The 2017 Gold Medal Awards Entries Are Open March 3rd !!

The 2017 Gold Medal Awards will take place in the Lyrath Estate Hotel, Kilkenny on Tuesday, September 26th.

Now in their 29th year, the Gold Medal Awards are recognised as the leading independent awards programme for the Irish hospitality industry.
Judged by industry experts, the Hotel & Catering Review Gold Medal Awards recognise and reward excellence in hospitality and catering operations across the island of Ireland. These awards encourage and applaud hotels, restaurants, guest houses, spa and leisure facilities, event caterers, healthcare caterers, site caterers, as well as individuals and teams, that achieve the highest standard of product and service in the industry.

This year we have 33 categories including 5 new categories!

Click HERE to view all categories.

Read our descriptions about the awards to see where you can fit in and WIN!

Why Enter?


Grow your business exponentially by fully capitalising on every success. Win coveted recognition for your work and build on it with innovative marketing tools.


Let your sector  know who is at the top of their game. All finalists will have their profiles raised and will receive national coverage in Hotel & Catering Review magazine.



A Gold Medal Award will set you apart from your competitors.


Showcase your expertise in hospitality.


Have your service/premises evaluated and bench-marked by our professional judges and viewed by our sponsors


The Gold Medal Awards recognize the hard work and achievements of your employees- winning one can help boost staff morale and improve motivation


Give your team a great night out and make valuable contacts. Network with the who’s who of the industry, meeting colleagues old and new.

Enter HERE

For more information, email Event Manager Hazel Johnston at [email protected]