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Les Routiers Awards winners announced

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Les Routiers Awards winners announced
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Nineteen independent businesses have been honoured as part of the Les Routiers Awards for 2010-11. The travel guide has introduced nine new categories to this year’s awards. The winners are:


Bar of the Year: Le Petit Parisien, Camberwell, London


Bed and Breakfast of the Year: Jeakes House Hotel, Rye, Sussex


Boutique Hotel of the Year: Rockwell Hotel, Kensington; London


Cafe of the Year: Simply Blues, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex


Conference Centre of the Year: The Royal Hotel, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset


Country Retreat of the Year: The Beckford Inn, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire


Dining Pub of the Year:The Railway Inn, Honiton, Devon


Family Retreat of the Year: Manor House Hotel, Dorset


Gastro Pub of the Year: The Swan Inn, Denham, Buckinghamshire


Guest House of the Year: Elvey Farm, Pluckley, Kent


Hotel of the Year: St Giles House Hotel, Norwich, Norfolk


Inn of the Year: Shibden Mill Inn in Halifax, West Yorkshire


Live Music Venue of the Year: Troubadour, Old Brompton Road, London


Newcomer of the Year: The Stag at Offchurch, Warwickshire


Pub of the Year: The Tempest Arms, Skipton, North Yorkshire


Real Ale Pub of the Year: Charles Lamb, Islington, London


Restaurant of the Year: Eastern Eye, Bath, Somerset


Wedding Venue of the Year: Stoke Rochford Hall, Grantham, Lincolnshire


Wine Bar of the Year: Mitchells, Tattenhall, Cheshire


The winners are chosen by a combination of industry judging and guest feedback, and all establishments are awarded for their consistent commitment to excellence in service.


“Winning this award is affirmation that we feel we are forging ahead in the right direction. It’s fantastic news,” said Glen Pearson, general manager at Shibden Mill Inn freehold pub, voted Inn of the Year.


By Neil Gerrard







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