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Our event director Priti Raichura on planning the 2018 awards

“In just over a month the city will be bringing together the best curry establishments all under one roof. Yes that’s right, the Leicester Curry Awards are fast approaching and I’ve been busy working behind the scenes to put together an unforgettable evening for all our finalists and guests to enjoy. Last year was our first […]

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Strike a pose

It’s been an exciting few months for the Leicester Curry Awards and we’re all on tenterhooks to find out who made it in to the final shortlist (all will be revealed Friday 9 March, so stay tuned)! Coming back to the awards itself, the team is working hard behind the scenes to ensure the red-carpet event […]

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The first ever National Samosa Week launches in the city

As well as the arrival of Spring we’re also looking forward to the first ever National Samosa Week. That’s right, a whole week dedicated to the triangle-shaped savoury snack from April 9-13, 2018. Founded by the Leicester Curry Awards, the aim of the week-long event is to draw attention to the rich culture and food […]

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Magical Entertainment

We have a feast of entertainment lined up for you at this year’s Leicester Curry Awards and we are delighted to announce our second performer at the prestigious event, local magician John Constantine. Performing professionally for over 20-years, John specialises in high quality close-up magic, also known as strolling magic, mix and mingle magic and […]

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When will the shortlist for the Leicester Curry Awards 2018 be revealed?

The best curry restaurants in Leicester and the county are up for consideration for six prestigious awards and we’re edging closer to finding out who the five finalists will be in each category. We can now reveal that this year’s shortlist will be announced on Friday 9 March from 10am – 12 midday. The event will once again take place at BBC […]

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Dynamic dance group to perform at Leicester Curry Awards 2018

The team here are delighted to announce that the first performers for the city’s prestigious food awards will be Creative Edge. The local dance company has only been running a short while but has already garnered a strong following and received a tremendous amount of support. Co-founded by choreographer Danielle Limmage who has been performing across the […]

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Auction prizes wanted for this year’s glamorous event

Unless you’ve been lying under a rock, you’ll know that the Leicester Curry Awards are really heating up for 2018. The red-carpet event is taking place April 22 at the city venue, Athena. As well as fabulous food, entertainment and finding out who the 2018 winners are, there will also be a charity auction on […]

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Record number of nominations in the Leicester Curry Awards

Happy New Year to all our readers. The Leicester Curry Awards 2018 are well under way and we’re delighted with the standard of restaurants around the city and county that have been nominated this year. We’ve also been impressed with the amount of new restaurants that have been nominated including some we’ve never heard of […]

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It’s no surprise that us Brits love our curries – korma, madras, jalfrezi, and vindaloo are just some of our favourites. In fact, we love them so much that we’ve dedicated an entire week to it. National Curry Week runs from 9 – 15 October this year and you couldn’t be better placed to find a tastier curry […]

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2018 Charity Partners Revealed

Proceeds raised from next year’s Leicester Curry Awards will be split between two local charities; Leicestershire Action for Mental Health Project (LAMP) and Care of Police Survivors (COPS). The two charities will receive 3% revenue from individual ticket sales along with additional funds raised through a charity auction on the night. Romail Gulzar, Founder of […]

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