The winners of The 3rd Northern Ireland Hospitality Awards 2019 have been announced following the ceremony that took place on Monday September 23, at The Crowne Plaza Hotel Belfast.
The Northern Ireland Hospitality Awards 2019 is an exclusive celebration of the people and businesses that make the country a great place to visit or call home; from restaurants, bars and hotels to shopping complexes, festivals and cultural venues that enhance the country’s cultural landscape.
The elegant event was hosted by Paulo Ross. He presented 31 awards to the deserving winners, acknowledging them for their hard work and determination to making Northern Ireland the incredible place we all appreciate.
The winners have been voted for by the public and are a true reflection of the success, professionalism and ethos; three qualities that set them apart from the others.
In addition, the awards celebrated those who contribute to making Northern Ireland a top destination.
They provided a platform to thank those who constantly deliver memorable experiences to visitors and residents alike and make the country known worldwide for its warm hospitality.
A Spokesperson for The Northern Ireland Hospitality Awards 2019, said:”The Awards have acknowledged some incredible individuals who make a positive difference to the hospitality industry.
“It was great to meet with inspiring people who work hard and go above and beyond the call of duty to meet their guests’ needs and improve the country’s cultural scene.
“We would like to congratulate all finalists and winners for their amazing achievements.”
The winners of The Northern Ireland Hospitality Awards 2019 are:
Family Venue of the Year: Lisburn Bowl (Lisburn)
Entertainment/Shopping Complex of the Year: Victoria Square Shopping Centre (Belfast)
Tourist Attraction of the Year: Carrickfergus Castle (Carrickfergus, County Antrim)
Best Restaurant Team: The Smuggler’s Table (Killyleagh)
Live Entertainment Venue of the Year: Skylite Room (Warrenpoint, County Down)
Best Golf Club: Dungannon Golf Club (Dungannon, County Tyrone)
Children’s Play Centre of the Year: Peter Pan’s Neverland (Portadown, County Armagh)
Best Entertaining Team: Happy Dayz (Ballygawley, County Tyrone)
Best Caravan Site: Lakeside View Caravan Park (Hillsborough, County Down)
Best Bar: Frank Owens’ Bar (Limavady, County Derry/Londonderry)
Boutique Hotel of the Year: Leighinmohr House Hotel (Ballymena, County Antrim)
Best Family Dining Restaurant: Safari Grill (Banbridge, County Down)
Hotel Team of the Year: Maldron Hotel Belfast International Airport (Belfast)
Best Hotel General Manager: Rafaella Polley at The Gregory Belfast (Belfast)
Best Dining Experience: L’Etoile Du Nord (Belfast)
Best Holiday Park: Windsor Holiday Park (Newcastle, County Down)
Sports Venue of the Year: Downpatrick Racecourse (Downpatrick, County Down)
Best Cinema Experience: Strand Arts Centre (Belfast)
Resort Hotel of the Year: Ardtara Country House (Maghera, County Derry/Londonderry)
Romantic Hotel of the Year: Me and Mrs Jones Hotel (Portstewart, County Derry / Londonderry)
City Hotel of the Year : Titanic Hotel (Belfast)
Theatre of the Year: The Black Box (Belfast)
Best Day Out: Armagh Observatory and Planetarium (Armagh, County Armagh)
Outdoor Venue of the Year: Breckenhill (Ballyclare, County Antrim)
Hotel of the Year: La Mon Hotel & Country Club (Belfast)
Bed & Breakfast of the Year: Shelleven Guest House (Bangor, County Down)
Restaurant of the Year: Blaze & Glaze Belfast (Belfast)
Best Festival in Northern Ireland: Belfast Mela (Belfast)
Best Sports Bar: The Chester (Belfast)
City Budget Hotel of the Year: Corrs Corner Hotel (Newtownabbey, County Antrim)
Pub of the Year County Fermanagh: Jack’s Bar (Enniskillen)
Pub of the Year County Tyrone: Tomney’s Bar (Dungannon)
Pub of the Year County Derry/Londonderry: The Derby Bar (Derry)
Pub of the Year County Antrim: McLarnons Ramble Inn (Antrim)
Pub of the Year County Down: The Oaks Bar & Restaurant (Saintfield)
Pub of the Year County Armagh: Keegan’s Bar (Armagh)
Pub of the Year Overall Winner: The Oaks Bar & Restaurant (Saintfield)
Casual Dining Restaurant of the Year County Fermanagh: The Moorings Restaurant (Enniskillen)
Casual Dining Restaurant of the Year County Tyrone: Quinns Corner Restaurant (Dungannon)
Casual Dining Restaurant of the Year County Derry/Londonderry: Cloud9 (Eglinton)
Casual Dining Restaurant of the Year County Antrim: Shed Bistro (Belfast)
Casual Dining Restaurant of the Year County Down: Blend and Batch (Banbridge)
Casual Dining Restaurant of the Year County Armagh: Sally McNally’s (Portadown)
Casual Dining Restaurant of the Year Overall Winner: Blend and Batch (Banbridge)