Kavanaghs Pub in Naas won overall pub of the year at the awards
There were two Kildare winners at the Irish Hospitality Awards 2019.
Winners were revealed at a ceremony held in the Crowne Plaza Dublin Airport Hotel, on Monday March 25.
Kavanaghs Pub in Naas scooped two awards; Pub/Inn of the Year Overall Winner and Midlands Pub/Inn of the Year.
Crean's Place in Kilcullen won Casual Dining Restaurant of the Year in the Midlands.
The Irish Hospitality Awards 2019 acknowledged the commitment of local professionals and establishments, from restaurants, bars, hotels to festivals and venues that have stood out from the rest due to their dedication to the customer satisfaction.
The winners are chosen by members of the public. There were 28 accolades presented to the deserving winners.
The prestigious event was hosted by the best-selling author, Andrea Hayes.
A Spokesperson for the Irish Hospitality Awards 2019 said: “The hospitality industry has grown significantly over the years and this has introduced new challenges to the professionals who work within the sector. The customer expectations have been increased but these winners are the experts in meeting their customers’ needs and demands in the best possible way.
“The awards aimed to thank those who make a huge contribution to enhancing the country’s tourism and reputation, whose work often remains overshadowed.
“We would like to congratulate all winners and finalists for their amazing achievements.”