Thanet food businesses make Taste of Kent Awards 2018 Top Ten

The Empire Room is one of the shortlisted venues

Nine Thanet food and drink businesses have been named in the top ten for categories in the 2018 Taste of Kent Awards.

Produced in Kent have been organising The Taste of Kent Awards since 2004, showcasing the best of Kent’s food and drink products.  It is the county’s longest running and most prestigious awards.

The range of categories has grown year on year and now incorporates every product that Kent, the Garden of England, is renowned for.

With each passing year, the number of votes cast for residents’ favourite food and drink heroes has also grown massively with Kent foodies, demonstrating great support for local products.

Voting closes January 2, 2018.

The awards ceremony will take place on March 8 at the Kent Event Centre in Detling

Thanet businesses on the shortlist:


The Empire Room in Ramsgate

Buoy and Oyster in Margate

The Yarrow Hotel in Broadstairs


Gadds No3 and Gadds No5 from the Ramsgate Brewery Ltd


Chef and Butcher in Broadstairs

Quex barn in Birchington

Food producer

Bessie’s Tea Parlour in Broadstairs

Curiously Kentish in Birchington

Local food retailer

Quex Barn in Birchington


Little Stour Orchard

To vote click here