Gourmands. This year, Michelin are doing things a little differently, revealing the Bibs first, then the special awards and then the stars themselves (find out all about the timings here). 

    So today was the

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  • Top 50 gastropubs revealed - Unruly Pig tops the list, The Guinea is the best in London

    Top 50 gastropubs revealed - Unruly Pig tops the list, Guinea best in London

    The reveal of the Top 50 Gastropubs of 2022 yesterday makes it the first big awards of the year to be announced. Topping the list for the first time is The Unruly Pig, the Suffolk pub with chef Dave Wall behind the

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  • The Hot Dinners 2021 awards - the complete review of the year

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    It's that time of year again! We're taking a look back at a year of dining - where we finally emerged from lockdown for an extended (and hopefully permanent) period. London's restaurant scene slowly built itself back up and there were some wonderful new restaurants. Here's our round-up of 2021.

  • The AA announces new rosettes for SOLA, KOL, Myrtle and more...

    The AA annuounces new rosettes for SOLA, KOL, Myrtle and more...

    We're in the depths of awards season at the moment and the latest to be unveiled are the AA Rosettes, one of two notable motor companies producing restaurant awards right now. The most prestigious of the AA awards are the three and four rosettes - and that's what was given out today, steering towards the high-end side of UK dining. It's the 65th year these awards have been handed out -

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  • World's 50 Best Restaurants list sees Noma regain the No 1 position for 2021

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    The World's 50 Best Restaurants awards are back - and Noma is at the top again.

    Antwerp was the scene for this year's announcement - the first for two years. The festivities kicked off with Massimo Bottura doing the red carpet arrivals. And we have to hope that everyone attending was required to take tests or be fully vaccinated based on his effusive welcoming of them all. It also looked like the dress code had been

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  • The World's 50 Best Restaurants 2021 - the complete list

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    Hot Dinners takes a closer look at the top ten restaurants from the 2021 World's 50 Best Restaurants List to find out what's so great about them.

  • The World’s 50 Best Restaurants reveal 51 to 100 for 2021, with two new London entries

    The World’s 50 Best Restaurants reveal 51 to 100 for 2021, with two new London entries

    Update 5/10/21 - And here is the full rundown of the World's 50 Best Restaurants 2021.

    Original story follows...

    You could be excused for wondering how the World’s 50 Best Restaurants could pull together a (fair)

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  • Fortnum & Mason reveal their Food & Drink Awards for 2021

    Fortnum & Mason reveal their Food & Drink Awards for 2021

    Awards (and awards parties) are well and truly back, with the latest being the return of the Fortnum & Mason Food and Drinks Awards. The event took place last night at their Royal Exchange outpost where TV personalities like James Martin rubbed shoulders with Hollywood legend Stanley Tucci and chefs including Jose Pizarro and Calum Franklin. In charge of proceedings

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  • Moor Hall tops the UK's 100 best restaurants list for 2021

    Moor Hall leads the National Restaurant Awards list for 2021  

    For the second year in the row Mark Birchall's Moor Hall has come in at number one on the National Restaurant Awards top 100 UK restaurants list. The list, which took  a break last year due to the pandemic, rounds up the top 100 restaurants in the UK, as chosen by voters made up of chefs, restaurateurs, food writers and critics.

    Taking the coveted top

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  • Davies and Brook, Daffodil Mulligan and more win at the GQ Food & Drink awards

    Davies & Brook, Daffodil Mulligan and more win at the GQ Food & Drink awards

    As we emerge from several lockdowns blinking into the light, we're starting to see more (albeit scaled back) actual awards shows take place and the latest of these is the yearly GQ Food and Drink Awards. Presented at Nobu Portman Square by the person who's frankly the best at this, Claudia Winkleman, it saw Daniel Humm's Davies & Brook at Claridge's take the top

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  • The World's 50 Best Restaurants awards returns for 2021

    The World's 50 Best Restaurants awards returns for 2021

    It skipped a year for 2020, for obvious reasons, but the World's 50 Best ceremony is making a comeback later this year. 

    Plans have been confirmed for the awards ceremony to take place on 5 October 2021 in Antwerp. The organisers have also said they're aiming for an in-person event, so fingers crossed for a lessening of Covid restrictions (and Covid, of course) by that

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