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The finalists have now been announced, a full list can be found at the bottom of this page.

Throughout September and October our judges will be out visiting the top businesses and we will be announcing the winners in each category at the awards evening.

Our awards evening which this year takes place on Thursday 2nd November at The Engine Shed, Lincoln. Our theme this year is ‘The Oscars’ so we are planning plenty of glitz and glamour. 

You can book tickets online through our website or by calling 01522 527127. Guests will be in for a treat with a delicious five course meal prepared by The Lincolnshire Chef Steven Bennett and his team.

On arrival…
Canapés & Elderflower Prosecco

Cauliflower Velouté with Cauliflower Crisps, Louth Truffle Oil and Beetroot Bread (gf) (v)

Main Course
Braised Pork Cheek, Belly Pork and Pork Quaver served with Apple Fondant, Lincolnshire Honey Roasted Carrots, Green Beans and Skidbrooke Cyder sauce (gf)

Vanilla and Irish Cream Croquembouche served with Duffy’s White Chocolate Sauce, Dark Chocolate Sauce and Salted Caramel Sauce, and a selection of Seasonal Fruits and Gold Dust.

Stokes of Lincoln Tea and Coffee

Ticket prices: £60pp or £550 (table of 10)
Dress: Black Tie

We have also teamed up with the Holiday Inn Express for those looking to stay in Lincoln. Rooms are available for £65pp including breakfast.

All this wouldn’t be possible without the help of our sponsors.

22nd September is the deadline for our Chef of the Year nominations. One of our hotly fought competitions this is the perfect place for chefs to showcase their creative flair. We are very lucky to be working with the team at College Hall, RAF Cranwell where the successful chefs invited to take place in our cook-off will get the opportunity to produce their menu for our distinguished judges.

Farm Shop of the Year sponsored by Lincolnshire Showground
Abbey Parks, East Heckington
Alvingham Farm Shop, Alvingham
Doddington Hall Farm Shop, Doddington
Farmer Browns, Huttoft
Ivy’s Farm Shop, Swineshead
Manor Farm Shop, Leasingham
Minting Park Farm, Gautby
Pinchins Farm Shop, Algarkirk
Poplar Farm Shop, Sutton on Sea
Redhill Farm Shop, Morton
Sunnyside Up, Market Rasen
Syston Farm Shop, Belton
Uncle Henry’s, Grayingham

Lincolnshire’s Champion of the Year sponsored by Soper of Lincoln BMW
Gary Simpson, Simpsons Butchers
Mary Davenport, Cote Hill Cheese
Sylv’s Meals on Wheels, Heckington

Producer of the Year sponsored by JHWalter
Alfred Enderby Smoked Haddock, Grimsby
Bottomley Distillery, Pin Gin, Louth
Minting Park Farm, Gautby

Wedding Venue of the Year sponsored by Lindsey James Ladieswear
Allington Manor, Grantham
DoubleTree by Hilton, Lincoln
Dower House, Woodhall Spa
Forest Pines, Scunthorpe
Granary Wedding Barn, Elms Farm Cottages, Hubberts Bridge
Hemswell Court, Hemswell
Market Rasen Racecourse, Market Rasen
Oaklands Hall Hotel, Laceby
Petwood Hotel, Woodhall Spa
Priory Hotel, Louth
The Lincoln Hotel, Lincoln
Washingborough Hall Hotel, Washingborough
White Hart, Lincoln

Self Catering Venue of the Year
Bain Valley Cottages, Hemingby
Elms Farm Cottages, Hubberts Bridge
Forge and Smithy Holiday Cottages, Tunby Woodside
Glebe Farm Holiday Cottages, Scampton
The Grange, East Barkwith
Ingoldmells Holidays, Ingoldmells
Lincoln Holiday Homes, Fen Farm, Lincoln
Manor House Stables, Marton
Park House, Harlaxton
Rural Roosts, Stainfield
Scampton Retreats, Scampton
Steep Retreat, Lincoln
The Granary, Digby

