R200 Awards 2023 shortlists revealed

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The shortlist has been revealed for the R200 restaurant awards being held later this month.

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The shortlists have been revealed for the R200 Awards being held later this month.

Restaurant groups including Flat Iron, Marugame Udon, Blacklock, Nando’s, Masala Zone, Creams, Big Mamma, Super 8, Dishoom, and Mowgli have been shortlisted in this year's R200 Awards.

Restaurant groups large and small have been shortlisted in categories this year that include Best New Opening, One to Watch, Scalable Concept Award, Menu Innovation Award, and Best Value Restaurant Group.

A special Lifetime Achievement Award will also be presented on the night.

The annual awards, organised by Restaurant​ as part of its R200 series, recognise excellence in the multi-site restaurant sector and are based on votes from the hospitality industry. Partners of the awards are Access, Chapman Ventilation, Iconic, Poppleston Allen, Quorn, Shelley Sandzer, Shield Safety, Victoria Malaga, and Zonal.

The winners will be revealed at a special awards dinners being held at Dishoom Canary Wharf on 21 November.

A limited number of tickets are still available for this year's awards. To attend please contact rebecca.george@wrbm.com​ for more information about booking your place.

The R200 Awards 2023 shortlist

Opening of the Year

San Carlo Alderley Edge

Fazenda Bishopsgate

Arcade Battersea


Pizza Pilgrims Nottingham


Brightside Exeter

Dishoom Canary Wharf

NORD Liverpool

Kibou Cambridge

Masala Zone Piccadilly Circus

One to Watch

Permit Room 

El Pollote

House of Fu


Salt Shed


Scalable Concept Award




Hop Vietnamese


Sushi Dog

Three Joes

Menu Innovation Award

Pizza Pilgrims – Guest Pizza series

Tonkotsu - smaller portions

Wagamama - Food Lab

PizzaExpress – dessert pizza

Nando’s - Fully Loaded Chips

Flat Iron – Carcass Club

Popeyes - breakfast

Campaign of the Year

Hawksmoor - Strike Steak

Brew Dog – Beerometer

Club Pret

Fat Hippo - Pink doughnut burger the Big D'oh


Food-led Pub Group of the Year

Cubitt House

Hartwood Inns

The Beckford Group

Oakman Group

City Pub Group

Three Cheers Pub Co


Best Value Restaurant Group

Flat Iron

Marugame Udon



Masala Zone


Innovation of the Year

PizzaExpress – PizzaExpress Delivers

Nando’s – School Leaver Apprenticeship

Rudy’s – Rudy’s Pizza Academy

Turtle Bay – All About Race Roadshow

Omnichannel Brand of the Year

Boparan Restaurant Group




Restaurant Group of the Year (20 sites and under)


Flat Iron

Big Mamma

Super 8



The Wolseley Hospitality Group

Restaurant Group of the Year (21 sites or more)

Turtle Bay

San Carlo

Pizza Pilgrims

Rosa’s Thai






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