One of Donegal's newest bars is toasting to the success of being crowned Best Newcomer at the prestigious Sky 2017 Bar of the Year Awards.
Warehouse Bar + Kitchen in McGettigan’s Hotel on Main Street Letterkenny picked up the prize as the best bars in the country were revealed at an awards ceremony in the Clayton Hotel in Dublin last night.
The Sky Bar of the Year Awards recognize excellent bars, knowledgeable staff, high quality service, and innovation in the bar trade.
The annual ceremony honoured bars throughout the country in more than 30 award categories. Warehouse Bar + Kitchen, which opened in Letterkenny just last summer has been selected in the newcomer category as a bar that breaks new ground in terms of what they offer while keeping the hallmarks of a great bar with a great focus on service.
Warehouse Bar + Kitchen Manager Damien O’ Donnell was delighted with the result, “To be awarded Best Newcomer bar in the country is a fantastic achievement and is testament to the hard work and dedication of all the staff and team at Warehouse.
“It is deserving of the prize for its unique decor, delicious food and drink, friendly and efficient service and for the overall atmosphere and experience that customers get when they step through our doors.”
Now in their twelfth year the Sky Bar of the Year Awards is the premium awards for the licensed trade. From long established traditional local pubs to up-and-coming new arrivals, the Sky Bar of the Year Awards is the ultimate stamp of approval for the best of the best in the licensing industry.
Speaking at the event David Rey, Managing Director of Sky Business said, “These days the perfect pint does not the bar make, it is a multitude of things from ambiance, customer service, to the overall experience.
“The diversity of categories and the quality of nominations received this year highlights that the licensing trade is thriving in Ireland, with no shortage of fantastic venues to enjoy the perfect tipple.
“Great venues are supported by hard-working and innovative individuals and it’s important to take the time to recognise their efforts in helping the on-trade to flourish.
“A big congratulations to all the finalists,” Rey said.
Visit Warehouse Bar + Kitchen, Upper Main Street Letterkenny, Co. Donegal www.warehousebk.com For reservations, tel: 074 912 2066