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Leicester and Leicestershire Tourism Awards 2016

The shortlisted finalists have been announced for the annual Leicester and Leicestershire Tourism Awards, hosted by Leicester Shire Promotions.

Tourism businesses from across Leicester and Leicestershire will compete in the finals of the annual Leicester and Leicestershire Tourism Awards 2016 in November.

Over 100 applications were received for this year’s awards and 71 finalists have been selected including the some of the best restaurants, cafes, bakeries, tea rooms, pubs, hotels, B&Bs, glamping sites, conference venues, festivals and events, experiences and attractions, and markets in the city and county.

All finalists for the Leicester and Leicestershire Tourism Awards 2016, developed and hosted by Leicester Shire Promotions, will be shortlisted in one of four categories - great places to stay, great places to eat, fabulous things to do, and proud of our people. The awards will be presented at a gala ceremony at Athena in Leicester city on 30 November 2016.

Don't delay in booking the hottest ticket in town! Finalists wishing to celebrate their team's acheivements will experience an amazing night of entertainment, thrills and awards. Book tickets online here

Great places to eat

33 Cank Street
Barnacles Restaurant & Bar Bistro
Cattows Farm
Chocolate Alchemy
Chutney Ivy
The City Rooms
Crafty Burger
The Cross Keys Inn
The Exchange
Eye Kettleby Lakes
Farndon Fields Farm
The Garden Restaurant at Gates Garden Centre
Gelato Village
Hambleton Bakery
Hammer & Pincers
John's House
Lighthouse Restaurant
Lizzie's Tea Room
Marco's New York Italian Kegworth by Marco Pierre White
Miss B's Tea Room
North Bar & Kitchen
Occasions Tea Room
Odd John's Kitchen
Red Lion Inn
The Belmont Hotel
The Blacksmiths Arms
The Horse & Jockey
The White Horse
The White Peacock
Wistow Café

Great places to stay

Badgers Mount Hotel
Belmont Hotel
Best Western Ullesthorpe Court Hotel and Golf Club
Best Western Premier Yew Lodge Hotel
College Court Conference Centre & Hotel
The Cross Keys Inn
The Dandelion Hideaway
Eye Kettleby Lakes
Highfields Manor and Spa
Hothorpe Hall & Woodlands
Leicester Conferences, University of Leicester
Radisson Blu, East Midlands Airport
The Belmont Hotel
The Treehouse at The Woodlands (Hothorpe Hall)

Fabulous things to do

45 Gin School
Arts Fresco Street Theatre Festival
Artisan Cheese Fair
Ashby Show
Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park Annual Re-Enactment Event
Bird on the Hand Falconry Experiences
Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park
Bosworth Water Park
Bradgate Park
Charnwood Museum
Field Sport UK Activity Centre
Foxton Locks Festival
The Garden Restaurant - Gates Garden Centre
Hawkwise Falconry
An Indian Summer Festival
King Richard III Visitor Centre
LCFC Victory Parade
Leicester City FC Premiership Winning Victory Parade and Event Victory Parade
Leicester Comedy Festival
Let's Dance International Frontiers
Loogabarooga Festival
Lubenham Scarecrow Festival
Lutterworth Museum
Market Harborough Food & Drink Festival
Nevill Holt Opera Festival
Stonehurst Family Farm and Motor Museum
Twycross Zoo
Wistow Maze

Proud of our people

Attenborough Arts Centre
Badgers Mount Hotel & Restaurant
Big Difference Company
College Court
College Court Conference Centre & Hotel
Eye Kettleby Lakes
Field Sport UK
Harborough Indoor Market
King Richard III Visitor Centre
Melton Theatre
Mercure Leicester the Grand
Radisson Blu, East Midlands Hotel
St Martin’s Coffee & Crafty Burger
The Blacksmiths Arms
The Boilerhouse at Foxton Locks
The City Rooms

Finalists interested in attending the evening ceremony at Athena on 30 November 2016 can book tickets online here.