PUBLISHED: 12:03 27 September 2016 | UPDATED: 12:36 30 August 2017



The competition this year was outstanding and Cornwall Life received a record number of votes across all categories. It was extremely difficult for our judges to select the top three nominees for each category, though we are delighted to announce the finalists for the 2016 Cornwall Life Food and Drink Awards:

Best Hotel Restaurant of the Year

Sponsored By Savills

  • The Alverton Restaurant, Truro
  • Hell Bay, Bryher
  • The Quarterdeck, Veryan-in-Roseland
Best Gastro Pub of the Year
  • Old School Bar & Kitchen, Mount Hawke
  • St Tudy Inn, Bodmin
  • The Rising Sun, Truro
Best Restaurant / Dining Experience of the Year

Sponsored By National Westchem

  • Chapter 1 Restaurant, Newquay
  • No.1 Rock Road, Rock
  • The Greenhouse, St Keverne
Best Chef of the Year
  • Tom Mackins, Chapter 1 Restaurant
  • James Mason, No.1 Rock Road
  • Emily Scott, St Tudy Inn
Best Cornish Sunday Roast
  • The Rising Sun, Truro
  • Old Inn & Restaurant, Bodmin
  • Amélies Restaurant Porthleven, Helston
Best Food Product of the Year

Sponsored By Waitrose

  •  Duchy Charcuterie
  • The Cornish Pie Company, Bude
  • Ann's Pasties, Helston
 Best Drinks Product of the Year
  • The Wrecking Coast Gin, Tintagel
  • Tarquin's Handcrafted Dry Gin, St Ervan
  • Polgoon Vineyard & Orchard, Penzance
Best Tearoom / Coffee Shop of the Year
  • Box & Barber Coffeehouse, Newquay
  • Rest A While Tea Garden, Padstow
  • The Elm Tree Tearoom, Chasewater
Best Butcher of the Year
  • Tywardreath Butchers, Tywardreath
  • Primrose Herd, Busveal
  • Etherington Meats, Wheal Rose
Best Independent Food Retailer of the Year
  • Real Food Box, Newquay
  • Constantine Bay Stores, Padstow
  • Trevaskis Farm, Hayle
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