The Birmingham Food, Drink & Hospitality Awards Gastro Card partner winners

9th June 2016

The inaugural Birmingham Food Drink & Hospitality Awards was held on Monday 6th June at the prestigious Edgbaston Cricket Stadium.

The event, hosted by celebrity TV personality and proud Brummie, Alison Hammond raced along at a brisk pace and the attendees were fabulously entertained.

The Awards are the first of their kind, including a plethora of categories celebrating everything from the best fine dining restaurants, Indian and Oriental restaurants, most popular street food to best chef, best restaurant manager and best food and drink blogger, to name a few.

Big winners on the night were Edgbaston Boutique Hotel and Hampton Manor both winning three awards and Michelin starred Purnell’s Restaurant winning Best Michelin and Best Chef for Glynn Purnell. A special commendation by the Judge’s went to Cheal’s of Henley.

Congratulations to Gastro Card partner restaurants:

BEST FINE DINING RESTAURANT
Peel’s Restaurant (Hampton Manor)

BEST ORIENTAL RESTAURANT
Sabai Sabai

BEST STEAK HOUSE
Fiesta Del Asado

BEST CHEF
Glynn Purnell

BEST FOOD AND DRINK RISING STAR
James Bowker (The Edgbaston)

BEST COCKTAIL BAR
The Edgbaston

BEST HOTEL BAR
The Edgbaston

BEST AFTERNOON TEA ESTABLISHMENT
Hampton Manor

BEST HOTEL
Hampton Manor

BEST GENERAL MANAGER
Tony Elvin (Hotel Du Vin)

Read the full list of winners and more about the event here

Please find links to pictures of the event by Jas Sansi here

“Huge congratulations to the winners. We look forward to seeing you again next year for Birmingham Food, Drink and Hospitality Awards 2017!”