Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 23°C

min temp: 15°C

Search

The pigs have arrived. See the latest

Pigs Gone Wild

news here.

Waterfront: Restaurant gets a top ranking for Facebook page

14:12 25 April 2014

Callum Hewitt, director, at Aurora the family-owned restaurant overlooking Ipswich Waterfront

Callum Hewitt, director, at Aurora the family-owned restaurant overlooking Ipswich Waterfront

Archant

Creative agency celebrates socia media success

A Suffolk based creative agency is celebrating after one of its clients achieved a top 100 ranking in a study of the best UK restaurant Facebook pages by an online blogger.

White Space, the award winning full service creative agency based in Ipswich, achieved the accolade for its client Aurora Bar and Restaurant, which is on Ipswich waterfront.

The study by Appetize assessed the Facebook pages of thousands of restaurants in the UK, looking at criteria including the visual appeal of a page, frequency of posts, engagement and responsiveness. White Space has worked with Aurora since April 2012.

The Facebook page went live in September, shortly before the restaurant opened its doors in November 2012.

Neil Prentice, managing director of White Space, said: “From the outset, we had a very clear strategy for Aurora, electing to market the business online and produce highly visual, appealing content on the social media pages. This has resulted in an impressive 3,700+ likes, built entirely from scratch over the last 18 months.

“We are delighted that our efforts have been recognised by an influential online blogger, and it’s great to see Aurora appearing in a list alongside the likes of Gourmet Burger Kitchen, Jamie’s Italian and Pizza Express.”

Callum Hewitt, director at Aurora Bar and Restaurants, said: “I have been delighted with the success of the Aurora Facebook page. We have consistently maintained a high level of engagement from the followers of the page, and the audience we have built up means it is now a fantastic platform for communication with our customer base.”

To view the list of restaurants in full, visit www.appetizesocialmedia.com/100-of-the-best-uk-restaurant-facebook-pages/.

2 comments

  • My friend Mandy tells me the food is on par with the service.

    Report this comment

    bigger niche

    Wednesday, April 30, 2014

  • I wonder if the food is any good?

    Report this comment

    Roy Startup

    Friday, April 25, 2014

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

Elliott Thompson. Pic: Suffolk Constabulary.

A Stowmarket man has been reported missing to police.

Rescue teams co-ordinating the search for a missing kayaker off the Jaywick coastline. Picture: RNLI

A major sea rescue operation at Clacton launched after a kayaker went missing on Sunday evening has been called off after the discovery of a body.

Brian Williams

Tributes have been paid to a Suffolk rugby stalwart who dedicated his time to promoting grassroots rugby in the region and across England.

BHS is closing down in Ipswich

BHS staff in Ipswich have still not been told when the store will close, the Star understands.

Felixstowe Carnival on Saturday afternoon, floats and entertainment
21/6/2016

Dazzling parade floats kicked off this year’s Felixstowe Carnival yesterday – and crowds are continuing to flock to the seaside event in today’s sunshine.

A drumming workshop at the Big Garden Activlives party on Saturday.

A community garden’s eighth annual fun day has been hailed a success with more people than ever taking part.

Sir Bobby Robson Bridge in Ipswich.

A 28-year-old man was assaulted and robbed of his bag, mobile phone and wallet on the Sir Bobby Robson Bridge at West End Road in Ipswich.

The Summer of Pubs trails 2016

More than 100 pubs in Suffolk and Essex are celebrated in a series of new trails to encourage residents and visitors alike to visit different parts of both counties.

SaxFest music festival - range of bands, including The Thinking Men, Kid Mojo and The Filters, Hot Tramp, Handle with Care, Strike the Sun, Misprinted Lines.

Nearly 2,000 people flocked to the third annual SaxFest this weekend – listening to a host of local bands in the sunshine.

George Blagden in Versailles as  Louis XIV  (C) Canal +

He is television’s latest heart-throb, playing a starring role in the BBC’s steamy drama series Versailles.

Most read

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24