In partnership with Booths, the good grocers

Nominate for your chance to win British craft spirits worth over £300!

The Great British Food Awards are back and we want you to have your say!

Is there a local baker you simply can’t live without? A fantastic fishmonger you’d like to celebrate? This year we’re championing the stars of the British high street with lots of all new categories. And – for the first time ever – we’re asking our readers to get involved in putting together our shortlist.

Nominations are now open! Be heard and help crown your all-time local food favourites.

About the prize

win British craft spirits worth over £300!

The world of British craft gin has never been more exciting, with fantastic new distilleries launching all over the country. We’re giving 10 lucky readers a full-sized bottle of delicious craft spirit (worth over £300 in total) from some of the UK’s most acclaimed distilleries, including gins, vodkas, liqueurs, whiskeys and more! All you need to do is nominate your British food favourites and you’ll automatically be entered into the prize draw. Good luck!

worth over

Worth over 300!

Nominations Open

Nominate your favourite independent retailer, cookery school, food market, local pub, restaurant & more. You’ll automatically be entered into a prize draw to win one of 10 bottles of British craft spirits, worth over £300.

Voting Begins

Nominations will be counted and verified, and the top 5 in each category will be put to vote. Voting opens 10th May 2021, with more prizes up for grabs!

Winners Announced

But who will win? You decide. Don’t waste another second and cast your vote for the best of the best

Introducing the 2021


There are 20 different categories we need you help with.
Please see the full list below.

Bakery icon

Best Bakery

From traditional high street shops to market stalls and pop ups

Butcher icon

Best Butchers

From traditional high street shops to market stalls and pop ups

Cookery School icon

Best Cookery School

Not just stand-alone schools - this could also be a chef, restaurant or retailer holding classes

Fishmonger icon

Best Fishmonger

From traditional high street shops to market stalls and pop ups

Cheesemonger icon

Best Cheesemonger

From traditional high street shops to market stalls and pop ups

Food Market icon

Best Food Market

From small local farmers’ markets to bustling destinations

Online Retailer icon

Best Independent Online retailer

Forward-thinking companies doing something special online

Most Influential icon

Most Influential Chef, Cook or Food Writer

This could be a TV chef, social media influencer, food writer, blogger - you decide!

Cookbook icon

Best Cookbook

Any British cookbook published within the last year

Pub icon

Best Pub

Local boozers going above and beyond

Restaurant icon

Best Restaurant

We want acclaimed restaurants as well as local gems

Supermarket icon

Best Supermarket

The multiple retailer you rate the most

North Icon

North of England

South Icon

South of England

East Icon

East of England

West Icon

West of England


Best Farm Shop or Deli

The finest farm shop or deli in your region

Midlands Icon


Northern Ireland Icon

Northern Ireland

Wales Icon


Scotland Icon


Don't miss out

Nominations are now Open!

Nominate to help crown your all-time local food favourites.

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