We are delighted to announce our 2018 WINNERS…

Congratulations to all of our 2018 Finalists and Winners.

 

BEST RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Westchem

WINNER: The Ollerod, Beaminster

  • The White Post, Rimpton
  • Yalbury Cottage, Lower Bockhampton

 

BEST DRINK PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Saffery Champness

WINNER: Langham Wine Estates, Crawthorne

  • Cerne Abbas Brewery, Cerne Abbas
  • The Dorset Ginger Company, Lytchett Matravers

 

BEST PRODUCT/PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Porter Dodson

WINNER: Dorset Blue Vinny, Stock Gaylard

  • Great British Biscotti Company, Christchurch
  • Hotch Potch, Sturminster Newton

 

BEST SEAFOOD RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by FLAG

WINNER: Storm Fish Restaurant, Poole

  • Les Enfant Terribles Restaurant, Weymouth
  • SeaBeats Café & Bistro, Weymouth

 

CHEF OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Kingston Maurward

WINNER: Alex Naik, Abbots Court, Winterborne Kingston

  • Chris Staines, The Ollerod, Beaminster
  • Robert Ndungu, The Acorn Inn, Evershot

 

BEST TEA/COFFEE SHOP OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Clipper Tea

WINNER: Finca, Dorchester

  • Cotea, Bournemouth
  • The Scented Botanist at Keyneston Mill, Tarrant Keyneston

 

CUSTOMER SERVICE AWARD

Sponsored by Beales Gourmet

WINNER: Webster Family Butchers, Bournemouth

  • Crab Apple Catering, Swanage
  • Steeptonbill Farm Shop, Milton Abbas

 

ECO CHAMPION OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Litter Free

WINNER:  Waste Not Want Not, Bridport

  • Baboo Gelato, Bridport
  • Cariad Wholefoods, Blandford Forum

 

ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Dorset Growth Hub

WINNER:  Oli Perron, Lunch’d, Bournemouth

  • Chrissy & Karl Regler, From Dorset with Love, Blandford Forum
  • Ollie Grubb & Lorna Bowmer, Ministry of Fudge, Christchurch

 

INDEPENDENT RETAILER OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Fiona Penny at Sunflowers

WINNER:  Gold Hill Organic Farm Shop, Child Okeford

  • Jurassic Coast Farm Shop, Winfrith Newburgh
  • The Wobbly Cottage, Broadwindsor

 

BEST PUB OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Hall & Woodhouse

WINNER: The Acorn Inn, Evershot

  • The Anchor Inn, Seatown
  • The Three Horseshoes, Burton Bradstock

 

DOG FRIENDLY AWARD

Sponsored by Dave Cumber Vets

WINNER:  BearKat Bistro, Bridport

  • Seventhwave Café, Swanage
  • Under the Greenwood Tree Café, Lower Bockhampton

 

BEST HOTEL RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Lester Aldridge

WINNER: The Pig on the Beach, Studland

  • Seasons Restaurant at The Eastbury, Sherborne
  • Summer Lodge Country House Hotel, Evershot

 

2018 FOOD & DRINK HERO

Sponsored by Dorset Food & Drink

MICHAEL DAVIES, DORSET BLUE VINNY