Notts food and drink awards

The fine dining restaurant scooped the best overall award at inaugural Nottingham Post awards.

The crème de la crème of Nottingham’s food and drink scene were out in force for the black tie ceremony on June 25.

Langar Hall, located in a Georgian manor in the Vale of Belvoir, were the big winners on the night as they won the best overall award as well as the best out of town award.

I actually love the staff, if I don’t love them they don’t last very long.

Imogen Skirving, Owner of Langar Hall.

Over 400 guests gathered at the East Midlands Conference Centre from restaurants, cafes, bar and pubs plus sponsors to attend the event hosted by Masterchef’s Gregg Wallace.

Amongst the other big winners were La Rock who also bagged two awards, including the best restaurant award and an award for outstanding service.

Video: Imogen Skirving, Owner of Langar Hall.

George’s Fish and Chip Kitchen in Queen Street won the Best New Venue award.

George’s Owner Andrew Constantinou, said: “Fish and chips are one of the oldest traditions in the UK but what we are doing is bringing it to the younger audience.”

Other award winners:

Young Chef of the Year – Emma Chambers (Iberico World Tapas)

Best Cafe/Deli/Express – Delilah’s Fine Foods

Best Pub – Four Bells Inn

Best Drinks Venue – Boilermaker

Best Asian Experience – Shared between Memsaab and Miashy

Best International – Iberico World Tapas

The winners were selected out of more than 1,400 nominations, a panel of food experts then selected finalists who were eventually visited by two sets of mystery judges.