Updated 19/1/17 with shortlist
After six years, the Scotch Egg Challenge is now one of the key dates in the London food calendar. This year's event will take place at The Canonbury in Islington on 8 February.
Confirmed judges for the event itself include Fay Maschler from the Evening Standard, Ben Chapman of Smoking Goat and Kiln and Bob Granleese of the Guardian, while the evening will be compered by Joe Warwick.
Shortlisted restaurants and pubs taking part include:
The Rat Inn
Rotunda Bar and Restaurant
Tanner and Co
Ealing Park Tavern
Mac and Wild
Holborn Dining Room
The Scotch Egg Challenge 2017 will take place from 7.30pm on 8 February 2016 at The Canonbury, 21 Canonbury Pl, London N1 2NS