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Excellence Awards

The new, less onerous Excellence Award may be made at the discretion of Branch Committees, provided that certain criteria are satisfied.    It will give Branches the opportunity to reward a greater number of Venues and thus to increase the visibility of the Society in their area. Our aim is to raise awareness of IWFS in the hospitality industry and amongst its clientele, such that within a few years the brand and what it stands for become as widely recognised and respected as other comparable restaurant awards. To this end a centralised register of Excellence Venues will be held on this website, which should in time build up into a helpful resource for members and the public at large.

Here is a list of the Excellence Awards that have been awarded to date.

Date of Event Branch Venue

Date presented

01.09.22 London Sam's Riverside Restaurant


03.02.23 Devonshire Old Vienna


13.01.22 Devonshire Bianco's


17.02.22 Merseyside and Mid Cheshire Spirit Restaurant


28.06.22 Northern Team Bolton Catering College


06.07.22 Merseyside and Mid Cheshire The Church Green


14.10.21 Merseyside and Mid Cheshire Yellow Broom Restaurant


14.11.21 Merseyside and Mid Cheshire Buckley Catering College



Bath and Bristol

The Carpenters Arms


10.12.21 Merseyside and Mid Cheshire The Gr0svenor