Auction Cafe of the Year Finalists

Melton Tavern

The Tavern prides itself on its locally-sourced, freshly-prepared, home-cooked food. On market days, the cafe is a hive of activity, with farmers catching up on the day’s trading, while at weekends it caters for weddings, birthdays and parties.


The team at Thrapston mart aims to provide delicious food and a consistent service at a fair price. The cafe is the social hub of the market, with a relaxed atmosphere, offering farmers a place to congregate in between the auctioning process.

Raglan CafeRaglan

A previous winner, Raglan Café take pride in their homemade food, milkshakes and puddings, all made using British Produce. They feel blessed to have customers who are like one big family in their Market Café, and enjoy supporting their local farming community by supporting RABI, YFC and even a night aimed at rural singles to meet up and find companionship.

Dinky’s Dinah

Dinky’s Dinah has been serving food and refreshments from Shrewsbury mart for 16 years. It prides itself on serving local produce when available and prices are affordable, without any corners cut on portion sizes. The aim of staff is to ensure customers enjoy their food in a friendly environment.

Worcester Market Café

Worcester Market Café prides itself on offering customers a friendly, comfortable atmosphere. Supporting ‘farm to fork’, the team is passionate about improving vitality of small local farm businesses, while building connections within the community.