We reveal the finalists in the Kent Life Food & Drink Awards 2019

PUBLISHED: 13:48 24 October 2019 | UPDATED: 15:48 16 September 2020

We reveal the finalists in the Kent Life Food & Drink Awards 2019

We reveal the finalists in the Kent Life Food & Drink Awards 2019


After a long nomination and judging process we can reveal the finalists for the Kent Life Food & Drink Awards 2019 taking place at the Ashford International Hotel on November 28

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Newcomer of the Year

Sponsor: FAS

Jerk n' Tingz - Dover

The Clockwork Cocktail Company - Margate

The Curious Brewery - Ashford


Independent Café/Tea Room of the Year

Sponsor: Perrys

Arthur's - Cranbrook

Cliffs - Margate

The Little Bull Café & Bar - Brenchley


Independent Food & Drink Retailer

Sponsor: Canterbury Auction Galleries

Lost Sheep Coffee - Whitstable

Whitstable Produce Store - Whitstable


Food Product of the Year

Sponsor: Taylor Gurney

Kentish Oils and Condiments Rapeseed Oil - Canterbury

Lost Sheep Coffee - Whitstable

Wonderchup Tomato Ketchup - Goudhurst


Drink Product of the Year

Sponsor: Sophie Mariette Consulting Ltd

Anno Orange and Honey Gin - Tonbridge

Biddenden Vineyards Sparkling Apple Juice - Ashford

Woodchurch Sparkling Wine - Woodchurch


Butcher of the Year

Sponsor: CR Childs

The Butcher of Brogdale - Canterbury

Longfield Village Butchers - Longfield

S.W. Doughty - Sittingbourne


Farm Shop of the Year

Sponsor: Westerhill Homes

Lower Ladysden Farm - Goudhurst

Quex Barn Farm Shop - Birchington

Silcocks Farm Shop - Tenterden


Farmers' Market of the Year

Sponsor: Foodies' Emporium

Cliftonville Farmers' Market - Cliftonville

West Malling Farmers' Market - West Malling

Wye Farmers' Market - Wye


Outstanding Customer Service

Sponsor: Shepherd Neame

Buoy & Oyster - Margate

Houdini's Magic Bar - Broadstairs

The White Horse - Dover


Family Dining Award

Sponsor: Rural Policy Group

Farm & Harper - Whitstable

Roost - Margate

The Bears Trading Company - Whitstable


Pub of the Year

Sponsor: Drinks Warehouse

The Coastguard - Dover

The Three Mariners - Faversham

The Timber Batts Ale House & Forge - Ashford


Restaurant of the Year

Sponsor: Girlings Solicitors

Arya Ramsgate - Ramsgate

The West House - Biddenden

Twenty Four - Hythe


Chef of the Year

Sponsor: Dockyard Gin

Saurav Chakraborty - The Holy Pundit, Hythe

Scott Goss - Verdigris, Tonbridge

Will Devlin - The Small Holding, Cranbrook


Food & Drink Hero 2019

Sponsor: Pilgrims Retreat

To be announced on the evening…

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