National Restaurant Awards 2018

Duncan Ray’s Little Fish Market once again made the list in The Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards. The ceremony is the largest coming together of the UK’s top chefs and restauranteurs, as voted for by industry leaders.

Little Fish Market, Hove, Brighton Restaurant
The Little Fish Market in Hove makes 37th place in the NRA Top 100 Restaurants

Set in the 42 emerald acres of London’s world renown Hurlingham Club, the awards are something of a whose who of the dining scene. The awards celebrate a diverse range of eateries, from Michelin Star restaurants to more casual dining rooms that never the less showcase the best of the nation.

Hurlingham Club, venue of National Restaurant Awards
Photo Credit Herry Lawford, flickr

Now in it’s tenth year, the National Restaurant Awards ceremony itself marks the beginning of a series of events that pepper the industry calendar throughout the year including networking, meals and samplings.

Tradition and Diversity in 2018’s Top Three

Kiln in Soho has crept up from ninth to first place, earning it’s position for pushing the experience of Thia food away from the common ‘curry house’ concept of most UK diners, to a truer taste of some of the worlds most vibrant cuisine.

New to the list, and in second place, is Tapas bar Sabor in Mayfair (meaning flavour), offering three dining concepts; the Bar, The Counter and El Asador, each offering a different dining and drinking experience drawing from diverse Spanish regions and traditions.

Retaining third place for a second year is London’s most exciting Chinese restaurants, A. Wong. The menu here draws from all 14 of China’s national boarders infusing a familiar appearing menu with regional authenticity and an unwavering commitment to quality.

Team picture at 64 degrees - Best Restaurant in Brighton 2018 - Michael Bremner 64 Degrees
Listed at no. 30 in 2017, 64 Degrees won BRAVO 2018 Best Restaurant

Brighton’s best

Brighton and Hove can hold it’s head high with its fine food offering previously being represented by 64 Degrees, The Little Fish Market, Silo and The Chilli Pickle.

The Chilli Pickle, Indian Restaurant, Guildford
The Chilli Pickle has made the Top 100 list 6 times in previous years.