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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

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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

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Steve James, Yeovil

Olivier Certain, Clavelshay Barn, North Petherton

Justin Reeves, Reeves, Dunster

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Best Restaurant

Sponsored by Howards Motor Group

Reeves, Dunster

The Mint & Mustard, Taunton

Clavelshay Barn, North Petherton

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Coffee/Tea Shop of the Year

Mr Miles Tearoom, Taunton

Periwinkle Tearooms, Selworthy

Lion Rock Tearooms, Cheddar

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Customer Service Award

Sponsored by Burns the Bread

Lion Rock Tearooms, Cheddar

The Candlelight Inn, Bishopswood

The Oakhouse, Axbridge

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Family Dining Award

The Anchor Inn, Hillfarrance

The Duck at Burtle, Burtle

Lion Rock Tearooms, Cheddar

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Hotel Restaurant of the Year

Sponsored by Westchem

Castle Bow Restaurant, Taunton

Tarr Farm Inn, Dulverton

Coleridge Restaurant, Wootton Courtenay

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Independent Retailer of the Year

Pynes of Somerset, North Petherton

Brockley Stores, Brockley

Rumwell Farm Shop, Rumwell

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Newcomer of the Year

Sponsored by Strongvox

Bread Bar

Tiffin at Clevedon Pier

Moat & Turret Café, Nunney

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Product / Producer of the Year

Sponsored by Porter Dodson

Brown Cow Organics, Pilton

Moonbeams Farm, Wellington

Thatchers, Myrtle Farm

Bath Soft Cheese Company

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Pub of the Year

Sponsored by Arthur David

The Globe, Milverton

The Swan, Wedmore

The White Post, Rimpton

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Somerset Life Food & Drink Hero 2017

Sponsored by Notaro

Winner to be announced on the night...

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