Two Yorkshire restaurants were among the winners are the British Restaurant Awards 2023, which took place earlier last week.
The awards provides an opportunity for customers to nominate and vote for their favourites spots in a range of categories including the best restaurants, chefs, and culinary experiences in the UK.
Cafe J’adore took home best restaurant in Bradford, Carluccios in Meadowhall took home the title of best restaurant in Sheffield, and Lala’s was named best restaurant in Leeds, both beating out stiff competition.
Lala’s beat out Michelin-star restaurant The Man Behind The Curtain as well as other Michelin star recommended spots.
Lala’s has come a long way since opening in January 2020 offering up a taste of India in a luxury setting like no other.
Carluccio’s in Sheffield is an Italian chain found across the country and took home to gold for Sheffield city.
British Restaurant Awards 2023 winners
Best New Restaurant 2023: Bleú Steakhouse
Best Chef 2023: Gordon Ramsay
Best Food Ordering Company 2023: UberEats
Best Luxury Restaurant 2023: Bocconcino, London
Restaurant of The Year 2023: 8 By Andrew Sheridan, Liverpool
Best Hospitality Team 2023: Thai Square Restaurant
Best Restaurant in Leicester 2023: Maurizio’s
Best Restaurant Chain 2023: Gaucho
Best Takeaway Restaurant 2023: Chamisse, London
Best Culinary Experience 2023: Happy Bar & Grill, London
Best Restaurant in Manchester 2023: 20 Stories
Best Restaurant in London 2023: Happy Bar & Grill – London
Best Restaurant in Liverpool 2023: 8 By Andrew Sheridan
Best Restaurant in Wales 2023: Heaney’s – Cardiff
Best Restaurant in Surrey 2023: Positano
Best Restaurant in Essex 2023: The Blue Strawberry Bistrot
Best Restaurant in Newcastle 2023: Victors Newcastle
Best Restaurant in Sheffield 2023: Carluccios
Best Restaurant in Bradford 2023: Café J’adore
Best Restaurant in Bristol 2023: Namak
Best Restaurant in Brighton 2023: The Salt Room Restaurant
Best Restaurant in Leeds 2023: Lala’s Restaurant
Best Restaurant in Birmingham 2023: Qavali
Best Restaurant in Southampton 2023: Figurati
Best Restaurant in Cambridge 2023: Mina Steakhouse
Best Young Chef 2023: Luke Selby
Best Bar 2023: Lab 22, Cardiff
Best International Cuisine 2023: Thai Square
Best Vegan-Friendly Restaurant 2023: Down the Hatch, Liverpool