Award Categories

  • Best North Indian Restaurant
    Best North Indian Restaurant

    Aromas that are mouth watering and irresistible. Flavours that tantalize the palate and have you reaching out for another bite, and another. That is what it takes to become the Best North Indian Restaurant
    WINNER: INDIAN ACCENT, THE MANOR – NEW DELHI
    Nominees
    Dum Pukht, ITC Maurya – New Delhi
    Peshawri, ITC Maratha – Mumbai
    Karim’s Hotel, Karim’s Hotel Chain – Old Delhi
    Punjab Grill – Saket

  • Best Coastal Indian Restaurant
    Best Coastal Indian Restaurant

    Things are indeed getting very fishy as our jury goes from coast to coast to find the Best Coastal Indian Restaurant. We are talking fish and seafood preparations like you have never tasted before.
    WINNER: GAJALEE COASTAL FOOD – MUMBAI
    Nominees
    Amaranta, The Oberoi – Gurgaon
    Konkan Café, Vivanta By Taj President – Mumbai
    Calamari – Goa
    Swagath – Delhi

  • Best Regional Restaurant
    Best Regional Restaurant

    Unity in diversity is the Indian motto, and we love it, because there are so many regional flavours to taste, before our jury is ready to choose the Best Regional Restaurant.
    WINNER: BHOJOHORI MANNA, KOLKATA
    Nominees
    MTR – Bengaluru
    Ritz Classic – Goa
    Shivaji Military Hotel – Bengaluru
    Soam – Mumbai

  • Best Asian Restaurant
    Best Asian Restaurant

    From the subtle and delicate, to the blatant and overwhelming, the Asian sub-continent offers a broad spectrum of flavours. The Best Asian Restaurant will brilliantly capture all the nuances of Asian cooking.
    WINNER: GUNG THE PALACE, INDEPENDENT – DELHI
    Nominees
    China House, Grand Hyatt – Mumbai
    Yauatcha – Mumbai
    Yum Yum Tree – New Delhi
    Wasabi, The Taj Mahal Hotel – Delhi

  • Best Dessert & Coffee Menu
    Best Dessert & Coffee Menu

    The appetizer and main course are the anti climax to the pièce de résistance, the Best Dessert & Coffee Menu. It is not only delicious and enticing, but novel and creative as well.
    WINNER: THE OBEROI PATISSERIE AND DELICATESSEN, THE OBEROI HOTEL- NEW DELHI
    Nominees
    Haagen Dazs – Mumbai
    Mocha Arthouse, Mocha Chain – New Delhi
    The Atrium, The Imperial Hotel, New Delhi
    Flipside Café – New Delhi

  • Best Bar
    Best Bar

    It is the spirits, the ambiance and the mixology that counts when the jury raises a toast to India’s Best Bar.
    WINNER: AURUS – MUMBAI
    Nominees
    Blue Bar, The Taj West End -Bengaluru
    7 Degree Brauhaus – Gurgaon
    Smoke House Room – New Delhi
    Smoke House Grill – New Delhi

  • Best European Restaurant
    Best European Restaurant

    Let us talk of all things European. From an authentic menu and spot on preparation to the presentation, every little detail counts for the Best European Restaurant.
    WINNER: SMOKE HOUSE ROOM – NEW DELHI

    Nominees
    Aurus – Mumbai
    Café Zo – New Delhi
    Fellini – Goa
    Ottimo – Cucina Italiana, ITC Grand Chola – Chennai

  • Sensational Debut
    Sensational Debut

    You only debut once, so make it count. The Sensational Debut goes to the restaurant that has heads turning and the cash registers ringing.
    WINNER: YAUATCHA – MUMBAI
    Nominees
    Amici Café’ – New Delhi
    Café Zoe – Mumbai
    Megu, The Leela Palace – New Delhi
    Smoke House BBQ – New Delhi

  • All-time favourite Restaurant
    All-time favourite Restaurant

    This is where you go to celebrate success and joy, big and small. You are always welcomed with a smile, and a menu that never fails to please. This is your All-time Favourite Restaurant.

    WINNER: KARAVALLI, GATEWAY HOTEL, RESIDENCY ROAD, BENGALURU
    Nominees
    Karim’s Hotel – Old Delhi
    Dum Pukht, ITC Maurya – New Delhi
    Saravana Bhavan – Chennai
    Konkan Café – Vivanta By Taj President, Mumbai

  • Best Dhaba
    Best Dhaba

    The Best Dhaba welcomes you with open arms and with piping hot, delicious food. And it sends you off with a wonderful aftertaste of traditional hospitality, as you promise to return again.

    WINNER: MULLAPANDAL KALLU TODDY SHOP, ERNAKULAM
    Nominees
    Hotel Sanman, Daman
    Shivaji Military Hotel, Bengaluru
    Radhe Parotta House, Porbandar
    Royal Manmeet Atta Chicken, Kothkapura

  • Special Jury Award
    Special Jury Award

    And then there was one. The Special Jury Award is for the one that almost got away but for the fine eye and taste of our esteemed jury.

    WINNER: DOWN TO EARTH, MUMBAI
    BLUE PLANET CAFE, GOA

    Nominees
    Blue Tao, Goa
    Blue Planet Café, Goa
    Cocum, Goa
    Lila Café, Goa
    German Bakery, Goa
    Dhanyam, Chennai
    Navdanya
    Nourish Organics meherchand market, Delhi
    Organic Haus, Mumbai
    Whole Foods, Delhi

  • Best Foodie City
    Best Foodie City

    Last year Delhi/ NCR won with over 10,000 votes, this year we take the fight to 15 cities. It is a difficult decision and that is why we have foodizens from across the country choose their favourite foodie city from a selection of the country’s top 15 food destinations.
    WINNER: INDORE

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