Top Asian food establishments shortlisted as finalists for first London Asian Food Award 2019

Finalists for the first ever London Asian Food Awards 2019 are now shortlisted after public nominations.  Asian restaurants, takeaways and food establishments across London are being recognised in a new award ceremony. The evening will reward hard-working individuals who promote Asian cuisine and connect communities through food and culture.

The night will showcase the creativity, taste and broad flavour fuelling the London Asian Food industry. Categories include Japanese Restaurant of the year, Outstanding Indian Restaurant and Asian Fusion Restaurant of the year.

The event will be held at the Holiday Inn Brentford Lock Hotel on Monday October 7th 2019.

The London Asian Food Awards 2019 are organised by Oceanic Consulting – the UK’s leading ethnic awards company. CEO Irfan Younis said “All finalists should feel proud to be recognised for their talent at the first event of its kind. They bring much joy and entertainment through delicious food which represents London’s rich culture and heritage. These awards honour those who give their all to deliver outstanding services and open the doors to Asia’s kitchen. We wish all our finalists the very best of luck and are looking forward to a great night of celebration.”

With 13 years of experience, Oceanic Consulting host annual award ceremonies in major English, Scottish and Irish cities. Campaigns include the Curry Awards, Asian Business, Asian Food, British Muslim, British Indian and Britain’s Asian Wedding Awards.

The finalists for the London Asian Food Awards 2019 are:

5 Star Indian Restaurant of the Year

North

Vijay Indian Restaurant (Kilburn)

Yak & Yeti (Finsbury Park)

Zaffrani (Islington)

Memsaab (Islington)

Delhi Grill (Islington)

Anjanaas (Kilburn)

Little India (Holborn)

Saathi Restaurant (Enfield)

Nurjenna (Chase Side)

Paramount Tandoori (Wood Green)

 

East

Kanchans Rasoi (Ilford)

Pier Masala (North Woolwich)

Masala Chai Nashta (Upton)

Century Bar & Restaurant (Romford Rd)

Meraz (Tower Hamlets)

Anglo Spice Grill (Stoke Newington)

Tower Tandoori Restaurant (Tower Bridge Rd)

SpiceBox (Waltham)

Hullabaloo (Deptford)

Udaya Kerala Restaurant (East Ham)

 

South East

Cinnamon Culture (Bromley)

Pink Garlic (Bromley)

I-Naga (Croydon Rd)

Yasmin Restaurant (Bromley)

Suruchi (Bromley)

Saggor Tandoori Restaurant (Bromley)

Baltizer (Bexley)

Saffron Indian Diner (Bexleyheath)

Masala Inn (Bexleyheath)

Pathiri Restaurant (Greenwich)

 

South West

Mumbai Delight (Lambeth)

Palace Spice (Battersea)

Saffron Summer (Chessington)

Lal Akash (Surrey)

Samsara (Surrey)

Everest Spice (Sutton)

Raka Indian Cuisine (Kingston Road)

Vijaya Krishna (Mitcham Road)

The House of Spice (Kingston Road)

Mumbai Tadka (Wandsworth)

 

West

Takaa Tak (Hounslow)

Thakers (Hounslow)

Kadiri’s  (Willesden)

Dhaba@49 (Chippenham Rd)

Savannah Lounge (Wembely)

Bombay Spice (Kingsbury Rd)

Bombay Flame (Kilburn)

Masala Canteen (Wembely)

Aroma Lounge (Wembely)

 

Central

Shilpa Restaurant (Hammersmith)

Pure Indian cooking (Fulham)

Nayaab (Fulham)

Monty’s (Fulham)

Indian Express (Hammersmith and Fulham)

Khan’s of Kensington (Kensington)

Kutir (Chelsea)

Amaya Grill and Bar (Belgravia)

Flora Indica (Kensington)

Kahani (Belgravia)

 

Japanese Restaurant of the Year

Zuma London (Knightsbridge)

Roka (Charlotte Street)

Sushisamba City (Heron Tower)

Zaibatsu (Trafalgar Rd)

Abeno (London)

Chisou Sushi and Izakaya (Woodstock Street)

Cubé  (London)

Asakusa (Camden)

Machiya (Soho)

