The i-on Food & Drink Reader Awards 2016

The i-on Food and Drink Reader Awards 2016

The votes have been counted and verified and we can now reveal your chosen winners for the i-on Food and Drink Reader Awards 2016, in association with Deliveroo.

Over 16,000 votes were cast throughout Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow and St Andrews, and here are the results in black and white – with an official i-on stamp of approval.

Find out who came top below, then click the city name to see the full results for each category.

Drum roll please...

Aberdeen

BEST RESTAURANT FOR SPECIAL OCCASIONS
First: Granite Park
Second: Eat on the Green,
Third: Moonfish Café.

BEST RESTAURANT FOR CASUAL DINING
First: Sanddollar Café and Bistro
Second: The Boozy Cow,
Third: Café 52.

BEST BAR
First: BrewDog, Gallowgate
Second: Ninety-Nine Bar and Kitchen,
Third: The Tippling House.

BEST DELI/COFFEE SHOP
First: Foodstory Café
Second: Café Cognito,
Third: Marshall’s Farm Shop.

AROUND THE WORLD
First: Yatai Izakaya
Second: Café Andaluz,
Third: Rendezvous @ Nargile.

Dundee

BEST RESTAURANT FOR SPECIAL OCCASIONS
First: The Newport
Second: Castlehill Restaurant,
Third: The Tayberry Restaurant.

BEST RESTAURANT FOR CASUAL DINING
First: Sol y Sombra
Second: The Beer Kitchen,
Third: Meat House.

BEST FOR COCKTAILS & WINE
First: Jam Jar
Second: The Wine Press,
Joint Third: 172 at The Caird and Bruach

BEST PUB
First: Speedwell Bar
Second: Duke's Corner,
Third: Fishermans Tavern.

BEST COFFEE/BRUNCH
First: Jessie's Kitchen
Second: Pacamara,
Third: Taypark House.

Edinburgh

BEST RESTAURANT FOR SPECIAL OCCASIONS
First: The Witchery
Second: The Honours,
Third: The Pompadour by Galvin.

BEST RESTAURANT FOR CASUAL DINING
First: The Scran & Scallie
Second: Nonna’s Kitchen,
Third: El Cartel.

BEST COCKTAIL BAR
First: Tigerlily
Second: Bramble,
Third: Devil’s Advocate.

BEST NEWCOMER
First: Dine
Second: Badger & Co,
Third: The Whistle Stop Barber Shop.

BEST WINE BAR
First: Smith and Gertrude
Second: Divino Enoteca,
Third: Pickles.

BEST FOR FOODIES
First: Timberyard
Second: The Gardener’s Cottage,
Third: Aizle.

BEST COFFEE SHOP
First: Artisan Roast
Second: BrewLab,
Third: Wellingtons.

BEST AFTERNOON TEA
First: Mimi’s Bakehouse
Second: Palm Court, The Balmoral,
Third: Prestonfield.

BEST BREAKFAST/BRUNCH
First: Montpeliers
Second: Roseleaf,
Third: Hamiltons.

BEST BURGER
First: The Cambridge Bar
Second: Bread Meats Bread,
Third: The Boozy Cow.

BEST PIZZA
First: Civerinos
Second: La Favorita,
Third: Dough.

AROUND THE WORLD
First: Chaophraya
Second: Ting Thai Caravan,
Third: Mother India.

BEST STEAK
First: Steak
Second: Chop House,
Third: Kyloe.

Glasgow

BEST RESTAURANT FOR SPECIAL OCCASIONS
First: Brian Maule at Chardon d’Or
Second: The Ubiquitous Chip,
Third: Rogano.

BEST RESTAURANT FOR CASUAL DINING
First: Crabshakk
Second: The Finnieston,
Third: The Bungo.

BEST BAR
First: Blue Dog
Second: The Anchor Line,
Third: Kelvingrove Café.

BEST DELI
First: Celino’s
Second: Eusebi Deli,
Third: Delzique.

BEST AFTERNOON TEA
First: The Tearooms: Butterfly & Pig
Second: The Salon: Blythswood Square Hotel,
Third: The Willow Tea Rooms.

BEST NEWCOMER
First: Smoak BBQ
Second: The Spiritualist,
Third: Caffe Parma.

BEST BREAKFAST/BRUNCH
First: TriBeCa
Second: Café Gandolfi,
Third: The Hyndland Fox.

BEST BURGER
First: Bread Meats Bread
Second: Butchershop Bar & Grill,
Third: Lebowskis.

BEST PIZZA
First: Paesano Pizza
Second: Amarone,
Third: Di Maggio’s.

BEST PUB
First: Sloans
Second: The Ben Nevis,
Third: The Pot Still.

AROUND THE WORLD
First: Mother India
Second: The Hanoi Bike Shop,
Third: Bar Soba.

St Andrews

BEST RESTAURANT FOR SPECIAL OCCASIONS
First: The Grange Inn
Second: The Peat Inn,
Third: The Seafood Restaurant.

BEST RESTAURANT FOR CASUAL DINING
First: Tailend
Second: Steak Barn,
Balgove Larder,
Third: Forgans.

BEST BAR
First: Vic St Andrews
Second: The West Port,
Third: Ham's Hame Pub & Grill.

BEST SPECIALIST DELI
First: Balgove Larder
Farm Shop
Second: Fisher & Donaldson,
Third: Rocca Italian Deli.

BEST AFTERNOON TEA
First: Eden Mansion
Second: Old Course Hotel,
Third: Rufflets.

AROUND THE WORLD
First: Little Italy
Second: The Balaka Restaurant,
Third: Maisha.

A note about the voting process

The integrity of the awards is of paramount importance and i-on strives to ensure a fair and independent system. Winners are those nominees who received the most votes in their category. All voting is via the i-on website. i-on provided branded material to all nominees for marketing purposes, however any marketing undertaken by individual nominees was conducted independently of i-on. No prizes or inducements to vote for a particular nominee were offered by i-on.

All votes were collated automatically but were then verified by two independent sources. Duplicate emails voting in the same category were removed from the counting process, as were incorrect or non-existent addresses.

If you have any questions relating to the voting process please email jo@ionmagazine.co.uk.

Thank you for your interest in the i-on Food and Drink Reader Awards 2016.

Jo Morris
Director
Treacle Productions Ltd T/a i-on

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