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2018 Derbyshire Life Food and Drink Awards - the shortlists

PUBLISHED: 11:02 01 November 2018

2018 Derbyshire Life Food and Drink Awards

2018 Derbyshire Life Food and Drink Awards


The shortlists for the 2018 Derbyshire Life Food and Drink Awards are revealed

A big thank you to everyone who took the time to go online and vote for your food heroes for 2018.

Designed to champion, highlight and offer a showcase of the best of the region’s food and drink industry, your votes have again recognised the great and good and highlighted up-and-coming people and places deserving of recognition.

The votes have been counted but to prolong the suspense, here is the shortlist – in the light of how competitive the categories were, reaching this is in itself a mark of excellence and a great achievement. The winners will be revealed in our December issue. u

To find out about ways to get involved in the Derbyshire Life Food & Drink Awards, visit or contact Kate Wilson at or on 
07725 828755. Tweet us @DerbyshireLife #DLFoodAwards.


Ashbourne Bake House – Sourdough Loaf

White Peak Distillery – Shining Cliff Gin

Bluebells Ice Cream – Amaretto & Black Cherry



The Quirky Cook, Borrowash

Peak Ales, Ashford in

the Water

Cow Close Farm, Hathersage



Arthur’s, Campbell Street, Belper

The Cow, Dalbury Lees, Ashbourne

The Collyfobble Brewery, Barlow

Sauced Here, Bakewell



The George, Alstonefield

The Pack Horse, Market Street, Hayfield

The Tickled Trout, Barlow

The Old Hall, Whitehough, Chinley



Beaurepaire Patisserie, King Street, Belper

The Woodlands Restaurant & Tearooms, Charlesworth, Glossop

Jack Rabbits, Green Man Hotel, Ashbourne



The Tickled Trout, Valley Road, Barlow

Mercia, 5 Market Place, Wirksworth

Santo’s Higham Farm Hotel & Restaurant, Higham, Alfreton

The George at Alstonefield



Ray Moody, Santo’s Higham Farm Hotel & Restaurant

Chris Mapp, The Tickled Trout

Luke Payne, The Pack Horse, Hayfield



Welbeck Farm Shop, Worksop

Ashbourne Bakehouse, 29 Market Place, Ashbourne

Bettys Farm Shop, Willington, Derby

Highfield House Farm Shop, Ashover



The Cock Inn, Mugginton

The Peacock at Barlow, Hackney Lane, Barlow

Mercia, Market Place, Wirksworth


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