The winners of the annual Asian Restaurant Awards Scotland have been announced via a virtual ceremony that was broadcast live.
The Asian restaurants shortlisted were nominated online by the public and then narrowed down to just 15 winners and two highly commended, recognising the best Asian, Chinese, Japanese, and Nepalese restaurants and takeaways in the country.
Organised by the Asian Catering Federation, the awards have become have united the Asian restaurant industry and showcase innovative vision and exceptional food.
On announcing the winners Asian Catering Federation Chairman Yawar Khan said: “ I would like to thank all our sponsors, supporters and members who have made these awards possible.
"The Scottish Asian Restaurant Awards are a key event for our industry. Not only do they recognise the excellence of Asian and Oriental restaurants in Scotland, but they also celebrate the significant contribution our industry makes to the economy.
Andrew Kenny, Just Eat Managing Director, UK, Headline sponsors of the awards added: “We are honoured to be able to support these industry awards and would like to congratulate all the winners for their fantastic achievement during what has been an incredibly challenging year for our industry.”
Pat Chapman, Chief Judge and author of Good Curry Guide said: “I would like to congratulate all the winners and thank you for your excellent cuisine and commitment to our industry – looking forward to better times ahead.”
|JUST EAT Takeaway/Delivery||Curry Pot Indian Takeaway - Joint Winner||Dunfermline|
|St John's Curry Club - Joint Winner||Edinburgh|
|Best Asian Restaurant of the Year (Edinburgh)||Ignite, Haymarket - Winner||Edinburgh|
|The Cove - Highly Commended||Edinburgh|
|Best Asian Restaurant of the Year (Edinburgh) - Casual Dining||Mother India's Café - Winner||Edinburgh|
|Best Asian Restaurant of the Year (Aberdeenshire)||Light of Bengal - Winner||Aberdeen|
|Best Asian Restaurant of the Year (Stirlingshire)||Sanam Tandoori - Winner||Falkirk|
|Best Asian Restaurant of the Year (Central and Fife)||The Raj Mahal - Winner||Kinross|
|Best Asian Restaurant of the Year (Midlothian)||Itihaas - Winner||Dalkeith|
|Best Asian Restaurant of the Year (Highlands)||Panache - Winner||Elgin|
|Best Asian Restaurant of the Year (Glasgow & West)||Charcoal's - Winner||Glasgow|
|Best Asian Restaurant of the Year (Tayside)||Tabla - Winner||Perth|
|Japanese Restaurant of the Year||Yamato - Winner||Edinburgh|
|Harajuku Kitchen - Highly Commended||Edinburgh|
|Chinese Restaurant of the Year||Imperial Palace - Winner||Edinburgh|
|Nepalese Restaurant of the Year - Winner||The Khukuri||Edinburgh|
|Fine Dining Restaurant of the Year - Winner||Chaskaa Indian Restaurant||Edinburgh|
This year’s awards can be watched on You Tube