Brown's Restaurant crowned best in Co. Derry

Brown's Restaurant and Champagne Lounge in the Waterside has been crowned the Dalcassian Wines & Spirits and Astoria Wines Best Restaurant in Co. Derry for 2016.

Wednesday, 30th March 2016, 11:53 am
Updated Wednesday, 30th March 2016, 5:21 pm
President of RAI, Anthony Gray, Ian Orr (Browns Restaurant), Paul Twells, Chris Thompson and William Doherty of Dalcassian Wines & Spirits, Astoria Wines at the Ulster regional awards of the Irish Restaurant Association Awards which were held in the Guildhall recently.

The title was revealed at the Ulster heat of the Irish Restaurant Awards which was held in Derry’s Guildhall on March 15.

Sponsored by Dalcassian Wines & Spirits and Astoria Wines, the Best Restaurant title is considered to be one of the highest accolades in the annual Awards.

Speaking at the awards, Chief Executive of the Restaurants Association of Ireland Adrian Cummins commented, “The Best Restaurant title is one of the most sought after titles in the awards. To win this title, a restaurant must appeal to the public while scoring highly amongst the judging panel. It’s not an easy task but should be celebrated when achieved.”

Brown’s Restaurant & Champagne Lounge will now go on to compete for the Ulster regional and All Ireland title which will be announced at the Irish Restaurant Awards in the DoubleTree Hilton Hotel, Dublin on Monday May 16.