Capturing the anticipation as Raval is shortlisted for the Best Indian Restaurant in Newcastle-Gateshead at the Asian Restaurant Awards.

Raval Indian Restaurant & Bar Continues Award-winning Steak with Asian Curry Awards 2023 Nomination

Newcastle, Gateshead – 13th October 2023

In what seems like an unstoppable culinary journey, Raval Indian Restaurant & Bar of Newcastle Gateshead further cements its reputation by clinching yet another prestigious nomination. Fresh on the heels of its triumph at the Asian Restaurant Awards 2023, held on 31st July in Manchester Hilton Hotel, where Raval was bestowed the title of ‘Best Asian Fine Dining Indian Restaurant Outside London’, and its victory at the ARTA 2023 on 8th October in Hilton Hotel Park Lane, London, taking home ‘Best Indian Restaurant in the Northeast England’, the renowned restaurant now gears up as a finalist for the esteemed Asian Curry Awards. This event is set to take place at the Governors House, London, on 19th November 2023.

Capturing the celebration at Raval as it secures the prestigious title of the Best Indian Restaurant in Newcastle-Gateshead and Northeast, marked by its victory at the Arta Awards. The photo is set in the inviting ambiance of Raval's lounge bar.


Behind Raval’s successive accolades lies a blend of passion from its dedicated team and ceaseless support from the community in Newcastle Gateshead and the broader Northeast. “Earning recognition on these distinguished platforms is both an honour and humbling,” says Nas Islam, Manager at Raval. “It’s a clear reflection of our team’s dedication and the boundless love we receive from our patrons, driving us to continuously innovate and elevate Indian cuisine.”

Endorsed by industry giants such as Just Eat and Cobra Beer, the Asian Curry Awards celebrates the best across varied Asian cuisines. The ACF Chairman, Yawar Khan, highlighted the remarkable innovations of restaurateurs, especially in the face of evolving tastes and challenging conditions.

Gratitude is at the forefront of Raval’s success. Nas shared, “Every award, every nomination is a testament to the trust and affection we’ve garnered. It fuels our motivation to venture even further in our culinary pursuits.”

To experience the culinary artistry that’s making waves in the industry, visit or stay updated with Raval’s journey on social media channels @ravalrestaurant.

Editors’ Note
Situated in the heart of Newcastle Gateshead, Raval Indian Restaurant & Bar epitomises the fusion of traditional Indian flavours with innovative British twists. Its string of recognitions underscores its commitment to excellence, playing a significant role in the £7.5 billion UK industry employing over 100,000 individuals.

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Attila Ajtai