Good luck to the Old Boat House

Posted on 24th April 2018 | in Business News

L-r: Head Chef Darryl Duffy and The Old Boat House Food Group Founder Martin Charlton

Good luck to The Old Boat House team who have yet again been nominated for the prestigious title of ‘Coastal Fish Restaurant of the Year’ in the Fishing News Awards, having scooped the prize in both 2016 and2017.

The awards celebrate outstanding achievements, expertise and innovation in the coastal and fishing industries.

Voting in the Fishing News Awards 2018 closes on midnight Friday, 27th April 2018.

How to vote

Voting forms are available through the link tiny.cc/amble or via the Fishing News website fishingnews.co.uk/awards

Last year the restaurant was commended for its use of local produce and friendly service, and the owners are hoping to win the 2018 prize so they can continue to raise Amble’s profile and see its coastal community thrive.

The Old Boat House Food group was founded in 2014 by husband and wife duo Martin and Ruth Charlton who now run four venues in Blyth and Amble, employing 32 staff. Their initial offering, The Old Boat House Amble has since become a nationally renowned destination for seafood fans. Mr Charlton believes this is partly due to their previous award wins.

More jobs created

“Last year’s award gave us the confidence to open a new venue in Amble, La Famiglia creating a further 6 full time jobs. We also launched Northumberland Restaurant Week to give people far and wide a chance to experience what the region has to offer with great value deals. We hope this proves our continued support in growing the local economy and providing employment opportunities in the area”.

To coincide with the award bid the food group plan to expand and modernise The Old Boat House which will create eight more jobs and draw more people to Amble Harbour Village, helping to further establish Amble as a growing tourist destination.

The restaurant group will be running a range of competitions and giveaways to celebrate the nomination and thank it’s customers for their support.

Results will be announced on the evening of Thursday 24th May.

For more info visit boathousefoodgroup.co.uk