The Humble Beginnings of Masalas Takeaway

If you ask anyone what Leicester is well known for, many people will talk about the cuisine. Most notably, the foods of the Indian subcontinent from restaurants and takeaways around the city. With such large Indian, Pakistani, and Bangladeshi populations, it’s no wonder these cultural marvels have permeated into our multicultural society. Recently, I spoke […]

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A special place in my heart

The Leicester Curry Awards hold a very special place in my heart. Leicestershire is a hotspot for curries, and is often referred to as the curry capital of the UK. With around 400 Indian restaurants and takeaways in Leicestershire alone, this industry is evidently booming. I first thought about starting these awards in 2016. I […]

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OPENING DATE FOR NOMINATIONS REVEALED

Nominate your favourite restaurant or takeaway in the Leicester Curry Awards 2020. It’s time to get your vote on as nominations for the city’s taste-tastic awards ceremony opens on Sunday 1st December. Now in its fourth year, the Leicester Curry Awards has quickly become one of the city’s most vibrant and anticipated events. It’s seen […]

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Leicester Curry Awards 2020 Sponsors: Kings Real Estate

We can’t quite believe how quickly time is flying by and that 2019 will be over in less than two months! However, we are very much looking forward to bringing you the 4th annual Leicester Curry Awards on Monday 20th April 2020. So as we’re already talking about next year’s event, we would like to […]

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TV chef revealed as mystery judge

The secret’s out! TV chef, presenter, food writer and author Kwoklyn Wan has been revealed as our second mystery judge. In his own words, the British-born Chinese chef is ‘totally in love and completely fascinated by food’ from growing up working in his family’s Cantonese restaurant, to becoming a successful chef. It’s no wonder he was […]

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CURRY LUNCHEON RAISES OVER £6000 FOR THE ARMY’S NATIONAL CHARITY

To mark the 75th anniversary of ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, their Leicestershire and Rutland committee held a curry luncheon for 200 guests at the stunning Keythorpe Manor. The cause joined forces with the Leicester Curry Awards as one of their chosen charities, who organised this year’s annual event to raise money for serving soldiers, veterans […]

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Leicester Curry Awards partners up ABF The Soldiers’ Charity

The city’s glamorous Curry Awards are proud to announce that next year’s event will support ABF The Soldiers’ Charity. Running since 1944, the national charity has helped millions of people and strives to maintain the same respect and trust as the Army. They pride themselves in offering a lifetime of support to soldiers and veterans […]

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Mattioli Woods proud to support Leicester Curry Awards 2019

We are delighted to announce we have landed a fantastic new sponsor for the 2019 Leicester Curry Awards in the shape of Mattioli Woods. One of the UK’s leading providers of wealth management and employee benefits, the nationwide business is the fifth sponsor of our prestigious awards. Founded in Leicester in 1991 by Ian Mattioli and Bob Woods, […]

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Nominate the best of the best in the Leicester Curry Awards 2019

Glory awaits the best local curry houses as award nominations for next year’s glittering event will open on 1 December. Now in its third year, the Leicester Curry Awards are undoubtedly one of the most exciting competitions to have landed on our shores. The awards are the only accolades which celebrate the diversity of the foodie scene […]

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LEICESTER CURRY AWARDS 2018: MYSTERY JUDGES REVEALED

The Leicester Curry Awards 2018 is right around the corner, and although it’s been a tremendous amount of hard work, it’s been an exciting few months in the run-up to this point. With over 5,000 public votes and around 300 curry houses nominated across the city and county, only 30 eateries made it into the […]

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