Cotswold Life Food & Drink Awards 2016: Local Tea/Coffee Shop of the Year
PUBLISHED: 08:46 26 July 2016 | UPDATED: 14:34 27 July 2016
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With so much competition, this was not an easy decision to make. But we're pleased to announce we have picked a winner worthy of the 'Best Local Tea/Coffee Shop of the Year' title…
The Cotswold Life Food & Drink Awards are one of the biggest events in the local calendar and it is hugely anticipated by the region’s food and drink industry all year round.
We champion the best local producers, suppliers and businesses that are passionate about the Cotswold countryside and the future of our local environment.
Thanks to both the nominations of the public and our well-respected judges, we have picked a winner worthy of the ‘Best local Tea/Coffee Shop of the Year Award…’
This year’s finalists
The Coffee Dispensary, Cheltenham
With a relaxed and rustic feel the Coffee Dispensary is a stylish family-run café located on Cheltenham’s popular Regent Street, serving an array of speciality coffees along with cakes, pastries and sandwiches.
The Coffee Dispensary impressed the judges with their knowledgeable staff who were happy to recommend products to purchase. Judges also commended their links with other local companies as Hetty’s Tea Cakes make the cakes on sale and were impressed with the range of coffees available.
Tisanes Tea Room, Broadway
Tisanes are a traditional tea room situated on the High Street, Broadway. They serve many brands of tea, coffee, delicious hot & cold homemade sandwiches & cakes.
They also have an excellent gluten free menu.
Judges were impressed by the varied menu available at Tisanes Tea Room, especially a great range of gluten free cakes and commented that the products were great value for money. Judges described the premises as a lovely typical English tea room.
And the winner is…
Lynwood & Co, Lechlade
Lynwood & Co is a new cafe in Lechlade providing the local community and surrounding area with quality food, delicious locally made artisan bread and fantastic coffee. Lynwood and Co is a café for everyone, they maintain a ‘village ethos and are massive part of the local community.
Lynwood & Co impressed the judges with the great range of teas and coffees available alongside a great menu. The cakes, that vary daily and that are made on the premises, were described as delicious. Judges also commented on excellent service and a very welcoming atmosphere.
The Best Local Tea/Coffee Shop of the Year Award is sponsored by Emporium Gift Shop
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Click here to view the Cotswold Life Food & Drink Award winners from 2015!