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Awards

Since its inception in 2009, GSG Hospitality has become an award-winning independent bar and restaurant group. Nominated and honoured for its business acumen, quality of food and people behind the brand, ten years on, GSG continues to make waves in the hospitality industry, being shortlisted and awarded across its portfolio.

2022

Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards – Duke Street Market shortlisted for Independent Tourism Business of the Year

Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards – Bold Street Coffee won the Taste Award for Cafe/Bistro of the Year 

2021

City of Liverpool Business Awards 2021 – Duke Street Market won the award for Hospitality Venue of the Year 2021

2020

Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards – Duke Street Market won the award for Tourism Business of the Year

National Burger Awards – Slim’s shortlisted for its signature Double Cheeseburger

Business Masters Awards – Duke Street Market shortlisted for Newcomer

Business Masters Awards – GSG shortlisted for Large Business

Business Masters Awards – GSG shortlisted for Investment

2019

Restaurant Marketer & Innovator Awards – GSG’s Lab was shortlisted for Innovation of the Year.

Merseyside Independent Business Awards – Directors Matt Farrell and John Ennis shortlisted for Business Person of the Year Awards.

Great British Entrepreneur Awards – Directors Matt Farrell and John Ennis were shortlisted for Food and Drink Entrepreneurs in the North West alongside other incredibly successful entrepreneurs and were awarded runner up!

Food Porn Awards – Slim’s Pork Chop Express won the Casual Dining category with its famous roast dinner.

Northern Restaurant Bar Awards – Founders Matt Farrell and John Ennis were both named in Northern Restaurant Bar’s top 50 Northern Hospitality Power List.

2018

Northern Restaurant Bar Awards – Graffiti Spirits Group was voted by judges as one of the top 50 companies in the North West.

2017

Downtown In Business Awards (Liverpool) – Co-founder Matt Farrell scooped the Young Entrepreneur of the Year award.

National Pizza Awards – Santa Maluco beat thousands of other venues to make it to the final 16 pizzerias to be named in the UK’s best pizza makers.

Northern Restaurant Bar Awards – Graffiti Spirits Group was voted by judges as one of the top 50 companies in the North West.

2016

Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards – Graffiti Spirits Group was named in the top 5 regional tourism businesses.

Merseyside Independent Business Awards – Directors Matt Farrell and John Ennis were shortlisted from more than a thousand businesses and took home the Highly Commended accolade in the Independent Business Person of the Year category.

North West Business Insider’s 42 under 42 –  Founders Matt Farrell and John Ennis were included in the highly acclaimed 42 entrepreneurs and pioneering achievers in business.

Northern Restaurant Bar Awards – Graffiti Spirits Group was voted by judges as one of the top 50 companies in the North West.