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Dorset Magazine Food, Drink & Farming Awards 2016 - Finalists

PUBLISHED: 12:00 30 August 2016 | UPDATED: 12:35 07 October 2016

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These awards celebrate the county's best food and drink producers and businesses, and we're proud to announce this year's finalists nominated by you

The competition this year was outstanding and Dorset Magazine received a record number of votes across all categories. It was extremely difficult for our judges to select the top three nominees for each category, though we are delighted to announce the finalists for the 2016 Dorset Magazine Food, Drink and Farming Awards.

Find out who won the awards by clicking here!

BEST SEAFOOD RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR

• Crab House Café, Wyke Regis

• Something Else Fishy, Sherborne

• The Cruel Sea, Poole


BEST HOTEL RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by National Westchem

• Arbor, The Green House, Bournemouth

• Conservatory Restaurant, The Eastbury, Sherborne

• The Pig on the Beach, Studland


BEST DORSET ROAST OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Fiona Penny at Sunflowers

• The Kings Arms, Portesham

• The White Post, Rimpton

• The Larder House, Southbourne


BEST RESTAURANT/DINING EXPERIENCE OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Furleigh Estate

• Al Molo, Weymouth

• Roots, Southbourne

• The Larder House, Southbourne


BEST GASTRO PUB OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Orchard Park

• The Anchor Inn, Seatown

• The Kings Arms, Portesham

• The White Post, Rimpton


BEST CHEF OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Kitchencraft

• Brett Sutton, The White Post

• Jan Bretschneider, Roots

• Jean-Paul De Ronne, The Anchor Inn


NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Beales Gourmet

• Dorset Market Kitchen, Winfrith

• Nick The Fish, Poole

• Winston’s Café, Poole


BEST BUTCHER/MEAT PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

• Else Butchers Family Butchers, Stalbridge

• Peter Treble Family Butchers, Bournemouth

• Webster Family Butchers, Bournemouth


INDEPENDENT FOOD SHOP OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Ford Farm

• Dike & Son, Stalbridge

• Dorset Chilli Shop, Bournemouth

• The Salt Pig, Wareham


BEST TEAROOM/COFFEE SHOP OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by McCarthy & Stone

• The Courtyard Tea Rooms, Poole

• The Little Teapot, Poole

• Worth Matravers Tea & Supper Room, Swanage


BEST DRINKS PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Pengillys

• English Sparkling Wine, Langham Estate

• Pothecary Gin, Soapbox Spirits

• Porters Perfection Vodka, Liberty Fields 


BEST FOOD EVENT OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Dorset Food & Drink

• Bridport Food Festival, Bridport

• Highcliffe Revival Food Festival, Christchurch

• Sturminster Newton Cheese Festival, Sturminster Newton 


BEST FOOD PRODUCT/PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Bournemouth University

• A Jar Of, Sturminster Newton

• From Dorset With Love, Milton Abbas

• South West Garlic Farm, Bridport


2016 FOOD & FARMING HERO

Sponsored by Lulworth Castle

• To be announced on the evening

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