Local restaurants honoured
A NUMBER of Wicklow restaurants were honoured at the regional finals of the Irish Restaurant Awards in Dublin last week with the Strawberry Tree at Brooklodge scooping an impressive three awards.
The awards which are held in association with Life Magazine were attended by over 500 restaurant owners and staff.
Food outlets were nominated under the categories of Best Customer Service, Best Gastro Pub, Best Casual Dining, Best Hotel Restaurant, Best Chef, Best Restaurant, Best Wine Experience, Best Restaurant Manager and Best Kids Size Me Menu.
Winner on the night were: The Three Q's, Greystones (Best Restaurant); Tim Daly, The Strawberry Tree at Brooklodge, Macreddin (Best Chef ); Byrne and Woods, Roundwood (Best Gastro Pub); Firehouse Bakery, Delgany (Best Casual Dining); The Strawberry Tree at Brooklodge, Macreddin (Best Hotel Restaurant); Campo de' Fiori, Bray (Best Customer Service); The Strawberry Tree at Brooklodge, Macreddin (Best Wine Experience).
All county winners now compete for the Regional and All Ireland Title which will be announced at the Irish Restaurant Awards in the Double Tree Hotel, Dublin on Monday June 9.