A COLWYN BAY establishment has been named Restaurant of the Year at the AA Hospitality Awards.

On September 24, Bryn Williams at Porth Eirias was recognised for its "truly excellent" standard of cuisine, as well as for its innovation and ambience and providing a high standard of hospitality.

Bryn Williams, Co-Owner of the Restaurant located on the promenade, said: “We are extremely thrilled and excited to win this very special award and to be recognised by such a prestigious organisation within our industry. This is all down to the dedication and hard work of our team at Porth Eirias.”

An AA Inspector said Porth Eirias offer sweeping views of Colwyn Bay, and its exposed steelwork, pendant lights and industrial-chic create a feeling of a hip, big-city eatery.