Wetherspoon has been voted as the ‘Nation’s Favourite Pub Brand.’
It won the accolade at the inaugural eat out awards 2013.
The awards, hosted by leading industry magazine, eat out, are dedicated to the high street pub and restaurant sector, celebrating the very best business practice in the sector.
The award, made in association with Livebookings, was voted for by the public.
The other two nominees amongst the final three were All Bar One and Slug & Lettuce.
More than 5,000 consumers voted in order to choose their favourite pub brand, with Livebookings canvassing customers via their database, as well as the award being promoted through social media and the Eat Out website
Wetherspoon’s director of purchasing and logistics , Paul Hine, was presented with the award at the awards ceremony in London (January 24).
He said: “We are delighted to win the award.
“It is wonderful that Wetherspoon and its pubs have been voted as the ‘Nation’s Favourite Pub Brand’ and even more rewarding as it has been voted for by the public.
“We will continue to offer our customers excellent pubs, with great food and drink and first-class service at all times and look forward to continued success.”
Eat Out editor, Clare Riley, said: “It is great to see JD Wetherspoon taking home this award.
“To be voted the nation’s favourite entirely by consumers is something to be very proud of.”