Awards

K&C Business Awards 2019

Hosted by KCCC in association with the Holiday Inn - Kensington High Street, the Awards aim to recognise and reward the achievements of the local business community in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea.

The Business of the Year award was presented to Da Mario Restaurant, an Italian restaurant in Kensington with family roots back to the formation of Pizza Express in the 1960's. Da Mario also won the Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

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K&C Business Awards Winners 2019
  • Business of the Year Winner: Da Mario Restaurant
  • Best Business for Customer Service Winner: Enjoy Education Highly Commended: Holiday Inn Kensington High Street Commended: Ibis Styles London Gloucester Road Finalists: Beauchamp Foot Care, Jenny Lee Beauty Salon, Susan Metcalfe Residential, City Relay, Threads & Co, Ask The Boss, Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington
  • Independent Retailer of the Year Winner: Cass Art Highly Commended: Notting Hill Gate Opticians Commended: Daniela De Montby Handbags Finalist: Real Ale Ltd, Blush & Ivory, The Baby Cot Shop, Initially London, H&Y Jewellery, AntikBar Ltd, The Eye Establishment
  • Young Entrepreneur or Innovator of the Year Winner: Chez Artists Highly Commended: Sterling Media Judge’s Special Commendation: Incognito Finalists: Zuaya
  • Best SME Winner: Innovative Aged Care Highly Commended: Ivy Education Commended: Bluebird Care Kensington & Chelsea Judge’s Special Commendation are awarded to: InCognito, Finalists: Beauchamp Foot Care, Kensington SkinCare, Susan Metcalfe Residential, Sterling Media, City Relay
  • Small Employer of the Year Winner: Initially London Highly Commended: Ashley Wilson Solicitors LLP Commended: Ibis Styles London Gloucester Road Finalists: Beauchamp Foot Care, Da Mario, City Relay,
  • Best Charity or Social Enterprise Winner: Friends of the Royal Marsden, Chelsea Highly Commended: London Children’s Book Project Commended: Friends of Chelsea Children’s Hospital School Finalists: Solidarity Sports, WestWay Trust
  • Entrepreneur of the Year Winner: Da Mario Restaurant Highly Commended: Katherine Pooley Finalists: Les Manufactures Catry
  • Large Employer of the Year Winner: Holiday Inn Kensington High Street Highly Commended: Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington Finalists: Designer Exchange
  • Best Business Start Up Winner: Fit for Life Youth Highly Commended: Atelier Sara Commended: Definitely Definitely Ltd Finalists: Threads & Co
  • Best Hotel Winner: Royal Garden Hotel Highly Commended: Holiday Inn Kensington High Street Commended: Hotel Indigo London Kensington Finalists: The Milestone Hotel & Residences, Ibis Styles London Gloucester Road, Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington
  • Best Bar or Restaurant Winner: Romulu Café Highly Commended: The Milestone Hotel & Residences – Stables Bar Commended: Zuaya Finalists: The Chelsea Cellar, Alexandrie, Da Mario

K&C Business Awards 2018

Hosted by the Kensington & Chelsea Chamber of Commerce in association with Banham Security, the 2018 Kensington & Chelsea Business Awards recognised and rewarded the achievements of the local business community across the whole of the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea.

The Business of the Year award was presented to Food Alert, a consultancy offering food safety, health & safety and fire safety services, software and training to businesses across the UK, Europe and the Middle East. Food Alert were also Best SME category winner.

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K&C Business Awards Winners 2018
  • Business of the Year Winner: Food Alert
  • Best Business for Customer Service Winner: The Capital Hotel Kensington Highly Commended: Enjoy Education Commended: Worlds End Studios, KidSorted
  • Independent Business of The Year Winner: Coleman Douglas Pearls Highly Commended: Initially London, Emma Victoria Payne Bridalwear Commended: H&Y Jewellery, Rickman Properties
  • Best SME Winner: Food Alert Highly Commended: Innovative Aged Care, Little Dish Commended: Susan Metcalfe Residential
  • Employer of the Year Winner: London Marriott Hotel Kensington Highly Commended: Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington Commended: Holiday Inn Kensington
  • Best Charity or Social Enterprise Winner: Solidarity Sports Highly Commended: Friends of Chelsea Children’s Hospital SchoolCommended: LEGS
  • Entrepreneur of the Year Winner: Katherine Pooley Highly Commended: Natasha Mudhar - Sterling Media Commended: Adam Merlai - Merali Beedle
  • Young Entrepreneur of the Year Winner: Annys Fairweather – LEGS
  • Best New Business Winner: Please Connect Me Highly Commended: City Relay Commended: Threads & Co
  • Best Hotel Winner: The Capital Hotel Kensington Highly Commended: Hotel Indigo London Kensington Commended: Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington
  • Best Bar or Restaurant Winner: The Chelsea Cellar Highly Commended: Uli Ltd Commended: The Hanson Cab
  • Special Recognition Award Winner: The Kensington & Chelsea Foundation
  • Small Employer of the Year Winner: Draycott Nursing