2017 Hertfordshire Life Food and Drink Awards Finalists

Congratulations to all the businesses who have made it through to the finals of the 2017 awards and thank you to our readers for taking the time to nominate your favourites.

Don’t miss out on the action! Join us at the 2017 awards ceremony and watch as the winners are crowned. Find out more here.

Restaurant of the Year

Sponsored by Moneyhill Interiors

Bricklayers Arms

Dylan’s Kings Arms

Auberge du Lac

Independent Café/Tea Room of the Year

Rosey Lea Cafe & Tearooms

Beechwood Fine Foods

Laura Kate

Brewery Tea Rooms

Best Independent Retailer

Bellalicious Cake Company

Sarahs Simple Cakes

Parker and Vine

Pub of the Year

The Alford Arms

Great Northern

King’s Arms

The Golden Fleece in Braughing

Outstanding Customer Service

Sponsored by Porsche Hatfield

Brewery Tearooms

Auberge du Lac

The Alford Arms

Producer/Product of the Year

Farr Brew Ltd

Puddingstone Gin Distillery

Bridget B’s Farm

Family Dining Award

The Fox and Duck

The Cricketers

The Golden Fleece

Chef of the Year

Sponsored by The Cheese Plate 

Matthew Hill, The Grill Room Down Hall

Chad Rahman, Chez Mumtaj

Matt Edmonds, Auberge du Lac

Newcomer of the Year

Three Piece Bar

Hampson Park Coffee Shop

The Oak – Craig Oakley

Puddingstone Distillery

Food & Drink Hero of the Year

Sponsored by KDW Independent Financial Planning 

Bridget B’s Farm

Jess, The Golden Fleece

Brewery Tearooms

Best Local Industry Supplier

The Hessian Coffee Company

Bridget B’s Farm

Hedges Farm Shop

Service to the Community

Brewery Tearooms

CookeryEatery

Coffee Ethic