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Awards & Accolades

Top 10 Best Places To Work For

The Sunday Times


Trailblazer of the Year

Casual Dining Restaurant and Pub Awards


Michelin Guide

Listed since 2012

Richard Vines


The staffers are friendly, the prices are low and the food is first-class. I had one of my most enjoyable meals of the year here. Dishoom well encapsulates the current trend for quality without fuss.

Ben McCormack


Dishoom was a game-changer: stylish, affordable and with a defiantly youthful outlook that was more focused on how Londoners wanted to eat in the 21st-century than outdated British attitudes to both Indian cuisine and India itself.

Tom Parker-Bowles

Olive Magazine

There was a freshness, vibrancy and zing to pretty much everything we ate. We left with a spring in our step, rather than the usually post-curry shuffle.

Haley Forest


London holds its breath and wonders how long the dream that is Dishoom can last. And yet it would appear there is no slowing them down… Consistent, mind-blowing food with some of the nicest staff you’ll find anywhere and a vibe that is pretty close to perfect.

The Nudge

Dishoom, has become something of a darling of London’s restaurant scene. No other place seems to have captured the public imagination quite like it.

AA Gill

Sunday Times Style

We drank very good chai, the spiced milky sweet tea that is India’s national drink. The naan rolls were all excellent: sausage with chilli, tomato jam and cream cheese is an unimpeachable breakfast with sweet tea, as is two runny eggs in a spiced roll.

Re-imagined Brand or Business

Peach Hero & Icon Awards


Zoe Williams

The Telegraph

Gorgeously kitsch, fast-paced and with delicious Indian-fusion snacks – what’s not to like about this Bombay-style café.

Best Restaurant

CityLife Awards

Dishoom Manchester 2019

Best Overall Operator – Under 20 sites

Restaurant Magazine R200

2017 & 2018

Marina O’Loughlin

(of The Guardian), personal blog

A thing of loveliness….this is the breakfast bacon naan from Dishoom and it is bloody GAWJUSS. My new favourite breakfast. With a drink, a fiver.

Best Concept

Retailers’ Retailer of the Year

2018 & 2019

Saptaparshi Ray

Outlook India

A stunningly original menu that cries havoc and releases the dogs of flavour to cause mayhem among typical fare of both Indian and British-Asian dishes: from desi takes on the bacon sandwich to chicken berry Britannia, a twist on an already mish-mashed classic, and the Kejriwal, a spicy, eggy take on cheese on toast, a joyful aberration.

Restaurateur of the Year (Group)

The Catey’s


Nick Lander

FT Weekend

Dishoom is such a fun, modern interpretation of an Indian restaurant that waiting is no great chore…

Most Admired Brand

CGA, Peach Heroes and Icon Awards

2018 & 2021

Fay Maschler

The Evening Standard

Breakfast of a sausage naan roll with chilli jam would be a champion way to begin the day. Biff! Bang! Wow!

Diversity in Business

Edinburgh Business Award


Audrey Gillan

Olive Magazine

The breakfast Bacon Naan is the kind of stuff that people might cut their arm off for…

Candidate experience

Caterer People Awards


Amana Fontanella-Khan

CNN Mumbai

Dishoom revives Bombay cafe culture… Bombay’s old Irani cafes are dying a slow death, and the only people doing anything about it are in London. Painstaking attention to detail and cultural referencing… nothing is overlooked.

Maunika Gowardhan

Red magazine

I’ve seen many Indian restaurants come and go, but Dishoom was the first one that really got me excited. Coming here always transports me back to my childhood. Every morsel reminds me of eating my way around the streets of Mumbai… this place is helping to preserve a tradition that is rapidly dying out.

Good Food Guide

Listed since 2012

Xanthe Clay

The Telegraph

An authentic slice of vanishing Mumbai culinary mainstay is flourishing in London.

Excellence in Talent Attraction

HR in Hospitality


Restaurant of the Year

Asian Business Awards


Best Concept

CGA, Peach Heroes and Icon Awards

2017 & 2019

Best Small Group

Good Food Guide UK


Best Breakfast Destination

The Scottish Food Awards


Best Operator for Training

BII Scotland Awards


Best in Learning & Development

Caterer People Awards

2017, 2018 & 2019

Best Launch Campaign

Caterer People Awards

2017, 2018 & 2019

Best Rewards and Benefits

Caterer People Awards


Best Newcomer

British Curry Awards

Dishoom King’s Cross, 2017

Group Drinks list of the year



The List

Eating & Drinking Guide Readers’ Award

Edinburgh, 2017

Best Concept

Hero and Icon awards


Food Beverage and Leisure Operator

Revo Gold Awards


Best Restaurant in the UK


2015 & 2016

Best Casual Dining

British Curry Awards

2014, 2016, & 2019

Cool Brands

Listed 2015 & 2016

Non-alcoholic cocktail list of the year

Spirits Business


Top Neighbourhood restaurant

TimeOut love London awards


Best Hospitality Interior

Design Week Awards