Congratulations to all the winners and runner-ups for the Oxfordshire Restaurant Awards 2016, which took place on Tuesday 1st November at The King’s Centre in Oxford.

The event was attended by almost 300 guests from the catering and hospitality industry from all corners of the county, who enjoyed a wonderful meal prepared by students from City of Oxford College under the tutelage of Head of Catering, Thomas Clavier. The canapes were provided by GAF, the bread by Gatineau, starter by The White Hart at Fyfield, vegetarian starter and main by Passion For Food, and dessert by The Oxford Kitchen.

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The results:

The Oxfordshire Restaurant of the Year 2016: The Baskerville

Belmond Le Manoir Award for Excellence: The Oxford Kitchen

Public Vote: The White Hart at Fyfield

Outstanding Service: La Cucina

Award of Distinction: The Garden Cafe at Restore

Living In Oxford Magazine Editor’s Choice: Acanthus at Macdonald Randolph Hotel

Chef of the Year: Ryan Simpson and Liam Trotman of Orwells

Trainee of the Year: Chris Angus of St Anne’s College

Best Brasserie / Gastro Pub: The Baskerville

Best Gastronomic Restaurant: Restaurant 56

Best Traditional Pub: The Swan at Ascott

Best College Dining Room: St Antony’s College

Best Asian Restaurant: Thaikhun

Best for Sustainability: Vaults & Garden Café

Best Express / Deli / Café: Aston Pottery Country Café

Many thanks to the sponsors of this years awards: Hedges Law, ACDisco, Aldens, B4, Bean Bags, Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, Buzzworks, City of Oxford College, College & County, Complete Catering, Deliveroo, EasyPreOrders, GAF, Gatineau, Goldstar Recruitment, Good Food Oxford, Helen & Douglas House, House on the Hill, Isis Creative Framing, Laurent-Perrier, LeachPrint, Living In Oxford, Oxford Event Hire, Oxford Wine Company, Passion For Food, Rycotewood Furniture, Studio 8, The King’s Centre, The Oxford Kitchen, The White Hart at Fyfield, Vouch, and Wellers.

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