YOUR votes to celebrate your favourite Eat Out to Help Out eateries are in and now we have a top 20.

Gazette readers have nominated their top cafés, pubs and restaurants to tell us who has that perfectly roasted coffee every time or who has the most delicious food or the friendliest welcome.

The venues from across north Essex have been nominated but now we need to find out which takes the top prize.

To vote, you just need to place your vote on the form on page 25 in today’s paper and post it to: Eat Out Vote Form, Unit 1, Brunel Court, Brunel Way, Severalls Industrial Estate, Colchester CO4 9XP.

For a contestant reminder just visit www.gazette-news.co.uk/promotions.

The closing date for vote forms to arrive is Sunday, October 18.

The finalists in our competition are:

Contestant number 1 - The Alma Inn - Harwich

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Contestant number 2 - Platform 2 Cafe - Chappel Station

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Contestant number 3 - - Colchester

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Contestant number 4 - The Queen Victoria - Maldon

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Contestant number 5 -The Eat Inn Diner - Colchester

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Contestant number 6 -Mrs Salisbury’s - Maldon

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Contestant number 7 -Café 21 - Colchester

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Contestant number 8 -The Mistley Thorn - Mistley

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Contestant number 9 -The Old Siege House Bar and Brasserie - Colchester

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Contestant number 10 -Armstrongs - Clacton

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Contestant number 11 -The Castle Inn - Colchester

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Contestant number 12 -The Blue Garden Café - Clacton

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Contestant number 13 -My Big Fat Greek Taverna - Clacton

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Contestant number 14 -Thai up at the Quay - Harwich

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Contestant number 15 -The New Bell - Harwich

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Contestant number 16 -The vintage tea room - Holland on Sea

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Contestant number 17 -Turkish Meze Bar - Harwich

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Contestant number 18 -The Half Butt Inn - Great Horksley

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Contestant number 19 -White Hart Toby Carvery - Stanway

Contestant number 20 -Hasturk at Braintree Village