The Nantwich Food Awards are the opportunity to vote for your local food and drink heroes.

Nantwich and the surrounding area has a great selection of restaurants, pubs, cafés and independent Food & Drink shops, which we are all extremely proud of.

The Nantwich Food Awards give the chance to support your favourite food businesses and see them get the recognition they deserve.

Will your favourite be crowned the winner this year?
Nantwich Food Awards Voting 2017-09-13T14:51:43+00:00

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Voting is now closed for the 2017 Nantwich Food Awards!
Voting is now closed. The votes are being counted and the top three nominees in each of the seven categories will be announced shortly. The winners will then be announced at the Food Awards evening, which this year will be held on 27th October at the Civic Hall.
If you voted for the winner in any of the categories, you will be entered into a draw to win £40 to spend in that establishment. Winners will be notified by 10th November via the email they supplied in the voting process.
Award Winners from 2016
  • Best Restaurant — Romazzino
  • Best Pub with food — The Leopard
  • Café or Coffee Shop — Ginger & Pickles
  • Beer Champion — Beer Dock
  • Food and Drink Retailer, Nantwich Town Centre — M&S Simply Food
  • Food and Drink Retailer, Nantwich Area – Cheerbrook Farm Shop

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Voting is open for the 2017 Nantwich Food Awards!
This year we have introduced three new categories to the Food Awards — Best Newcomer (within the last 24 months), Best Local Producer (within 20 miles) and Excellence in Customer Care. These join the four existing categories of Best Restaurant, Best Pub with Food, Best Café/Coffee Shop and Beer Champion.
Voting is now open and will close on 9th September 2017. The winners will be announced at the Food Awards evening, which this year will be held on 27th October at the Civic Hall.
If you vote for the winner in any of the categories, you will be entered into a draw to win £40 to spend in that establishment. Winners will be notified by 10th November via the email they supplied in the voting process.
If your favourite isn’t included below, it’s not too late to nominate them – just email the details of your favourite food or drink hero and which category you are nominating them in to…
As soon as they have accepted their nomination, we’ll add them to the lists on the right.
If you are the owner of one of these businesses and do not want to take part in the Food Awards in 2017 please get in touch and we will remove you from the nomination shortlist.
  • Nominations will be accepted from businesses themselves or from members of the public.
  • Once a nomination has been received, a copy of the terms and conditions will be sent to the business. Once the business has accepted these terms and conditions, they will be deemed to have formally accepted their nomination and they will be eligible to receive votes from the public.
  • If a business has been nominated in multiple categories, they can choose to accept nominations in a maximum of two categories.
  • Voting opens on Monday 1st June on the website www.nantwichfoodfestival.co.uk
  • Only businesses who have formally accepted a nomination will be included in the voting.
  • Any business who has formally accepted a nomination by 1st June will be included in voting from the point voting opens.
  • Any business who formally accepts a nomination after the voting opens on 1st June will be included in voting from the date their nomination acceptance is received.
  • There is no cost to enter.
  • Participating businesses agree to take part in publicity to promote the Nantwich Food Festival and/or their business.
  • Voting will close at midnight on Saturday 12th September.
  • The business in each category with the most votes when the competition closes will be declared the winner.
  • The winning business in each category will be required to give a £40 voucher (or £40 off the food bill at their establishment) to one of the voters who voted for their business. The winning voter will be selected at random by Nantwich Food Festival.
  • To be eligible, businesses must be no more than 10 miles from Nantwich town centre, in an area bounded by the M6 (East), A525 (South), A49 (West) and A54 (North).
  • The organisers’ decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Should you wish to encourage your customers to vote there is are some downloadable flyers below … downloadable table flyer PDF32x32
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  • Voters can vote for one business in each category. There is no obligation to vote in each category.
  • A maximum of 5 entries will be allowed from a single IP address.
  • Voters must supply a valid email address as part of the voting process. All email addresses will be verified. Any vote attached to an email address which cannot be verified will be disregarded.
  • There is no cost to enter.
  • By entering the competition, voters agree to take part in publicity to promote Nantwich Food Festival and/or the establishment they voted for.
  • Voting opens on Monday 1st June on the website www.nantwichfoodfestival.co.uk.
  • Voting closes at midnight on Saturday 12th September.
  • Votes will be counted at that date and any votes submitted after the competition closes will be not be included.
  • The business in each category with the most votes will be declared the winner.
  • All of the voters who voted for the winning business in each category will be entered into a draw to win a £40 voucher for that establishment. The winning voter in each category will be selected at random and notified by email.
  • Details of the winning voter will be passed to the winning business and will be posted on the Nantwich Food Festival website.
  • Nantwich Food Festival is not responsible for the voters’ prizes.
  • The organisers’ decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
Award Winners from 2016
  • Best Restaurant — Romazzino
  • Best Pub with food — The Leopard
  • Café or Coffee Shop — Ginger & Pickles
  • Beer Champion — Beer Dock
  • Food and Drink Retailer, Nantwich Town Centre — M&S Simply Food
  • Food and Drink Retailer, Nantwich Area – Cheerbrook Farm Shop
  • Your Details

    Please enter your details below so we can get in touch should you win one of the prizes. Any vote not accompanied by a valid email address will not count.
  • By providing these details you are providing your consent to receive marketing messages from us and carefully selected partners of the Festival. If you do not wish this to happen please tick the opt out box below before submitting your contact details.

Rules for Voters

Rules for Businesses

The votes have been counted!
Voting for the 2017 Nantwich Food Awards is now closed and the votes have been counted. We are delighted to announce the top three nominees in each category:
Best Restaurant (including Hotel Restaurants)
Naaz
Romazzino, Nantwich
Street
Best Pub With Food
The Cholmondely Arms
The Leopard
Swan Inn, Wybunbury
Best Café or Coffee Shop
Enzo
Ginger & Pickles
Nantwich Bookshop & Coffee Lounge
Beer Champion
Beer Dock, Nantwich
The Leopard
Little Tap, Tarporley
Best Newcomer
Barrel and Tap
Deadwood Smokehouse
Miss Marmalade’s
Best Local Producer
Cheerbrook
Powell’s Pies
Snugbury’s
Excellence in Customer Service
Beer Dock, Nantwich
Nantwich Bookshop & Coffee Lounge
Romazzino
The winners will be announced at the Food Awards evening, which this year will be held on 27th October at the Civic Hall.
If you voted for the winner in any of the categories, you will be entered into a draw to win £40 to spend in that establishment. Winners will be notified by 10th November via the email they supplied in the voting process.
Award Winners from 2016
Best Restaurant — Romazzino
Best Pub with food — The Leopard
Café or Coffee Shop — Ginger & Pickles
Beer Champion — Beer Dock
Food and Drink Retailer, Nantwich Town Centre — M&S Simply Food
Food and Drink Retailer, Nantwich Area – Cheerbrook Farm Shop