Double awards joy for Tickled Trout

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Chris Mapp and his award-winning team

The Derbyshire restaurant scooped Restaurant of the Year and Chef of the Year

Barlow-based restaurantThe Tickled Trout walked away from the recent Derbyshire Life and Countryside Food & Drink Awards 2018 with both the Restaurant of the Year and Chef of the Year titles.


After hundreds of votes were cast by the people of Derbyshire, Chris Mapp and his restaurant The Tickled Trout made it to a final four in each category and were delighted to come away with the double accolade.


Chris told VIBE: “I am extremely humbled to be awarded the Chef of the Year in Derbyshire Life, it was a great surprise to me but I am really pleased. However, winning the restaurant of the year also confirms that I have a fabulous team that helps me and each other achieve excellence in what we do. We are forever learning and evolving but this group I have are just amazing, these awards represent their hard work and they absolutely deserve the recognition.”


Hailing from the kitchens of Marcus Wareing and Gordon Ramsay, Chris has poured plenty of knowledge and talent into The Tickled Trout. He is also a good friend of Paul Ainsworth, with whom he co-owned restaurant No.6 in Padstow, Cornwall.


Since opening in summer of 2014 The Tickled Trout’s reputation has grown and is regarded as one of the best places to eat in Chesterfield, Derbyshire. A proudly independent pub and restaurant, owned by Chris Mapp and nestled in the idyllic Derbyshire village of Barlow, a mere 15 minutes from Dore, The Tickled Trout resides a stone’s throw from Sheffield city centre.


The Ticked Trout also has two luxury four star gold country self-catering holiday cottages, The Little Trout & Wellside, perfect  for a short break enjoying the Peak District, Derbyshire Dales and South Yorkshire.


To find out more about the Tickled Trout, or to book an award-winning table head over to their Facebook page for more details.

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