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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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  • Round Corner Brewing

    Located in the heart of Melton Mowbray’s agricultural market, Round Corner Brewing comprises a state-of-the-art 2,000-litre brew-kit, plus a superb taproom…

  • Small Food Bakery

    A small-batch Nottingham bakery specialising in naturally fermented sourdough loaves, pastries and pizzas…

  • Stanley Street Food

    This Northamptonshire-based caterer offers an eclectic and international menu, inspired by worldwide street food and served in a festival style…

  • Steak & Honour

    Sticking to their principles of no-nonsense, honest food using top quality ingredients, Steak & Honour in Cambridge serve up a honed list of exceptional burgers…

  • The Bakehouse

    The Bakehouse in Sherwood, Nottingham, is a thriving cafe and bakery that has deservedly bagged many prestigious awards…

  • The Black Horse at Aylestone

    The Black Horse at Aylestone is a lovely back-street boozer with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Expect good traditional pub food…

  • The Factory Kitchen

    Ilkeston’s Factory Kitchen is a contemporary cafe and restaurant serving dishes cooked up by a Michelin-trained chef…

  • The Garage Bakehouse

    The Garage Bakehouse is a small independent bakery in the heart of Market Harborough. It sells artisan bread, coffee, cakes and more…

  • The Larder

    The Larder in Oakham was our Café of the Year 2019/20. Its local-sourcing policy and outstandingly varied and interesting menu ensure it stands out…

  • The Marquis of Granby

    The Marquis of Granby in Granby, Nottinghamshire, is a cosy and welcoming pub. Named Great Food Club Classic Pub of the Year 2020/21…

  • The Melton Cheeseboard

    Local cheeses, British cheeses, continental cheeses: The Melton Cheeseboard is a friendly, traditional cheesemonger specialising in Stilton…

  • The Olive Branch

    A past Good Pub Guide choice for overall UK Pub of the Year, the relaxed yet polished Olive Branch in Clipsham, Rutland, is consistently excellent…

  • The School of Artisan Food

    The School of Artisan Food is the learning hub for Britain’s artisan food revival, offering superb tutors and equipment…

  • The Stag & Hounds

    The Stag & Hounds in Burrough on the Hill, Leicestershire, was our Dining Pub of the Year 2020/21. The food is right out the top drawer…

  • The Tiny Bakery

    The Tiny Bakery on Leicester’s Clarendon Park Road sells artisan pastries, bread, cakes and coffee. Simply a lovely independent shop…

  • The Wheatsheaf

    The Wheatsheaf in Greetham is a classic village pub that serves special food – it’s a former GFC Dining Pub of the Year…

  • Thrussington’s Village Store

    Thrussington’s Village Store is a deli & tearoom on the village green. It sells cheeses, charcuterie, olives, bread from Hambleton Bakery and more…

  • Tori & Ben’s Farm Butchery

    Exceptional meat from prize-winning animals raised on a small scale by a passionate farming couple. Offering deliveries and Isolated collections…

  • Welbeck Farm Shop

    An exceptional farm shop at the heart of an artisan food enclave – the Welbeck estate. Here you’ll find bread from Welbeck Bakehouse, beer from the estate brewery, locally made cheese, and more…

  • Wharf Distillery

    Wharf Distillery makes spirits, liqueurs, aperitifs and traditional ciders in small batches from raw ingredients…