The Derby Food and Drink Awards 2018 Winners were...

With over 5,000 nominations received from the public and some intense judging, Marketing Derby was pleased to announce the winners of the tenth annual Derby Food and Drink Awards.

The winners were announced at the ceremony, held at The Roundhouse on Monday 8th October 2018.

On the night, Marketing Derby presented the Royal Crown Derby Outstanding Achievement award to The Palfrey who made a significant contribution to Derby's food and drink scene. 

The event also saw the launch of a new recipe book called Ten: A recipe for success, produced in collaboration with AVIT' Media and Once Upon a Fork.

The Winner of the 'Restaurant of the Year', Terroir Bistro, won £1,000 worth of Denby tableware.

The finalists were (Winners in BOLD):

Best International – sponsored by Riverlights Derby

  • Lorentes

  • ANOKI

  • Masala

Best Café – sponsored by Derby College

  • The Coffee House (Derby Museum)

  • BEAR

  • Milk & Honey

Best Bar – sponsored by Irongate Group

  • SUDS & SODA

  • Slug & Lettuce

  • Rowley's

Best Pub - sponsored by Mortgage Advice Bureau

  • The Dog & Moon

  • THE EXETER ARMS

  • The Last Post

Best Newcomer – sponsored by University of Derby

  • BEAR

  • SQUASHED TOMATO

  • POINTSIX Coffee House

  • The Yard

Best Out of Town – sponsored by Smooth Radio

  • Fishermans Rest, Belper

  • HACKWOOD FARM, RADBOURNE

  • The Shed, Hilton

Best Customer Service – sponsored by Derby Telegraph

  • PORTOBELLO

  • BEAR

  • The Coffee House (Derby Museum)

  • POINTSIX Coffee House

  • Masala

  • Milk & Honey

Restaurant of the Year – sponsored by Denby Pottery

  • The Dovecote

  • Lorentes

  • TERROIR BISTRO

Most Family Friendly – sponsored by Derby Days Out

  • BUTTERMILK

  • Masala

  • POINTSIX Coffee House