A restaurant in the Lake District has been crowned the best in England at an awards event.

Mizu Pan-Asian Restaurant located at the Lodore Falls Hotel and Spa in Borrowdale were celebrating on Monday, September 26, when they were announced as the best restaurant in England at the 2022 Golden Chopsticks awards.

The prestigious awards ceremony, which was co-founded and is hosted annually by Gok Wan MBE, pays homage to the finest East and Southeast Asian restaurants throughout the UK.

Mizu’s incredible achievement comes just three years after the restaurant won ‘best newcomer’ at the 2019 Golden Chopsticks Awards ceremony in wake of its official opening and critical acclaim.

Since then, the award-winning restaurant has gone from strength to strength, becoming a firm favourite with both locals and visitors to the area.

The esteemed Lake District restaurant was catapulted into the final three within the ‘Best Restaurant in England’ category after receiving an overwhelming number of votes from its loyal customers; with celebrity chef Ken Hom sealing Mizu’s fate after judging all the finalists.

Flori Musca, Mizu’s manager: “It was an honour for Mizu to be announced as a finalist for the ‘Best Restaurant in England’ category, let alone to go on and actually win the award! It is such a momentous occasion for the whole team.”

Situated within the 4-star Lodore Falls Hotel & Spa, Mizu Pan-Asian restaurant specializes in Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Vietnamese and Thai specialties.

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