2022 Finalists Announced – See full list here



A fantastic evening celebrating the best of the Midlands Food, Drink & Hospitality sector at the Edgbaston cricket stadium on 20th June 2018

Ivy's Vintage Tea Room

Best Afternoon Tea Establishment

Hilton Metropole

Best Apprenticeship Employer

Eat with Ellen

Best Blogger

The Edgbaston

Best Boutique Hotel

Joule's Brewery

Best Brewery

Cheal's of Henley

Best Fine Dining Restaurant

Liam Dhillon

Best Chef

The Edgbaston

Best Cocktail Bar

Melbourne in Lichfield

Best Independent Coffee Shop


Best Curry House

Connolly's Wines

Best Drinks Merchant

Colmore Food Festival

Best Food Festival

Food Trade International

Best Food Producer

The Bluebell

Best Gastro Pub

Rachel Davies (Jury's Inn)

Best General Manager

The Bubble Lounge (HDV)

Best Hotel Bar

The Genting Hotel

Best Hotel

Sapori Restaurant

Best Italian Restaurant

Purnell's Restaurant

Best Michelin Star Restaurant

Zen Metro

Best East Asian Restaurant

Becketts Farm

People's Choice Award

Evita Lama

Best Restaurant Manager

Leo Kattou

Best Rising Star

Sonal Clare

Best Sommelier

Eden Hall Day Spa

Best Spa

El Borracho De Oro

Best Spanish Restaurant

Glynn Purnell

Special Recognition Award

Anderson’s Bar & Grill

Best Steak House

Baked In Brick

Best Street Food/Pop-Up

Al-Bader Restaurant

Best Themed Restaurant

The Lych Gate Tavern

Best Traditional Pub

No. 12 Houndsgate

Best Vegetarian Restaurant

Villa Park

Best Venue


Headline Sponsor

Diamond Sponsors

Supporting Sponsors

Midlands Food Drink & Hospitality Awards - A recognition & celebration of the great work done within the industry