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Great British Food Awards 2020: The Reader Voted Winners!

Publisher - Great British Food Awards
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NatashaLS

Oct 29, 2020
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This year more than 11,000 Great British Food readers selected their foodie favourites - and we are delighted to share the results!

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BEST COOKBOOK

WINNER

Great British Adventure (Quadrille) by James Martin
This beautiful book saw the Yorkshire chef travel, cook and eat from coast to coast.

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Greenfeast by Nigel Slater

Veg by Jamie Oliver

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BEST FOOD MARKET

WINNER

Borough Market, London
Borough Market is a dynamic institution where food is talked about almost as much as it is eaten.

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Bowhouse, Fife

St Albans Charter Market, St Albans

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BEST COOKERY SCHOOL

WINNER

River Cottage
You’ve voted this cookery school top for the past four years!

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Leiths School Of Cookery & Wine

The School of Artisan Food

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BEST ONLINE RETAILER

​WINNER

Riverford Organic Farms
The original organic veg box delivery company now offers so much more.

HIGHLY COMMENDED

The Cheese Shed

The Ethical Butcher

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BEST RESTAURANT

WINNER

Roots, York
The restaurant is renowned for bringing together the freshest hyper–seasonal ingredients.

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Holborn Dining Room, London

Northcote Manor, Blackburn

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BEST PUB

WINNER

The Mariners, Cornwall
This stunning pub is loved for its views over Cornwall’s Camel Estuary.

HIGHLY COMMENDED

The Fat Cat, Norwich

The Inn at Whitewell, Lancashire

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MOST INFLUENTIAL CHEF, COOK OR FOOD WRITER

WINNER

Jamie Oliver
Despite having published countless books and fronted so many TV series over the years, Jamie always manages to surprise and delight us with something new, whether it’s his accessible approach to healthy weekday cooking or innovative ideas for making comfort food classics even more delicious. A true British food icon!

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Mary Berry

James Martin

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BEST BAKERS

WINNER

Baker Tom’s, Truro

Baker Tom’s began in a kitchen in a corner of the South West over 10 years ago; founder Tom Hazzledine baked his first couple of loaves of fresh bread and biked them to his local farm shop. Today the bakery has five shops, two cafes, a mobile van and an online shop and products are available wholesale throughout Cornwall and Devon.

HIGHLY COMMENDED

GAIL’s Bakery, London

Welbeck Bakehouse, Nottinghamshire

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BEST BUTCHERS

WINNER

Cranstons, Cumbria

A family–run butchers for more than 100 years, Cranstons are the real deal – specialising in sourcing, hanging and butchering the finest meat from trusted Cumbrian farmers. Cranstons was set up in 1914 by Stanley Cranston; things have changed a little since then, and brothers Philip and Roger Cranston now oversee a thriving retail network, including the flagship Cumbrian Food Hall.

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Ginger Pig, London

Aubrey Allen, Leamington Spa

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BEST CHEESEMONGERS

WINNER

Neal’s Yard Dairy

The team at Neal’s Yard Dairy sum up their mission in three words: improve British cheese. The immediate focus is, of course, on supplying customers with the most delicious farmhouse cheeses – always interesting, characterful and authentic – but the wider aim is to play a role in ensuring the sustainability of British cheesemaking.

HIGHLY COMMENDED

I. J. Mellis, Edinburgh

Country Cheeses, Tavistock

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BEST FISHMONGER

WINNER

Tarbett’s Fishmongers, Leeds

Tarbett’s is Yorkshire’s largest independent fish retailer. Founder Liam Tarbett is dedicated to supplying top quality fresh fish and seafood at affordable prices, impressively taking the concept of the traditional high street fishmonger into the 21st century.

HIGHLY COMMENDED

The Fish Shop, Camberley

Ewing’s Belfast Fishmongers, Belfast

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BEST FARM SHOP & DELI: MIDLANDS

WINNER

Hilltop Farm Shop, Warwickshire

Hilltop Farm Shop started with a small crop of asparagus, picked fresh from the field and sold from the farm table. Seeing the appetite for quality local food bought straight from the producer, the Ellis family then started selling their own lamb and beef, soon launching a beautiful farm shop and cafe in the rolling Warwickshire countryside as demand grew.

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Ludlow Farm Shop, Ludlow

Chatsworth Estate Farm Shop, Derbyshire

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BEST FARM SHOP & DELI: EAST OF ENGLAND

WINNER

The Gog Farm Shop, Cambridge

The Gog is a thriving foodie hub staffed by enthusiasts who are committed to bringing the most wonderful produce from the local area to its happy customers. With a greengrocery, butchery, deli, cheese and wine shop, it’s a sight to behold.

HIGHLY COMMENDED

The Norfolk Deli, Norfolk

Earsham Street Deli, Suffolk

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BEST FARM SHOP & DELI: NORTH OF ENGLAND

WINNER

Keelham Farm Shop, Skipton

Keelham Farm Shop offers a culinary tour of Yorkshire, all under one roof. For three generations the family-owned business has championed local ingredients. The store has a butchers, deli, grocers, bakery and florist, allowing visitors to buy fresh produce supplied by more than 400 local producers and farmers.

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Fodder, Harrogate

The Hollies, Cheshire

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BEST FARM SHOP & DELI: SCOTLAND

WINNER

The Buffalo Farm, Fife

The Buffalo Farm is home to Scotland’s largest herd of water buffalo as well as a thriving butchery, selling meat from the region’s finest producers. But as you’d expect, it’s the buffalo meat that really draws the crowds, available as juicy steaks, joints, pies, burgers, sausages and more.

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Valvona & Crolla, Edinburgh

Ardross Farm Shop, Fife

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BEST FARM SHOP & DELI: NORTHERN IRELAND

WINNER

Ballylagan Organic Farm, Ballyclare

The team at Ballylagan Organic Farm pride themselves on stocking
almost everything you could possibly need to live an organic and sustainable lifestyle, from premium groceries to the farm’s homegrown beef, pork, bacon, eggs, seasonal fruit and vegetables.

HIGHLY COMMENDED

O’Malley’s Farm Shop, Newry

Pheasants Hill Farm, Downpatrick

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BEST FARM SHOP & DELI: SOUTH OF ENGLAND

WINNER

Windsor Farm Shop, Windsor

Windsor Farm Shop is the ideal location to purchase quality local produce and enjoy a relaxing afternoon tea in the shadows of Windsor Castle. The shop specialises in locally sourced goods and produce from the Royal Estates and Windsor Great Park.

HIGHLY COMMENDED

The Goods Shed, Canterbury

The Hungry Guest, Kent & West Sussex

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BEST FARM SHOP & DELI: WALES

WINNER

Four Seasons Farm Shop, Pembrokeshire

Four Seasons combines the products of a grocers, florist and delicatessen with a fantastic choice of cheeses, hams, meats and oils, in-house bakery and much more. Keen to promote Pembrokeshire produce, the store has an emphasis on utilising products from local suppliers.

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Bodnant Welsh Food Centre, Conwy

Newhall Farm Shop, Monmouthshire

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BEST FARM SHOP & DELI: WEST OF ENGLAND

WINNER

Padstow Farm Shop, Cornwall

Passionate about its low carbon footprint, this shop champions local produce with fantastic service. Its wide range of meat and dairy products make it a key stop off in Cornwall’s culinary scene. Expect exceptional meat, Cornish cheeses and a huge selection of Cornish ale, cider, sparkling wine and gin.

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Darts Farm, Exeter

Farrington’s Farm Shop, Bristol

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