Lake Mulwala's Blacksmith Provedore has been named the nation's most stylish bar.
The Border eatery beat out city competition to win the 2019 Eat Drink Design Award for the Best Bar Design.
Blacksmith was designed by The Stella Collective and was described by the Eat Drink Design judges as 'a 1970s Californian dreamscape that compliments the area's mid century architecture.'
The Eat Drink Design awards recognise excellence and innovation and are the hospitality industry's only design awards.
Judges also praised the beautiful simplicity of Blacksmith's design.
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"The proportions of the indoor/outdoor space are well controlled, with the palette and materials showing incredible restraint and elegance," they said.
"This restraint allows the few pops of whimsy to have a greater impact: vintage-style pink patio umbrellas might get lost in a busier design, but here they evoke 1970s Southern California without devolving into cliché."
"It is especially impressive that Mulwala's pre-existing mid-century buildings were taken into consideration - the project is designed to blend in with its neighbours while simultaneously providing the town with something new and fresh."
While, River Deck Albury won gold at the NSW Tourism Awards on Friday.
Regional Manager for the NSW Business Chamber Andrew Cottrill said River Deck had been 'benchmarked against the very best in the state and have justly been recognised as shining examples of excellence in the NSW tourism economy.'