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Waterside Hospitality Awards 2017

Thanks to everyone who nominated venues to help us choose the best waterside pub, restaurant or cafe across the East Midlands.

East Midlands Waterside Hospitality Awards - 2017 finalists

We're delighted to announce the winners which were awarded at our Annual Public Meeting in November - congratulations to all our finalists:

Best waterside cafe - Boathouse Cafe, Beeston Marina

Runner up - King's Lock Tearooms, Aylestone, Leicester

Runner up - The Old Wharf Tearoom, Hickling Basin

Best waterside pub / restaurant - The White Horse, Birstall

Runner up - Pillings Boathouse, Quorn

Runner up - The Ferry Boat, Church Laneham

We received over 700 nominations for over 50 venues across the East Midlands. Shortlisted finalists were visited by "mystery shoppers" with each venue judged on their food and drink, service and value and, most importantly, how they make the most of their waterside setting. 

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Last date edited: 17 November 2017