First judge revealed

We are delighted to welcome Nishan Canagarajah, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Leicester, to our judging panel. With the 2022 Leicester Curry Awards just weeks away, we are delighted to reveal the first of our five judges. Nishan Canagarajah is the President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Leicester. In this role, Nishan is responsible for all university activities, as well the university’s business and academic strategies. Originally…

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2022 judges to be revealed…

The judges for the 2022 Leicester Curry Awards will be revealed over the course of this week. With only a few weeks to go until Leicester Curry Awards, this week we will start to reveal who the all important judges are this year. With a big responsibility on their shoulders, the judges have been tasked with deciding which restaurants and takeaways deserve to win at this year’s event. With seven…

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Get ready for some entertainment!

Dance group R&R Productions and Leicester’s Got Talent winner Lena Bettles to perform. We are delighted to make an exciting announcement regarding the entertainment for the Leicester Curry Awards 2022! Two fantastic acts will be taking to the stage at Athena Leicester on 26th September for what is sure to be a superb event. R&R Productions is a dance group that provides first class professional, glamorous and energetic entertainment. With…

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Your chance to nominate for our Lifetime Achievement Award

Submissions close on 10th September for the 2022 Leicester Curry Awards Lifetime Achievement Award, so don’t delay! The countdown to the fifth annual Leicester Curry Awards is very much on, as we get ready for this major event which takes place on 26th September 2022. Among the most coveted awards given is the Lifetime Achievement Award. Each year, we hand out two awards to people who have made a major…

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Less than 30 days to go!

2022 edition of iconic award ceremony takes place at Leicester’s Athena venue on 26th September The fifth edition of the Leicester Curry Awards is now just four weeks away, as finalists and attendees start to get ready for what is sure to be an exciting evening. Established by Pukaar Group and first held in 2017, the awards bring together everything delightful and delicious in the city. The event will take…

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Friday night = Indian Take-Away Night!

It’s Friday night, which means we’re getting that familiar craving for a delicious Indian take-away! Nothing beats the rich, spicy flavour of a curry – whether it’s a Chicken Tikka Masala, a Madras or a Korma, an Indian take-away is always a tasty treat, and a meal to savour, especially at the end of the working week! There’s something special about stepping inside a warm and friendly Indian take-away and…

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Let The Judging Commence!

Now that this years’ finalists have been revealed, our mystery judges will be out and about visiting each restaurant and takeaway over the next few weeks, sampling what’s on offer, and helping to decide who’s the best of the best… But it’s not all about the food. In fact the ‘taste test’ is only half the job of being a judge… When they arrive, judges will also be looking at…

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Finalists Revealed at Exciting Red Carpet Event!

Earlier this week, dozens of restaurant and take-away owners gathered to find out who made the shortlist for this years’ fifth annual awards! The exciting red carpet event was held at Mattioli Woods impressive Sky Lounge, and guests arrived eager to find out whether they’d made the shortlist. Following drinks and canapés, a total of 35 finalists were revealed – five in seven separate categories. To make things even more…

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Fifth Annual Curry Awards Date Announced!

We are pleased to announce that the fifth annual Leicester’s Curry Awards will take place on September 26 – an event which promises to be the hottest ticket in town! The date for this year’s glittering red-carpet event has been set, so put it in your diary now and prepare for an exciting celebration of the best curry houses across Leicester and Leicestershire. We look forward to welcoming guests once…

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Panel has chosen this years charity partners

The charities for this year’s Leicester Curry Awards have been chosen by an independent panel for the first time this year, with a prominent local businesswoman and the chairman of Leicestershire County Council giving their time to decide on the successful entries. Dan Harrison, was elected last May, as the 46th Chairman of Leicestershire County Council. He teamed up with Julie Proctor, a prominent business relationship manager, who practices her…

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