2017 Yorkshire Life Food & Drink Awards Winners

Undoubtedly one of the biggest events in the regions calendar, the Yorkshire Life Food & Drink Awards are designed to champion, highlight and offer a showcase to the good and the great from the region’s food and drink industry – including local producers and suppliers, chefs, restaurants, pubs and hoteliers, and people who care about the countryside and the future of our local environment.

HOTEL OF THE YEAR SPONSORED BY HATFIELDS JAGUAR

WINNER

Rudding Park @RuddingPark

Rudding Lane, Follifoot, Harrogate, HG3 1JH www.ruddingpark.co.uk

FINALISTS

Dakota Deluxe @DakotaDeluxe

8 Russell Street, Leeds, LS1 5RN leeds.dakotahotels.co.uk

The Principal York @PrincipalYork ‏

Station Road, York, YO24 1AA www.phcompany.com/york

 

RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR SPONSORED BY LUCIA WINE BAR

WINNER

Skosh @skoshyork ‏

98 Micklegate, York, YO1 6JX www.skoshyork.co.uk

FINALISTS

Rafters Restaurant @rafterss11 ‏

220 Oakbrook Road, Sheffield, S11 7ED www.raftersrestaurant.co.uk

Jöro Restaurant @JoroRestaurant ‏

294 Shalesmoor, Sheffield, S3 8US www.jororestaurant.co.uk

The Fox and Hounds

Goldsborough Lane, Whitby, YO21 3RX

 

DINING PUB OF THE YEAR SPONSORED BY SYKES HOUSE FARM

WINNER

The Alice Hawthorn Inn @alicehawthorn_

The Green, Nun Monkton, YO26 8EW www.thealicehawthorn.com

FINALISTS

Salute at White Swan @saluteleeds

The White Swan, Church Street, Rothwell, West Yorkshire, LS26 0QL www.saluteleeds.co.uk

The Gray Ox @GrayOxHartshead

15 Hartshead Lane, Liversedge, WF15 8AL www.grayoxinn.co.uk

 

PUB OF THE YEAR SPONSORED BY TAYLORS FOOD

WINNER

The George & Dragon @gndhudswell

Hudswell Lane, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL11 6BL www.georgeanddragonhudswell.co.uk

FINALISTS

Foleys Tap House @Mrfoleys

159 The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 5RG www.mrfoleysleeds.co.uk

Ye Olde Black Boy @YeOldeBlackBoy

150 High Street, Hull, HU1 1PS yeoldeblackboy.weebly.com

 

INDEPENDENT RETAILER OF THE YEAR SPONSORED BY WENSLEYDALE CHEESE

WINNER

Campbell’s of Leyburn @Campbells1868 ‏

4 Commercial Square, Leyburn, North Yorkshire, DL8 5BP www.campbellsofleyburn.co.uk

FINALISTS

The Courtyard Dairy @CourtyardDairy

Crows Nest Barn, (The Former Falconry Centre), Austwick, Near Settle, LA2 8AS www.thecourtyarddairy.co.uk

The Jug & Bottle @JugandBottleBub

Old School, 68 Main Street, Bubwith, Selby YO8 6LX www.jugandbottle.co.uk

 

 

PRODUCT OF THE YEAR SPONSORED BY RURAL CRAFTS

WINNER

Yorkshire Oak Mayonnaise @YorRapeseedOil

Yorkshire Rapeseed Oil, Breckenholme Trading Company Ltd, North Breckenholme Farm, Thixendale, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 9LS www.yorkshirerapeseedoil.co.uk

FINALISTS

Mackenzies Smoked Trout @MackenziesSH

Mackenzies Yorkshire Smokehouse, Hardisty Hill, Blubberhouses, North Yorkshire, LS21 2PQ www.yorkshiresmokehouse.co.uk

Mary Jane Pale Ale @Ilkleybrewery

The Ilkley Brewery Company Ltd, The New Brewery, Ashlands Road, Ilkley, LS29 8J www.ilkleybrewery.co.uk

 

NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR SPONSORED BY SLINGSBY GIN

WINNER

Tapasya @MarinaTapasya ‏

580 – 582 Beverley Road, Hull, HU6 7LH www.tapasya.org.uk

FINALISTS

Mr Nobody Cocktail Bar & Restaurant @MrNobodyLeeds

163 Lower Briggate, Leeds, LS1 6LY www.mrnobody.co.uk

The Rise @TheRise_York

The Grand Hotel & Spa, Station Rise, York YO1 6GD www.theriseyork.co.uk

The Whippet & Pickle @whippetnpickle

14c Town Gate, Holmfirth, HD9 1HA thewhippetandpickle.com

 

FAMILY DINING OF THE YEAR SPONSORED BY AGA

WINNER

Billy Bob’s Parlour @BillyBobParlour

Calm Slate Farm, Halton East, Bolton Abbey BD23 6EU www.billybobsparlour.com

FINALISTS

The Queen o’ t’owd Thatch @theQoTT

101 High Street, South Milford, Leeds, LS25 5AQ www.theqott.com

The Balloon Tree Farmshop and Cafe @theballoontree


Stamford Bridge Road, Gate Helmsley, York, YO41 1NB www.theballoontree.co.uk

COFFEE/TEA SHOP OF THE YEAR SPONSORED BY HOSPITALITY ACTION

WINNER

Bean & Bud @BeanAndBud

14 Commercial Street, Harrogate, HG1 1TY www.beanandbud.co.uk

FINALISTS

Dale Head Farm Tea Garden

Dale Head Farm, Rosedale East, Pickering, YO18 8RL www.daleheadfarmteagarden.co.uk

The Courtyard Tearoom

Park Lake, Womersley, DN6 9BH www.thecourtyardwomersley.co.uk

 

CUSTOMER SERVICE AWARD SPONSORED BY HALLGARTEN DRUITT

Marco Bernardi, Gianni’s Brio

 

FOOD HERO OF THE YEAR SPONSORED BY ALEVERE

Alison Dodd, HerbsUnlimited

 

CHEF OF THE YEAR SPONSORED BY TOTAL FOODSERVICE

Tommy Banks, Black Swan at Oldstead

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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