INDIAN RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR FINALISTS

Bijolias Indian Restaurant

Bijolias is an Innovative Award winning Indian restaurant based in Sydney's Nothern Beaches since 2004. They serve authentic Indian food with a modern twist,  using fresh and unique ingredients which gives their food an unparralelled WOW factor. They are proud of their customer service and food and they continuously work with the community and actively support local charity organisations and international charities like UNHCR , Cancer Council Australia & MFPA etc.

Jewel Of India

One of the oldest Indian restaurants in the Manuka region, Jewel of India brings to the table gourmet food inspired by the kitchens of Indian Royalty. ‘Jewel’ as it is fondly referred to, innovates constantly to create a perfect balance between authentic dishes and novel preparations to exhibit the various flavoursome facets of Indian Cuisine to the representatives of the world here in Canberra. As the preferred caterer to the Indian High Commission and the Hindu Council of Australia, Jewel of India can provide catering services to groups of over 700 guests at a time, with great efficiency. Our able chefs dish out the perfect party platters and popular dishes that are unique in flavors and looks.

Kebabiya

Kebabiya means ‘Master of Kebabs’. It is located in the heart of Sydney’s recent growing business district of Norwest. Kebabiya is an entirely a new concept that has never been tried in Australia before. It is the brain child of Sanjeev Sharma. Sanjeev, brought in the concept of Indian traditional Kebabs to Australia. These kebabs are from Northern, Eastern, South Eastern parts of India and Pakistan.

Kohli's Indian Restaurant

Kohli's have opened their first restaurant in Nowra, NSW on December 2005 and their second restaurant in Batemans Bay, NSW on January 2011. Their customers have a truly unique and distinctive dining experience whilst indulging with the true taste of fine Indian cuisine. Kohli's goal has always been to give their customers an Indian experience which starts from the hand painted murals on all walls, taking you to ancient Khajurao temples with the aromas of spices and herbs and fresh cooked meals for which we use all local supplies of the highest quality.

Nirankar Restaurant

Nirankar is an authentic and modern Indian and Nepalese Bar, Function Space and fine dining Restaurant in Melbourne's CBD. Nirankar is the perfect venue for a special celebration, corporate conference, seminar, business meeting, cocktail party, relaxing and romantic evening, a quiet dinner or a simple takeaway. The Restaurant comfortably seats 120. Nirankar is proud to earn 2016 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence!

Roshni Indian Restaurant

Roshni Indian Restaurant is the creation of two people; Raj, a Restaurateur from Brisbane and Jessica, a marketing professional from Mackay. Raj manages the restaurant's general day to day operations and is the face of the restaurant while Jessica attends to the marketing, paperwork and their 3 year old child. Roshni moved premises to a larger restaurant in early 2016 located in the central food precinct of Mackay. Since then Roshni was able to take a larger role in the community through charity work, sponsorships and community engagements.

Sauma

At the heart of enlivened heritage Northbridge, Sauma adds a chicly rustic meeting place to Perth’s cultural precinct. Set facing the vibrant hub of a bright and animated community, Sauma presents a modern Indian street-food experience – emphasising freshness, creativity and raw charm.

Urban Tadka

Set in a tranquil location, Urban Tadka sets no boundaries and prides itself in customer satisfaction, powerful execution in events and overall entertainment through means of service, superior quality and consistency. Their objective is simple, to revolutionise the conventions of Indian food in the mind’s and palettes of our Australian and Indian patronage through a royal Indian culinary journey. This unique yet vivacious culinary essence is explored through the broadest range and variety of quality Indian grills, tandoori, curries and tapas selections ever seen under one roof.