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Top Glasgow Indian restaurants vie for Scottish Curry Awards as finalists announced

Several Glasgow restaurants are in the running to be crowned the best in Scotland at this year's Scottish Curry Awards.

Customers have cast their votes in recent weeks to whittle down the entrants to a series of different shortlists, with categories including Curry Restaurant of the Year, Indian Restaurant of the Year and Takeaway of the Year.

The prestigious awards ceremony will be held at the Marriott Hotel in Glasgow on June 13th.

READ MORE: Glasgow Indian restaurant crowned best in Scotland at national food awards

Organisers recently announced: "Finalists for the 14 th Official Scottish Curry Awards 2022 are now live following the huge success and growth of the campaign over last decade.

"Nominations came in from the central belt to the Highlands, reflecting Scotland’s love for South-Asian cuisine. The Scottish Curry Awards exist to recognise and celebrate the devotion, service and tasty food provided by the best establishments in the industry, who work their hardest to perfect every meal."

A top curry from the fantastic Madras Cafe (Instagram @madrascafeglasgow)

A spokesperson for the Scottish Curry Awards 2022 said: "We can’t wait to host the 14 th Scottish Curry Awards following the massive success of last year’s events. Scotland’s general food industry is one of the most exciting and transformative in the UK, with curry continuing to play a key role in its evolution and innovation.

"Having seen some of the finalists, we’re more excited than ever to deliver these awards and want to wish them all the best of luck."

Here are the finalists for the Scottish Curry Awards 2022 from Glasgow and the surrounding area:

Indian Restaurant of the Year

South West

The Indian Scene (Paisley)

Curry Lounge (Port Glasgow)

Motherland Spice (Saltcoats)

Multan Tandoori (Paisley)

Gulab Tandoori (Irvine)

Anayas (Kilbirnie)

Himalayan Dine Inn (Airdrie)

Curry Restaurant of the Year

South West

Bombay Dreams (Cumbernauld)

Heera Indian Restaurant (Renfrew)

Classic India (Milngavie)

Dalshannon Farm (Cumbernauld)

Himalayan Dine (Shawlands)

Delicious dishes in Himalayan Dine (Facebook - Himalayan Dine)

Indian by Nature (Paisley)

Indian Times (Stonehouse)

Dining Experience of the Year

South West

The Kurry Lounge (Hamilton)

Himalayan Dine in (Airdrie)

Indian Villa (Motherwell)

Masala Twist Helenburgh (Helenburgh)

New Gandhi Indian Restaurant (Glasgow)

Taal (Strathaven)

Best of Glasgow

Cinnamon (Glasgow)

Turban Tandoori (Glasgow)

Himalayan Dine (Glasgow)

Akbar’s (Glasgow)

Chilies West End (Glasgow)

Green Chilli Cafe (Glasgow)

Madras Cafe (Glasgow)

Mother India (Glasgow)

Chakoo Bombay Cafe (Glasgow)

Takeaway of the Year

South West

11 Spices (Coatbridge)

The Original Mr Chef (Uddingston)

House Of Shah (Hamilton)

Zains Curry House (Dalry)

Indian Delight (Carfin)

Maska (Cumbernauld)

Spice of Kashmir (Bellshill)

Indian Sizzler (Coatbridge)

River Cottage (Ayr)

Jeera Indian Restaurant (Lanark)

Glasgow

Tandoori Plus (Glasgow)

Clay Oven Indian Takeaway (Glasgow)

Shahed’s Original (Glasgow)

Spice Routes (Glasgow)

Baba Tandoori (Glasgow)

Tandoori Choice (Glasgow)

Mehran 3 In One Takeaway (Glasgow)

Papa Ali Indian Takeaway (Glasgow)

Raunak Raseeli India (Glasgow)

The Red Tiffin Takeaway (Glasgow)

Takeaway & Home Delivery of the Year

Eastern Eye (Aberdeen)

Barbeque Kings (Coatbridge)

The Curry Leaf (Ayr)

Praveen Kumar – Authentic Indian Cuisine (Perth)

The House of Shah Takeaway (Hamilton)

The Bombay Spice (Bonnyrigg)

The Dine (Broxburn)

Zain’s Curry House (Dalry)

Shan Tandoori (Milngavie)

Original India (Bearsden)

