Good news for a number of Topsham businesses: in the Taste of the West 2009 awards, Darts Farm won a Gold Award in the retail outlet class, the Georgian Tea-Room a gold in the tea room class, and Oliva a silver in the restaurant class.
Meanwhile, Denley's Essence of India was awarded a Silver Four Star Plaque for its placing in the top 100 of around 12,000 nominations for the British Curry Awards 2009.
The Avocet Cafe on Fore Street, and Route 2 (Cafe Bar and Cycle Hire) at the Topsham Quay, have newly-launched websites.
The popular Marcello Restaurant is under new management, Onur and Karine Egitim. A website is under way, but pending that, contact details for enquiries/booking are 01392-879061, (e-mail email@example.com).