Guwahati Food Awards 2018 Winners Announced


GUWAHATI: Over 300 people gathered to pay tribute to 33 Guwahati Food Awards winners of 2018. At the Vivanta by Taj, participating restaurant owners, numerous chefs and dignitaries united to celebrate the exceptional food crafters. The awards are an initiative aimed at recognizing the best in the city’s food & beverage industry. The contest comprised of 73 participants that included various restaurants, cafes, lounge bars, bakeries, catering service providers and fast food eateries amongst others, according to a Press Communique.

The 33 winners rose to the top amongst 157 entries on the basis of pre-determined criteria set by the jury panel which included Chef Faruk Ahmed – winner of GFA Chef of the Year 2016, Dr. Geeta Dutta, an ethnic food enthusiast and Aabhishek Bedi Varma, a former chef of Taj Group of Hotels, headed by renowned food critic and author of Times Food Guide, Mr. Suresh Hinduja. The awards night had as its chief guest, Kunal Vijaykar, popular actor, author and television host of the show The Foodie. A record number of over 2,00,000 people voted for their favourite restaurants through the Guwahati Food Awards website and mobile app.

Rang De Basanti Urban Dhaba won the most coveted Restaurant of the Year award, while Ziya this year again picked up the award for the ‘Best Restaurant for European Cuisine (Continental). The award for Best Restaurant for Assamese Cuisine went to Paradise. The list of rest of the winners is as follows:


Name of the Restaurant

Best Bakery (Chain)

Loyans Bakery & Confectionery

Best Bakery (Single Outlet)

Style O Cake

Best Cafeteria

11th Avenue Cafe Bistro

Best Club/Lounge

Terra Mayaa

Best Fast Food Joint (Chain)


Best Hangout Place

The Steaming Mug

Best Mithai Shop

Makhan Bhog

Best Multi-Cuisine Restaurant

Barbeque Nation Hospitality Ltd

Best Multi-Cuisine Restaurant

Kalita Spectrum

Best Pub/Bar

Underdoggs Sports Bar & Grill

Best Restaurant For All Day Dining

Kiranshree Sweets

Best Restaurant For Assamese Cuisine


Best Restaurant For Bengali Cuisine


Best Restaurant For European Cuisine (Continental)


Best Restaurant For Fine Dining

Legacy Restaurant, Hotel Palacio

Best Restaurant For Naga Cuisine


Best Restaurant For North Indian/Mughlai Cuisine

Tandoor , Hotel Dynasty

Best Restaurant For Oriental Cuisine

Red Hot Chilli Pepper

Best Restaurant For South Indian Cuisine

Chennai Kitchen

Best Restaurant For Vegetarian Food

Shahi Darbar

 Restaurant Of The Year

Rang De Basanti Urban Dhaba

Setting Benchmark Through Innovation

Bulls & Beers

Setting Benchmark Through Innovation

Frozen Stone

Setting Benchmark Through Innovation

The Tea Story

Setting Benchmark Through Innovation

Three Guys Restaurant

Setting Benchmark Through Innovation

One Stop Kitchen

Most Promising New Entrant (Fast Food)

37 Street Affair (Restro -Café)

Most Promising New Entrant (Vegetarian)


Most Promising New Entrant (Assamese)


Most Promising New Entrant (Cafeteria)

The Bean Journal

Most Promising New Entrant (Oriental)

Oriental Bistro

Most Promising New Entrant (Fine Dine)

The Square, Novotel Guwahati


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