Dinings SW3 (Chelsea)

 

Chinese Restaurant of the Year

The Good Earth (Wandsworth)

Min Jiang (Kensington)

Yauatcha  (Soho)

Wong (Victoria)

The Duck and Rice (Soho)

Silk Road (London)

Hunan (Belgravia)

Naturally Chinese Restaurant (Surrey)

Chojo (Bayswater)

 

5 Star Indian Takeaway of the Year

Chilli Tuk Tuk Indian Takeout (Woodhouse Road)

Holy Cow fine Indian food (Battersea)

KK Kitchen (Hounslow)

New Surma Tandoori (Islington)

Bombay Burrito (Islington)

Mahan Finest Indian Takeaway (Bexley)

Bayleaf Takeaway (Whetstone)

Bombay Bicycle Chef (Lambeth)

Bermondsey Tandoori (Bermondsey)

 

Asian Takeaway & Home Delivery of the Year

Spicy Basil (Kilburn)

Full Garden (Peckhem)

Kar Woo Halal Chinese Takeaway  (London )

Nusa Kitchen (London)

Sam’s Chinese Express (Holborn)

Cherry Take Away House (London)

Yummy Kitchen (London)

Bun House (London)

 

Outstanding Indian Restaurant of the Year

Veeraswamy (London)

Amaya Grill and Bar (Belgravia)

Tamarind Restaurant (London)

Indian Accent (London)

Manjal Indian Restaurant (London)

Mehfil Restaurant Indian Fine Dining (Southall)

Indian Zing (London)

Zaika (Kensington)

Bombay Bustle (Mayfair)

Matsya Bar & Kitchen (Mayfair)

 

Nepalese Restaurant of the Year

Curry Leaves (Wandsworth)

Panas Gurkha Restaurant (Lewisham)

Nepal Restaurant (London)

Nepal Authentic Dining (London)

Gurkha Restaurant (London)

Royal Nepalese Restaurant (London)

Rara (Surrey)

Gurkha’s Diner (Belham)

Kailash Momo (London)

Munal Tandoori (London)

 

Thai Restaurant of the Year

Awesome Thai  (Barnes)

Poppy’s Thai Eatery (Hammersmith)

Kinkao Thai Restaurant  (Westferry Road)

Som Saa Thai restaurant (Shoreditch)

Patara Thai Restaurant (Soho)

Imm Thai Fusion (Wimbledon)

KaoSarn (Tooting)

Baan Thai (Kentish Town)

Ran Thai Restaurant (Uxbridge)

Number One Thai Restaurant (Sutton)

 

Malaysian Restaurant of the Year

Satay House Malaysian Restaurant (Paddington)

Tukdin Flavours of Malaysia Restaurant (Bayswater)

Melur (Paddington)

Malaysian Deli (Brockley)

Selesa Restaurant Kensington (Kensington)

Mamak Don(Camden)

Penang Satay House (Hornsey)

Bintang (Camden)

Lagenda Chinese & Malaysian Restaurant (Bayswater)

 

Korean Restaurant of the Year

Arang Restaurant (Soho)

Gaya Korean Restaurant (Wimbledon)

Simya Korean Restaurant (Hammersmith)

Kalbi Korean BBQ & Sushi (Bloombury)

Hana Korean Restaurant (Clapham)

Paranhodu Korean Restaurant (Lewisham)

Korean BBQ and Vegan Restaurant (Tower Hamlets)

Park’s Kitchen (Ealing)

Sarang Restaurant (Golders Green)

Koba (Fitzrovia)

 

Asian Fusion Restaurant of the Year

Joy Kitchen (Bromley)

Banana Tree (Maida Vale)

Bugis Street Brasserie (Kensington)

Singapore Garden (Fairfax Rd)

Oka Pan Asian & Sushi (Barnes)

Nusa Kitchen (Adams Court)

Tootoomoo (Highgate)

Oriental Gourmet (Islington)

Lime Orange (Victoria)

Chino Latino (Lambeth)

 

South Indian Restaurant of the Year

Rasa South Indian Vegetarian Restaurant (Stroke Newington)

Dosa World (Spitalfields)

Pathiri Restaurant (Greenwich)

