Trencherman’s Awards 20192018-10-25T15:19:33+00:00
Trencherman's Awards 2019
Trencherman's Awards

Following over 25,000 reader votes, the Trencherman’s Awards 2019 grand finalists have been revealed

A big thank you to everyone who voted in the Trencherman’s Awards 2019. From a crop of the South West’s finest culinary talent, you’ve selected a stonking list of grand finalists which we’re thrilled to announce …

Best Trencherman’s restaurant – sponsored by Total Produce

  • Boringdon Hall Plymouth
  • Castle Bow Taunton
  • The Olive Tree Bath
  • Oliver’s Falmouth

Best dining pub – sponsored by Walter Rose & Son

  • Bird in Hand Long Ashton
  • Pyne Arms north Devon
  • The Springer Spaniel Launceston
  • Star & Garter Falmouth

Best Trencherman’s chef – sponsored by Hallgarten & Novum Wines

  • Bruce Rennie The Shore Restaurant, Penzance
  • Donna Berry The Swan, Bampton
  • Jude Kereama Kota, Porthleven
  • Matthew Beardshall Wilder, Nailsworth

Best front of house team – sponsored by Churchill 1795

  • The Bath Priory Bath
  • The Coach House by Michael Caines Kentisbury
  • The Methuen Arms Corsham
  • The Square Porthleven

Best dine and stay experience – sponsored by Hotel Perfect

  • Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa New Forest
  • The Gainsborough Bath Spa Bath
  • The Idle Rocks St Mawes
  • The Luttrell Arms Hotel Dunster

Best bar list – sponsored by Wrecking Coast Distillery

  • The Bell Inn Selsley
  • The Greenbank Hotel Falmouth
  • Koj Cheltenham
  • The Mariners Public House Rock

Award for creativity and innovation – sponsored by Sharp’s Brewery

  • Acorn Restaurant Bath
  • Appleton’s at the Vineyard Padstow
  • BOX-E Bristol
  • Fifteen Cornwall Watergate Bay

The Trencherman’s Awards 2019 winners will be announced at a sumptuous ceremony at Saunton Sands Hotel in north Devon on November 19. As well as crowning the new kings and queens of South West fine dining, the glitzy event will see last year’s Trencherman’s Awards winners crafting a four course feast – along with Saunton Sands Hotel head chef Mathias Oberg – for the lucky guests.

Decorating the region’s finest chefs, restaurants, dining pubs and boutique hotels over the past five years, the Trencherman’s Awards are the South West’s most prestigious culinary accolades. Previous winners include Michael Caines’ Lympstone Manor, Restaurant Nathan Outlaw and Stephane Delourme of The Seafood Restaurant – view the full list of previous Trencherman’s Awards winners here.

Buy the Trencherman’s Guide No. 26 here.