Best Local Restaurant

Best Local Restaurant 2019
Published 15 February 2019

Joseph Benjamin, winner Best Local restaurant North West 2018

The Good Food Guide needs you to tell us about your favourite restaurants!



The Good Food Guide has launched its 2019 search for the nation’s favourite local restaurants. Our diner-nominated Best Local Restaurant awards celebrate the brilliant contribution that neighbourhood restaurants make to our communities.

If you want to recognise your local, neighbourhood restaurant in our awards, then nominate from 15 February – and be in with a chance of winning £500 worth of Waitrose & Partners vouchers.

What is a Local Restaurant?
- It’s independently run
- It’s owned by the chef or a hands-on proprietor
- Its menu is in line with the seasons
- It offers regularly changing menus at affordable prices
- It can demonstrate a strong relationship with local suppliers
- It has strong ties to, and support from, the local community
- It’s family friendly, offers affordable lunches and at least two dinner services a week
- It gives a genuine warm welcome
- It shows a passion for delivering all of the above.

Celebrate your favourite local restaurant and support your community by nominating now using the button below. Everyone who nominates will be entered into a prize draw to win £500 of Waitrose & Partners vouchers. See here for full terms and conditions.

The nomination period runs from 15 February to 12 April 2019. Diners can nominate their favourite restaurant by visiting and using the form provided.

See last year's winners here.

If you're a restaurant interested in taking part, you can read more here