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Hampshire Life Food & Drink Awards 2017 - Finalists

PUBLISHED: 15:28 07 November 2017 | UPDATED: 11:13 17 November 2017

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The 2017 Hampshire Life Food & Drink Awards are almost here, with the ceremony taking place at The Elvetham Hotel on 22 November. We’re delighted to announce our finalists…

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Newcomer of the Year

Sponsored by Shorefield Holidays

• The Hiltonbury Farmhouse, Eastleigh

• Lymington Seafood Festival

• The Red Lion, Odiham

Tea/Coffee Shop of the Year

Sponsored by J&S Fresh Fish

• The Docks Coffee House, Southampton

• Ewe and I Tearoom, Weyhill

• Minstead Village Shop

Best Independent Retailer

• Sundae’s Child, Romsey

• Luc Purveyor of Fine Foods, Romsey

• Uptons of Bassett, Southampton

Food Product of the Year

Sponsored by Dutton Gregory Solicitors

• Fiona Hill Real Food, Barton on Sea (Pies)

• Boozy Bakers, Denmead (Cupcakes)

• Sundae’s Child, Romsey (Ice cream)

Drinks Product of the Year

Sponsored by Conquest Fine Bespoke Furniture

• Hattingley Valley, Lower Wield (Entice Dessert Wine)

• Gorilla Spirits Co., Four Marks (Silverback Gin)

• Dancing Cows, Lymington (Lymington Gin)

Best Local Supplier/Producer

Sponsored by Bartlett & Butcher

• Lisa’s Larder, Milford on Sea

• Sundae’s Child, Romsey

• The Baker Boys, Hook

Pub of the Year

Sponsored by Berry Bros. & Rudd

• The Three Tuns, Romsey

• The King’s Head, Hursley

• The Shoe, Exton

Restaurant of the Year

Sponsored by Westchem

• The Oxford Brasserie, Southampton

• The Elderflower, Lymington

• The Montagu Arms, Beaulieu

Chef of the Year

Sponsored by Evolve Hospitality

• Andrew Taylor-Rose, The Oxford Brasserie, Southampton

• Andrew Du Bourg, The Elderflower, Lymington

• Matthew Tomkinson, The Montagu Arms, Beaulieu

Customer Service Award

Sponsored by Don’s Doors

• The Elderflower, Lymington

• The Montagu Arms, Beaulieu

• The Docks Coffee House, Southampton

Family Dining Award

Sponsored by Jonathan Terry

• The Shoe, Exton

• Dim T, Winchester

• Bourne Valley Inn, St Mary Bourne

2017 Hampshire Food Hero

Sponsored by Two Guys Kitchens

• To be revealed on the night….

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