The British Curry Awards go to the Indian restaurant Zyka Reading


A restaurant in Reading has been shortlisted for the British Curry Awards.

Zyka, in Tilehurst, will be honored at the event’s 17th annual ceremony, after being nominated by the public.

Dubbed former “Oscars Curry” Prime Minister David Cameron, the awards are attended by personalities from politics, sports and showbiz, with Mayor of London Sadiq Khan; Love Island contestant Amy Hart and TOWIE star Jess Wright made appearances last year.

British Curry Awards Founder Enam Ali MBE said: “It gives me great joy that after the challenges of the past 18 months, my industry friends from the British Curry Fraternity and public figures unite again in person. ”

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The celebration took place virtually in 2020 due to the pandemic, hosted by comedian and impressionist Rory Bremner.

“As a testament to the entrepreneurial spirit of the intergenerational migrant community that includes the UK curry industry, we have returned increasingly determined to serve curry lovers across the country, continuing to raise all challenges and to ensure the continuity of the industry. to thrive again.

“At the same time, we will pay tribute to our colleagues in the industry who we have unfortunately lost to Covid. Their presence is deeply missed.

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In October, Zyka won one of 22 establishments nationwide to receive Best Curry Restaurant of the Year at the Curry Life Awards.

It was the only reading venue featured at the gala at the Royal Lancaster Hotel London, held at the end of the National Curry Week celebration.

They will find out if they can add another trophy to their wardrobe during the British Curry Awards at Battersea Evolution on November 29.


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