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Find a great Award Winner in your region

These are the champions! The map above and list below show all Great Food Club Award Winners, past and present. It takes something special to win a GFC trophy. First, you need to receive enough public votes to get shortlisted in our annual awards; then you need to impress our judges enough to win your category outright. The GFC Awards have run annually since 2017.

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  • Alchemilla

    Alchemilla in Nottingham serves superb contemporary British cuisine in a beautifully modernised 200-year-old former coaching house…

  • All Mine Cakes (By The Lake)

    All Mine Cakes By The Lake was our Cafe of the Year 2020/21. It is delightfully decorated and the view across the lake is dreamy…

  • Braybrooke Beer Co.

    Braybrooke Beer Co. near Market Harborough is a specialist lager brewer, named GFC’s Drink Producer of the Year 2020/21…

  • Bulwick Village Shop & Cafe

    A brilliant village shop and cafe with its own exquisite range of quirky preserves, from hot ‘Peps’ to the joyously ‘Cuban Breakfast’…

  • Chef Craig Floate

    Craig Floate is a private chef offering excellent classic cooking. He was named Great Food Club Private Chef of the Year 2020/21…

  • Chez Sebastien Artisan Pizza

    Chez Sebastien Artisan Pizza of Melton Mowbray creates delicious artisan pizza, made using carefully sourced, free-range, local produce…

  • Christopher James Deli

    Christopher James Deli in Leicester is a tiny yet charming and characterful traditional deli that was shortlisted in the Great Food Club Awards 2017/18…

  • Elms Farm of Costock

    Elms Farm in Costock our Food Producer of the Year 2019/20. Its ethos is to focus on native and heritage breeds and produce slow-grown meat…

  • Farndon Fields Farm Shop

    One of the country’s biggest and best farm shops, stocking fresh fruit and veg grown in fields next door, local meats and a range of superb delicacies. There’s a café, too…

  • Hambleton Bakery | Exton

    Crowned Britain’s Best Bakery by ITV1, Hambleton Bakery traditionally produces a mouthwatering array of breads and pastries in its woodfired oven…

  • Hambleton Bakery | Market Harborough

    Crowned Britain’s Best Bakery by ITV1, Hambleton Bakery traditionally produces mouthwatering breads and pastries in its woodfired oven…

  • Hambleton Bakery | Oakham

    Crowned Britain’s Best Bakery by ITV1, Hambleton Bakery traditionally produces mouthwatering breads and pastries in its woodfired oven…

  • Hambleton Bakery | Oundle

    Crowned Britain’s Best Bakery, Hambleton Bakery traditionally produces a mouthwatering array of breads and pastries in its giant woodfired oven…

  • Hambleton Bakery | Stamford

    Crowned Britain’s Best Bakery by ITV1, Hambleton Bakery produces a mouthwatering array of breads and pastries in its giant woodfired oven…

  • Hambleton Bakery | West Bridgford

    Hambleton Bakery traditionally produces a mouthwatering array of bread and pastries in its giant woodfired oven. Its West Bridgford shop is its newest…

  • Hammer & Pincers

    The Hammer & Pincers in Wymeswold, Leicestershire, impresses with its attention to detail, professional service and excellent cooking…

  • Harker’s Farm Shop

    Animal welfare and a passion for high quality local food are two reasons why the shop on Blackberry Farm, established in 1954, has a reputation for selling some of the region’s best meat…

  • Hitchen’s Barn

    Hitchen’s Barn in Oakham was our Casual Dining Restaurant of the Year 2020/21. It offers skilful cooking and a lovely setting…

  • House of Feasts

    At House of Feasts near Peterborough, chef-patron Damian Wawprzyniak shows why he is a BBC Top 10 UK Food Pioneer…

  • JB Kitchen Thurcaston

    JB Kitchen in Thurcaston, Leicestershire, cooks and delivers restaurant-quality food to your door. The menus are unique and exciting…

  • John’s House Restaurant

    Creative fine dining on a family farm – one of the Midlands’ most special gastronomic experiences. A holder of one Michelin Star…

  • Johnny Pusztai at JT Beedham & Son

    Johnny Pusztai of Sherwood, Nottingham, is a former Observer Food Monthly’s Producer of the Year. Britain’s best butcher?

  • Kushi-ya

    Kushi-ya in Nottingham was our World Cuisine Restaurant of the Year 2020/21. It serves kushiyaki – Japanese-style grilled skewers…

  • Manor Farm Dairy

    Probably the best yogurt you’ll ever taste, handmade on the family farm in Leicestershire…

  • March House Farm Shop

    The star of March House Farm Shop near Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire is its long and impressive butchery counter, which sells home-grown beef, lamb, pork and more…

  • Mill Farm Shop

    Locally-raised, tasty meat is always on the menu at family-run Mill Farm & Butchers Shop in Manthorpe…

  • Nourish at No. 44

    A popular shabby chic café-bistro in the bustling Derbyshire market town of Belper…

  • Redhill Farm Free Range Pork

    Redhill Farm of Lincolnshire raises what could well be the United Kingdom’s best pork – it is the winner of a raft of awards, including Great Food Club Producer of the Year..

  • Redhill Farm Shop in the Bail

    Redhill Farm Shop in the Bail sells free-range meat farmed by Jane and Terry Tomlinson of Redhill Farm, which is situated 20 miles away near Gainsborough…

  • Robin Maycock Butchers

    Robin Maycock Butchers & Bakery near Matlock is an exceptional butcher’s shop. It was our High-Street Butcher of the Year 2021/21…