The 10 regional winners of the Which? Good Food Guide Restaurant of the Year awards have been revealed, with Canteen in Spitafields being named best restaurant in London.
The award, which recognises excellence and good service at independently owned restaurants, pubs and cafés and included a public vote, honours restaurant from the 10 British regions.
These ten restaurants will now compete for the Restaurant of the Year award, which will be chosen by a panel of experts led by Elizabeth Carter, consultant editor of The Good Food Guide.
The award will be presented at the Which? awards ceremony on 27 June at the British Museum .
Carter said: "It's fantastic to see independent restaurants throughout the UK being recognised for celebrating regional dishes and using local produce. These awards are voted for by the public, so they're a real accolade."
The regional winners are:
Wales - Tyddyn Llan, Llandrillo
Scotland - Linen Room, Dumfries
Northern Ireland - James Street South, Belfast
The North East - Yorke Arms, Ramsgill
The Midlands - Perkins, Plumtree
The South West - Culinaria, Bristol
The South East - The Plough, Bolnhurst
The East - The Swan Inn, Monks Eleigh
London - Canteen, Spitalfields
By Kerstin KÁ¼hn