Simply the Best

Some would say winning isn’t everything…but it sure feels good when it happens. It’s a little time, even a moment, in the spotlight, during which we’re recognized and it’s a great feeling to know someone sees the hard work and acknowledges it.

We know these winners are part of a pretty vast industry of hardworking business owners and their teams that strive to meet their goals and make their guests/clients happy. We salute all of you and wish you the heartiest of congratulations. Special thanks to the readers of and the publication, Chapel Hill Magazine, for wonderful coverage of Chatham County!

2016 Best of Chapel Hill Awards
Winners voted by the readers of Chapel Hill Magazine, bi-monthly publication

Best Upscale Restaurant
Fearrington House Restaurant

Best Burger
Pittsboro Roadhouse & General Store

Best Cakes/Pastries
The Phoenix Bakery

Best Brewery
Carolina Brewery

Best Overall Service
Fearrington House Restaurant
Governors Club

Best Chef
Colin BedfordFearrington House Restaurant

Best BartenderCAROLINA_BREWERY_09_08_09_1513
Daniel Leiser of Governors Club

Best Bookstore
McIntyre’s Books

Best Place to Get a Massage
Spa at Fearrington

Best Event Space
Fearrington Village
Governors Club

Best Event Planner
Cheryl-Anne Kast of Kast Events
Lisa Johnson of Governors Club

Best Construction Business/Builder
Fitch Creations, Inc.

Best Live Music Venue
Pittsboro Roadhouse & General Store

Best Neighborhood
Briar Chapel
Fearrington Village
Governors Club

Best Hotel
Fearrington House Inn

Best B&Bporch_RH_BB
458 West Bed & Breakfast
Rosemary House Bed & Breakfast
Small B&B Café

Best Sports Club
Governors Club

Chapel Hill Magazine is a city magazine dedicated to bringing readers the best of Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Hillsborough and northern Chatham County, North Carolina.