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Best Casual Dining
Aims to celebrate those more informal venues that cater for casual nights out; focusing on good food and great company.

Fine Dining Experience
Recognise those restaurants that pull out all the stops creating a memorable experience for all.

Scottish Curry Championships
The Scottish Curry Championships in association with the SPICE Awards are brought to you to award the best ‘curry dish’ in Scotland.

Chefs will challenge themselves in a practical final and they will be judged by a special guest.

The Scottish Curry Championships is a free to enter competition and it takes only few minutes to register.  Chefs finalists in this category will take part in a live curry cook off on Wednesday 13th November in Glasgow.

Best Family Friendly Restaurant
This award aims to highlight the most family friendly restaurants in Scotland.

Best Buffet
This category is for any place that is a buffet only restaurant or offers a buffet within their establishment.

Best Newcomer
This category is limited to any venues open in the last 18 months or less and aims to reward that classic entrepreneur spirit!

Best Team
For that team that really goes the extra mile and work together like no other.

Best Carry Out
If you are a takeaway shop or restaurant that offers home delivery, this is the category for you. Our judges will be looking at your takeaway/delivery system as a whole.

Best Social Media Campaign
This award celebrates great engagement with customers, be it in print, online or through social media.

Best Restaurant Manager
Do you go above and beyond for your team and workplace? The SPICE Awards are looking to reward that individual who has no limits making sure they run a tight but happy workplace.

Best Chinese Restaurant
This venue will bring the tastes and culture of Chinese cuisine to Scotland. Delivering high quality food with a great service.

Best Indian Restaurant
This venue will be able to demonstrate everything that makes India famous – bringing the tastes and culture to Scotland. Delivering high quality food with a great service. This category will be regionalised into the following:

Scotland’s Best Asian Restaurant
This category will be voted for by the public. This award looks to celebrate all and reward that Asian restaurant who brings it all together with finesse time and time again.

Best Refurbished Restaurant
This award is for the restaurant that has recently updated their premises in the last two years.

Best Family Owned Restaurant
This category is for the restaurant that is owned and managed by the family.

Business Person of the Year
This award is for the man/woman who has outstanding business skills, excellent leadership skills and has achieved remarkable growth and profitability in their organisation either as an employee or as an owner of a business.

Best Event Caterer 
This award is for the business that provides the best Asian catering for various events such as weddings, parties, birthdays etc. You also must deliver a high quality service to your clients.

Best Specials Menu
This category involves using fresh produce on their menu and changes on a regular basis.

Outstanding Customer Service

This award is for companies who provide the highest standard of customer service to their customers

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