The crème de la crème of the curry industry are recognised

On Monday evening, the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel, welcomed a gathering of over 350 attendees from across England in a celebration to reward the best in the curry industry.

The winners of the 6th annual English Curry Awards were announced at the swanky affair held on August 22.

The awards recognise and reward the hard work and commitment of those who work tirelessly to provide us with the nations much loved dish – curry.
“With a vast amount of restaurants and takeaway in England the competition is always fierce. To be amongst such passionate people who love what they do, is truly inspiring.” commented Yasmin Mahmood, Operations Director of event organisers Oceanic Consulting.
“Congratulations to all our winners and finalists, and I hope to see you next year!”
As well as recognising the curry industry in all its facets, the event also raised funds for the official charity partner The Well Foundation.

The glam event was hosted by award winning comedian and actor, Mani Liaqat, where sixteen accolades were presented on the evening. The winners are:

Healthy Curry Provider went to Delhi6 Restaurant (Sutton Coldfield).

Best Marketing Campaign went to James Dahl Indian (Birmingham).

Best Restaurant Design went to Prana Indian Restaurant (Cambridge).

General Manager of the Year went to Mohammed Jamil (Gurkha One, Nottingham).

Curry Product of the Year went to Shemins (Ascot).

Celebrity Chef of the Year went to Anjula Devi (Hampton).

Best of Manchester went to Forts of India.

Best of Birmingham went to Tipu Sultan.

Curry King 2016 went to Jahangir Saddiq (Tipu Sultan Restaurant).

Outstanding Restaurant of the Year went to Kiplings Restaurant (Sowerby Bridge).

 

 

(The below awards were split into three regions, with regional winners and one overall winner)

Caterer of the Year, North went to Aziz Catering (Bradford).
Caterer of the Year, Midlands went to The Five Rivers Group (Birmingham).
Caterer of the Year, South went to Greenleaf Catering and Events Management (Southall).

Caterer of the Year, overall winner is Aziz Catering (Bradford).

 

Chef of the Year, North went to Tariq Mahmood (Kiplings Restaurant, Bradford).
Chef of the Year, Midlands went to Dr. Ijlal Haider (Old Hall Restaurant, Dorrington).
Chef of the Year, South went to Ansar Ali (Spice Lounge, Mildenhall Suffolk).

Chef of the Year, overall winner is Dr. Ijlal Haider (Old Hall Restaurant, Dorrington).

 

(The below awards were split into nine regions, with regional winners and one overall winner)

Best Home Delivery Service, North East went to Spice Island Tandoori & Pizzeria (Sunderland).
Best Home Delivery Service, North West went to Tuk Tuk Indian Takeaway (Preston).
Best Home Delivery Service, Yorkshire went to Tandoori Express (Leeds).
Best Home Delivery Service, East Midlands went to Spicy Flames (Leicester).
Best Home Delivery Service, West Midlands went to Sonali Balti (Coventry).
Best Home Delivery Service, East went to Malabar (Coventry).
Best Home Delivery Service, South East went to Spice Box (Oxford).
Best Home Delivery Service, South West went to Chutney Corner (Bournemouth).
Best Home Delivery Service, London went to Holy Cow (London).

Best Home Delivery Service, overall winner is Tuk Tuk Indian Takeaway (Preston).

 

Team/Service of the Year, North East went to Jaipur Exclusive Indian Takeaway (Newcastle Upon Tyne)
Team/Service of the Year, North West went to Sultan of Lancaster (Lancaster).
Team/Service of the Year, Yorkshire went to Culters Spice (Sheffield).
Team/Service of the Year, East Midlands went to The Cinnamon Lounge (Market Harborough).
Team/Service of the Year, West Midlands went to The Lloyds Indian Restaurant (Solihull).
Team/Service of the Year, East went to Spice Lounge Restaurant (Mildenhall Suffolk).
Team/Service of the Year, South East went to Jai Ho (Horley).
Team/Service of the Year, South West went to Joy Raj (Bristol).
Team/Service of the Year, London went to Raunka Punjab Diyan (Southall).

Team/Service of the Year, overall winner is Jaipur Exclusive Indian Takeaway (Newcastle Upon Tyne).

