Awards & Accolades

The splendid luxury and great countryside location of Summer Lodge Country House Hotel, Restaurant and Spa, along with our passionate service and generous hospitality, has ensured a profusion of highly regarded industry awards. We are very proud to have been presented with the following awards and accolades:

  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Hotels with Exceptional Service UK No.16 2014
  • TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Awards Voted Number 8 Best Small Hotel in the UK 2014
  • TripAdvisor - Winner Travellers' Choice 2013
  • Trip Advisor - Certificate of Excellence for Hotel - 2013
  • TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence for Restaurant - 2013 
  • TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards ‐ Top 25 Small Hotels in the UK - 2013
  • TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards ‐ Top 25 Hotels for Service in the UK- 2013
  • Condé Nast Johansens Wine List Awards - Sommeliers Award Commendation - 2013
  • ASI World Sommelier Contest - Sommelier selected as UK representative - 2013
  • TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence - 2012
  • Sustainable Restaurant Association – 3 Star Rating - 2012
  • The Prestigious Star Awards - World’s Most Prestigious Gem - 2011
  • Taste of Dorset Awards - Dorset Restaurant of the Year - 2011
  • TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence - 2011
  • West Dorset District Council - Community Champions - 2011
  • The Sunday Times Top 200 Restaurants in Britain - No.1 in Dorset, No.2 in South West England & No.27 in Britain - 2010
  • British Cheese Awards - Best British Cheeseboard – 2010
  • The Academy of Food and Wine Gastronomy - Team of the Year Runners-Up Steven Titman, Executive Chef, and Clement Robert, Assistant Sommelier - 2010 
  • Academy of Food and Wine – Young Sommelier of the Year - 2010 
  • Chaine des Rotisseurs - Young Sommelier of the Year - 2010 
  • Condé Nast Traveller USA Gold List - Top Three Hotels in the UK for Food - 2010
  • Condé Nast Johansens Awards - Most Outstanding Service Award - 2010
  • Taste of Dorset Awards - Restaurant of the Year - 2009 
  • Wine Spectator - Award for Excellence - 2009/2010
  • AA - Four Red Star rating
  • AA - 3 AA Rosettes for dining
  • Member of Relais & Châteaux
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