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Finalists of the Kent Life Food & Drink Awards 2018 revealed

PUBLISHED: 10:35 24 August 2018 | UPDATED: 09:51 06 September 2018

Finalists revealed

Finalists revealed

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Congratulations to all the finalists

Newcomer of the Year

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Fuggles Beer Café, Tonbridge

Ponga Foods at Drakes, Maidstone

The Parade Room, Canterbury

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Independent Café/Tea Room of the Year

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Goose on the Green, Walmer

HatHats Coffee Company, Reculver

The Plant Base, Tunbridge Wells

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Farm Shop of the Year

Sponsored by Umbermaster Kitchens

Hadlow College Farm Shop, Tonbridge

Haywards Farmshop, Tonbridge

MB Farm Shop, Sittingbourne

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Farmers’ Market of the Year

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• Capel-le-Ferne Farmers’ Market

• Offham Farmers’ Market, Spadework

• Shipbourne Farmers’ Market

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Best Independent Food & Drink Retailer

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Fudge Kitchen, Canterbury

The Kentish Pantry, Margate

The Wild Bread Bakehouse, Faversham

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Producer/Product of the Year

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Chapel Down, Tenterden

Kentish Pip, Canterbury

Marshmallow Heaven, Faversham

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Family Dining Award

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Roost, Margate

The Bears Trading Company, Whitstable

The Hungry Guest, West Malling

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Outstanding Customer Service

Sponsored by The Canterbury Auction Galleries

Goose on the Green, Walmer

Houdini’s Magic Bar, Broadstairs

Whits of Walmer, Walmer

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Pub of the Year

Sponsored by Clive Emson

Four Fathoms, Herne Bay

The George Restaurant & Bar, Molash

The White Horse, Dover

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Restaurant of the Year

Sponsored by Perry’s Chartered Accountants

Thackeray’s, Tunbridge Wells

The Salutation, Sandwich

The West House, Biddenden

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Chef of the Year

Sponsored by The Foxhunter Park

• Daniel Smith, The Fordwich Arms, Canterbury

• Robert Taylor, The Compasses Inn, Canterbury

• Will Devlin, The Small Holding, Cranbrook

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Kent Life Food and Drink Hero

Sponsored by Hadlow Group

To be announced on the evening…

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