Saravanaa Bhavan (East Ham)

Muziris South Indian Restaurant (Ilford)

Chettinad (Camden)

Honey Moon South Indian Cuisine (Hounslow)

Anjanaas (Kilburn)

Malabar junction (Bloomsbury)

Sagar Vegetarian & Vegan (Hammersmith)

 

Pakistani Restaurant of the Year

Royal Nawaab (Western Ave)

Karachi Cuisine (Croydon)

Dar’s Indian & Pakistani Restaurant (Hampstead)

Nagina Restaurant (Ilford)

Aladin Kebabish (Hendon)

Lahore One (Shadwell)

Taste of Lahore (Ealing)

Salloos  (Knightsbridge)

Masala Wala Cafe (Brockley)

Empress Market (Hammersmith)

 

Unique Asian Restaurant of the Year

Inamo (Soho)

Fusion Kitchen restaurant (Cambridge Heath Rd)

Circus (Covent Garden)

Oka Restaurant (Chelsea)

Cocochan (Marylebone)

Bintang (Kentish Town Road)

The Petite Corée (West Hampstead)

Pidgin (Wilton Way)

Foley’s (Fitzrovia)

 

Middle Eastern Restaurant of the Year

Leila Moroccan & Lebanese Restaurant (Uxbridge Rd)

Maison Du Mezze (Leicester Square)

Honey & Co (Warren St)

Kenza Restaurant & Lounge (Devonshire Square)

Levant Restaurant & Lounge (Wigmore Street)

Ceru (South Kensington)

The Palomar (Soho)

Amber London (Whitechapel)

Liwan Alsham (Shepherd’s Bush)

Berber & Q (Farringdon)

 

Turkish Restaurant of the Year

Gökyüzü (Chingford)

Hala Restaurant (Harringay)

Izgara Restaurant (Edgware)

Selale (Harringay)

Rüyam Turkish Restaurant (Shadwell)

Efes Turkish Restaurant (Shadwell)

Istanbul Meze Mangal (Kensington)

Kazan (Victoria)

Mez Mangal Turkish Cuisine (New Cross)

Kervan Sofrasi (Chase Side)

 

Cantonese Restaurant of the Year

Hakkasan (Mayfair)

Duddell’s (Thomas Street)

Canton Element (Holborn)

Yauatcha City (Broadgate)

Duck Duck Goose (Belsize Park)

Haozhan (Gerrard Street)

Ekachai (Liverpool Street)

Green Cottage (Hampstead)

 

Lebanese Restaurant of the Year

Chez Abir Lebanese Restaurant (Kensington)

Bosa Lebanese Kitchen (Wimbledon Park)

Aya Lebanese Cuisine (South Wimbledon)

Wassouf Lounge (Hammersmith)

Abu Zaad (Shepherds Bush)

Yalla Beirut (Hounslow)

Meza London (Tooting Bec)

Orjowan (Earl’s Court)

Mora Meza Bar & Restaurant (Raynes Park)

Beit el Zaytoun  (Barretts Green Road)

 

Pan Asian Restaurant of the Year

East Street Restaurant (Fitzrovia)

Cocochan (Marylebone)

MBER (London)

Tootoomoo  (Whetstone)

Rapsa @ 100 Hoxton (Hackney)

Buddha-Bar (Knightbridge)

Oka Restaurant (Carnaby Street)

Umami (Kensington)

Dotori (Finsbury Park)

 

Bangladeshi Restaurant of the Year

The Bengal (Bayswater)

Mangos Indian & Bangladeshi cuisine (North Finchley)

The Famous Curry Bazaar (Brick Lane)

Indika Indian Kitchen (Harringay)

Deea Bangladeshi Cuisine (Kingston-Upon-Thames)

Joy Bangla (Waltham Cross)

Ruchi Bangladeshi Cuisine (Hampton)

Anarkali (London)

Dhaka Biryani Kitchen (Romford)

Bengal Spice (Islington)

 

Sri Lankan Restaurant of the Year

Dammikas (Westminster)

Gana Sri Lankan (Wembley)

Papaya Restaurant (Ealing)

Chennai Spice Restaurant (Edmonton)

Jaffna House Restaurant (Tooting)

