This category is open to all restaurants and eating establishments in North Wales that makes eating out a true pleasure as part of enhancing the tourism experience.
The winner of the Best Restaurant Award is:
About the sponsor: Wrexham Lager is Britain’s oldest lager brew Est 1882.
The introduction of mechanical refrigeration the first of its kind in the UK, led the way into producing a crisp golden lager.
A chance meeting brought Wrexham Lager aboard the Cunard and White Star shipping lines including The Titanic.
An ability to travel meant that Wrexham Lager became the first lager in Australia and Africa and with supplying the British Army its bottles were found at General Gordons palace in Khartoum. After 120 years of brewing, Carlsberg the then current owners decided to relocate Wrexham Lager and brewing in Wrexham Ceased in 2000.
In 2011 a new microbrewery began brewing Wrexham Lager and over the next 7 years slowly added several hundred new accounts, and began supplying supermarkets with the introduction of the Wrexham Export Lager, a 5% premium bottled lager, a clean crisp lager brewed with premium malt and aromatic hops. Export orders quickly came through trade visits and saw the bottles on order to Canada, Japan, France and Hong Kong into China.
A commitment to sponsorship of Wrexham FC, Wrexham Crusaders, Cefn Druids whilst attending local food festivals, charity fundraising and opening up the brewery has seen Wrexham Lager once again become part of the fabric of the town.