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Kent Life and Kent on Sunday Food & Drink Awards 2017: Newcomer of the Year

PUBLISHED: 10:23 17 October 2017 | UPDATED: 10:59 17 October 2017

Newcomer of the Year (photo: Shutterstock)

Newcomer of the Year (photo: Shutterstock)

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We reveal the Newcomer of the Year

This popular category was open to anyone in the food or drink business who had started a new venture within the last 18 months. We wanted to know what impact they have made on their local community and whether they have started to achieve any success further afield. Are they helping to promote Kent food and drink to a new audience?

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Highly commended...

Featherbys, Gillingham

The Dog at Wingham

And the winner is...

Houdini’s Magic Bar, Broadstairs!

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Click here to take a look at last year’s winners!

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