2016 WINNERS

ULSTER

Best Restaurant 

  • WINNER: Bengal Brasserie (Ormeau Road)
  • SILVER WINNER: Indian Ocean (Holywood)

Best Chef  

  • WINNER: Indian Ocean (Holywood)
  • SILVER WINNER: Mama Masala (Derry/Londonderry)

Best Front of House 

  • WINNER: Archana (Belfast)
  • SILVER WINNER: Nu Delhi (Belfast)

Best Young Chef 

  • WINNER: Chandpur (Donegal)
  • SILVER WINNER: Masala Hut (Moira)

Best Takeaway 

  • WINNER: Asha (Bangor)
  • SILVER WINNER: Amina’s Tandoori (Lurgan)

Best Newcomer

  • WINNER: Pink Garlic
  • SILVER WINNER: Mayur

 

LEINSTER

Best Restaurant 

  • WINNER: Cinnamon Garden
  • SILVER WINNER: Rasam

Best Chef 

  • WINNER: Indie Spice (Sandymount)
  • SILVER WINNER: Curry House (Ranelagh)

Best Front of House 

  • WINNER: Vermilion
  • SILVER WINNER: Rasam

Best Young Chef 

  • WINNER: Tamarind

Best Newcomer 

  • WINNER: Indus Spice

Best Takeaway 

  • WINNER: Bombay Pantry
  • SILVER WINNER: Ajanta

 

MUNSTER

Best Restaurant

  • WINNER: Planet Spice
  • SILVER WINNER: Bollywood Temple

Best Chef 

  • WINNER: Bollywood Temple
  • SILVER WINNER: Peppers

Best Front of House 

  • WINNER: Pepper
  • SILVER WINNER: Saffron

Best Young Chef 

  • WINNER: Peppers

Best Newcomer 

  • WINNER: Saffron

 

CONNACHT

Best Restaurant 

  • WINNER: Palak
  • SILVER WINNER: Eastern Tandoori

Best Chef 

  • WINNER: Nokshi
  • SILVER WINNER: Palak

Best Front of House 

  • WINNER: Santori
  • SILVER WINNER: Nokshi

Best Young Chef 

  • WINNER: Kustori

There are hundreds of Indian eateries in Ireland.

They are undeniably popular but until now there have been no dedicated awards to recognise their culinary talents and contribution to the Irish food scene.