Moor Hall and The Armenian Kebab House are leading the way for Lancashire in the British Restaurant Awards 2023

Two Lancashire eateries have been shortlisted in this year’s British Restaurant Awards.
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Moor Hall in Aughton – which already has two Michelin as well as being named the Best Restaurant in England 2023 and 2022 and ‘World Class’ by the Good Food Guide – has been shortlisted in two categories – Restaurant of the Year and Best Culinary Experience.

It goes up against the best in the business from across the UK, including Adam Reid at The French, Manchester and The Fat Duck in Berkshire.

This is the Lancashire village with more Michelin Stars than Manchester, Leeds and Liverpool combined

Moor Hall, Prescot Road, AughtonMoor Hall, Prescot Road, Aughton
Moor Hall, Prescot Road, Aughton
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Mark Birchall, Chef Patron of Moor Hall Restaurant with Rooms said: “It's brilliant to have been nominated in both the Restaurant of the Year and Best Culinary Experience categories of the British Restaurant Awards. It is always an honour to see Moor Hall positioned amongst our brilliant restaurant peers and friends in this way, and we look forward to the announcement of the awards next month.”


In Blackpool, The Armenian Kebab House in Harrowside has been shortlisted in the Best Takeaway Restaurant category – up against 10 others.

According to the British Restaurant Awards, this category serves up “the perfect blend of convenience and gastronomic delight”.

The takeaway has been open since 1978.The takeaway has been open since 1978.
The takeaway has been open since 1978.

Following the news, owners took to their social media page to say: “We would like to thank all of our customers and friends who continue to support Armenian Kebab House which is a small family business. #supportlocal”.

The awards

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The British Restaurant Awards (BRA) are now in their sixth year, and celebrate the entire spectrum of dining experiences, from high-end establishments to casual eateries.

The awards ceremony will take place on September 5, and voting closes on September 1.