Dave won the regional Best Chef of the Year 2022 at the Curry Life Awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London on 9th October 2022.
Couldn’t have done it without the support of the customers and his fantastic team. Well done!
Deeba Ahmed, Dave Miah, Tufayal Ahmed, Taskia Ahmed, Lord Karan Bilimoria & Adam Boulton
Tuyayal Ahmed, Taskia Ahmed, Dave Miah & Deeba Ahmed
Dave Miah and Deeba Ahmed with Taskia Ahemed and Tufayal Ahmed on the red carpet
Taskia Ahmed, Dave Miah, Suhyal Ahmed, Deeba Ahmed, Helen Johnson, Peter Davenport
Deeba Ahmed, Helen Johnson, Peter Davenport.
Suhyal Ahmed, Dave Miah & Deeba Ahmed
Dave Miah and Son Tufayal with Michelin Star Chef & TV Personality Atul Kochhar
Curry Life Awards 2021 at The Royal Lancaster Hotel, London
Delighted to have been awarded the Customer Choice Award at the Curry Life Awards 2021.
The ceremony at The Royal Lancaster Hotel on Sunday 10th October was a glittering event supported by Ministers, Top Chefs, and Celebrities.
The Customer Choice Award was exactly what it says on the tin, an award given in recognition of the nominations and comments from customers in the area.
One feedback that was quoted by the presenters on the evening -
"This was hands-down one of the best Indian meals I have ever had. Everything was so tasty and fresh, and all the staff were so attentive."
“Thank you to the customer that left this message and all the customers that left nominations and comments that resulted in our restaurant winning this award” Dave Miah Owner of Himalaya Tandoori, Bridgnorth.
L-R Matt Bushby Just Eat, Dave Miah & Son Tufayal, Lord Karan Bilimoria Cobra Beer, Cathy Newman Channel 4 News Presenter
L-R Jan Lewis and Rita Marsh - loyal customers that joined us at the awards ceremony
Dave Miah and Son Tufaya being interviewed live on LBTV - a Bangladeshi Channel in the UK
The Himalaya Restaurant has been voted the Best Indian Restaurant in Shropshire at the annual Curry Life Awards 2017 & 2018
At the 9th Annual Curry Life Awards, Bridgnorth’s Himalaya Tandoori Restaurant was recognised as The Best Indian Restaurant in Shropshire. This is the second consecutive year that the restaurant has won this much sought after accolade.
Restaurants from across the country are nominated by their diners and through a rigorous selection process hope to make it through to the finals. Dave Miah owner of the Himalaya Tandoori, who first established his restaurant in Bridgnorth nearly 40 years ago was delighted to be on stage accompanied by his son and daughter to collect this coveted trophy from news presenter Jon Snow.
Interviewed at the awards ceremony, Dave Miah explained that freshly sourced herbs are key to producing the rich flavours that are so important in his cooking. In recent years a significant reduction in ghee and oil have appealed to the health conscious, adding a healthy options menu and dishes specifically for customers with diabetes.
Dave Miah added that he thanked all of his staff for helping the restaurant win the award but most importantly he wanted to thank his customers who nominated him.
Shropshire Star 11th October 2018. Read here
Bridgnorth Journal 18th October 2018. Read here
Himalaya Tandoori Restaurant in Bridgnorth - Winners of Best Restaurant (Shropshire) 2018.
Sir Keir Starmer MP & Dave Miah
Michael Buerk, Sami Sanaullah, Dave Miah & Sons - Himalaya Tandoori Restaurant
Dave Miah & Sons - Himalaya Tandoori
The annual awards at London’s Royal Lancaster Hotel to find Britain’s best Indian restaurants saw a gathering of over 600 people at a gala event hosted by Journalist and Broadcaster, Michael Buerk.
Recognising the best 13 restaurants in the country and the best in our county, Himalaya Tandoori, in Bridgnorth fought off still competition to become “Best Indian Restaurant in Shropshire” at the Curry Life Awards 2017.
Owner of Himalaya Tandoori Restaurant, Dave Miah said: “I am delighted to receive this award which is one of the most prestigious in the curry industry and I want to thank my customers and staff for helping me to achieve this. For over 35 years The Himalaya has served authentic Indian food to the people of Bridgnorth and it is nice to see this recognised in the award today”
The gala was attended by many prominent people from the restaurant trade along with guests including Lord Karan Bilimoria, founder and chairman of Cobra beer, Rushanara Ali MP, Matt Western MP, Wes Streeting MP, Paul Scully MP and Sir Keir Starmer MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union.
Himalaya Tandoori Restaurant in Bridgnorth - Winners of Best Restaurant (Shropshire) 2017.