2017 Shortlist

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2017 CASUAL DINING RESTAURANT & PUB AWARDS SHORTLIST!

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01 Trailblazer of the Year - sponsored by Lamb Weston

2017

David Campbell - Chief Executive

Wagamama

02 New Casual Dining Concept of the Year - sponsored by Reynolds

2017
Shortlist:
  • Babel
  • Grand Pacific
  • Lockhouse
  • Tabun Kitchen
  • The Common Restaurant
  • The Vurger Co

03 Best New Pub / Bar Site – sponsored by Lucozade Ribena Suntory

2017
Shortlist:
  • Innis & Gunn Beer Kitchen - Ashton Lane, Glasgow
  • J D Wetherspoon - The Royal Victorian Pavilion, Ramsgate
  • Tank & Paddle (Novus Leisure) - Minster, London
  • The Alchemist - MediaCity UK, Manchester

04 Best New Restaurant Site - sponsored by Fentimans

2017
Shortlist:
  • Belgo – Crowne Plaza, Kings Cross, London
  • Bistrot Pierre – Mumbles, Swansea
  • Hubbox - Bristol
  • KuPP - Oxford
  • Lussmanns Fish & Grill Restaurants - Tring
  • Zizzi - Bedford

05 Small Employer of the Year (under 20 sites) - sponsored by Commercial Kitchen

2017
Shortlist:
  • Brewhouse and Kitchen
  • Dishoom
  • Flat Iron
  • Framptons Cafe Bar and Kitchen
  • The Alchemist
  • Yummy Pub Co.

06 Large Employer of the Year (20 sites +)

2017
Shortlist:
  • Bistrot Pierre
  • Casual Dining Group
  • Loungers (Lounge & Cosy Clubs)
  • PizzaExpress
  • Toby Carvery
  • YO!

07 Menu Innovation Award - sponsored by Essential Cuisine

2017
Shortlist:
  • ASK Italian
  • Babel
  • Bella Italia
  • Bill’s Restaurants
  • Filmore & Union
  • Haché
  • Jamie‘s Italian
  • Las Iguanas
  • wagamama
  • Zizzi

08 Marketing Campaign of The Year

2017
Shortlist:
  • Brewhouse and Kitchen – ‘Brewhouse & Kitchen Academy'
  • GBK - ‘Brisket Means Brisket’
  • Haché – ‘Date Night'
  • Las Iguanas – ‘Iggy and Friends’
  • MOD Pizza – ‘MOD Pizza Doctor – Freshers Week take-over'
  • Pizza Pilgrims – ‘Pizza Box Art Gallery - Shoreditch'
  • Prezzo – ‘Fans' Favourites Menu'
  • Toby Carvery – ‘Toby Brings Us Together’
  • wagamama – ‘Vegan Menu Launch’
  • Zizzi – ‘The Spirit of Social Dining'

09 Best Designed Pub / Bar of the Year

2017
Shortlist:
  • Balls Brothers (Novus Leisure) - Adams Court, London (designed by Spatialized)
  • Grand Pacific (Living Ventures) - Manchester (designed by Michelle Derbyshire)
  • J D Wetherspoon - The Royal Victoria Pavilion, Ramsgate (designed by KDPA)
  • Spotted Horse (Young & Co Brewery) - Putney, London (designed by Fusion by Design)
  • Store Street Craft Bar - Hilton DoubleTree, Manchester (designed by ABDA Creative Design & Build)
  • The Alchemist - MediaCity UK, Manchester (designed by Macaulay Sinclair)

10 Best Designed Casual Dining Restaurant of the Year (under 20 sites)

2017
Shortlist:
  • Belgo - Crowne Plaza, Kings Cross, London (designed by Superfutures)
  • Cinnamon Kitchen - Oxford (designed by DesignLSM)
  • Fancy Crab - London (designed by DesignLSM)
  • Felix Seafood Grill - Billericay, Essex (designed by DesignLSM)
  • Hubbox - Bristol (designed by Simple Simon Design)
  • KuPP - Southampton (designed by Jones AD)
  • Lussmanns Fish & Grill Restaurants - Tring (designed in-house)
  • SmokeWorks - Station Road, Cambridge (designed by Loci Interiors)

11 Best Designed Casual Dining Restaurant of the Year (20 sites +)

2017
Shortlist:
  • ASK Italian - Park Street, London (designed in-house)
  • GBK - Southport (designed by Moreno Masey Ltd)
  • Giggling Squid - Wokingham (designed in-house)
  • Las Iguanas - Temple Street, Birmingham (designed by B3 Designers)
  • PizzaExpress - York (designed by Quadrant Design)
  • Prezzo - Northumberland Avenue, London (designed by Keane Design)
  • Zizzi - Gandy Street, Exeter (designed in-house)

12 Independent Pub of the Year (under 5 sites) - sponsored by Budweiser Budvar UK

2017
Shortlist:
  • The Malt House - London
  • The OHH Pub Company - various locations
  • The Old Ale & Coffee House (Buff and Bear Saloons) - Salisbury
  • The Royal Oak - Marlow
  • Waxy O'Connor's - various locations

13 Independent Restaurant of the Year (under 5 sites) - sponsored by Casual Dining

2017
Shortlist:
  • Alston Bar & Beef - Glasgow
  • Arepa and Co - London
  • Framptons Cafe Bar and Kitchen - various locations
  • KuPP - various locations
  • Lupita Mexican Restaurants - various locations
  • The Chilli Pickle - Brighton
  • The Mayfair Chippy - London
  • Zerodegrees - various locations
  • Zoe's Ghana Kitchen - London

14 Multi-Site Pub Operator of the Year - sponsored by McCain

2017
Shortlist:
  • All Bar One
  • Brewhouse and Kitchen
  • Chef & Brewer (Greene King)
  • Cheshire Cat Pubs & Bars
  • Hush Heath Estate
  • J D Wetherspoon
  • Red Mist Leisure
  • Redcomb Pubs Ltd
  • Yummy Pub Co.

15 Small Multi-Site Restaurant Brand of the Year (5-19 sites) - sponsored by Wing Yip

2017
Shortlist:
  • Blackhouse
  • Flat Iron
  • Haché
  • Hubbox
  • Koh Thai Tapas
  • Red's True Barbecue
  • The Cosy Club
  • The Stable

16 Large Multi-Site Restaurant Brand of the Year (20 Sites +) - sponsored by Coca-Cola European Partners

2017
Shortlist:
  • ASK Italian
  • Bella Italia
  • Bill‘s Restaurants
  • Bistrot Pierre
  • Harvester
  • Jamie's Italian
  • Las Iguanas
  • Pho
  • wagamama
  • YO!
  • Zizzi

17 Casual Dining Group of the Year - sponsored by Carlsberg

2017
Shortlist:
  • Azzurri Group
  • Boparan Restaurant Group
  • Casual Dining Group
  • Greene King
  • Living Ventures
  • Mitchells & Butlers
  • Stonegate Pub Company
  • The Restaurant Group
  • Whitbread
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