The Winners Of The Manchester Food And Drink Festival Awards Have Been Revealed

How many have you visited?


The winners of the Manchester Food and Drink Festival Awards were announced on Monday night at a glittering gala dinner in the Palace Hotel. 

Here's a selection of who took home the silverware:

Restaurant of the Year

Hawksmoor, Deansgate

Newcomer of the Year

El Gato Negro, King Street 

Premium & Fine Dining Venue of the Year

The French, The Midland Hotel, Peter Stree

Chef of the Year

Terry Huang, Umezeshi

Pub of the Year

The Smithfield Tavern, Swan Street

Food Pub of the Year

Eagle and Child, Whalley Road, Bury 

Bar of the Year

Albert Schloss, Peter Stree

Coffee Shop or Tea Bar of the Year 

Pot Kettle Black, Deansgate

Best Street Food of the Year 

Chaat Cart, Deansgate Mews

Front of House Team of the Year

The French, The Midland Hotel, Peter Street

If you haven't checked out any of this places at least now you know that they're officially the best in Manchester. Massive congrats to all involved.

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James Fenton

Resident football writer, covering City, United and the rest of what the beautiful game brings to our city. I also moonlight in news, current affairs and emmm... burger reviews.