Somerset Life Food & Drink Awards 2017: Restaurant of the Year

PUBLISHED: 09:17 20 October 2017 | UPDATED: 12:02 20 October 2017

Restaurant of the Year

Restaurant of the Year


Interesting and innovative menus featuring local seasonal ingredients were important criteria in this category. And tonight’s finalists have plenty on their menus

The Somerset Life Food & Drink Awards are one of the biggest events in the local calendar and it is hugely anticipated by the region’s food and drink industry all year round.

We champion the best local producers, suppliers and businesses that are passionate about Somerset and the future of our local environment.

Thanks to both the nominations of the public and our well-respected judges, we have picked a winner worthy of the ‘Restaurant of the Year’ Award, sponsored by Howards Motor Group.

This year’s finalists are:

Clavelshay Barn, North Petherton

Clavelshay Barn is an award winning sustainable restaurant located in a traditional stone barn on a family run dairy farm on the edge of the Quantock Hills.

The Mint & Mustard, Taunton

The Mint and Mustard re-defines Indian cuisine through innovative, deftly presented food, with the flavour, depth and beauty of India.

And the winner is:

Reeves Restaurant, Dunster

Opened in 2005, Reeves have been serving outstanding food ever since, using fresh local ingredients to create ever changing seasonal menus.

The Restaurant of the Year Award is sponsored by Howards Motor Group.

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