Hundreds of food and drink hot spots participated in this year’s London Restaurant Festival. To mark the end of the event, the LRF hosted an awards ceremony held at the Andaz Hotel in the City on Monday night. 

Judges on the board included food journalist Grace Dent, London Restaurant Festival co-founder Simon Davis, Chef Nieves Barragan-Mohacho, renowned food publicist Gemma Bell and food writers Adam Coghlan and Sophie Dening.

 As for the winners? It was a great night for Shepherd’s Market restaurant Kitty Fisher’s. See who else won what below…


Tomos Parry, head chef at Kitty Fisher’s, was named Newcomer of the Year

Best Festival Menu under £25 – Sticks’n’Sushi

Best Festival Menu over £25 – Crab Tavern

Most Popular Festival Menu – Hawksmoor Knightsbridge

MyCheck Technology & Innovation – Chisou

Andaz Interior Design – Dishoom Carnaby

Zomato Londoners’ Favourite – Summerhouse

Tiger Beer/ Affligem Side Order – Merchant’s Tavern x Rita’s

Champagne Laurent-Perrier Newcomer of the Year – Tomos Parry – Kitty Fisher’s

Evening Standard Chef of the Year – James Lowe – Lyle’s

American Express Restaurant of the Year – Kitty Fisher’s

Outstanding Contribution – JKS Restaurants

Maverick of the Year – Matt Chatfield

For more dining out inspiration, see what’s new in the capital this month.

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