The Kingslodge Inn cleans up with clutch of foodie awards
The proof of the pudding is in the eating. And customers at The Kingslodge Inn have voted the Durham inn as being best of the best for food.
The Kingslodge Inn on Waddington Street, Flass Vale has scooped a clutch of the titles in The Inn Collection Group’s inaugural Best of the Best Awards.
Introduced for customers to vote for their favourite pub with categories for the best food, drink and accommodation and the staff behind their favourite venues – the awards attracted over 2000 votes, with the group’s Durham city inn coming top in four categories.
Food lovers at The Kingslodge Inn voted the Flass Vale inn top in dining categories including best chef’s special, best vegetarian meal and best seafood dish, while the inn also shone in the best housekeeping team award.
General manager Leanne Jeffrey said: “We are thrilled to have done so well in the awards. The proof of the pudding is in the eating and the fact that these awards are voted for by our customers makes them even more special.
“We are proud to have won the prestigious food categories against very strong competition. It is such a compliment to have that accolade from our customers. I would like to thank everyone who voted for us – and to the team here at The Kingslodge Inn for the fantastic work they do.”
The Inn Collection Group’s operations director Sean Donkin said: “Congratulations must go to The Kingslodge Inn for their outstanding performance across the Food and Housekeeping sectors.
We were absolutely delighted by the response to our first ever Best of the Best Awards. Our customers cast their vote by the thousand and The Kingslodge Inn should feel rightly proud. It is exceptionally rewarding for the people behind our inns to get such recognition. It affirms the hard work and effort they put in to making sure our customers enjoy the best possible experience when they come through our doors.”