Ellis Barrie says they're really happy to have won the award

There was both celebration and reflection as the winners of the fourth annual British Restaurant Awards were announced live at the Porchester Hall in London last night.

The team who attended the ceremony had a great night, it was good to see them representing Lerpwl down in London.

A number of Merseyside restaurants were in the running for the award, but it was Lerpwl who took home the prize for Best Restaurant in Liverpool. 

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Ellis Barrie, chef owner of Lerpwl Image: Natural Selection Design

Members of the Lerpwl team attended the event and collected the award on behalf of the restaurant.

Ellis Barrie, chef owner of Lerpwl at Royal Albert Dock said, “We are really happy to have won this award, it means a lot to have been nominated and then voted winners by the public. 

"I guess it's a bit of further reassurance that our guests like what we offer and that they enjoy the dining experience they have at Lerpwl. The team who attended the ceremony had a great night, it was good to see them representing Lerpwl down in London.”

The win for the Lerpwl team comes a week after food critic Jay Rayner penned a disappointing review for the restaurant in last Sunday's edition of The Observer.

Read the Liverpool Confidential review of Lerpwl here.

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Lerpwl at Royal Albert Dock Liverpool Image: Confidentials

Over one million members of the public voted for the British Restaurant Awards. Aldo Zilli won the Best Chef category while The Ritz beat stiff competition to be crowned Best Luxury Restaurant 2022. 

Happy Bar & Grill was voted Best Restaurant in London and Best Hospitality team whilst the Queen Elizabeth Lifetime Achievement Award was awarded to the renowned Michelin star Chef, Jean Christophe Novelli MBE.

Read the full list of winners in the British Restaurant Awards here.

Lerpwl, Britannia Pavillion, Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AD

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