Awards and accolades

We know we shouldn't blow our own trumpet, but we’ve had rather a successful time of it lately and would love you to share in our success!

Michael Wignall at The Latymer awarded Two Michelin stars!Michael Wignall at The Latymer awarded two Michelin Stars

It is our absolute pleasure to announce that Michael Wignall at The Latymer has achieved a second Michelin star in the 2013 Michelin Guide! Michael now joins a small handful of other restaurants in the UK with this highly sought-after accolade awarded from the world renowned guide. A two-star ranking in the Michelin Guide represents "excellent cuisine, worth a detour”.

4 AA Rosettes for The PassThe Pass is awarded four AA Rosettes!

We are delighted to announce that The Pass was awarded the prestigious accolade of four AA rosettes at The AA Hospitality Awards on Monday 24th September 2012. The AA states that restaurants awarded with four rosettes demonstrate “intense ambition, a passion for excellence, superb technical skills, and remarkable consistency. There are very few restaurants with Four AA Rosettes.”.

Come and visit the Michelin Stared restaurant in Sussex - The Pass at South Lodge HotelThe Pass awarded a Michelin Star!

The Michelin Guide 2012 accolades were announced on Thursday 6th October and we are delighted that The Pass was awarded its first Michelin star. The Michelin guide is arguably the most revered restaurant guide amongst chefs, restaurant critics and guests alike.

Says Matt Gillan, Head Chef: “I feel truly honoured. To be awarded a Michelin star is a remarkable achievement. I am immensely proud of the team. It just goes to show that hard work does pay off!”

Michelin Starred Chef Michael Wignall

Michael Wignall at The Latymer awarded five AA Rosettes

In the 2012 AA Restaurant Guide Michael Wignall at The Latymer became one of only eight UK restaurants to achieve this sought after award. The AA stipulates that to achieve five Rosettes is 'the pinnacle, where cooking compares with the best in the world. These restaurants have highly individual voices, exhibit breathtaking culinary skills, and set standards to which others aspire to, yet few achieve'.

Award-winning 5 Star Hotels in the UK - AA AwardExclusive Hotels

On 28th September 2009, Exclusive Hotels was voted ‘AA Small Hotel Group of the Year 2009-10’. The knowledge and experience of the AA's inspectorate is unrivalled and an AA rating is one of the most trusted forms of quality and service recognition in the hospitality industry – this makes me so proud and as a guest or visitor of Exclusive Hotels you should be too!

Award-winning 5 Star Hotels in the UK - CateysSouth Lodge Hotel

  • January 2011: 24 year old Chef Steven Edwards voted "Young Chef of the Year" at the Sussex Food & Drink Awards 2011"
  • Which? Good Food Guide 2011: The Pass listed in the new top 60 restaurants list
  • August 2010: The Pass Restaurant ranked number 31 in the Which? Good Food Guide 2011 Top 60 Restaurants
  • Erick Kervaon voted 'Food & Beverage Manager of the Year 2009' at the Hotel Cateys
  • South East Tourism Excellence Awards 2009: Gold Awards for 'Business Tourism' and 'Large Hotel of the Year'
  • Awarded 'Hotel of the Year – Group’ at the 2009 Caterer and Hotelkeeper Cateys Awards 
  • January 2009: The Pass at South Lodge Hotel awarded 3 AA Rosettes within just four months of opening

Pennyhill Park Hotel & The Spa

  • Which? Good Food Guide 2011: Latymer listed in the new top 60 restaurants list
  • October 2010: Gold Award for ‘Business Tourism’ and Silver Award for ‘Large Hotel/Townhouse of the Year’ at the Beautiful South Awards for Excellence
  • January 2010: The Spa voted No. 2 in the "Top 50 Most Desirable Spas 2010" by readers of Professional Beauty Magazine
  • August 2010: Latymer Restaurant list number 33 in the Which? Good Food Guide 2011 top 60 restaurants
  • January 2009: our fine dining Latymer Restaurant awarded a Michelin Star and became the only restaurant in the UK to be elevated from 3 to 4 AA Rosettes
  • June 2009: ‘Best Hotel Spa 2009’ at the European Health & Spa Awards
  • September 2009: The Latymer once again rated a magnificent 7/10 in the Good Food Guide 2010

Lainston House Hotel

  • April 2010: Silver Award in the ‘Small Hotel of the Year’ category at the Visit England Tourism Excellence Awards
  • Superior Award - Hampshire Hospitality Awards 2009 (a quality scheme for restaurants, tea rooms, cafes and other eateries run on behalf of the Tourism South East and Hampshire Tourism Partnership)
  • South East Tourism Excellence Awards 2009: Small Hotel of the Year and Silver Award for 'Sustainable Tourism'
  • Lainston House Hotel awarded an Excellence Accolade by the UK Tea Guild

The Manor House Hotel & Golf Club

  • The Bybrook acknowledged for its "Notable Wine List" by the AA Wine Award 2010 - 2011
  • Top City and Country Hotel Tea Award 2010 from The Tea Guild -  April 2010
  • The Bybrook Restaurant awarded its first Michelin Star - January 2009
  • The Bybrook is featured in the Good Food Guide for the very first time – quite an achievement! January 2009
  • The Manor House Golf Club voted No 2 in Today’s Golfer’s ‘10 Best 2FORE1 Courses’

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The Latymer awarded an amazing 5 AA Rosettes