Last night the winners of the Manchester Food and Drink Awards were announced at a rowdy award ceremony at the Lowry Hotel. The winners are…..
Restaurant of the Year – Aumbry (black pudding quail eggs pictured)
Yuzu and the Hideaway also received special commendations. Other nominees in this category were Rose Garden, Cicchetti, Australasia, Zouk, Red Chilli, Southern 11 and Harvey Nichols Second Floor Restaurant.
Newcomer of the Year – The Bakerie and Bakerie Tasting Store
Other nominees in this category were Gorilla, Oast House, 63 Degrees, Le Relais de Venise and The Wharf.
Chef of the Year – Andrew Nutter
Other nominees in this category were Lou Varley (Hideaway), Mini Sankar (Sanmini), Simon Stanley (Damson) and Eric Moreau (63 Degrees).
Pub of the Year – Port Street Beer House
Other nominees in this category include The Magnet (Stockport), The Kings Arms (Salford), Salutation, The Castle and The Angel.
Food Pub of the Year – Shoulder of Mutton (Holcombe Village, Ramsbottom)
Other nominees in this category were Sam’s Chop House, Red Lion (High Lane), Oddfellows, (Mellor), White Hart (Saddleworth) and Mark Addy.
Casual Dining Venue of the Year – Teacup
Other nominees in this category were Barburrito, Linda’s Pantry, Dosa Express (Withington), Home Sweet Home and Easy Fish Co (Heaton Moor).
Bar of the Year – Liars Club
Other nominees in this category were Common, Corridor Bar, Epernay Champagne Bar, Socio Rehab and Australasia.
Best Food and Drink Retail Outlet – Booths (Media City)
Other nominees in this category were P.J.Howarth & Son (Urmston), Easy Fish Co (Heaton Moor), Barbakan (Chorlton), Unicorn (Chorlton), Park Lane Bakery (Prestwich).
Best Coffee Bar or Tea Shop – North Tea Power
Coffee Fix (Gatley) receieved a special commendation and other nominees include Home Sweet Home, The Art of Tea, Macaroon by Alison Seagrave (Rochdale) and Cornerhouse.
Wine Retailer of the Year – Hanging Ditch
Other nominees in this category were Reserve (Didsbury), Winos (Oldham), Evuna, Gaucho and Turton Wines (Bolton).
Food Pioneers – Almost Famous Burgers
Other nominees in this category were The Yacht Club, Cracking Good Food, The Spice Club, Sow the City and English Rose Bakery.
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- Ruth Allan
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- Tue 9 Oct 2012