Wimbledon Takeaway In Finals Of British Curry Awards

Awards night took place on Monday

Wimbledon Indian takeaway, K2, reached the finals of the prestigious British Curry Awards.

This year, 200,000 public nominations have been received via post and online, from diners nominating their favourite curry restaurants, with 2,641 restaurants being nominated.

Saleh Jilani, from K2 in Durnsford Road, said: "It was a great achievement to reach the finals again and demonstrates our commitment to provide the best food and service possible.  We are proud of our team for the hard work they have put in throughout the years and are grateful to our loyal customers who nominated and supported us."

K2 have already been crowned Takeaway of the Year for London for the second consecutive year in October this year by the English Curry Awards.

Around 25 million curries are eaten every week. As a result, the British Curry Awards has become a key fixture on the UK social calendar, celebrating the achievements of the nation's most popular culinary genre. 

Kicking off the evening, Prime Minister David Cameron gave a speech to the audience, via video message: "Britain's curry industry is not just a great example of the incredible contribution of our Asian communities. The way curry is loved by everyone is a great example of our whole country coming together."

The awards night was held at the Battersea Evoloution, London on Monday (December 1).

December 3, 2014