The eagerly anticipated ceremony will be held on Sunday, October 8, at Hilton Park Lane in London.
Below is a list of the five restaurants that are finalists and have been shortlisted in south London.
Sri Lankan Restaurant of the Year: Copper Ceylon
Copper Ceylon is located at 32 East Street in Bromley.
This restaurant has been shortlisted on the Sri Lankan Restaurant of the Year category.
It’s been recognised for having a traditional menu with a modern twist.
The restaurant is open Tuesdays to Sundays, opening from 5pm on Tuesdays to Thursdays, and from noon on Fridays to Sundays.
It closes at 11pm on Tuesdays and Sundays, midnight on Wednesdays and Thursdays, and 2am on Fridays and Saturdays.
Below are the four restaurants that have been shortlisted for the Regional Restaurants of the Year in South London:
Samrat on 309 Mitcham Road in Tooting.
Samrat is an Indian restaurant that has been recognised for its authentic and delicious food.
Samrat offers an extensive range of inventive dishes prepared with great care and high quality.
Whether you’re feeling adventurous or seeking familiar favourites, their specialties are said to impress and satisfy.
The restaurant is open on Mondays to Saturdays from 6pm, and on Sundays from 2pm, and closes at 11pm.
Next is another Indian restaurant on 347 Kennington Road in the London Borough of Lambeth: Gandhi’s.
The restaurant has been praised and recognised for its flavoursome curry.
Gandhi’s objective is to serve food that reflects the great regional diversity Indian cuisine.
The restaurant is open every day from 5pm to 11pm.
Third is another Indian restaurant: Pure Indian Cooking.
The restaurant is on 67 Fulham High Street in Fulham.
This one has been recognised for its deviation from traditional menus.
The head chef Shilpa Dandekar, who worked under Raymond Blanc, has a menu that comprises of her own recipes, making it a unique dining experience with a unique menu.
The restaurant is open till 10:45pm every day, opening from 6pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays, and from noon on Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays.
The fourt restaurant shortlisted in this category is Saka Maka.
Saka Maka is on 226 Hither Green in Lewisham.
For its chicken biryani to its lamb curry, the restaurant has made it to the finals of the ARTA awards.
It’s authenticity in food is what has brought to restaurant to the final.
The restaurant is open from 4pm on Mondays to Thursdays and Saturdays, and 3:30pm on Fridays and Sundays.
It closes at 10pm, except from Fridays and Saturdays when it closes at 10:30pm.