News releases and media coverage


News releases



Jul - Lussmanns opens in Tring [pdf]

Apr - Lussmanns to open a new restaurant in Tring, Hertfordshire in June [pdf]

Feb - Chefs raise £10,483 for Youth Talk in one night at The Dream Team Charity Dinner on 7 February 2017 [pdf]



Dec - Lussmanns and Youth Talk launch their new charity partnership with The Dream Team Dinner on 7 February 2017 [pdf]

Oct - Pudding Power: Diners help Lussmanns Restaurants donate £1,500 to the Bumblebee Conservation Trust [pdf]

Jul - Lussmanns Fish & Grill Restaurant and Diners' Bar opens in Hitchin, Hertfordshire [pdf]

Apr - Entrepreneur Luke Johnson invests in Lussmanns Restaurants [pdf]

Apr - Lussmanns to open a new restaurant in Hitchin, Hertfordshire in June [pdf]

Mar - Lussmanns Restaurants voted 'People's Favourite' at Food Made Good Awards 2016 [pdf]

Mar - Lussmanns Restaurants are finalists for two national Food Made Good Awards 2016 [pdf]

Feb - Lussmanns Restaurants are finalists for the Food Made Good / Independent on Sunday 'People's Favourite' Awards [pdf]

Jan - Lussmanns Restaurants win National Fish & Chip Award [pdf]



Dec - The National Fish & Chip Awards Reveal Foodservice Operator Finalists [pdf]

Oct - Lussmanns Restaurants celebrate triple awards success [pdf]

Sep - Lussmanns St Albans celebrates a decade of success [pdf]

Sep - Lussmanns is 'a boon for locals' says The Good Food Guide 2016 [pdf]

Jun - The UK's best Jazz musicians perform live at Lussmanns St Albans during the Organ Festival [pdf]

May - Lussmanns wins The Environmental Award at Inspiring Hertfordshire [pdf]

Feb - Lussmanns named Sustainable Small Group of the Year once again [pdf]



Nov - Lussmanns offers a cheeky solution to sustainable fish [pdf]

Oct - Lussmanns are double runners-up at the Observer Food Monthly Awards 2014 [pdf]

Oct - Lussmanns celebrates double awards win [pdf]

Sep - Lussmanns is a 'godsend' says the Good Food Guide 2015 [pdf]

Aug - Lussmanns Hertford Celebrates 10th Anniversary [pdf]

Apr - Lussmanns are first-time finalists for the Catey Awards 2014 [pdf]

Feb - Lussmanns named UK Sustainable Small Restaurant Group of the Year [pdf]



Dec - Lussmanns teams up with local drinks producers [pdf]

Oct - Lussmanns are double runners-up in the Observer Food Monthly Awards 2013 [pdf]

Sep - Lussmanns opens a new restaurant in Harpenden [pdf]

Jul - Soho comes to St Albans as the UK's best jazz musicians perform live at Lussmanns [pdf]

Jun - Lussmanns to open a new restaurant in Harpenden, Hertfordshire [pdf]

Feb - Lussmanns Restaurants are Highly Commended at SRA Awards [pdf]

Jan - Leading experts in sustainability come to St Albans for Film Festival Dinners [pdf]



Oct - Lussmanns are winners in the RSPCA Good Business Awards 2012 [pdf]

Oct - Lussmanns recognised as Three Star Sustainability Champtions [pdf]

Sep - Lussmanns sponsors first Hertford Food Festival [pdf]

Sep - Lussmanns win two new awards for sustainability [pdf]

Sep - Lussmanns are finalists in the RSPCA Good Business Awards [pdf]

Aug - New plaudits from The Good Food Guide and Raymond Blanc OBE [pdf]

May - Lussmanns & ReachOut Plus launch monthly lunches [pdf]

May - Lussmanns joins 'Food is GREAT' celebration at Downing Street [pdf]

Mar - Lussmanns are Highly Commended at Sustainable City Awards [pdf]



Dec - Lussmanns become Two Star Sustainability Champions [pdf]

Nov - Lussmanns receives Green Apple Award [pdf]

Oct - Lussmanns wins RSPCA Good Business Award [pdf]

Jun - Organ Festival brings top jazz musicians to Lussmanns [pdf]

Mar - Lussmanns ranked in UK top 10 by independent fish2fork guide [pdf]



Sep - Lussmanns Great British Food Prom [pdf]


