The smartest hangouts near you, from the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

If you like to drink and dine in the smartest and most stylish surroundings, you’ll be interested to know that thirteen venues across Cheshire, Manchester and Liverpool made it to this year’s Restaurant & Bar Design Awards, held in October.

Five stylish venues were eventually shortlisted, selected for their outstanding interior design by an internationally renowned panel of the most influential food & beverage space designers.

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The Boar’s Head, Nantwich (Pub)

Nandos (Fast Food Restaurant, yes, you heard correctly) Altrincham & Warrington SHORTLISTED


Dirty Martini (Cocktail Bar) SHORTLISTED

Cosmo (Multiple International Restaurant with Live Theatre Cooking) SHORTLISTED

Grand Pacific (Bar, Restaurant) SHORTLISTED

Impossible (Bar, Restaurant, Theatre)

Alston Bar & Beef (Restaurant & Bar in a Heritage Building, at the Corn Exchange)

Brasserie Abode (Hotel Bar/Restaurant at Abode Hotel)

Store Street (Hotel Bar/Restaurant at The DoubleTree by Hilton)

The Tunnel Club (Bar/Restaurant in a Leisure Venue, at Manchester City Football Club)


Liverpool Collection Lounge (Bar/Restaurant in a Leisure Venue, at the Echo Arena)

Wreckfish Bistro (Independent Bistro)