World's biggest travel review website, TripAdvisor has announced the winners of its annual Travellers’ Choice award for restaurants. Out of the 394 restaurants recognized by the agency globally across fine dining, everyday dining and casual dining categories, 20 Indian restaurants were acknowledged in fine dining and everyday dining categories. Indian Accent became the only restaurant from India to have made it to the world list. It also retained its top spot amongst fine dining restaurants in India for the sixth consecutive year.
The Five Indian restaurants that featured among the top 25 fine dining winners in Asia are Indian Accent (3), Peshawri (10), Dvar Indian Restaurant (13), Kebabs & Kurries (14) and The Raj Pavilion (16). While Indian cuisine emerged a clear favorite with restaurants serving the cuisine dominating both, fine dining and everyday dining lists. Bengaluru leads in the fine dining category with three winners and Udaipur in the everyday dining category with four winning restaurants and New Delhi boasts of two wins in the fine dining category. Award winners were determined by factoring in the quantity and quality of reviews, gathered over 12 months, the company said.
Kebabs & Kurries
Dvar Indian Restaurant
The Raj Pavilion
The award established in 2002, is the highest TripAdvisor honor that recognizes the very best tourism establishments in terms of service, quality, customer satisfaction and more, across a range of categories based on a full year of millions of reviews and opinions from travelers from around the world.
Nikhil Ganju, country manager, TripAdvisor India said, “The 2019 Travellers’ Choice awards not only surface the top fine dining restaurants for diners to choose for special occasions but also popular ones for a quick meal on the go. Our ultimate endeavor is to guide food enthusiasts towards a great gastronomical journey by helping them discover local hidden gems as well as famous restaurants on their travels within India and overseas.”
TRB Hutong, in China's capital Beijing, was named the best fine dining restaurant in the world - a leap up from number seven last year. It's followed by restaurants in France, Italy, Mexico, Belgium, Thailand, Spain, and Argentina.