After months of anticipation and fierce competition, the awards ceremony took place on Monday 20th February at the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel, with over 150 guests in attendance.

The prestigious event recognised and celebrated the talents and hard work of individuals and businesses within the UK’s curry industry. The awards recognised excellence in a range of categories, including Best Chef of the Year, Vegetarian Restaurant of the Year, and Best Customer Service.

These Awards celebrate the UK’s rich and diverse curry culture and encourage the continued growth and evolution of the industry. The winners have distinguished themselves with their exceptional quality, innovation, and consistency in offering a truly memorable dining experience.

On the night, three clients from Alamin Media were shortlisted as Finalists:

Masala City – Indian Restaurant Chichester

Pipasha – Indian Retsaurant Cambridge

Masala Bay – Indian Takeaway Herne Bay

All three clients won at the awards.


Masala City
Curry Kitchen of the Year: Masala City (Chichester)
Curry Restaurant of the Year Overall Winner: Masala City (Chichester)


Manager Of the Year: Modu Miah at Pipasha Restaurant


Masala Bay
Takeaway of the Year England: Masala Bay Takeaway (Kent)

“We are very pleased for all of our winning clients. They are all deserving winners. Our clients are focused on delivering the best food and service and always pay attention to detail. We hope these awards give them a much-needed boost in these difficult times for all businesses. – Alamin Ahmed – Director (Alamin Media)

A Spokesperson for The 1st Nation’s Curry Awards 2023 said: “It has been an unforgettable night, filled with incredible food, vibrant energy, and passionate conversations.

“We have celebrated the finest in the UK’s curry scene, recognising the creativity, innovation, and exceptional service that have become synonymous with this beloved cuisine.

“The UK’s curry industry is a vital part of our culture, and these awards recognised the exceptional talents of the individuals and businesses that make it so special. Congratulations to all the winners and nominees, and thank you to everyone who participated and supported this event.”

Kent Online – Masala Bay

Sussex Express – Masala City

V2 Radio Sussex – Masala City

Cambridge Independent – Pipasha

Cambridge Live – Pipasha

Press Release and Blog Post by Alamin Media

Full List of Nation’s Curry Awards Winners 2023