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Clare Smyth, Bob Bob Ricard, Bubbledogs and more win at the GQ Awards 2018

Is it awards season already? GQ kicked things off this week with their food and drink awards, with both the new - Core by Clare Smyth - and the older - Bob Bob Ricard getting recognised. And there's also deserved recognition of the Sethis who seem to have a golden touch on their restaurants (Bao, Lyles, Bubbledogs, Hoppers to name a few). 

Here's who went home with a prize last night: 

  • Best restaurant: Core by Clare Smyth, London
  • Best Chef: Paul Ainsworth at No 6, Padstow
  • Best Interior: Bob Bob Ricard, London
  • Belvedere Best Bar: Swift, London
  • Best Breakthrough: Moor Hall, Lancashire
  • Best Restaurateur: Karam, Sunaina and Jyotin Sethi of JKS Restaurants
  • Best Front of House: Sandia Chang at Bubbledogs, London
  • Best Pub: The Fuzzy Duck, Warwickshire
  • Best Sommelier: Sonal Clare at Purnell’s, Birmingham
  • Best Hotel: The Ned, London
  • Best Overall Experience: L’Enclume, Cumbria
  • Veuve Clicquot Innovator Award: Soho House Group
  • Lifetime Achievement: Ruth Rogers


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