The Irish Village Dubai wins Irish Pub of the Year 2016

 

The 2016 Irish Pubs Global Awards were presented at a Gala Dinner in Citywest Hotel, Dublin on Tuesday 27th September.

Congratulations to all of our winners and participants!

awardSupplier of the Year

Awarded to the supplier who, in the opinion of the judges, has excelled in the services they supply to Irish Pubs.

Winner: Dobiquity

Innovation Award

Awarded to the supplier, who in the opinion of the judges, provides the most innovative, product or service that demonstrates real value, benefit and purpose.

Winner: Bizimply

Marketing Campaign of the Year – Irish Pub

Awarded to the Irish Pub, who in the opinion of the judges, created the most effective marketing campaign such as a new opening, re-launch, promotion or event.

Winner: The Jar, Dublin

Bar Manager of the Year

Awarded to the bar manager, who in the opinion of the judges, demonstrates the best understanding and level of service expected of a leading manager amongst his/her peers.

Winner: Declan O’Brien – Caffrey’s Irish Bar, Prague

Bartender of the Year

New for 2016. Awarded to the bartender, who in the opinion of the judges, best demonstrates the understanding and level of service expected of a leading bartender amongst his/her peers.

Winner: Dylan Taylor – Tír na nÓg, Denmark

International Irish Pub Food Award

Awarded to the Irish Pub, who in the opinion of the judges, offers the best overall food for which Ireland is known and recognised, that reflects a sense of place and context, espouses Irish values and is presented in a confident and contemporary way.

Winner: McGettigan’s, Abu Dhabi

awardNative Irish Pub Food Award

Awarded to the native Irish Pub, who in the opinion of the judges, offers the best overall food for which Ireland is known and recognised, that reflects a sense of place and context, espouses Irish values and is presented in a confident and contemporary way.

Winner: The Old Spot, Dublin

Authenticity Award

Awarded to the Irish Pub who in the opinion of the judges, is the most authentic Irish Pub experience outside of Ireland, including design, atmosphere, staff and offering overall.

Winner: Kevin Barry’s, Savannah

awardBest Native Irish Pub Award

Awarded to the inspirational pub which in the opinion of the judges has reached the benchmark standard which others should aim to achieve, within Ireland.

Winner: An Púcán, Galway

Irish Pub of the Year

Awarded to the Irish Pub, who in the opinion of the judges, epitomises the very essence of what makes an Irish Pub the best in its class, from design to customer service.

Winner: The Irish Village, Dubai

Lifetime Achievement Award

Awarded to the person, who in the opinion of the judges, has made the most outstanding contribution to the drinks sector.

Awarded to the late Oliver Hughes, Co-founder of the Porterhouse group.