A number of London restaurants and hotels have won big at this year's 2023 AA Hospitality Awards.
The awards ceremony was presented by TV presenter Claudia Winkleman and celebrated the UK’s top hotels, spas, restaurants and pubs as well as the people behind them.
The night's highlights included the crowning of AA Restaurant of the Year, AA Hotel of the Year, AA Accessible Award, AA Spa Hotel of the Year, AA Wine Award, AA Chefs’ Chef, AA Lifetime Achievement Award, AA Sustainable Award and AA Housekeeper of the Year.
You can see the full list of winners via the AA website and all 2023 award winners, finalists and establishments awarded AA Rosettes feature in the 30th edition of the AA Restaurant Guide 2024 which can be bought on Amazon for £17.99 here but at the time of writing, it is discounted to £14.45.
All the London winners at the AA Hospitality Awards 2023
See the full list of winners in London below:
AA Restaurant of the Year- Chutney Mary
AA Hotels of the Year- The Lanesborouhg
AA Accessible Award- Pan Pacific
New five rosettes- Muse
New three rosettes- The Lanesborough Grill, London Stock
Chutney Mary is described as 'Finest Indian Restaurant' that's a "pioneer for Indian fine dining in the heart of St. James’s."
On Tripadvisor, Chutney Mary has a rating of 4.5/5 with one reviewer sharing: "Fine dining Indian food with elegance, this restaurant was perfect for a special occasion. The food and service surpassed expectations and was the best Indian food we’d had, so said all 6 of us."
The world-famous Lanesborough is known as one of the best luxurious hotels in the UK with a "regency spirit" and "contemporary glamour."
Discussing The Lanesborough, one reviewer said: "First visit to The Lanesborough. Fantastic. Friendly staff, a lovely building in a great spot. We had lunch for 4. Lovely dining room (the grill), service and food was great, can't recommend it highly enough!!" on Tripadvisor.
Discussing the awards, Simon Numphud, Managing Director at AA Media, said: “It’s a delight to be back at Grosvenor House as we mark the greatest hospitality celebration across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
"The last year has been tough on the hospitality industry as we’ve felt, like many others, the challenges facing businesses.
“Yet I’m so proud of the resilience, innovation and quality shown by the UK hospitality industry in response. We would like to extend a massive congratulations to all the winners and shortlisted establishments for their hard work, passion, and dedication.”