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Carlsberg Northants Food & Drink Awards ’19

Round of applause for all the amazing food and drink producers in and around Northants. Here are a list of the winners and runners up.

If you’re on the hunt for some places to eat and drink here are some of the very best in and around Northants (all in one lovely list). These are the winners and runners up of the Northamptonshire Carlsberg UK Food and Drink Awards 2019 and we had a right good old feast celebrating all the local talent (yes of course there was wine ; ) The quality below is testament to the brilliant food and drink offering we have in the county; so pick a few and go and try them out. Cheers!

Artisan Local Drink of the Year (sponsored by Warner’s Distillery):

Winner: Black Star – Phipps NBC, Northampton

Runner-up: Triple ‘F’ Medley – Floyers’ Fruit Farm, Flore

Highly Commended: Cheeky Charlie – Healy’s of Winwick, Winwick

New Local Drink of the Year (sponsored by Warner’s Distillery):

Winner: Frutas Do Bosque Catharina Sour – Boot Town Brewery, Burton Latimer

Runner-up: Triple ‘F’ Mr Pippin – Floyers’ Fruit Farm, Flore

Artisan Local Savoury Product of the Year (sponsored by Heygates Flour and Animal Feed)

Winner: Little Bertie – Hamm Tun Fine Foods, Hannington

Runner-up: Evergreen Chutney – Evergreen Art Café, Daventry

Artisan Local Sweet Product of the Year (sponsored by Moulton College):

Winner: Fruity Raspberry Chocolate – Belflair Chocolates, Brackley

Runner-up: Honey, Orange & Whisky Marmalade – Nature’s Fayre, Thrapston

Artisan Local Vegetarian / Vegan Product of the Year (sponsored by Daily Bread):

Winner: Zucchini and Walnut Cake – SophistiCake Creations, Northampton

Runner-up: Chocolate & Cherry Cake with Coconut Cream – Sol Laug Havens CIC, Moulton

Runner-up: Savoury Crumble Pie – The Moulton Pie Company, Moulton

One To Watch (sponsored by Whitworth Bros. Ltd Flour Millers):

Winner: Xachoh, Silverstone

Runner-up: What’s Poppin’, Northampton

F&B Achiever of the Year (sponsored by Howes Percival LLP):

Winner: Shena Cooper – Fruitful Abundance, Crick

Winner: Cheryl Thallon – Viridian Nutrition, Daventry

Booker Young Chef of the Year (sponsored by Booker):

Winner: Jack Matthews – The White Horse, Kings Sutton

Runner-up: Kenny Markham – KDR Events, Northampton

Weetabix Local Food Hero of the Year (sponsored by Weetabix):

Winner: Up The Field, Little Irchester

Runner-up: Shop Zer0, Northampton

Runner-up: Steve Reid – Friars Farm, Northampton

Chef of the Year (sponsored by Dawn Farms and Route 1 express couriers)

Winner: Danny Tompkins – Danny Tompkins Chef, Harlestone

Runner-up: Seamus Bryans – Freelance Chef, Irchester

Runner-up: James Peck – Burnt Lemon Catering, Northampton

Community Pub of the Year (sponsored by Carlsberg UK):

Winner: The Red Lion, Thornby

Runner-up: The Lamplighter, Northampton

World Cuisine Restaurant of the Year (sponsored by British Pepper & Spice):

Winner: Jynja Jynja, Northampton

Runner-up: Truva Charcoal Grill & Bar, Towcester

Booker Food Pub of the Year (sponsored by Booker):

Winner: The Plough, Shutlanger

Winner: The Red Lion, Cranford

Runner-up: The Red Lion, East Haddon

Restaurant of the Year (sponsored by Whitco Catering and Bakery Equipment):

Winner: Murrays at Whittlebury Hall, Whittlebury

Winner: Tresham Restaurant at Rushton Hall, Rushton

Runner-up: The Hopping Hare, Northampton

Independent Café / Tea Room of the Year (sponsored by Pidy UK):

Winner: Ten Hands Café Bar, Towcester
Runner-up: Evergreen Art Café, Daventry

Great Service Award (sponsored by Northampton College):

Winner: The Apothocoffee Shop, Earls Barton

Runner-up: Nuovo, Northampton

Dining For All Award (supported by NAB – Sight Support for Northamptonshire):

Winner: Nuovo, Northampton

Runner-up: The Red Lion, Cranford

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