31/10/2014

Pub Of The Year 2014 Shortlist Revealed

A shortlist for the Pub of Ulster's 'Pub of the Year Awards 2014' has been revealed.

A total of 38 premises from across Northern Ireland have been listed and will now go head-to-head to be named the top pub at next month's awards.

The winners of the 10 categories, including the Pub of the Year title, will be revealed at a gala awards night at La Mon Hotel and Country Club on Wednesday 12 November 2014.

The 10 award categories are; Best Bar person (in partnership with the Sunday Life); Best Entertainment; Best Food; Best New or Improved; Best Marketing Idea; Best Charity Event; Best Big Idea, Best Hotel Bar, Best Ulster Pub Week event and Pub of the Year 2014.

Commenting on the awards, Mark Stewart, Chair of Pubs of Ulster, said: "Pubs of Ulster's Pub of the Year Awards provide a valuable opportunity to recognise the significant contribution Northern Ireland's pubs make, not only within their own communities, but to the hospitality industry as a whole.

"To be a great pub means more than serving a great pint. From first class food to charity work, innovative events and great entertainment, our pubs are helping to raise standards across the whole hospitality sector.

"I would like to congratulate all of the shortlisted pubs and wish them the very best of luck at next month's Pub of the Year Awards."

The full shortlist for Pubs of Ulster's Pub of the Year Awards 2014 is available here.

(JP/MH)

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