11th March 2015
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On Wednesday 4th March we enjoyed a fantastic evening at The Captains (Britain's Most Loved Pub 2015!) celebrating the achievements of thebestof Guernsey business members in the Local & Loved Awards 2015.

25 Guernsey businesses placed in the top five in their category nationally, nine local businesses came FIRST in their category nationally and nine placed in the top 100 of ALL businesses in the British Isles. 

Well done Guernsey!

Many winning local businesses came along to The Captains in St Martin's and were all warmly welcomed with a glass of fizz and a delicious spread from Ali, Del and the team.

See all the photos here:

Beetons Fish & Chip Shop were voted 'Most Loved' Business in Guernsey after receiving 249 reviews from happy customers with recommendations including praise for their 'friendly service', 'quality food' and 'excellent value'.

'We are so happy and proud to have won the most loved business in Guernsey this year. It's a testament to the hard work of our team who all strive to deliver the very highest levels of customer service and quality food. It's been a busy few months with the complete refurbishment and rebranding of our shop and we would like to thank our customers for their support. We look forward to continuing to be the best well into the future.'                Beetons owners, Andy & Kim Ashplant 

Another Bailiwick business which performed exceptionally well, securing 238 reviews and placing first nationally in the category of 'Most Loved Hotels & Accommodation' is Herm Island.

Hospitality Director, Jonathan Watson said, 'Herm Island is thrilled to have been voted Most Loved Hotel and Accommodation in the British Isles, particularly as it is voted directly by the very people who visit the Island and stay in Herm's accommodation. We're very much looking forward to the forthcoming season, and welcoming our guests back to Herm.

thebestof Guernsey would like to congratulate all businesses who worked so hard, not just during the campaign, but all year round. Most have regularly encouraged customers and clients to leave honest feedback and quality reviews about the services and products they provide. The accolade of placing in the Local & Loved Awards therefore has real value because the title is awarded by the people that use the businesses.

Top 10 Most Loved Businesses in Guernsey voted by local people and their position in the top 100 of all businesses nationally:

Guernsey                                                     Britain

1st - Beetons Fish & Chip Shop                  19th
2nd - Herm Island                                          21st
3rd - The Beauty Box                                    33rd    
4th= The Captains                                         50th
4th= Bonboniera                                            50th
6th - Trim Dog Pet Centre                           57th
7th - Villa                                                         70th
8th - JR Photography                                    75th    
9th - B Creative                                               80th
10th - Hill Engineering

Top 5 Most Loved Businesses in Category in British Isles:

1st -  Herm White House Hotel - Hotels 
1st - The Beauty Box - Beauty Salons 
1st - The Captains - Pubs & Bars
1st - Trim Dog Pet Centre - Pet Shops & Pet Supplies 
1st - Villa - Italian Restaurants
1st - JR Photography - Photographers 

1st - B Creative - Dance Schools / Classes
1st - Stone Tech - Kitchen Worktops 
1st - Body & Sole - Lingerie  

2nd - Beetons - Fish & Chip Shops
2nd - Bonboniera - Party Specialists 
2nd - Karen Dempsey - Dance Schools
2nd - In Any Event  - Wedding Services
2nd - Q-Sky - Event Services

3rd - Rainbow Cleaning - Cleaners
3rd - Sarnia Mutual - Finance Services

4th - Hill Engineering - Garages
4th - Aey's Thai Massage - Massage
4th - Christies - Restaurants
4th - Hairy Tail Adventures - Pet Services
4th - Storm Force Fitness - Heath & Fitness 

5th - The Learning Company - Coaching & Training
5th - Relocations - Removals 
5th - The Berries Bakery - Cakes

Congratulations all businesses that took part and thank you to all the local supporters who took the time out to 'show some love' by providing reviews for great local businesses.

Finally please do continue to support Guernsey's business community and let those which deserve it know that their hard work and excellent standards of service are appreciated. You can post a review or recommend a business on thebestof Guernsey all year round.

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