 

Takeaway of the Year, North East went to Jaipur Exclusive Indian Takeaway (Newcastle Upon Tyne)
Takeaway of the Year, North West went to Spice Island (Bolton).
Takeaway of the Year, Yorkshire went to Little India Takeaway (Barnsley).
Takeaway of the Year, East Midlands went to Chutney’s (Leicester).
Takeaway of the Year, West Midlands went to Chutney Express Takeaway (Birmingham).
Takeaway of the Year, East went to Raja Indian Cuisine (Cambridge).
Takeaway of the Year, South East went to Bombay Express (Basildon).
Takeaway of the Year, South West went to Papa Raj (Plymouth).
Takeaway of the Year, London went to 2 Sisters Tandoori (Southwark).

Takeaway of the Year, overall winner is Spice Island (Bolton).

 

Restaurant of the Year, North East went to Zeera Indian Cuisine (South Shields).
Restaurant of the Year, North West went to Shimla Spice (Burnley).
Restaurant of the Year, Yorkshire went to Bombay Spice (York).
Restaurant of the Year, East Midlands went to Lime Indian Restaurant (Nottingham).
Restaurant of the Year, West Midlands went to Delhi 6 Restaurant (Sutton Coldfield).
Restaurant of the Year, East went to Prana Indian Restaurant (Cambridge).
Restaurant of the Year, South East went to Jai Ho (Horley).
Restaurant of the Year, South West went to The Eastern Eye (Bath).
Restaurant of the Year, London went to Khanage Indian Tandoori (London).

Restaurant of the Year, overall winner is Bombay Spice (York).

 

 

 

And the winners are:


Healthy Curry Provider

Winner:  Dehli 6 Restaurant
Photo L-R: Mahmudur Rahman

 

Best Marketing Campaign

Winner:  James Dahl Indian
Photo L-R: Steve Barrington

 

Best Restaurant Design

Winner:  Prana Indian Restaurant
Photo L-R: Nashed Khan, Kobir Ahmed

 

General Manager of the Year

Winner:  Mohammed Jamil (Gurkha One)
Photo L-R: Mohammed Jamil

Curry Product of the Year

Winner:  Shemins Ltd
Photo L-R: Jamie MacGregor

 

Celebrity Curry Chef of the Year

Winner:  Anjula Devi
Photo L-R: no picture

 

Caterer of the Year - North & Overall
Winner:  Aziz Catering
Photo L-R: Aziz Ahmed

 

Caterer of the Year - Midlands
Winner:  The Five Rivers Group
Photo L-R: Shamim Kalair

 

Caterer of the Year - South
Winner:  Greenleaf Catering and Event Management
Photo L-R: Sammir Saroya

Chef of the Year - North
Winner:  Tariq Mahmood (Kiplings Restaurant)
Photo L-R: Tariq Mahmood

Chef of the Year – Midlands & Overall
Winner:  Dr. Ijlal Haider (Old Hall Restaurant)
Photo L-R: Dr. Ijlal Haider

 

Chef of the Year - South
Winner:  Ansar Ali (Spice Lounge)
Photo L-R: Ansar Ali, Jueb Ali

Best of Manchester
Winner:  Forts of India
Photo L-R: Ataur Haris, Lutfur Haris, Hafizur Haris

Best of Birmingham
Winner:  Tipu Sultan
Photo L-R: Kamran, Abdul, Mauheed, Waqas, Zain

Curry King 2016
Winner:  Jahangir Saddiq (Tipu Sultan Restaurants)
Photo L-R: Kamran, Abdul, Mauheed, Waqas, Zain

Outstanding Restaurant of the Year
Winner:  Kiplings Restaurant
Photo L-R: Max Rehman, Mohammed Rafiq

Best Home Delivery Service - North East
Winner:  Spice Island Tandoori & Pizzeria
Photo L-R: no picture

Best Home Delivery Service - North West & Overall
Winner:  Tuk Tuk Indian Takeaway
Photo L-R: Shah Hussain

Best Home Delivery Service - Yorkshire
Winner:  Tandoori Express
Photo L-R: Mohammed Rafiq on behalf of Tandoori Express

Best Home Delivery Service - East Midlands
Winner:  Spicy Flames
Photo L-R: no picture

Best Home Delivery Service - West Midlands
Winner:  Sonali Balti
Photo L-R: no picture

Best Home Delivery Service - East
Winner:  Malabar
Photo L-R: Shipon Ahmed, Hossain Ahmed, Afruz Ali