Palm Beach Restaurant (Wembley)

Watch Me (Wimbledon)

Meeting Palace (Harrow)

Yaalu Yaalu (Croydon)

 

Vegetarian Restaurant of the Year

Indian Veg (Islington)

Sagar Vegetarian (Covent Garden)

Taste of India Pure Vegetarian  (Newham)

Jai Krishna (Islington)

Rani Vegetarian (Finchley)

Diwana Bhel Poori House (Euston)

Saravanaa Bhavan (Ilford)

Chutney’s (Euston)

Masala Canteen (Wembley)

 

Punjabi Restaurant of the Year

Rangrez (Ealing)

Punjab  (Covent Garden)

Punjab House (Balham)

Raunka Punjab Diyan (Southall)

Pind Punjabi (Hayes)

Sai Restaurant (Wimbledon)

Punjabi Kitchen (Greenford)

Taste of Punjab (Southall)

Zaza’s Restaurant and Grill (Shadwell)

Kesar Punjabi (Greenwich)

 

Afghani Restaurant of the Year

Masa Restaurant (Harrow)

Afghan Kitchen (Islington)

Ariana Restaurant (Mile End)

Kabul City Restaurant (Edgware)

Namak Mandi (Tooting)

Zeenat Afghan (Kingsbury)

Yum Afghan Grill (Haringey)

Mazar Restaurant (Harrow)

Charsi Karahi (Norbury)

Babekhybar (Hounslow)

 

Persian Restaurant of the Year

Iran Restaurant (Mayfair)

Hafez (Bayswater)

Kish Restaurant (Kilburn)

Apadana Persian Restaurant (Kensington)

Sadaf Restaurant (Bayswater)

Rumi Restaurant (Cricklewood)

Kateh (Warwick)

Patogh (Marylebone)

Belgrave (St John’s Wood)

Persian Palace (Ealing)

 

Asian Street Food of the Year

Dhaba Street Food (Battersea)

Makan Cafe (Notting Hills)

Banana Tree Soho (Soho)

FAB thai street food (Shoreditch)

Eat-Aroi Cafe (Hammersmith)

RodFai Thai Street Food (Uxbridge)

Mu Mu Street Food (Mansell St)

Tiffinbox  (Spitalfields)

Pilau Goodge Street (Fitzrovia)

Roti Chai (Marylebone)

 

Grilled Kebab Takeaway of the Year

Super Kebab (Stoke Newington)

Capital Kebab House (Waterloo)

Lahore Kebab House (Whitechapel)

Ottoman (Fulham)

The Best Turkish Kebab (Stoke Newington)

West Kebab (Ealing)

Hanwell Kebab (Boston Rd)

The Kebab Co (Balham)

Ali Baba Kebab House (Hackney Downs)

 

Casual Arab Restaurant of the Year

Le Bab (Carnaby Street)

The Cedar Restaurant (Hampstead)

Arabica Bar & Restaurant (Borough Market)

Anwar Burj Alarab (Marylebone)

ShakeShuka (Marylebone)

Delamina (Shoreditch)

Massi’s (Paddington Central)

Mora Meza Bar & Restaurant (Raynes Park)

Liwan Alsham (Shepherd’s Bush)

Maramia Cafe (Golborne Rd)

 

Sushi Restaurant of the Year

SushiSamba City (Heron Tower)

Sticks’n’Sushi (Covent Garden)

Rock Star Sushi Bar (Watermill Way)

Sushi Bar (Chiswick)

Dami Sushi Japanese & Korean Restaurant (Sutton)

Sushi Atelier (Fitzrovia)

Sushi Bar Atariya (Uxbridge Rd)

Hasu Sushi (Acton)

Sushi Tetsu (Farringdon)

Tsunami (Clapham)

 

Outstanding Restaurant of the Year

Petek Restaurant (Stroud Green)

Sake no Hana (St James’s Street)

Gunpowder (Tower Hamlets)

Trishna (Marylebone)

Brigadiers (Bloomberg Arcade)

Nipa Thai (Lancaster Terrace)

Tandoor Chop House (Charing Cross)

Suksan Thai Cuisine Chelsea

Hunan (Belgravia)

Ekachai (Liverpool)