Awards Dinner 2015

The 10th anniversary East Lothian Food & Drinks Awards dinner was held on Tuesday 6th October at The Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa, North Berwick and was well attended by almost 160 members of the local food & drink industry. The event is an integral part of an ongoing initiative led by East Lothian Council to establish East Lothian as the premier county in Scotland for local quality food, drink and hospitality.

The prizes were given out on the evening by Richard Lochhead, Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs, Food and the Environment who was delighted to attend such a prestigious event.

The event was sponsored by Image Scotland, PJ Design & East Lothian Life, EDF Energy, Glenkinchie Distillery, Scotland Food & Drink and Queen Margaret University.

 

This year’s winners are:

BEST BISTRO MEAL  

WINNER - The Creel, Dunbar

RUNNER UP - Craigielaw Golf Club, Aberlady

 

BEST FINE DINING  Sponsored by Image Scotland

WINNER - Chez Roux at Greywalls Hotel, Gullane

RUNNER UP - Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa, North Berwick


BEST HOTEL MEAL   - Sponsored by PJ Design & East Lothian Life

WINNER - Nether Abbey, North Berwick

RUNNER UP - The Rocks, Dunbar and The Maitlandfield House Hotel, Haddington


BEST PUB MEAL   

WINNER - The Mercat Grill, Whitecraig

RUNNER UP - The Ravelston House, Musselburgh

 

BEST INTERNATIONAL RESTAURANT MEAL

WINNER - Crolla's Italian, Musselburgh

RUNNER UP - Lucky House, North Berwick

 

BEST CAFÉ   

WINNER - Smeaton Nursery and Tea Room, East Linton

RUNNER UP - S. Luca, Musselburgh

 

BEST EATERY WITHIN A VISITOR ATTRACTION

WINNER - Boardside Cafe at Foxlake

RUNNER UP - Merryhatton Garden Centre Cafe

 

BEST LOCAL PRODUCE RETAILER  - Sponsored by Scotland Food & Drink

WINNER - Gosford Bothy Farm Shop, Aberlady

 

MOST INNOVATIVE NEW PRODUCT  - Sponsored by QMU

WINNER - Yester Farm Dairies Cheese

RUNNER UP - NB Vodka


BEST OVERALL CUSTOMER CARE - Sponsored by EDF Energy

WINNER - The Mercat Grill, Whitecraig