UK Ethnic restaurants recognised in the 2012 Asian Curry Awards

29 November 2012 by
UK Ethnic restaurants recognised in the 2012 Asian Curry Awards

Ethnic restaurants from around the country have been honoured in the 2012 Asian Curry Awards.

Now in their second year, the awards recognise excellence from both the Bangladeshi and Indian catering sector as well as operators specialising in Chinese, Thai, Malaysian, Japanese, Nepalese and pan-Asian cuisines.

Yawar Khan, chairman of the Federation of Bangladeshi Caterers, which organises the Asian Curry Awards, said: "This year's awards were bigger than ever and a resounding success which has set a benchmark for the future. Our congratulations go to the winners across all categories. "

2012 Asian Curry Awards winners:

Best Japanese Restaurant: Oishiii, Stoke Newington
Best Nepalese Restaurant: Everest Inn, Blackheath
Best Chinese Restaurant: Naga Restaurant & Bar, London
Best Malaysian Restaurant: Ning, Manchester

Best Thai Restaurant, London: Yum Yum Thai Restaurant, Stoke Newington
Best Thai Restaurant, South of England: Thai Lounge, Lingfield

Best South Asian Restaurant, City of London: Anokha, Creechurch Lane
Best South Asian Restaurant, Scotland: Itihaas, Dalkeith
Best South Asian Restaurant, London Suburbs: Moidul's of Teddington, Teddington
Best South Asian Restaurant, London Home Counties: Mango Lounge, Windsor
Best South Asian Restaurant, South West of England: Spice of Bengal, Calne
Best South Asian Restaurant, North of England: The Last Days of the Raj, Gateshead
Best South Asian Restaurant, Devon & Cornwall: Maha Bharat, Kingsbridge
Best South Asian Restaurant, West Midlands: Malabar, Wolverhampton
Best South Asian Restaurant, Wales: The Sheesh Mahal, Llanelli
Best South Asian Restaurant, East Midlands: Royal Tandoori, Corby
Best South Asian Restaurant, South East of England: Mahaan, Worthing
Best South Asian Restaurant, Newcomer: Namaste Kitchen, London

Young Restaurateur of the Year: Moshin Miah, Maharani, Sidcup
Young Asian & Oriental Chef of the Year: Norman Musa, Ning, Manchester
Asian & Oriental Chef of the Year: Sabbir Karim, Namaaste Kitchen, London

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