Voting for the Guardian Series Food Awards 2018 officially opened last week and if you have not yet voted you still have time.

Choose from the shortlist in each category below and then can post your votes using the cut out coupon on page 30 and posting it to Mattie Lacey-Davidson at Observer House, Caxton Way, Watford, WD18 8RJ.

You can also email your votes to

Butchers and Delis

East London Sausage Company, Walthamstow

Premier Halal Butchers, Walthamstow Market

Shaw’s Butchers, Station Road, Chingford

Church’s Butchers, Epping

Pie & Mash

Robins Pie and Mash, Chingford

Eel and Pie House, Leytonstone,

The Owl, Loughton

Coffee Shops and Cafés

The Larder, Wanstead

Helens Coffee on the Green, Chingford

Scoffs Sandwich Bar, Chingford

Apollo Café, Waltham Abbey

Lakehouse Tea Room, Leytonstone

World Food

Loughton Chilli, Loughton

The Star of India, Leytonstone

Shish Mahal, Leyton

Bhangra Beat, Woodford

Provender, Wanstead

Filika Restaurant, Wanstead

Pacana Restaurant, Gants Hill

District Một, Leyton

Bombetta, Snaresbrook


The Old Hall Tavern, Chingford

The Cuckfield, Wanstead

Leyton Technical, Leyton

Hare And Hounds, Lea Bridge Road

Red Lion, Leytonstone

Pepper’s Ghost, Leyton

The Flower Pot, Walthamstow

The White Hart, Morton, Ongar

O’Neil’s Pub, Leytonstone

Theydon Oak, Epping

The Blue Boar, Abridge

Fish & Chips

Lighthouse, Wanstead

The Codfather, Leytonstone

Wilsons, Chingford

The Three Colts, Buckhurst Hill

Fine Dining

Bombetta, Snaresbrook

Nuovo Mondragone, Walthamstow

The Star of India, Leytonstone

The Blue Boar, Abridge

Theydon Oak, Epping

Lion and Key, Leyton


Tom, Dick and Harry’s, Loughton

Bombetta, Snaresbrook

Nuovo Mondragone, Walthamstow

Provender, Wanstead

GBR, Woodford