And the Winners are...

2017 Winners

Platinum Award

Winner:

Exeter College Think Apprenticeships

“The contribution and impact that Exeter College Think Apprenticeships has had on local Exeter businesses stands out from the rest. It is a fantastic organisation and we are so lucky to have it in Exeter.” 

@ExeApprentices

www.exe-coll.ac.uk

Arts

Winner:

Wandering Tiger

“Wandering Tiger make stand-out, highly artistic films whilst living and following its dreams. This really could be tomorrow’s superstar!”

@wanderingtiger

www.wanderingtiger.com

Bar

Winner:

Doctor Ink's Curiosites

“Doctor Ink’s Curiosities never disappoints and go well beyond what it’s selling. The sheer experience, presentation and innovative drinks is what it’s all about!”

@ink_patrick  

http://www.doctorinks.com/

Business Services

Sponsor:

Winner:

Exeter College Think Apprenticeships

“Exeter College Think Apprenticeships is a superbly-run, highly successful, cracking scheme which so many local Exeter businesses benefit from.”

@ExeApprentices

www.exe-coll.ac.uk

Café / Coffee Shop

Winner:

Board

"This Café is unique, clever and a great niche concept. It pulls people away from their mobiles and encourages them to interact and socialise.”

@BoardExeter

www.boardexeter.co.uk

Charity

Winner:

Citizens Advice Exeter

“Wow! What an enormous achievement winning a Queens Award this year. Essential work, excellently delivered for 70 years…”

@ExeterCAB

www.citizensadviceexeter.org.uk

Creative

Sponsor:

Winner:

Hilton Barnfield Architects

“A small, independent practice with national recognition. Clever creativity and proving a major success in 2016.”

@HiltonBarnfield

www.hiltonbarnfield.co.uk

Education

Winner:

Exeter College

“The passion from the tutors and focus on the students is fantastic. There’s a big buzz around Exeter College and it’s deservedly had national recognition.”

@exetercollege

www.exe-coll.ac.uk

Event

Sponsor:

Winner:

Radio 1’s Big Weekend - Exeter City Council and Teignbridge District Council

“A massive event that was managed so well and brought so much to Exeter. Two councils working so well together deserve to be applauded!”

@ExeterCouncil / @Teignbridge

www.exeter.gov.uk / www.teignbridge.gov.uk/

Food/Drink Producer

Winner:

Powderkeg Brewery

“What Powderkeg is doing is totally refreshing and totally different. It’s inspiring others and has come so far in 2016. A true rising star.”

@PowderkegBeer

www.powderkegbeer.co.uk

Gastropub

Winner:

Jack in the Green

“Jack in the Green are so consistent in producing amazing food backed by excellent service. We can’t fault them!”

@JackGreenInn

www.jackinthegreen.uk.com     

Hair & Beauty

Winner:

Viva Hair

“Viva Hair have had massive growth this year. Highly-active and imaginative hairdresser, with great determination that’s an inspiration to many indies.”

@Vivahair134

www.vivahair134.co.uk

Health

Winner:

The Filo Project

“The Filo Project have had such a successful year and support a lot of people in the city. Such a lovely organisation, close to many hearts.”

@FiloProject

www.thefiloproject.co.uk

Interiors

Winner:

In-toto Kitchens Exeter

“So nice, so driven and incredibly honest. A family run business which has worked on some massive projects to a brilliant professional standard.”

@IntotoExeter

www.intoto.co.uk

Legal & Financial

Winner:

The Family Law Company

“The Family Law Company deserves this Award for its burgeoning reputation and local connection. The delivery is next to none and its contribution to charity is admirable.”

@TheFamilyLawCo

www.thefamilylawco.com

 

Leisure & Tourism

Winner:

THE PIG-at Combe

“What a great opening year! An inspiring combination of incredible décor and beautiful grounds backed by attentive service, this place definitely has the wow factor.”

@The_Pig_Hotel

www.thepighotel.com

New Business

Winner:

The Terrace

“Such a successful opening, it’s now the go-to venue and there really is nothing else like it. It was just what Exeter needed and has already brought a great deal to the city.”

@TheTerraceExe 

www.theterraceexeter.com

Property

Winner:

Exeter Science Park

“Exeter Science Park has had such a special year with impressive ambition. It’s a beacon for imaginative fast-growth tech creativity.”

@ExeterSciencePk

www.exetersciencepark.co.uk

Restaurant

Winner:

Rendezvous

“A consistently amazing restaurant with great growth in its tenth year. Excellent food, engaging staff, Rendezvous continues to raise its game.”

@RendezvousWBar

www.rendezvouswinebar.co.uk

Restaurant

Winner:

River Exe Café

“Unique restaurant with a wide array of Awards to prove its success. Extremely strong, outstanding, extraordinary food – and its low food miles are commendable!”

@riverexecafe

www.riverexecafe.com

Retailer

Sponsor:

Winner:

St Leonard's Flowers

“What a gorgeous business! A clever, independent retailer making it in Exeter and beyond which completely deserves this Award.”

@FlowersExeter

www.stleonardsflowers.co.uk

Technology & Innovation

Winner:

Custodian Solutions

“Such a clever, unique business which could make a substantial difference and deserves to go far. The recognition it has had so far indicates how successful this company will be.”

@CustodianApps

www.custodiansolutions.com