King's Wark wins Scotland's best pub grub award

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The King's Wark in Shore, Edinburgh has won the title of Best Pub Grub at the third annual Scottish Restaurant Awards. The awards, hosted by food...

The King's Wark in Shore, Edinburgh has won the title of Best Pub Grub at the third annual Scottish Restaurant Awards.

The awards, hosted by food critic and broadcaster Tam Cowan in Edinburgh, are given to mark outstanding creativity, customer service and top quality dining.

Restaurant of the Year went to the Peat Inn, Fife, whose chef proprietor Geoffrey Smeddle was also awarded the coveted Chef of the Year accolade.

Edinburgh restaurant Martin Wishart accepted the Best Fine Dining title and the gong for Best Newcomer went to Rocpool Reserve Hotel in Inverness.

Nominations for the awards were made by diners, restaurateurs and suppliers online with fnalists selected by a judging panel that included managing director of 5pm.co.uk ​ Ronnie Somerville, the online reservation and review site that co-sponsored the awards.

"The culinary standard in Scotland gets better and better every year," said chairman of 5pm.co.uk Charles Shaw.

"As the country's favourite online reservation and review site, 5pm.co.uk ​ is delighted to support the recognition of these fantastic chefs and restaurateurs."

See the full list of finalists at www.scottishrestaurantawards.co.uk ​.

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