A FARM café in Wokingham sets so many people up for the day with a superb breakfast, its customers have flooded to nominate them for a Thames Valley Hospitality Award.

The Farm Café in Forest Road between Binfield and Hurst is up for the Best Breakfast Award, sponsored by Casey Fields Farm Shop @ Vicar’s Game.

Customer Alison Leatherbarrow said: “They are freshly cooked to order and the best.”

Mark Winterbourne said “It is always a treat, and all cooked with locally sourced food.”

Gillian Atkins said: “The food and service are both excellent. The staff are professional and friendly and the food is freshly prepared and tastes delicious.”

The Fernygrove Farm Coffee Shop in Warfield is also praised for its brekkie. Charlotte Quin says: “Totally delicious and made by people who care using pork from the farm in the sausages and bacon.”

And Woodys Café in Bucklebury Park Farm gets a nod for Best Breakfast from Christine Alder who says: “It is proper locally sourced food, plenty of it and nothing is too much trouble.”

Meanwhile The Botanist in Marlow has been nominated for Bar of the Year, sponsored by Matthew Clark, the drinks company. David Murray says: “Working in the industry for nearly six years I have found a place that challenges me and looks after me at the same time.”

Maddi Lewis likes The Botanist in Reading and says: “A fantastic newcomer to the area that has really had an impact on the area.”

The colourful Reading bar Lola Lo has been praised by Lauren Craig who says: “Best club in Reading, a fun friendly vibe and nice customers. Also, great music and fair prices.” Lauren Crick, Estelle Buffet, Jessica Ramy, Abby Barrett and Emily Porter also nominated Lola Lo.

The Newbury in Newbury town centre has been nominated for restaurant of the year. One nominator said: “It has a fantastc chef who is so creative. Whether you eat lunch or dinner during the week or have one of their amazing roasts served on a board on Sundays it is always fantastic.”

The East Berkshire Golf Club in Crowthorne gets a nod for Best Restaurant sponsored by Hilton Reading from Allen Maidment who says it has always been a happy and friendly place to work and eat.

The Back-of-House star award has another nomination. Alex Healy-Wallis has nominated Jack Crocker, the head chef at Cantley House Hotel in Wokingham. Says Alex: “Jack has greatly increased the quality and presentation of the food at Miltons Restaurant. I used to work at the hotel and can see what a genuine difference in standards his influence has had.” To nominate please go to https://www.tvhawards.co.uk/.

The gala awards dinner will be held at the Hilton, Reading, on Sunday, March 18, 2017.