A NUMBER of food and drink establishments in Flintshire and Wrexham are up for national awards. 

The shortlist for the Food Wales Awards 2024 has been announced, honouring the top culinary destinations in Wales while recognising the hard work and efforts of those committed to always providing the country with the freshest of products and amazing delights.

They will also showcase the best restaurants, takeaways, pubs, hotel restaurants, cafes and bistros, as well as those who help us explore new flavours and cuisines from different cultures.


This prestigious event will take place in Cardiff in the summer of 2024 where top professionals will come together to celebrate their achievements and make lasting business connections.

All the Flintshire and Wrexham establishments nominated as finalists: 

  • On The Corner Café (Caerwys) - Cafe/Bistro of the Year (North)
  • The White Bear (Mancot) - Gastro Pub of the Year (North)
  • Green Peas & Love Pop Up Phop (Connah's Quay) - Caterer of the Year
  • Lisbon Tapas (Wrexham) - Best Mediterranean Establishment
  • Up a Yard (Holywell) - Best World Cuisine
  • Deadwood Smokehouse (Mold) - Best World Cuisine
  • Harvest Vegetarian Kitchen (Wrexham) - Best Vegetarian Establishment
  • Cravin' (Mold) - Dessert Outlet of the Year
  • Cravin' (Mold) - Retail Bakery of the Year
  • Asia Sensation (Mold) - Best Asian Food Establishment
  • Hungry Cow (Mold) - Best Burger Restaurant 
  • Just Steak (Mold) - Steak Restaurant of the Year 

A spokesperson for the seventh Food Awards Wales said: “It’s an honour for us to highlight the top food establishments and businesses that have stood out amongst the rest in the Welsh food industry

"This year’s finalists reflect the resilience and creativity of countless chefs, producers, employees and managers who are always ensuring that locals and visitors eat well.

"We want to congratulate all of our finalists on their accomplishments and wish them the best of luck.”