Applegreen Forecourt in Ramstown, Gorey won the prestigious National Forecourt Store of the Year for 2019 at the National Retail Excellence Awards held in the Great Southern Hotel in Kilkenny last weekend.
Matthew Brown of Echochamber in the UK, who visited and judged the forecourt, said it had a 'very impressive exterior with children's play area' and the 'first bite is powerful from both entrances'.
He also added the store is very welcoming and appealing with well executed merchandising and a solid in-store food offer such as Subway and Burger King.
The awards, which are backed by AIB Merchant Services, were presented by TV personality Hector Ó hEochagáin.
David Fitzsimons, Group CEO of Retail Excellence, said they are delighted to recognize and award the very best in Irish retail all of whom have shown an unquestionable commitment to meeting and exceeding customer expectations as well as innovation in store and in service delivery.