There are now several top rated groups in the Indian restaurant sector, with high standards

Masala World, London :
Chutney Mary
Amaya
Veeraswamy
Masala Zone - Soho, Bayswater, Fulham, Camden Town, Covent Garden, Islington, Earls Court.

Ashoka, Scotland : Ashton Lane, Johnstone, Brasserie, At the Mill, At the Quay, Bearsden, South Side, West End, Kama Sutra, Spice of Life, Shak Coatbridge, Dundee, Linwood, Livingston

Aagrah, Yorkshire : Shipley, Leeds, Sheffield, Pudsey, Gosforth, Tadcaster, Skipton, Wakefield, Doncaster, Denbydale, Midpoint Suite, Aagrah Cafe.

Juboraj, Wales : Rhiwbina, Lakeside, Mill Lane, Newport, Swansea

Spice Merchant: Henley, Uxbridge, Beaconsfield, Cookham

House of Spice: Aylesbury, Haddenham, Princes Risborough, Thame, Thame Tandoori, Wantage, Watlington

Jimmy Spice's: Epsom, Solihull, Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield

Akbar's, North East : Bradford(2), Leeds(2), Manchester, York, Sheffield, Newcastle, Middlesbrough. Birmingham

Jinnah, Yorkshire: Harrogate, Sheffield, York Flaxton, York Viceroy

 

THE 2011
MOOD FOOD RESTAURANT AWARDS
in conjunction with

The Federation of Specialist Restaurants

BEST IN BRITAIN
TOP 30 ASIAN SELECTION 2011

 

With so many fantastic Asian restaurants to choose from this year we are reverting to the system that operated with the "Best in Britain Awards" (BIBA) for so many years.
It is impossible to choose a "best" restaurant as experiences are subjective and location plays a great part in the style of dining esperience on offer but the "Top 30" represent the very best in the industry this year as voted for by members of the public and the Editorial panel of Mood Food Magazine.

Mango Lounge

Windsor - Top class food from Chef Ashwani Kumar

Chutney Mary

London W10 - Classic restaurant from Namita and Camillia Panjabi's Masala World group

Jaipur

Milton Keynes - Fantastic purpose built Indian and Thai restaurant

La Porte des Indes

London W1 - Fantastic decor, fantastic food from Chef Mehernosh Mody

 

 

Spice Market

London W1 - The London version of Jean-George Vongerichten's New York star, straddling all South East Asian cuisine

Chez Mumtaj

St Albans - Fine Dining and great decor from top chef Chad Rahman

Tamarind

London W1 - Michelin starred cuisine from Chef Alfred Prasad

Cinnamon Culture

Bromley - Smart Michelin recommended restaurant

Brilliant

Southall - The Anand family's perennial favourite

Lasan

Birmingham - Top cuisine from award winning chef Aktar Islam

The Cumin

Nottingham - Exciting restaurant run by yet another branch of the Anand family

Cafe Spice Namaste

London E1 - Continuing brilliance from Chef/Patron Cyrus Todiwala OBE

Britannia Spice

Edinburgh - Multi award winning restaurant owned Dr Wali Tasar Uddin

Dockmasters

London E14 - Newcomer to our top list from top Chef Navin Bhatia

Cafe India

Glasgow - Multi award winner restaurant with Executive chef Manoj Barau

Babur

London SE23 -Changed chef but the standard is still top class

Mem-Saab

Northampton - Very smart award winning restaurant with branches in Bedford and Leamington

Amaya

London SW1 - Michelin starred restaurant from the Masala World group

Massala

Cobham - Exciting cuisine and excellent service - Chef Sunil Sinha

Cinnamon Club

London SW1 - Very stylish meeting place from Chef Vivek Singh

Le Raj

Epsom - Excellence from Enam Ali MBE, the man who runs British Curry Awards

Quilon

London SW1 - South Indian Michelin starred cuisine from Chef A.V. Sriram

India Dining

Warlingham - Asad Khan's very classy restaurant on The Green

Bombay Brasserie

London SW7 - Still setting the standard for others under Chef Prahlad Hegde

Chilli Pickle

Brighton - In a new location, this exciting restaurant is run by Alun & Dawn Sperring - great cuisine.