Outstanding Indian Takeaway of the Year

The Original Mr Chef (Uddingston)

Exotic Kitchen (Paisley)

Peppercorn (Edinburgh)

Saffron (Glasgow)

Kismet (Bonnybridge)

Spice World (Broxburn)

Shan Tandoori (Milngavie)

Koh I Noor (Glasgow)

Chillies Tandoori Renfrew (Glasgow)

Curry Junction (Glasgow)

Outstanding Indian Restaurant of the Year

Bombay Dreams (Cumbernauld)

Dhoom (Dunfermline)

Shezan (Edinburgh)

The Bombay Cottage (Hamilton)

Travancore Restaurant (Aberdeen)

Shish Tandoori (Glasgow)

3idiots (Ayr)

Torranyard Tandoori (Kilwinning)

The Derbar (Aberdeenshire)

Taj Bar & Kitchen (Ayrshire)

Most Wanted India Restaurant of the Year

Bombay Lounge (Dalkeith)

New Anand (Glasgow)

Delicious dishes at the New Anand (Instagram @newanand_)

Rasoi Indian Restaurant (Lenzie)

Bengal Spice (Edinburgh)

Bawarchi (Glasgow)

Madhras Dosa (Glasgow)

Indian Orchard (Glasgow)

Raunak Raseeli India (Glasgow)

Ashoka Ashton Lane (Glasgow)

Annayas Indian (Helensburgh)

Community Champions of the Year

Shish Mahal Restaurant (Glasgow)

Charcoals Indian restaurant (Glasgow)

Turban Tandoori (Glasgow)

Inside the Turban Tandoori (Turban Tandoori/Facebook)

Taal Indian Restaurant (Strathaven)

Radhuni (Edinburgh)

Paprika Grill House (Airdrie)

Kismot Indian & Bangladesh (Edinburgh)

Manager of the Year

Spice of life (Inverurie)

The Himalayas Restaurant (Aberdeen)

Tiger on The Wall (Inverness)

Maharaja Authentic Indian Cuisine (Stirling)

Masala Ram’s (Falkirk)

Mr Singh’s India Gate Tandoori Restaurant (Perthshire)

Bay Leaf Indian Restaurant (Livingston)

Taste Of Spice (Selkirk)

Khushi’s (Dunfermline)

Cafe India (Huntly)

Curry Champions of the Year

The Pedlar and Spice (Glasgow)

Cutting Chaii (Edinburgh)

Bombay Dreams (Cumbernauld)

The Indian on Skirving Street (Glasgow)

The award-winning team at The Indian (Facebook - The Indian on Skirving Street)

Masala Twist (Helensburgh)

Maharaja Authentic Indian Cuisine (Stirling)

Spice Garden (Stirling)

Taste Indian Cuisine (Glasgow)

Dalshannon Farm (Cumbernauld)

Taal Restaurant (Strathaven)

Team of the Year

Carron to Mumbai (Stonehaven)

Alma Indian Restaurant and Bar (Laurencekirk)

Tabla (Perth)

Tulsi Fine Dining Indian & Thai Restaurant (St Andrews)

Namaste Shimla Palace (Cowdenbeath)

The Indian Scene (Paisley)

Curry Lounge (Port Glasgow)

Motherland Spice (Saltcoats)

Multan Tandoori (Paisley)

Annayas Indian (Helensburgh)

Chef of the Year (Voter’s Choice)

Turban Tandoori (Glasgow)

Himalayan Dine (Glasgow)

Akbar’s (Glasgow)

The brilliant naan breads at Akbar's (Instagram @akbarsglasgow)

Chilies West END (Glasgow)

Chaskaa Indian Restaurant (Edinburgh)

Prana Indian Grill (Edinburgh)

Echt Tandoori Restaurant (Aberdeen)

Travancore Restaurant

Goa (Dundee)

Rishi’s Indian Aroma (Dundee)

New Restaurant of the Year

Namaste by Delhi Durbar (Glasgow)

Curry Cottage (Glasgow)

Tantra (Edinburgh)

Swagath Indian Restaurant (Glasgow)

Koyla Indian Restaurant (Dundee)

To see the list in full, you can visit the Scottish Curry Awards website here.

Who will you be backing in this year's awards? Let us know in the comments!