Acknowledging the best in genuine Italian restaurant chains in the UK, this award will be presented to a specialist restaurant where the food served is rooted at the heart of Italian cuisine and which offers a genuine taste of Italy.

All Italian restaurant chains (a business with 10 or more sites) will be considered.


The judges will be looking for specialist Italian Restaurants where the food serves offers a genuine taste of Italy and where customer service and experience are at the forefront of business. All Italian restaurant chains will be considered for this award irrespective of entry however we do encourage entries together with information to support the work undertaken, stating why you think the business deserves to win  The judging panel made up of experts across the board will scrutinise the entries and data supplied and their comments and feedback will be available after the awards.

All those involved on the main judging panel are excluded from entering the awards or having any commercial links to the retailer or manufacturer.