Ireland’s best pub, restaurant and hotel of 2022?

If you’re looking for inspiration for the best pub, restaurant and hotel in Ireland, and want to tick these off your list in 2023, have a look at the winners of the 2022 Georgina Campbell Irish Food & Hospitality Awards.

Celebrating 24 years till date, the Georgina Campbell Awards recognise and honour Ireland’s standard-bearers in food and hospitality. In 2022, there was particular focus on “those who have maintained standards across the board in the face of post-pandemic energy and staffing crises, among many other challenges – and the brave newcomers who, against the odds, continue to delight with inspiring new businesses.”

The awards cover many aspects of Ireland’s hospitality industry – from hospitality leaders, best hotels, fine dining and seafood to casual dining favourites and the most pet-friendly destination.

These are some of the winners for 2022:

• Richard Corrigan is hailed Ireland’s Hospitality Hero
• Niall McKenna, James Street South Group, Belfast, receives the ‘Movers & Shakers’ Award
• Lignum, Co Galway is Restaurant of the Year
• Chef of the Year awarded to Garrett Byrne Campagne Restaurant Kilkenny
• Cronin’s Pub, Crosshaven, Co Cork, announced Pub of the Year
• Carbery Cottage Guest Lodge, West Cork is Ireland’s Pet Friendly Destination
• Family Friendly Hotel of the Year is Doonmore Hotel Inishbofin Co Galway
• Newcomer of the Year title goes to Alumni Kitchen Table & Rooms Co Kildare
• ‘Happy Place‘ Award for Gaz Smith, Michaels & Big Mikes, Co Dublin
• Six selected for this year’s special Casual Dining awards group

You can view the entire list, find out more about the selection process and all the other details here. A category-wise list of winners can also be found here.

Prerna Shah
Prerna Shah
Prerna Shah is a media and content professional with over a decade of experience in both print as well as digital. She pursues her love of a good story and storytelling by writing features, blogs, essays and interviews.

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