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We announce the finalists of the Surrey Life Food & Drink Awards 2018

PUBLISHED: 14:47 10 September 2018 | UPDATED: 10:42 14 September 2018

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The 2018 Surrey Life Food & Drink Awards are fast approaching, with the ceremony taking place at G Live Guildford on 13 September. We’re delighted to announce our finalists…

Click here to find out who took home the trophies at the 2018 awards. With thanks to headline sponsor Partridge Muir & Warren.

Outstanding Customer Service (sponsored by studio AV)

Great Fosters, Egham

The Green Rooms of Godstone

The Dorking Butchery

2018 Surrey Food and Drink Hero (sponsored by Martin & Wheatley)

Woking Food & Drink Festival

Hogs Back Brewery

Brendan Gough at The Clink, Sutton

Butcher of the Year

The Dorking Butchery

Ben’s Butchery, Epsom

JL Butchers, West Byfleet

Food Product of the Year (sponsored by Epsom Square)

Surrey Spice

Norbury Blue Cheese

Bramble Farm Turkeys

Drink Product of the Year (sponsored by Liquid Gold Whisky Co.)

Crumbs Brewing

Albury Vineyard

Pilgrim Brewery

Best Farm Shop (sponsored by BBC Radio Surrey)

Secretts, Milford

Village Green Farm Shop, Denbies, Dorking

Priory Farm Shop, South Nutfield

Independent Food & Drink Retailer (sponsored by Artizan Interiors)

Boz’s Fruit & Veg, Woking

Ben’s Butchery, Epsom

East Side Deli, Caterham

Restaurant of the Year (sponsored by Scattergood’s Agency)

Kinghams, Shere

The Anchor Ripley

Sorrel Restaurant, Dorking

Local Tea/Coffee Shop of the Year (sponsored by Steele & Stovell)

East Side Deli, Caterham

The Green Rooms of Godstone

The Dabbling Duck, Shere

Best Local Menu (sponsored by Spokes of Bagshot)

The Stephan Langton Inn, Abinger Common

The Plough Inn, Coldharbour

The Anchor Ripley

Best Surrey Pub (sponsored by Visit Guildford)

The Abinger Hatch, Abinger Common

The Barley Mow, Tilford

The Beehive, Egham

Best Local Food Event/Initiative (sponsored by OKA – Guildford)

Bake with Jack

Ripley Farmers’ Market

Grape & Grain Tours

Newcomer of the Year (sponsored by Porsche Centre Guildford)

Distillers of Surrey, Ripley

The Saltbox

Miss Polly Café, East Molesey

Family Dining Award (sponsored by Harbour Hotel)

Crown & Cushion, Camberley

The Bletchingley Arms, Bletchingley

The Rose and Crown, Egham

Chef of the Year (sponsored by Blades Heating Limited)

• Paul Baker at Kinghams, Shere

• Douglas Balish at Great Fosters, Egham

• Matt Worswick at The Latymer, Bagshot

Pride of Surrey (sponsored by Partridge Muir & Warren)

• To be announced on the evening…

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