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Hertfordshire Life Food & Drink Awards 2017: Independent Café/Tearoom of the Year

PUBLISHED: 11:06 25 July 2017 | UPDATED: 12:34 25 July 2017

We reveal our Independent Cafe or Tea Room of the Year

We reveal our Independent Cafe or Tea Room of the Year

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We reveal our winner of Independent Café/Tearoom of the Year

Judges of this category looked for a venue, be it a café or tea shop in the high street, garden centre, museum or farm affiliated outlet which really meats the need its customers. Tea and coffee shops are an integral part of the Hertfordshire food and drink scene. Who makes the best tea and coffees, serves the nicest cakes and biscuits and the freshest scones? Are the sandwiches freshly cut and liberally filled? Most importantly, are most of the ingredients locally sourced?

The finalists...

Rosey Lea Cafe & Tearooms, Bishop’s Stortford

At Rosey Lea the traditional ambience is complemented by delicious food and drink, all served on English bone china. All of our ingredients are locally sourced and presented to the highest standards. We also now have our own exclusive blend of tea and coffee.

Laura Kate, Welwyn

Laura Kate is all the things I love in life under one roof in a pretty setting – afternoon tea, cake and a lovely cup of tea. I’m lucky to call this my job.

Brewery Tearooms, Walkern

As an independent family owned business, our success is measured by the feedback of our customers - our most important critics. At Brewery Tearooms you’re always assured of a warm welcome and we are proud to be serving our community and county.

Beechwood Fine Foods, Tring

Beechwood Fine Foods is a multi-award winning independent cafe-deli in the heart of Tring. We offer an extensive range of British and local produce as well as our own homemade cakes and chutneys and preserves. We serve Fairtrade coffee, light lunches and afternoon teas.

And the winner is...

Brewery Tearooms, Walkern

The judges said the Brewery Tearooms were exceptional. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable, offering a selection of cakes and savouries that were simply divine.

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To find out more about our Hertfordshire Food & Drink Awards 2017 and our sponsors, visit www.hertfordshirefada.co.uk.

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Click here to take a look at last year’s winners!

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