Media Coverage & Reviews



18 Apr 16 - Eat Out Magazine Lussmanns Fish & Grill to Open in Hitchin this June

13 Apr 16 - Mercury Midweek New dawn for Sun Street restaurant

13 Apr 16 - Hertfordshire Mercury Lussmanns taking 'classy but classless' restaurant to Hitchin

23 Mar 16 - The Caterer Food Made Good Awards

20 Mar 16 - Independent on Sunday Lussmanns named as People's Favourite

21 Feb 16 - Independent on Sunday Food Made Good Awards

18 Feb 16 - Herts Advertiser Celebrating the cream of our young chefs

27 Jan 16 - St Albans Review Grill batters their chip shop rivals

21 Jan 16 - Hertfordshire Mercury Off the scale! Fish restaurant wins award




17 Dec 15 - Hertfordshire Mercury Restaurant shows it's the reel deal

25 Nov 15 - St Albans Review Restaurant first plaice at awards

2 Nov 15 - St Albans Review Independent fish restaurant celebrates triple awards success

10 Sep 15 - Herts Advertiser Finalists revealed for this year's Food & Drink Awards

9 Sep - St Albans Review Yet more acclaim for restaurant

30 Jul - Herts Advertiser Making us all more sustainable

2 Jul - Herts Advertiser Jazz with dinner for diners

27 May - St Albans Review Restaurant Wins Green Award and Fish Restaurant in St Albans Awarded for Sustainability

30 Apr - Hertfordshire Mercury Time for Mains

2 Apr - Herts Advertiser Mayor's Pride Awards

12 Mar - Herts Advertiser Putting beer back on the dining table

11 Mar - St Albans Review Restaurant group nets award again

1 Mar - The Independent Sustainable Restaurant Awards 2015

23 Feb - The Telegraph The UK's most sustainable restaurants

19 Feb - Herts Advertiser Young Talent Cook Up Quality Cuisine



18 Sep - Herts Advertiser Win a family lunch at Lussmanns Fish & Grill

15 Sep - St Albans Review Restaurant in St Albans included in Good Food Guide

6 Aug - Hertfordshire Mercury Diners are still hooked on seafood joint's grub

4 Aug - Axis Magazine 10 Years of Sustained Success for Lussmanns

26 Jun - Herts Advertiser Brewing up a treat for diners at restaurants

12 Jun - Yahoo! Finance How to open your own restaurant

1 May - Herts Advertiser Restaurant chain is up for a hospitality Oscar

1 May - Hertfordshire Mercury Restaurant shortlisted for sustainability award

24 Mar - Hertfordshire Life Dinner at Lussmanns, Harpenden

20 Feb - Hertfordshire Mercury Raymond Blanc presents Hertfordshire's Lussmanns Fish and Grill restaurant group with the award for the UK's Sustainable Small Group of the Year

17 Feb - Big Hospitality Sustainable Restaurant Association Awards 2014



31 Oct - Herts Advertiser 'Observer accolade for Lussmanns chain'

13 Oct - Herts Mercury 'Visitors gather for Hertford Food & Drink Festival'

10 Sep - Herts Mercury 'Hertford Food & Drink Festival gets off to a tasty start'

9 Sep - Bog Hospitality 'Lussmanns hits Harpenden for third Fish & Grill Restaurant'

7 Jul - Herts Advertiser 'Lussmanns Restaurant set to open in Harpenden'

4 Jul - Herts Advertiser 'Lussmanns moves into Harpenden'

11 Jul - Herts Advertiser 'Dining out on a treat for jazz fans'

17 May - The Guardian 'Lussmanns put sustainability on the menu'

1 May - fish2fork 'Be sustainable but don't preach to your customers says restaurateur'

13 Feb - St Albans Review 'Restaurant Hooks Award'

31 Jan - Herts Advertiser 'Getting into focus for first film festival'

25 Jan - Fabulicious Food 'Leading the Food Revolution in St Albans'

10 Jan - Herts Advertiser 'Bringing beer back to restaurant menus'



8 Nov - Herts Advertiser 'Top sustainability accolade given to St Albans restaurant'

8 Nov - Herts Mercury 'Restaurant a winner in RSPCA awards'

11 Oct - Herts Mercury 'Food Festival cooks up tasty treat for all'

11 Oct - Herts Advertiser 'A spectacular celebration of local food and drink'

4 Oct - Herts Advertiser 'Ready for a fantastic finale' (Gourmet Night)

4 Oct - Herts Advertiser 'Accolades for city's culinary delights'

27 Sep - Herts Mercury 'Festival has whole host of activities on menu for foodies'

13 Sep - Herts Advertiser 'Recognition for restaurant in guide and awards'

17 May - Herts Advertiser 'A trip to No. 10'

9 May - St Albans Review 'Fish Restaurant owner meets PM'

8 Mar - Herts Mercury 'Lussmanns nets honours for perfecting food source'




We are featured in 'Can Restaurants Afford Not To Be Sustainable?' in the April 2011 edition of Caterer and Hotelkeeper magazine. Read the full article including Andrei's top tips for sustainability.




hertslifethumbnailHertfordshire Life Food and Drink Editor Richard Cawthorne chats to Andrei over lunch on the river at Lussmanns Bishop's Stortford in January 2011. Read the full article.