Hundreds/thousands of people have supported local restaurants and cafes by taking part in the Eat Out to Help Out scheme.

Now the Guardian Series wants to find the place that earned readers' trust and love as the Best Eat Out to Help Out restaurant.

It might have been the way they made diners feel safe, the way they welcomed back customers or just that they served the most appetising meals, the best tea and coffee or the tastiest cakes.

All you need to do is fill out our nomination form at

Nominations are open until Friday, September 18.

We will publish the top 20 Eat Out to Help Out venues, as chosen by our readers, with a coupon to vote for your favourite.

To vote by post, please include your full name and contact number along with your nomination by the closing date Best Eat Out Venue Unit 1 Brunel Court, Brunel Way, Severalls Industrial Estate, Colchester CO4 9XP

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