2016 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.

 

 

RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Croft Residential

WINNER

Le Cochon Aveugle

York

37 Walmgate, York YO1 9TX 01904 640222 lecochonaveugle.uk

HIGHLY COMMENDED

The Old Vicarage

Ridgeway Village

Near Sheffield, S12 3XW 0114 247 5814 theoldvicarage.co.uk

Eric’s Restaurant

Huddersfield

73-75 Lidget Street, Huddersfield HD3 3JP 01484 646416 ericsrestaurant.co.uk

 

HOTEL OF THE YEAR

WINNER

Swinton Park

Masham,

Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 4JH 01765 680900 swintonpark.com

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Goldsborough Hall

Knaresborough

Church Street, Goldsborough, Knaresborough HG5 8NR 01423 867321 goldsboroughhall.com

West Park Hotel

Harrogate

West Park, Harrogate HG1 1BJ 01423 524471 thewestparkhotel.com

 

TRADITIONAL PUB OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Bang and Olfuson, Leeds

WINNER

The Swan & Talbot

Wetherby

34 North St, Wetherby LS22 6NN, 01937 582040, swanandtalbot.com

HIGHLY COMMENDED

The Plough Inn

Wombleton

Main Street, Wombleton, York YO10 4PX, 01751 431356 theploughinnatwombleton.co.uk

The Maltings

Tanners Moat, York YO1 6HU, 01904 655387 maltings.co.uk

 

DINING PUB OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Hallgarten Druitt

WINNER

The Sportsman’s Arms

Wath

Wath-in-Nidderdale, Pately Bridge, Harrogate HG3 5PP, 01423 711306, sportsmans-arms.co.uk

HIGHLY COMMENDED

The Triton Inn

Brantingham

Ellerker Rd, Brantingham, Brough HU15 1QE, 01482 667261, thetritoninn.com

The Hare Inn

Scawton

YO7 2HG, 01845 597769 thehare-inn.com

 

NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Slingsby Gin

WINNER

Pax Burger

Huddersfield

3 Lidget Street, Lindey, Huddersfield HD3 3JR, 01484 943019 paxburger.co.uk

HIGHLY COMMENDED

The White Rabbit

Todmorden

1 White Hart Fold, Todmorden OL14 7BD 01706 817828 whiterabbittodmorden.com

 

FOOD PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

WINNER

The Yorkshire Wagyu Company

Field House Farm, Huggate Road, Tibthorpe, Driffield, YO25 9JZ 07951 018302 yorkshirewagyucompany.co.uk

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Lishman’s Yorkshire Salami, Lishman’s of Ilkley

Ilkley

25 Leeds Rd Ilkley West Yorkshire LS29 8DP, 01943 609436 lishmanonline.co.uk

Yockenthwaite Granola

Craven Nursery Park Snaygill Industrial Estate, Keighley Rd, Skipton BD23 2QR 01756 701030 yockenthwaite.com

 

DRINK PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Rural Crafts

WINNER

Slingsby Gin

5-7 Montpellier Parade Harrogate 01423 541279 wslingsby.co.uk

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Scarborough Fair IPA

Wold Top Yorkshire Brewery, Brewery Hunmanby Grange Wold Newton, Driffield YO25 3HS 01723 892222 woldtopbrewery.co.uk

Sloemotion Damson Gin

Green Farm, Barton-le-Willows, York YO60 7PD 01653 618288 sloemotion.com

 

INDEPENDENT FOOD RETAILER OF THE YEAR

WINNER

Mr Pickles’ Yorkshire Food Emporium

Sheffield

240 Abbeydale Rd, Sheffield S7 1FL, 0114 258 8805 mrpicklesfoodstore.co.uk

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Glaves Butchers

Brompton on Swale,

37 Cayley La, Scarborough YO13 9DL, 01723 859523, glavesbutchers.co.uk

Vanillaetc

Keighley

Steeton, Keighley, West Yorkshire, 01535 280021 vanillaetc.com

 

FARM SHOP OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by NFU Mutual

WINNER

The Balloon Tree Farmshop

Stamford Bridge, North Yorkshire

Stamford Bridge Road, York YO41 1NB 01759 373023 theballoontree.co.uk

HIGHLY COMMENDED

The Mile-Farm Shop

Pocklington

The Mile, Pocklington, York, YO42 1TW, 07970 663975 themilefarmshop.co.uk

Mainsgill Farm Shop

East Layton

Richmond DL11 7PN, 01325 718860 mainsgillfarm.co.uk

 

COFFEE HOUSE/TEA ROOM OF THE YEAR

WINNER

Spring Espresso

York

45 Fossgate, York YO1 9TF, 07779 294149 springespresso.co.uk

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Betty’s Tea Rooms

Harlow Carr, Harrogate

Crag Lane, Harrogate HG3 1QB 01423 505604

Hoxton North

Harrogate

52 Parliament St, Harrogate HG1, hoxtonnorth.com

 

FOOD HERO

Sponsored by Alevere

Mitch Mitchell, Managing Director of TRUEfoods

Ripon

9 Hallikeld Close, Melmerby, Ripon HG4 5GZ 01765 640927 true-foodsltd.co.uk

 

CHEF OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Total Foodservice

WINNER

Florian Poirot

Master Pastissier, York

fpmacaroons.co.uk

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