Confectioner or Baker of the Year sponsored by The Grange Spa
Angelic Delights, Sleaford
Celebration Cakes by Carol, North Willingham
Lady B’s Cupcakery, Mablethorpe

Tea or Coffee Shop of the Year sponsored by The Lincoln Tea and Coffee Company
Belton Garden Centre, Grantham
Bunty’s Tea Room, Lincoln
Coffee Bobbins, Lincoln
Leadenham Teahouse, Leadenham
Minting Park Farm, Gautby
Myers Café, Horncastle
The Old Pottery Tea Room, Wrangle
The Picture Café, Grantham
The Secret Garden Tearooms, Welton
Sylv’s Coffeeshop and Cafe, Heckington
Stokes High Bridge Café, Lincoln
Tillbridge Tastery, Sturton by Stow
The Vintage Tearooms, Tealby

Bed and Breakfast of the Year sponsored by L J Fairburn & Son
Beach Lodge Hotel, Mablethorpe
Bridleway Bed & Breakfast, Lincoln
Cathedral View Guest House, Lincoln
Creston Villa, Lincoln
The Elm Tree, Hundleby
The Grange Bed & Breakfast, East Barkwith
The Hope & Anchor, South Ferriby
Kirkstead Old Mill Cottage B&B, Woodhall Spa
The March Hare, Market Rasen
The Red House, Grantham
Travellers Bed & Breakfast, Louth
Wold View House, Tealby
B&B Yarborough, Lincoln

Pub or Bar of the Year sponsored by Small Beer
Bar 67 at The Lincoln Hotel, Lincoln
The Cardinal’s Hat, Lincoln
The Coach and Horses Inn, Hemingby
Dambusters Inn, Scampton
The Eden Wine Bar & Brasserie, Grantham
The Hope & Anchor, South Ferriby
The Livesey Arms, Ludborough
Prince of Wales Inn, Lincoln
The Red Lion, Digby
Room Bar at The White Hart Hotel, Lincoln
The Royal Oak, Aubourn
The Tap & Tonic, Grantham
The White Horse, Baston

Dining Pub of the Year sponsored by Lincs FM
The Barley Mow, Friskney
The Bell at Coleby, Coleby
Brownlow Arms, Hough on the Hill
The Coach and Horses Inn, Hemingby
The Cross Keys Restaurant, Stow
The Green Man, Norton Disney
The Hare and Hounds, Fulbeck
The Hope & Anchor, South Ferriby
Railway Tavern, Aby
The Red Lion, Digby
Village Limits Country Pub, Restaurant and Motel, Woodhall Spa
The White Horse, Baston
Ye Olde Red Lion, Bicker

Hotel of the Year sponsored by Darron Childs Practice
Advocate Arms, Market Rasen
Angel and Royal, Grantham
Belton Woods, Belton
Carre Arms Hotel, Sleaford
Eden House Hotel, Grantham
Forest Pines Hotel & Golf Resort, Scunthorpe
George Hotel, Stamford
Best Western Kenwick Park Hotel, Louth
The Lincoln Hotel, Lincoln
The Petwood Hotel, Woodhall Spa
The Priory Hotel, Louth
Supreme Inns, Bicker
Washingborough Hall Hotel, Washingborough

Restaurant of the Year sponsored by House of Townend
Advocate Arms, Market Rasen
Carre Arms Hotel, Sleaford
Comfy Duck at the Oaklands Hall Hotel, Laceby
The Eden Wine Bar & Restaurant, Grantham
Gurkha Square, Grantham
Harbour Lights, Lincoln
The Old Bakery, Lincoln
Olé Olé, Lincoln
The Queen’s Head Inn & Restaurant, Kirkby La Thorpe
Reform at The Castle Hotel, Lincoln
Serendipity at The Priory Hotel, Louth
Washingborough Hall Hotel, Washingborough
Winteringham Fields, Winteringham

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