'Exceptional' Indian restaurant in pretty market town less than an hour from Manchester that's been named best in North West
An Indian restaurant and takeaway less than an hour from Greater Manchester has won a top award at the ‘Curry Oscars'. Ruchi in Glossop took home one of the biggest awards of the night as it was crowned as the North West's best Asian Restaurant of the Year at the Asian Curry Awards.
More than 1200 guests attended the prestigious event held in London on Sunday night (19 November), which is often dubbed the 'Curry Oscars'. More than 200 restaurants, chefs and staff were shortlisted for the awards including 14 restaurants in Greater Manchester - but only a handful from the region took home the all-important gongs.
Owners of the restaurant took to social media following their win to the express their gratitude. In a post shared to Facebook titled 'Exciting News', they wrote: "Massive thanks to everyone who voted and supported us for the past 14 years. Also thanks to all the team at the Ruchi. We love you all."
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The posts shared to their social channels were met by hundreds of comments from customers and followers with many responding to say it was "well deserved".
On a post sharing the moment the restaurant accepted their award, one person wrote; "Well done Syed and the team. So happy for you all. Congratulations on a great achievement. We will be in soon for celebratory meal. Take care."
Another added: "Get in!!! Fair play lads, you guys are killing it!! so proud!! Goes to show what can happen when you put excellence above all else! Chuffed to bits for ya!"
And a third jumped in to say: "Absolutely fantastic. Proud of you all.