Essex Life Food & Drink Awards 2017 winners: Destination Dining Venue

PUBLISHED: 15:55 20 September 2017 | UPDATED: 08:54 06 October 2017

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We reveal the winner for the Destination Dining award. Sponsored by Blackwells Farm Products.

The judges looked for the place customers are happy to travel to because they can be sure of show-stopping food as part of a great day out. It’s a place that is always worth the trip.

The finalists were:

Channels Bar & Brasserie at the Channels Estate, Chelmsford

Dedham Boathouse, Colchester

Pig & Whistle Restaurant, Chelmsford


and the winner is… Dedham Boathouse


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