17 photos from the 2020 YEP Leeds Oliver Awards

They are the YEP awards which celebrate what the best of the Leeds food and drink scene has to offer.

Tuesday, 10th March 2020, 4:00 pm
Updated Tuesday, 10th March 2020, 4:18 pm
Check out these photos from the 2020 Oliver Awards. PICS: Allan McKenzie

Our annual Oliver Awards, now in their 12th year, were held at the Centenary Pavilion at Elland Road. After a nomination period, 14 out of the 17 categories had been previously whittled down to a shortlist, with the judges coming up with the restaurant of the year and outstanding contribution winner. The food loving public of Leeds also had their say with the People's Choice Award, which returned for a second year. Enjoy these photos from the celebration. READ MORE: 14 long gone Leeds restaurants we dearly miss

Overall Restaurant of the year winners El Gato Negro.
Outstanding Contribution award winner Lionel Strub.

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Best Brewery award winner Northern Monk.
Best cafe / Cafe Deli award winner Wild Plum.
Best Bar award winners Head of Steam.
Best fine dining award winners Host.
Bethany Haresign of Wild Plum celebrates winning the Best Cafe / Deli award.
Whitelocks at their table.
These young ladies find time for an Oliver Awards selfie.
Best Customer Service award winners Rudding Park.
Chef of the Year Josh Whitehead.
Best use of local produce award winner Blacker Hall Farm with judge Steph Moon.
YEP editor Laura Collins accepts the award for the Best Gastro Pub The Owl at Kirkgate Market.
Best Speciality Award winner Clam & Cork.
Sustainability award winners Swinton Park.
Best Family Friendly award winner Fazenda with judge Simon Jenkins.
People's Choice Award Winners Grumpy's Bar & Wood Fired Pizza.
Oliver Awards compere Harry Gration.
All the award winners.