The nine South East Regional winners of the 2018 Irish Pub Awards, representing Counties Waterford, Wexford, Kilkenny and Tipperary, were announced last night in Rafter Dempsey’s pub in Kilkenny.
Innovative Pub of the Year sponsored by Bank of Ireland Payment Acceptance: Revolution Craft Beer and Whiskey Bar, The Apple Market, John Street, Waterford City
Best Music Pub sponsored by IMRO: Matt the Miller’s, 1 John Street Lower, College Park, Kilkenny
Best Tourist Pub sponsored by Molson Coors: Butler’s Bar and Restaurant, Racecourse, Broadway, Co Wexford
Best Outdoor Space sponsored by Bulmers: Paris Texas, 92 High Street, College Park, Kilkenny
Outstanding Customer Service sponsored by Heineken: Sean Óg’s at Upton Court Hotel, Kilmuckridge, Co Wexford
Best Local Pub sponsored by Diageo: Tony Lowry’s, 46 Main Street, Tipperary Town
Best Newcomer sponsored byHennessy: The Mansion House, 39 Johnstown, Waterford City
Best Food sponsored by Musgrave MarketPlace: Mannion’s, Mount Elliott, New Ross, Co Wexford
Pub Personality of the Year sponsored by Irish Distillers, Pernod Ricard: Jim Flash Gordon, Oskar’s, Dunmore Road, Waterford City.
The Awards are jointly presented by the VFI and LVA.