2018 WINNERS AND Finalists

Restaurant of the Year

(Sponsored by Strand PR)

WINNER: Sheene Mill

Dylans Craft Beer Company, Dylans Kings Arms

The College Arms

Crockers Chef’s Table


Independent Café/Tea Room of the Year

WINNER: Brewery Tea Room

Carpenters Nursery (The Potting Shed)

Chia Naturally Healthy


Best Independent Retailer

(Sponsored by Rollagranola)

WINNER: The Little Deli

Carpenters Nursery (The Potting Shed)

Farr Brew Ltd


Pub of the Year

(Sponsored by Flagship Wines)

WINNER: The Cricketers of Redbourn

Old Cross Tavern

The George IV


Outstanding Customer Service

(Sponsored by HRJ Foreman Laws)

WINNER: Brewery Tearooms

Adam Msetfi, The White Hart

The George IV


Producer/Product of the Year

WINNER: Puddingstone Distillery

Hedges Farm Shop

Farr Brew Ltd


Chef of the Year

WINNER: Drew Knight, Dylans Craft Beer Company, Dylans Kings Arms

Oliver D’Arcy, George IV

Scott Barnard, Crockers Chef’s Table


Newcomer of the Year

WINNER: Jozef Youssef, Kitchen Theory

Ashley McCallum, Black Bridge Distillery

Rump & Wade (Hotel Cromwell)

Lee Maycock, Roots at Foxholes Garden Kitchen


Food and Drink Hero of the Year

(Sponsored by The Golden Fleece)

WINNER: Matt Elvidge, Farr Brew

Adam Msetfi, The White Hart

Jozef Youssef, Theory Kitchen


Best Local Industry Supplier

WINNER: Ugo Foods

Icely Done

Farr Brew


Service to the Community

WINNER: Matt Elvidge, Farr Brew

Puddingstone Distillery

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