Best Home Delivery Service - South East
Winner:  Spice Box
Photo L-R: No Picture

Best Home Delivery Service - South West
Winner:  Chutney Corner
Photo L-R: No picture

Best Home Delivery Service – London
Winner:  Holy Cow
Photo L-R: No picture

Team/Service of the Year - North East & Overall
Winner:  Jaipur Exclusive Indian Takeaway
Photo L-R:  Mohi Khan, Yasir Khan, Firuz Khan, Faisal Ahmed

Team/Service of the Year - North West
Winner:  Sultan of Lancaster
Photo L-R: no picture

Team/Service of the Year - Yorkshire
Winner:  Culters Spice
Photo L-R: no picture

Team/Service of the Year - East Midlands
Winner:  The Cinnamon Lounge
Photo L-R: no picture

Team/Service of the Year -  West Midlands
Winner:  The Lloyds Indian Restaurant
Photo L-R: Nanu Miah, Murad Hussain

Team/Service of the Year - East
Winner:  Spice Lounge Restaurant
Photo L-R: Nurul Hoq, Jueb Ali, Anayat Ullah

Team/Service of the Year - South East
Winner: Jai Ho
Mahesh Magar, Sam Ahluwalia, Maneesh Singh

 

Team/Service of the Year - South West
Winner:  Joy Raj
Photo L-R: no picture

Team/Service of the Year - London
Winner:  Raunka Punjab Diyan
Photo L-R: no picture

 

Takeaway of the Year -  North East
Winner:  Jaipur Exclusive Indian Takeaway
Photo:  Mohi Khan, Yasir Khan, Firuz Khan, Faisal Ahmed

Takeaway of the Year - North West & Overall
Winner:  Spice Island
Photo L-R: Gias Uddin, Kausar Hussain, Sulaiman Uddin, Hassan Uddin, Kamran Hussain, Nazim Uddin, Mohammed Mehbub Hussain

Takeaway of the Year - Yorkshire
Winner:  Little India Takeaway
Photo L-R: Amrad Rahman

Takeaway of the Year - East Midlands
Winner:  Chutney’s
Photo L-R: Kalam Karim, Imadur Rahman

Takeaway of the Year - West Midlands
Winner:  Chutney Express Takeaway
Photo L-R: Sohel hmed, Sahin Ahmed, Shibly Noman

Takeaway of the Year - East
Winner:  Raja Indian Cuisine
Photo L-R: Aybur Rahman, Saifur Rahmna, Rahman Ali, Mohibar Rahman

Takeaway of the Year - South East
Winner:  Bombay Express
Photo L-R: Wahid Ali Khan, Ali Abbas Khan

Takeaway of the Year - South West
Winner:  Papa Raj
Photo L-R: no picture

Takeaway of the Year - London
Winner:  2 Sisters Tandoori
Photo L-R: no picture

Restaurant of the Year - North East
Winner:  Zeera Indian Cuisine
Photo L-R: Shahanoor Coudhury, Mohammed Mubaok

 

Restaurant of the Year - North West
Winner:  Shimla Spice
Photo L-R: Faisal Hussain

Restaurant of the Year – Yorkshire & Overall
Winner:  Bombay Spice
Photo L-R: Mohammed Ali Akbar, Mohammed Sulman, Ali Ansar

Restaurant of the Year - East Midlands
Winner:  Lime Indian Restaurant
Photo L-R: Smaira Rana, Shahid Rana

Restaurant of the Year - West Midlands
Winner:  Delhi 6 Restaurant
Photo L-R: Mahmudur Rahman

Restaurant of the Year - East
Winner:  Prana Indian Restaurant
Photo L-R: Rashed Khan, Kobir Ahmad and other guests
Restaurant of the Year - South East
Winner:  Jai Ho
Photo L-R: Makesh Magar, Vikas Singh, Sam Alhuwalia, Maneesh Singh, Deuraj Bashyal
Restaurant of the Year - South West
Winner:  The Eastern Eye
Photo L-R: no picture
Restaurant of the Year - London
Winner:  Khanage Indian Tandoori
Photo L-R: Anwar Sheikh
Host - Mani Laiqat

For more information regarding the event contact Oceanic Consulting on 0844 8793 256 or email yasmin@oceanicconsulting.co.uk

For any PR enquiries please contact pr@oceanicgroup.co.uk



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