Awards

Award winningOver the years, Café Spice Namaste,  Chef Patron Cyrus and Pervin Todiwala have received numerous awards and citations. Many of these are a nod to the restaurant’s exemplary cuisine, but they also include recognition for the contributions made to other aspects of life, the environment and training among them. We’ve listed some of the honours that we’re so proud of:

  • BBC Radio 4 Food & Farming Awards 2014 – Food Personality of the Year – Cyrus Todiwala
  • Shortlisted, 2013 Specsavers National Book Award – ‘The Incredible Spicemen’
  • Shortlisted, 2013 World Food Award ‘Cookbook of the Year’ -’Mr Todiwala’s Bombay: Recipes and Memories from India’
  • Springboard Excellence Awards 2013 – Highly Commended, Cooperate
  • Responsibility Category
  • Asian Business Awards 2013 –Winner,  Independent Restaurant Category
  • Footprint Forum Awards 2013 – Stakeholder Engagement Category, Runners up
  • Craft Guild of Chefs Chairman’s special Award 2013 – Cyrus Todiwala
  • Eat Out Awards, 2013 – Corporate Social Responsibility and Environment, Finalists
  • Michelin BIB Gourmand 2013 – 15th consecutive year
  • RSPCA’s Highly Commended Good Business Award – Independent Restaurant Category, 2012
  • Craft Guild of Chefs’ Special Award, 2012
  • Footprint Forum Award for Commitment to the Environment, 2011
  • London Chamber of Commerce & Industry Leadership in Sustainability Award, 2011
  • Sustainable Food Award, Corporation of London Sustainable Cities Awards 2011
  • Mood Food Restaurant of the Year, 2009
  • Highly Commended Sustainable Food – Sustainable Cities Awards 2009
  • Finalist – Cateys Green Award, 2008
  • Finalist – Sustainability Cities Awards for Environmental Improvement in SMEs 2008
  • British Curry Awards Industry Personality of the Year 2007
  • Arena Accolade, 2006
  • Green Mark Award, 2006
  • Springboard Special Award, 2006
  • Cateys Education and Training Award, 2005
  • Investors in People Champion Organisation, 2005
  • Springboard Special Award, 2005
  • Edge Employers Award, 2005
  • Green Apple Award for Environmental Best Practice, 2005
  • BIBA Restaurant Personality of the Year, 2005
  • Tio Pepe ITV London Restaurant Awards– Outstanding Contribution to London Restaurants, 2004
  • BIBA Best Indian restaurant in the UK, 2004
  • BIBA Best Front of House, 2003
  • National Training Award, 1997
  • Finalist- Time Out Indian Restaurant of the Year, 1995 & 1996)