The Potting Shed in Beverley is celebrating after being shortlisted for a top honour in the Hull Lifestyle Awards.
The bar and gardens, which opened last summer on Flemingate, has been nominated for the Restaurant of the Year accolade.
The Potting Shed join a host of other businesses from the Town who have been nominated in a range of categories for an award including The Kings head Hotel, Lepicka and BodyFlex Gym.
Hull Lifestyle Awards is a celebration of the best businesses, people and places in the city, showcasing and recognizing achievements in the lifestyle industry.
This year’s will be the inaugural event for Hull, creating an extension of the hugely successful London Lifestyle Awards which were launched in 2010 to honour those making an outstanding contribution to the capital.
Voting has now opened in a total of 11 categories including restaurants, bars, pubs, coffee shops, cultural attractions, fashion retailers and hotels, as well as fitness, hair and beauty businesses.
Members of the public can support their favourites by casting online votes until May 15, then finalists will be invited to a glittering ceremony at the KCOM Stadium where the winners will be announced.
General manager Matt Bordewijk, who runs the Potting Shed with wife Anna, said he and all the staff were delighted to receive a nomination.
“We only opened in August last year, so to be shortlisted for an award in our first year is great. In such a short time we’ve become a big part of the town’s social life and our customers have really welcomed us as somewhere they can come in the day or evening with family and friends.
“Food is a big part of what people love about Potting Shed, especially our wood-fired pizzas and gourmet burgers, so to be in the running for Restaurant of the Year is an encouraging sign that we’re getting it right and offering what they want in an atmosphere they enjoy.”
A spokesperson for the awards added:
“From the very best in the arts, to brilliant bars, restaurants and culture, the awards recognize those who have put their influential stamp on the city and who have made Hull an iconic destination in its own right.”
Votes for the Hull Lifestyle Awards can be cast online until May 15 by visiting: https://www.hulllifestyleawards.com/vote