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Finalists for Somerset Life Food & Drink Awards 2016 announced

PUBLISHED: 16:00 15 August 2016

Somerset Life Food & Drinks Awards 2016

Somerset Life Food & Drinks Awards 2016


Judges have been hard at work deliberating the top 3 nominees for each category in this year’s Somerset Life Food & Drink Awards

This year we received a record number of votes across all categories and judges have been deliberating hard to select the top three nominees in each county. We are delighted to announce the finalists for the 2016 Somerset Life Food and Drink Awards in association with Notaro

Best Bakery of the Year

Burns the Bread, Glastonbury

Dozy Dough, Wootton Courtenay

Kitchen, Langport

Best Butcher of the Year

Andrew Barclay Traditional Family Butcher, Wincanton

Evans the Butchers, Langport

Pynes of Somerset, North Petherton

Best Chef of the Year

Sponsored by Thatchers

Reeves Restaurant, Dunster

Psalter’s Restaurant at The Luttrell Arms Hotel, Dunster

The White Horse Inn, Mark

Best Drinks Product of the Year

Hullabaloos, Axbridge

Secret Orchard Cider, Nr Williton

Smith and Evans Wines, Langport

Best Food Event of the Year

Burnham on Sea Food & Drink Festival

Exmoor Food Fest

Taunton Farmers’ Market

Best Food Product of the Year

Sponsored by Ston Easton Park

Bumblee’s Preserves, Norton Fitzwarren

Granny Gothards Ice Cream, Stoke St. Gregory

Moonbeams Farm, Wellington

Best Gastro Pub of the Year

Sponsored by Climate Roofs

The Duck at Burtle, Burtle

The Monkton Inn , West Monkton

The White Post , Rimpton

Best Hotel Restaurant of the Year

Sponsored by National Westchem

Coleridge Restaurant, Dunkery Beacon Hotel , Wootton Courtenay

Psalter’s Restaurant at The Luttrell Arms Hotel, Dunster

The Beach Hotel, Minehead

Best Independent Food Shop of the Year

Sponsored by Notaro Homes

Brockley Stores, Brockley

Rosie’s Larder, Wellington

Sienna Deli, Langport

Best International Restaurant of the Year

Chandni Indian, Burnham-On-Sea

Thai Elephant, Street

The Mitre, Burnham-on-Sea

Best Local Producer – Editors Choice

Sponsored by The Oakhouse

To be announced on the night

Best Newcomer of the Year

Sponsored by Strongvox

Odette’s Tearoom, Wellington

The Duck at Burtle, Burtle

Wookey Hub, Wookey

Best Restaurant / Dining Experience of the Year

Sponsored by Howards Motor Group

Clavelshay Barn , North Petheron

Reeves Restaurant, Dunster

The Olive Tree, Bath

Best Somerset Sunday Roast

Clavelshay Barn, North Petheron

The Babbling Brook, Shurton

The White Horse Inn, Mark

Best Tearoom / Coffee Shop of the Year

Sponsored by Monkton Elm Garden Centre

Cole Manor Tea Rooms, Bruton

Garden Room Coffee Shop, Brownes Garden Centre, Wells

Odette’s Tearoom, Wellington


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