R200 Awards 2015.

Last night the annual R200 awards took place at Hixter Bankside. First launched in 2008 by Restaurant Magazine, the R200 is a networking partnership of the top 200 restaurant group operators in the UK, based on the number of sites. It focuses on those who have made a success of running a unique, profitable and strong quality-led ethos restaurant business. Here’s a list of last night’s winners:

Best Overall Restaurant Operator – under 20 sites: Hawksmoor.
Best Overall Restaurant Operator – over 20 sites: Cote.
Best Value Operator – over 20 sites: Leon.
Best Value Operator – under 20 sites: Franco Manca.
Most Effective Restaurant Design: Dishoom – King’s Cross.
Best New Scaleable Concept: The Ivy Market Grill.
Best Restaurant Drinks Offer: Vinoteca.
Pub Company of the Year: New World Trading Company.
Opening of the Year: Dishoom – King’s Cross.
Best Family Restaurant Operator: Bill’s.
Lifetime Achievement Award: Pizza Express.

Congratulations to all of last night’s winners!