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Winners of the Surrey Life Food and Drink Awards 2015

PUBLISHED: 09:00 21 September 2015 | UPDATED: 10:50 09 November 2015

Surrey Life Food and Drink Awards 2015

Surrey Life Food and Drink Awards 2015


In a glittering awards night at Foxhills resort in Ottershaw on September 10, guests gathered to celebrate the region’s food and drink industry in what is undoubtedly one of the biggest events in the Surrey calendar. Here we announce the winners

Food and Drink Producer

Sponsored by Pennyhill Park

Judges were looking for amazing and often overlooked Surrey producers working away in fields, farms and garden sheds. Find out who won…

Butcher of the Year

Sponsored by T&G Wholesale Meats Limited

Judges were looking for butchers whose skill is undoubted and who help keep the food miles down. Find out who won…

Independent Retailer of the Year

Sponsored by The Great Big Event Co

The nominees for this category were those who consistently show an expert knowledge and an unrivalled passion for their trade. They could be a local deli, a wine and beer store, the village greengrocer or something unique. Find out who won…

Newcomer of the Year

Sponsored by Wood and Wisdom

This category was open to anyone in the food or drink industry who has started a new venture within the last 18 months. Find out who won…

Food and Drink Innovation

Sponsored by Mandolay Hotel

Whether it was a new product or concept, the nominees for this category were those who had really got people talking by thinking outside the box and creating something new. Find out who won…

Best Local Food Event

Sponsored by BBC Radio Surrey

Nominees for this category could be established or upcoming, whether a farmers’ market, food festival, monthly pop-up or similar with a little foodie magic. Find out who won…

Restaurant of the Year

Sponsored by Scattergoods

Judges were looking for an exciting dining destination that offered an overall experience of excellence, with quality offered on all fronts whatever the cuisine. Find out who won…

Best Farm Shop

Sponsored by NFU Mutual Oxted branch

Judges were looking for a mouthwatering range of local produce, enticing layout, colourful characters and great customer service. Find out who won…

Chef of the Year

Sponsored by Hot and Cold Equipment

This award aims to recognise those who show an exceptional awareness of produce and have the knowledge and expertise to use their ingredients to create sensational, seasonal menus. Find out who won…

Pub of the Year

Sponsored by Visit Guildford

Judges were looking for a pub that stocked local ales, had an inventive wine list and knew exactly what was required to keep the regulars coming back. Find out who won…

Services to the Community

Sponsored by Irwin Mitchell Solicitors

Judges were looking for food led initiatives that aimed to inspire their local communities, from food floats, veg boxes and community allotments to imaginative meals on wheels schemes. Find out who won…

Tea/Coffee Shop of the Year

Sponsored by Farrow & Ball

Whether looking for a traditional cream tea, exotic coffee or delicious cakes, taste is vitally important but cost, convenience and choice were also high on the judge’s list - they were looking for those cosy escapes from the world that offer something extra special. Find out who won…

Entertainment Venue of the Year

Sponsored by ProSkin

New for 2015, this category was open to those venues that not only take their food and drink seriously but also have entertainment to match. Find out who won…

Best Family Dining

Sponsored by Frobishers

Nominees for this category were places that never failed to keep the kids happy, without forgetting the parents. Find out who won…

Best Local Menu

Sponsored by Surrey Hills Enterprises

This category celebrates Surrey’s finest menus - full of local producers that change seasonally and incorporate a wide range of dishes for all palates. Find out who won…

Pride of Surrey

Sponsored by Woking Food & Drink Festival

This very special award recognises individuals who have made a significant and lasting impact on Surrey’s food and drink industry. It is chosen collectively by our judging panel. Find out who won...

Find out more about all of the Surrey Life Food and Drink Awards 2015 finalists.


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