An abundance of riches at Bristol Good Food Awards

June 26 2015

BISHOPSTON and Redland folk don't have to travel far to experience some of the best food and drink in the city.

BISHOPSTON and Redland folk don't have to travel far to experience some of the best food and drink in the city.

Nine businesses from across the area were announced at the recent Bristol Good Food awards, which took place at Bristol Grammar School on June 21.

From Gloucester Road, Bakers & Co won the title of 'Best Breakfast', Bagel Boy, 'Best Express/Takeaway' and Boston Tea Party, 'Outstanding Contribution to Sustainability'.

Recently opened wine bar, The Library, and pizza restaurant, Flour & Ash – both located under the Arches in Cheltenham Road – achieved 'Best Wine List' and 'Best Pizza' respectively.

Chandos Road, in Redland, also boasts two top-class restaurants, No Man's Grace, which picked up 'Best Newcomer' and Michelin star restaurant Wilks was crowned 'Best French'.

The Gloucester Old Spot, in Kellaway Avenue, received 'Best Pub Food' and Bishopston wine producer, Dunleavy Vineyards, collected the award for 'Best Local Wine'.

The Bristol Good Food awards, sponsored by A David & Co, is in its fourth year and was established to recognise exceptional food and drink businesses across Bristol.

Customers were able to cast their votes online, with the top five most popular businesses in each category being put forward for the award. More than 30,000 votes were cast in total.

The winners were then decided by a panel of expert judges.