Awards Gala

It was a night of celebration! On January 30, the Annual Restaurant Awards, hosted by the Restaurant Association of Nova Scotia, recognized the incredible talent in our restaurant sector. A big thank you to all our finalists, judges and sponsors for the evening.

Winners of the 2023 Restaurant Awards

Social Media Award

sponsored by BOYNECLARKE

Good Robot Brewing Co.

Local Hero Award

sponsored by Darling Ingredients

Best Beverage Award

sponsored by NSLC

Best Limited Service Restaurant

sponsored by RANS

Best Atmosphere Award

sponsored by REgroup

Hospitality Award

sponsored by Bishop's Cellar

Best Outdoor Dining

sponsored by SONA

Best Restaurant - Cape Breton

sponsored by SkipTheDishes

Best Restaurant - Outside HRM

sponsored by SkipTheDishes

Best Restaurant - HRM

sponsored by SkipTheDishes

Best New Restaurant

sponsored by Big Erics
Congratulations to all the 2023 restaurant awards winners for an amazing evening with wine provided by Benjamin Bridge and Gateway Insurance and lively music by Donald MacLennan and company.


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2023 Nova Scotia Restaurant Awards