The Great Food Club Awards 2015 shortlist

Producer category, all A-Z

Derbyshire
Amber Valley Wines, Heage
Croots Farm Shop (Farnah House Farm), Duffield
Lindsay’s Still Room, Turnditch

Leicestershire & Rutland
The Garage Bakehouse, Market Harborough, Leics
Hambleton Bakery, Exton, Rutland
Nice Pie, Old Dalby, Leics

Lincolnshire
Brewster’s Brewery, Grantham
Doddington Farm Shop, Doddington
Redhill Farm Free Range Pork, Gainsborough

Nottinghamshire
Harkers Farm Shop, Clipston on the Wolds
Maxeys Farm Shop, Kirklington
Sauce Shop, Nottingham

Northamptonshire
Brown’s Gourmet Sausages, Wollaston
King’s Cliffe Brewery, King’s Cliffe
Warner Edwards Gin, Harrington

West Midlands region
Loaf Community Bakery, Stirchley, Birmingham
Purity Brewery, Great Alne
Talton Mill Farm Shop, Newbold on Stour


Pub/restaurant category

Derbyshire
Calabria, Chesterfield
The Samuel Fox, Bradwell
The Shires Eatery at Croots Farm Shop, Duffield

Leicestershire & Rutland
The Olive Branch, Clipsham
Red Lion Inn, Stathern
The Smokehouse, Leicester

Lincolnshire
Doddington Hall Restaurant & Café, Doddington
The Jew’s House, Lincoln
The Mad Turk, Stamford

Northamptonshire
The Swan, Braybrooke
The Wheatsheaf, Dallington
The White Horse, Old

Nottinghamshire
The Clock House, Upton
The Harley Café, Welbeck
Hart’s, Nottingham

West Midlands region
Duncombe Arms, Ellastone
On The Rocks at Quigleys, Rugby
Pure Bar & Kitchen, Birmingham


Shop category

Derbyshire
Bluebells Dairy Farm Shop, Derby
Croots Farm Shop, Duffield
Hackwood Farm Shop, Radbourne

Leicestershire & Rutland
Farndon Fields Farm Shop, Market Harborough
The Garage Bakehouse, Market Harborough
Thrussington Village Stores, Thrussington

Lincolnshire
Doddington Hall Farm Shop, Doddington
Grasmere Farm Shop, Market Deeping
Stamford Deli, Stamford

Northamptonshire
Ashley Farm Shop, Ashley
Beckworth Emporium, Mears Ashby
Waterloo Cottage Farm, Great Oxendon

Nottinghamshire
Gonalston Farm Shop, Gonalston
Harkers Farm Shop, Clipston on the Wolds
Welbeck Farm Shop, Welbeck

West Midlands region
Jim Gough Greengrocers, Wolverhampton
Loaf Community Bakery, Stirchley
Talton Mill Farm Shop, Newbold on Stour

NB. All duplicate votes cast from the same computer were removed before counting took place.

 


 

This list is the result of 1,750 votes cast by Great Food Club Members and other local-food lovers over the past few weeks. It comprises the top three vote winners in each category for each region.

We now move to a judging process by the Great Food Club writing team to decide the 2015 champions. We will also hand out a People’s Choice Award in each category to the business that achieved the highest number of total votes.

All winners will be announced later this summer. Thanks to everyone who voted. We really appreciate it.

 


 

Matt Wright
The author:

Matt lives in Leicestershire. He is passionate about British pubs, slow food and home brewing. He founded Great Food Club (originally as Great Food Magazine) in 2010 after being inspired by local producers near his home town of Melton Mowbray - Britain's 'Rural Capital of Food'.