Awards

International recognition for service and style. The Connaught has won many awards and accolades over the years. Here are just some of our most recent ones.

2017

Food & Travel Reader Awards: The Connaught wins Best Hotel of the Year – City

2016

Mixology Bar Awards 2016: Agostino Perrone, our Director of Mixology, wins the award for 'European Mixologist of the Year', while the Connaught Bar is named 'European Bar of the Year'.

AA Rosette Awards 2016: Hélène Darroze at The Connaught wins the acclaimed 5 AA Rosettes Award.

10th Annual Spirited Awards: The Connaught Bar wins the awards for 'World’s Best Cocktail Bar' and 'Best International Hotel Bar'.

World of Fine Wine 2016: Hélène Darroze at The Connaught wins the prestigious 3-star award for '2016 World's Best Wine List'.

Time Out London Bar Awards 2016: The Connaught Bar is awarded 'Classiest Bar' at the very first Time Out London Bar Awards.

2015

Veuve Clicquot World's Best Female Chef 2015: Hélène Darroze is named the Veuve Clicquot World’s Best Female Chef 2015.

2014

Good Food Guide 2014: Hélène Darroze at The Connaught makes first entry into top 50 UK restaurants.

2013

Travel & Leisure 2013: The Connaught listed in its Top 3 World’s Best Business Hotels.

Bilanz Magazine Hotel Awards 2013: The Connaught is awarded Best City Hotel in the World 2013.

International Traveller Magazine Australia 2013: The Connaught is listed in its Top 100 hotels in the world.

Conde Nast USA Traveler Reader Awards 2013: The Connaught is awarded Best UK Hotel 2013.

The World’s 50 Best Bars 2013: The Connaught Bar is awarded fourth place this year.

Forbes Five Star rating 2013: The Connaught is awarded a Five Star rating by Forbes Travel Guide in 2013.

2012

Hotel & Lodge Awards 2012: The Aman Spa at The Connaught wins the first prize award in the spa category.

Fodor's 100 Hotel Awards 2012: Selected as a Global Icon award winner.

Hotel Cateys Award 2012: Conference and Banqueting Team of the Year 2012.

Food and Travel Reader Awards 2012: 'Bar of the Year' is awarded to the Connaught Bar.

Conde Nast Traveller Readers' Spa Awards 2012: Aman Spa is featured in The Best Spas in the world.

Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Award 2012: The Connaught Bar is voted 'World’s Best Cocktail Bar'.

'Best Hotel Spa' - Tatler Spa Guide 2012: The Aman Spa at The Connaught is awarded the 'Best Hotel Spa' by the new Tatler Spa Guide.

2011

The Villégiature Awards In 2011: The Connaught wins awards for 'Best Service in a Hotel in Europe' and 'Best Bar in a Hotel in Europe'.

2011 'Spa of the Year' Quintessentially Awards: The Aman Spa at The Connaught is named the 'Spa of the Year' 2011.

Wallpaper Design Awards 2011: The Connaught's housekeeping team is awarded 'Best Housekeeping' for its impeccable service.

2011 Michelin Guide: Already the proud holder of one Michelin star for her restaurant in Paris, Hélène receives her second Michelin star for Hélène Darroze at The Connaught.

2010

Diageo Reserve World Class Bartender of the Year 2010: Erik Lorincz, Senior Mixologist at the Connaught Bar, competes against 23 international finalists and wins the prestigious 'World Class Bartender of the Year 2010' award.

World's Best Hotel Bar 2010: The Connaught Bar proudly receives the 'World's Best Hotel Bar 2010' at the Tales of the Cocktail event, New Orleans.

International Bartender of the Year 2010: Congratulations to Agostino Perrone of our very own Connaught Bar, the recipient of this exciting award, held at the home of international cocktail design: New Orleans.

2009

AA Hotel of the Year 2009/2010: The Connaught is named 'Hotel of the Year, London' at the AA Hospitality Awards 2009/2010. The 'Hotel of the Year' Award is the AA’s ultimate accolade for hotels in the UK, and is presented to hotels that are recognised as being outstanding examples in their particular market.

Four AA Rosette Winner 2009/2010: Hélène Darroze at The Connaught receives prestigious four AA rosettes for 2009.

Tatler/Louis Roederer Restaurant Awards 2009: Award for most 'Fabulous Food' goes to Hélène  Darroze at The Connaught.

2008

AA Rosette Awards 2008: Due to the exceptional standard of cuisine experienced by AA inspectors, Hélène Darroze at The Connaught is awarded three AA Rosettes for 2008.

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