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We reveal the finalists for the Somerset Life Food & Drink Awards 2017

PUBLISHED: 16:52 29 September 2017 | UPDATED: 17:01 29 September 2017

(c) Photo: Shutterstock / Edited: Canva

(c) Photo: Shutterstock / Edited: Canva


We’re delighted to announce the finalists for this year’s Somerset Life Food & Drink Awards. We look forward to seeing you all there!

Our finalists include...

Best Chef

Sponsored by Thatchers Cider

Steve James, Yeovil

Olivier Certain, Clavelshay Barn, North Petherton

Justin Reeves, Reeves, Dunster


Best Restaurant

Sponsored by Howards Motor Group

Reeves, Dunster

The Mint & Mustard, Taunton

Clavelshay Barn, North Petherton


Coffee/Tea Shop of the Year

Mr Miles Tearoom, Taunton

Periwinkle Tearooms, Selworthy

Lion Rock Tearooms, Cheddar


Customer Service Award

Sponsored by Burns the Bread

Lion Rock Tearooms, Cheddar

The Candlelight Inn, Bishopswood

The Oakhouse, Axbridge


Family Dining Award

The Anchor Inn, Hillfarrance

The Duck at Burtle, Burtle

Lion Rock Tearooms, Cheddar


Hotel Restaurant of the Year

Sponsored by Westchem

Castle Bow Restaurant, Taunton

Tarr Farm Inn, Dulverton

Coleridge Restaurant, Wootton Courtenay


Independent Retailer of the Year

Pynes of Somerset, North Petherton

Brockley Stores, Brockley

Rumwell Farm Shop, Rumwell


Newcomer of the Year

Sponsored by Strongvox

Bread Bar

Tiffin at Clevedon Pier

Moat & Turret Café, Nunney


Product / Producer of the Year

Sponsored by Porter Dodson

Brown Cow Organics, Pilton

Moonbeams Farm, Wellington

Thatchers, Myrtle Farm

Bath Soft Cheese Company


Pub of the Year

Sponsored by Arthur David

The Globe, Milverton

The Swan, Wedmore

The White Post, Rimpton


Somerset Life Food & Drink Hero 2017

Sponsored by Notaro

Winner to be announced on the night...

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