The Fishpool Inn Lands -˜Best Pub Award

The Fishpool Inn, Delamere has been crowned as -˜Best Pub at an awards ceremony which honours excellence across Cheshire's hospitality businesses.

Now in its 18th year, the annual Taste Cheshire Awards invites the public across Cheshire to nominate their favourite place to eat, drink and buy the very best produce the county has to offer. This year over 44,000 votes were cast, smashing last year's figure of 30,000 votes. The top 4 nominations across the 14categories are then mystery dined or shopped by industry experts to award Gold, Silver and Bronze.

Taste Cheshire General Manager, Lisa Edwards says, These awards are a benchmark of quality right across Cheshire. The eating and drinking scene across the county is so vibrant right now and we believe these awards show the incredibly high standard on offer and are a driver for the county to continue to excel as The County of Food and Drink.

No other county has an awards voted for by so many people and Cheshire is fast becoming the hospitality county of the UK. We at Taste Cheshire are proud to be able to shout about our venues and to honour those at the pinnacle of their profession.

The 2017 winners were crowned at a glittering dinner on Wednesday 19th April which was held at the Pavilion at Chester Racecourse. Over 300 of the industries finest representatives in Cheshire attended all hoping to receive one of the prestigious awards.

Lisa Edwards continues by saying, This was an incredible array of Cheshire talent and we are proud to be promoting the true Taste of Cheshire- through these industry important awards.

Anticipation was quickly transformed into celebration for The Fishpool Inn as they were awarded the top notch Gold Award for -˜Best Pub.

This bustling gastro inn has continued to grow from strength to strength since re-opening in February 2013 following a multi-million pound refurbishment, shortly followed by receiving an award for Best New Pub in the UK in 2014.

Nelson Hotels operations director, Andrew Nelson, comments: We are absolutely thrilled to have won this prestigious award, it is an amazing accolade for all the hard work and effort we have put in to make The Fishpool Inn what it is today.

We strive to deliver a first-class experience for every customer by providing an exceptional food offering that is delivered with genuine warmth and hospitality in comfortable and characterful surroundings.

To have this recognised in the form of another highly regarded award is fantastic indeed. It also acknowledges for usand for our customers that The Fishpool Inn is a pub of the very highest standard. Thanks to the entire team whose hard work has contributed to our success

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The Fishpool Inn is privately owned and operated by Nelson Hotels, a family owned collection of individual hotels and inns in Cheshire.
Posted: Monday 8th May 2017
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The Fishpool Inn is a cosy, characterful inn dating back to the 18th century and impressively has recently been awarded a much sought after accolade of 'Best New Pub' in the UK. Idyllically positioned on the edge of the enchanting Delamere forest and amidst the stunning Cheshire countryside, The Fishpool is without doubt one of the county's most popular gastro inns.

The cutting edge open fronted kitchen is a hive of creativity where the passionate, talented chefs work their magic as they cook freshly prepared meals using only the finest, locally sourced ingredients. The seasonally changing menu is varied to suit all tastes and features traditional home comforts and modern British and European dishes. And not forgetting a little taste of Italy with the Fishpool's flavoursome flatbreads and authentic Italian style pizzas, cooked to perfection in the superior Jestic wood stone oven. A firm favourite at the Fishpool is the unrivalled home-made, hearty pies with their succulent tasty fillings wholly encased by delicious puff pastry.

At the Fishpool Inn you can experience a true taste of Cheshire where the old and the new fuse together seamlessly and traditional rustic charm perfectly marries contemporary class. Whether enjoying a tipple or two on the outdoor terrace with picturesque beer garden, perfect for al fresco dining during the warmer months, or a hearty meal by one of the cosy log fires come winter, all guests, including our canine friends, will experience a warm welcome and the highest of standards in unique yet ambient surroundings. The charming Fishpool Inn is sure to be a memorable choice for all visitors.