We are delighted to announce the winners of our 2016 Devon Life Food and Drink Awards in association with Darts Farm

 

Best Food Event of the Year

Sponsored by Otter Nurseries

Winner: Electric Nights Streetfood

Highly Commended: Fishstock Brixham

Highly Commended: Powderham Food Festival

Best International Restaurant of the Year

Winner: Maido Japanese Restaurant, Torquay

Highly Commended: Ganges, Newport

Highly Commended: Yukisan, Plymouth

 Best Restaurant / Dining Experience of the Year

Sponsored by National Westchem

Winner: River Exe Café, River Exe

Highly Commended: Killerton Kitchen, Broadclyst

Highly Commended: The Masons Arms, Knowstone

 Best Gastro Pub of the Year

Sponsored by Pyne & Lyon

Winner: The Five Bells Inn, Clyst Hydon

Highly Commended: The Swan, Bampton

Highly Commended: The New Inn, Roborough

 Best Devon Sunday Roast

Sponsored by Stage Engage

Winner: Lifton Hall Hotel, Lifton

Highly Commended: Tom Cobley Tavern, Spreyton

Highly Commended: The Durant Arms, Ashprington

 Best Tearoom / Coffee Shop of the Year

Sponsored by Recoco Property Search

Winner: Charlie Friday’s, Lynton

Highly Commended: Bumble and Bee, Exmouth

Highly Commended: Port Espresso, Brixham

 Best Hotel Restaurant of the Year

Sponsored by Savills

Winner: The Pig at Combe, Gittisham

Highly Commended: Gidleigh Park, Chagford

Highly Commended: Two Bridges Hotel, Princetown

 Best Drinks Product of the Year

Sponsored by Lyme Bay Winery

Winner: Sacrilege Cocktail by Tigermilk

Highly Commended: Hanlons Brewery

Highly Commended: Gin by Wicked Wolf Exmoor Gin

 Best Seafood Supplier of the Year

Winner: Dan the Fish Man, Higher Clovelly

Highly Commended: Catch of the Day, Kingsbridge

Highly Commended: Favis of Salcombe, Salcombe

 Best Bakery of the Year

Winner: Shaldon Bakery, Shaldon

Highly Commended: Continental Crumbs, Chudleigh

Highly Commended: Bawdens Bakery, Bampton

 Best Food Product of the Year

Sponsored by Michelmores

Winner: Eat the Smoke

Highly Commended: LJ’s Pantry, Atherington

Highly Commended: Rusty Pig, Ottery St. Mary

 Best Butcher / Meat Producer of the Year

Sponsored by NFU Mutual – Plymouth

Winner: Darts Farm, Topsham

Highly Commended: Pipers Farm, Cullompton

Highly Commended: Greendale Farm Shop, Nr. Farringdon

 Best Chef of the Year

Winner: Ian Webber at The Five Bells Inn

Highly Commended: Michael Wignall at Gidleigh Park

Highly Commended: Mark Dodson at The Masons Arms

 Best Family Friendly Dining Experience of the Year

Sponsored by Sandy Park

Winner: Baobab Café, Crediton

Highly Commended: Pier Point, Torquay

Highly Commended: Home Farm Café, Bovey Tracey

 Best Newcomer of the Year

Sponsored by The Federation Of Small Businesses

Winner: The Church House Inn, Rattery

Highly Commended: Me & Mrs Jones, Torquay

Highly Commended: The Pig at Combe, Gittisham

 Best Independent Food Shop of the Year

Sponsored by Potburys

Winner: Johns of Appledore, Appledore

Highly Commended: Fairalls Fruit & Veg, Brixham

Highly Commended: Darts Farm, Topsham

 2016 Devon Food Hero

Sponsored by Darts Farm

Mitch Tonks