Benares

London W1 - The flagship for Michelin starred Atul Kochhar

Moksh

Cardiff - Great cuisine and service from Chef Stephen Gomes and his team

Itihaas

Birmingham - Raj Rana's stylish award winner

Mumtaz

Bradford - Amazing restaurant that is an institution in the industry

The purpose of the Mofo awards from Mood Food Magazine is to designate restaurants in various parts of Britain where diners can go for exciting cuisine and a hard standard of service in very acceptable surroundings. The other restaurants making up a "Top 100" for the national Mofos are a mix of recommendations from the general public and careful research by the editorial team in conjunction with The Federation of Specialist Restaurants.
A visit to any one of these establishments, chosen from over 9500, should present a first class dining experience

THE "TOP 100" BEST IN BRITAIN

RESTAURANT AWARDS 2011

AVON/SOMERSET

Rajpoot - Bath

Eastern Eye - Bath

BEDFORDSHIRE

Indiya - Bedford

Saffron Plaza - Steppingley

BERKSHIRE

Emperor of India - Bray Wick

Maliks - Cookham

Chesham Tandoori - Chesham

 

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE

Silk Road - Milton Keynes

Calcutta Brasserie - Stony Stratford

CHESHIRE

Dilli - Altrincham

Zumar - Sale

COUNTY DURHAM

Garden of India - Darlington

 

GREATER MANCHESTER

Akbars - Manchester

EastzEast - Manchester

Zouk - Manchester

HAMPSHIRE

The Balaka - Winchester

Kutie's - Southampton

HERTFORDSHIRE

Chilli Raj - St Albans

 

ISLE OF MAN

Millennium Saagar - Douglas

 

KENT

Zarin - Ashford

The Ambrette - Margate

Calcutta Club - Poleshill

 

LANCASHIRE

EastzEast - Preston

Indian Ocean - Ahton under Lyme

LEICESTERSHIRE

Memsaab - Leicester

Feast India - Leicester

Kayal - Leicester

 

LONDON EAST

Mehek - EC2

 

LONDON NORTH

Zeen - NW1

 

LONDON SOUTH EAST

Bengal Clipper - SE1

LONDON SOUTHWEST

Mint Leaf - SW1

Mango & Silk - SW14

Rasoi Vineet Bhatia - SW1

LONDON WEST

Indian Zing - W6

Indali Lounge - W1

Trishna - W1

Chettinad - W1

 

Chor Bizarre - W1

Veeraswamy - W1

MIDDLESEX

Madhu's - Southall

Zan Zi Bar - Edgware

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE

Memsaab - Nottingham

Curry Lounge - Nottingham

Kayala - Nottingham

 

SCOTLAND

Bombay Joe's - Dundee

Indian Cavalry Club - Edinburgh

Ashoka at the Mill - Glasgow

Dhabba - Glasgow

Roti - Edinburgh

SHROPSHIRE

The Pondicherry - Ironbridge

Cafe Saffron - Shrewsbury

STAFFORDSHIRE

Thornbury Hall Rasoi - Kingsley Holt

Kavi - Newcastle under Lyne

SURREY

Roz ana - Kingston upon Thames

Sesame - New Malden

SUSSEX

Rasa Brighton

 

TYNE & WEAR

Rasa - Newcastle

Last Days of the Raj - Gateshead

WALES

Bengal Dynasty - Shotton

Chai Street - Cardiff

Mint & Mustard - Cardiff

Juboraj Lakeside- Cardiff

WEST MIDLANDS

Asha's - Birmingham

Rajdoot - Birmingham

Sweet Chillies - Birmingham

Mango Tree - Stonnall

YORKSHIRE

Markaz - Bradford

Saffron Club - Sheffield

Aagrah - Leeds

Aagrah - Shipley