The BOBs 2015

It’s pure gold as the Best of Broad Street Awards clock up 10 years

The Best of Broad Street Awards (The BOBs) marked their 10th anniversary with a glittering night at the ICC. The awards celebrate Birmingham’s Golden Mile, recognising the best bars, pubs, restaurants nightclubs, hotels and entertainment venues in the area. Hosted by ITV’s Sameena Ali-Khan, guest presenters included ‘hometown boy’ Black Sabbath guitar legend Tony Iommi, who is from Aston, and comedian Jason Manford. Winners included the Malthouse for Best Pub, Players for Best Bar, Pushkar Dining for Best Restaurant, Thai Edge for Best International Cuisine, Hyatt Regency for Best Hotel, Coast to Coast for Best Newcomer and Barclaycard Arena for Best Overall Venue


  1. Anita Champaneri, Alev Dervish
  2. Marc and Claire Reeves
  3. Sam Lawernce, Tony and Maria Iommi, Mike Olley
  4. Jennifer Blakely, Paulina Svetoslavova, Hannah Russell
  5. Best Volunteers, City Pastors and WM Ambulance Service
  6. People’s Choice favourite restaurant, Del Villaggio
  7. Outstanding Contribution to Broad Street, Pat Haines
  8. Best Overall Venue, the Barclaycard Arena
  9. Rachel and Lewis from Players were Best Heroine and Hero
  10. Best Venue General Manager, Paul Millington
Photography by Jas Sansi