A dozen eateries in Reading have made the finals of The Food Awards England 2022.

Finalists were voted for by the public for providing authentic recipes and unique dishes to their diners and creating memorable experiences.

The Food Awards are an exclusive celebration of the masters that enhance the flavours in England, culminating in a black-tie ceremony in Manchester in June.

A spokesperson for The Food Awards England said: “England offers a wide range of places that serve world cuisines.

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“Undoubtedly, there are some amazing specialists around the country, who know how to offer great service, delicious food and meet the expectations of their diners.

“These are the professionals that we aim to reward.”

“We would like to wish all the finalists the best of luck and we can’t wait to welcome all our guests and celebrate the winners with them.”

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The Reading-based Finalists at The Food Awards England 2022 are:

Restaurant of the Year

  • The Woodspeen Restaurant (Newbury)

Café/ Bistro of the Year

  • Cafe Yolk (Reading)
  • Picnic Foods (Reading)
  • The Switch (Reading)

Hotel Restaurant of the Year

  • The Roseate Reading (Reading)
  • The Great House at Sonning (Reading)

Caterer of the Year

  • Total Hospitality (Reading)
  • Rusty And Roses Catering (Thatcham)  

Best Italian Establishment

  • Pepe Sale Restaurant (Reading)

Best Oriental Establishment

  • Oishi (Reading)
  • Soyami (Newbury)

Best Mexican Establishment

  • Mission Burrito (Reading)