Six East Lancashire businesses have been named winners in the Good Food Awards 2023/2024.

The winners were announced earlier this month , recognising the nation’s top  businesses that are dedicated to the highest standard of cuisine.

The Good Food Awards are divided up into a number of subdivisions, for fine dining, cafes, gastro pubs, takeaways, hotels and fish and chips.

Six East Lancashire businesses were successful, picking up recognition in the cafes, takeaways and hotel categories. 

Holy Cannoli in Great Harwood and the Corner Café in Crawshawbooth were both honoured in the café category.

Lancashire Telegraph: Holy Cannoli in Great HarwoodHoly Cannoli in Great Harwood (Image: Google)

Holy Cannoli, in Glebe Street, was awarded a blue ribbon for its  food quality, service, and values. 

Colin Hammerton , director and chef  at Holy Cannoli, said : "We are very excited.

“We give our customers a very personal service and we try and get to know all of our customers to keep them regular and it is easy to do because we are a family business.”

When discussing how they are going to strive to try and get the gold seal award, he added: “We continue to keep our standards and try to improve where we can, moving the business forward.

“We are currently doing an evening service two nights a month, which is a five course tasting menu with a theme and we have sold them out until New Year's Eve.” 

Lancashire Telegraph: The Corner in CrawshawboothThe Corner in Crawshawbooth (Image: Google)

The Corner Café, in Burnley Road, was awarded a Gold Seal, the highest award given by the awards that can only be obtained by award holders who been honoured for three years or more.

In the Good Hotel Awards category, Northcote in Langho received the Gold Seal for the “personal service and extraordinary experience” it gives to customers. 

Lancashire Telegraph: Northcote won a Good Hotel AwardNorthcote won a Good Hotel Award (Image: Archive)

Headed up by Lisa Goodwin-Allen, the Michelin-starred restaurant serves up gourmet meals with hotel nestled in the Forest of Bowland, providing a luxury experience for guests. 

Three venues across the region were honoured in the takeaways category.

Lancashire Telegraph: Mega Munch, Stubbins Tandoori and Enzo's were all honouredMega Munch, Stubbins Tandoori and Enzo's were all honoured (Image: Google)

Mega Munch, in Old Bank Lane, Blackburn, Enzo’s Pizza in Colne Road, Burnley, and Stubbins Tandoori, in Bolton Road North, Ramsbottom, were honoured, all collecting the Gold Seal.

Since its inception in 2002, the Good Food Awards has grown to become a respected authority in the food industry.

It receives roughly half a million entries every year, with only the best of the best being honoured every year.

The full list of winners can be seen on the Good Food Awards website.