Arbutus at The Forum are delighted to win Restaurant of the Year 2017 - Derry at SME Northern Ireland Business Awards. In a very competitive market within the Derry area we are proud that our efforts have been recognised. Our philosophy of serving up the finest and freshest local produce combined with excellent service guarantees an enjoyable dining experience. We achieve this by continually training our staff on customer service, hand picking our preferred suppliers and dedicating time and expertise to the creation of our menus.

Arbutus Catering and Arbutus At The Forum not only cater for customers in our restaurant, we also cater for all kinds of events in the city - from graduation celebrations to job fairs to weddings and everything in between.  Our restaurant offers the best deals in the city and the relaxed atmosphere for lunch or dinner is a perfect getaway from the busy city.

With Northern Ireland being a growing and strengthening economic influence in the UK, the 2017 Northern Ireland Enterprise Awards seek to celebrate and promote local businesses of various size and influence.

Commenting on the awards and their deserving winners, Heather Ryan, the Awards Coordinator said: “As a new edition to our prestigious award program, the 2017 Northern Ireland Enterprise Award includes winners from various industries across the board – ranging from communications services to real estate - committed to finding the very best of what Northern Ireland has to offer. I would like to offer my winners my congratulations and wish them the very best of luck for the future.”
SME News prides itself on the validity of its awards and winners. The awards are given solely on merit and are awarded to commend those most deserving for their ingenuity and hard work, distinguishing them from their competitors and proving them worthy of recognition.

To read more about other award winners and to gain insight into the working practices of the “best of the best”, please visit the SME News website (