Winners 2017

David Campbell, the driving force behind the resurgence of Wagamama, was been singled out by his peers as the standout individual in the UK’s eating and drinking out market. The chief executive of the Duke Street Capital led brand, which has reported over two years of like for like sales growth, collected the 2017 Retailers’ Retailer of the Year Award 2017.


Other winners of the 2017 awards include:

Emerging Concept – Flat Iron

Best Concept – Franco Manca

Best Venue – Albert’s Schloss

The Best Use of Technology – The New World Trading Company

The Evolution Award – Brasserie Blanc

Best Company – Pret A Manger

Deal of the Year – Acquisition of Loungers by Lion Capital

Investor of the Year – TDR Capital

Growth Company of the Year – Turtle Bay

The Tim Bacon Rising Star Award – Thom and James Elliott, Pizza Pilgrims