Derby Food and Drink Awards 2017

With over 4,000 nominations received, the Marketing Derby Food and Drink Awards are proving more popular than ever. 

The Marketing Derby Food & Drink Awards celebrates the best of Derby's food and drinks scene, paying homage to bars, pubs, restaurants and cafés across a number of categories.

Categories include:

Other sponsors and partners include Royal Crown Derby, Roundhouse Events and Cactus Images.

John Forkin, Marketing Derby Managing Director, said: “Each year the Derby Food and Drink Awards go from strength to strength. They are now firmly established in Derby’s awards calendar and are keenly awaited and hotly contested.  Marketing Derby is proud to co-ordinate these awards to help shine a light on the very best that Derby has to offer.”

Voting officially closes on Friday 18th August - make sure you get your votes in!


We look forward to being part of Marketing Derby's 2017 Awards and honouring Derby’s great food and drink scene. - Denby Pottery


Over the past year Riverlights has welcomed Thyme restaurant, Bustler Market and Gym City, joining Holiday Inn, Premier Inn and Genting Casino in making Riverlights a key leisure destination in the city.  

We are delighted to be sponsoring the awards, which is a great opportunity to recognise the best eateries, restaurants and bars and celebrate altogether the achievements of Derby's food and drink scene.  - Derby Riverlights


We are delighted to be sponsoring the Derby Food and Drink Awards – in recognition that a high quality and diverse hospitality industry is a vital part of the local economy and equally impacts the lifestyles of individuals, businesses and visitors alike. - Burnthebook


Royal Crown Derby are delighted to sponsor, for the third year running, the Marketing Derby Food & Drinks Awards in providing the Outstanding Achievement presentation plate award in support of recognition to ambassadors who have made a significant impact upon Derby’s food and drink industry. - Royal Crown Derby


It is the responsibility of us, as a university, to get involved with great events like the Derby Food and Drink Awards in order to become more engaged with the community and benefit not only ourselves but those that we work and interact with.
Plus who can turn down the opportunity to judge some of Derby’s most tantalising and tasty food and drink produced locally! - University of Derby