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The weather may have broken, but it was all beaming smiles and sunny dispositions over at the Savoy tonight where the 14th annual Tatler Restaurant Awards took place. "It’s been a bumper year, with exciting restaurants of every size, shape and cuisine opening," said the magazine's restaurant editor Jeremy Wayne.

The winners were as follows:

1. Rising Star - Sabrina at Bernardi's

"Following her success in conquering ‘new culinary galaxies'"

Runners Up

  • Merlin Labron-Johnson at Portland
  • Chris Leach at Kitty Fisher's
  • Arran McCredie at Lyle's
  • Aidan McGee at Truscott Arms

2. Best Front of House Winner - Colony Grill Room

"The art of professional but ever so gracious hospitality"

Runners Up

  • Dean Street Townhouse
  • Dinner by Heston Blumenthal
  • The Ivy
  • Kensington Brasserie
  • The Ledbury

3. Best Kitchen Winner - Hibiscus

Runners Up

  • HKK Lurra
  • Restaurant Story
  • Spring

4. Best Wine List Winner - Les 110 de Taillevent

"Taking in all aspects from ‘cellar, wine glasses, pricing and sommelier’"

Runners Up

  • Angelus
  • Bonhams
  • Quality Chophouse
  • Social Eating House

5. Best Buzz Winner - Park Chinois

"which ‘combines fun, glamour, imagination'"

Runners Up

  • The Ivy
  • German Gymnasium
  • Sexy Fish
  • Urban Coterie

6. Test of Time Winner - Orrery (1997)

A prize for a restaurant at least 15 years old

Runners Up

  • Le Caprice (1981)
  • Chor Bizarre (1997)
  • Club Gascon (1998)
  • Rules (1798)

7. Tatler's Best Kept Secret Winner - The Forest Side, Grasmere

8. Best Newcomer Winner - Shotgun

Runners Up

  • 45 Jermyn Street
  • Bellanger
  • Casa Cruz
  • Frenchie

9. Tatler Restaurant of the Year Winner - Hoppers (pictured)

"Perfectly formed and of its time, full of integrity"

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