Shortlisted finalists of the Retailers’ Retailer Awards 2019

The annual Retailers’ Retailer Awards (RROTY) is taking place on Wednesday 27th March at The Guildhall, London. The awards, now in its 21st year, identifies retailing excellence in the eating and drinking-out industry and is the only event where senior executives and industry leaders decide on the nominations and winners. It is a true reflection of the current restaurant and bar market that recognises the best companies, concepts and individuals.

We’re pleased to announce that we will be attending the event and presenting the award for the Best Venue, to one of the shortlisted finalists.

The shortlisted finalists for the 2019 Retailers’ Retailer Awards (RROTY) are listed below:

Best company
Azzurri Group
Loungers
Nando’s
The New World Trading Company
Stonegate Pub Company
Wagamama

Best concept
The Botanist
Dishoom
Giggling Squid
The Ivy Collection
Loungers
Tortilla

Emerging concept
BabaBoom
Blacklock
Flight Club
Island Poké
Mr Fogg’s
Vagabond

Best venue
Brigadiers, London (JKS Restaurants)
Flight Club, Manchester
The Florist, Liverpool (NWTC)
Mackie Mayor, Manchester (Market Operations)
Puttshack, Westfield London (Social Entertainment Ventures)
The Royal Foresters, Ascot (Oakman Inns)

Best use of technology
Flight Club
JD Wetherspoon
McDonald’s
Mitchells & Butlers
Tossed
Wagamama

The Evolution Award
Caravan
Casual Dining Group
Novus Leisure
The Restaurant Group
Tortilla
YO! Sushi

Investor of the Year
Coca-Cola
Fuller, Smith & Turner
JAB Holdings
The Restaurant Group
TDR Capital
White Rabbit Fund

Deal of the Year
Coca-Cola’s acquisition of Costa
JAB Holdings acqusition of Pret a Manger
NewRiver’s acquisition of Hawthorn Leisure
The Restaurant Group acquisition of Wagamama
Stonegate’s Acquisition of Be At One
TriSpans’s investment in Rosa’s Thai

Retailers’ Retailer of the Year
Steve Holmes, Azzurri Group
Clive Watson, City Pub Company
Nick Collins, Loungers
Andy McCue, The Restaurant Group
Simon Longbottom, Stonegate Pub Company
Jane Holbrook, Wagamama
Alison Brittain, Whitbread

Congratulations and good luck to all of the shortlisted finalists, we look forward to seeing you on the night.

For more information visit the RROTY website.