Deliveroo Awards 2021: the Manchester restaurants named the best in the UK

Some Manchester eateries came out on top in the Deliveroo awards, voted by the public.

<p>Gaucho Manchester won a Deliveroo award 2021</p>

Gaucho Manchester won a Deliveroo award 2021

From cracking chicken wings to succulent steaks - Manchester eateries have bagged some of the top slots in a public vote by Deliveroo users.

The 2021 awards were open to any venues who sell their food via the popular app and 350,000 people who voted chose 20 of the 21 category winners.

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Wingstop, which has one of its 14 branches in Manchester, was also named overall Restaurant of the Year for its London venue by a panel of foodie judges including TV chef Big Zuu and restaurant critic Grace Dent.

Deliveroo Restaurant Awards Credit: Tom Harrison

Tom Grogan of Wingstop UK said: “We’re absolutely delighted It’s been an incredibly challenging year and to win this award, which has been judged by some of the biggest names in the UK restaurant industry, is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the Wingstop UK team.”

Twenty-four Manchester venues were on the shortlist in all. Gaucho off Deansgate scooped the Best Fine Dining award for 2021. The upmarket restaurant, in a converted church off Deansgate, is known for his Argentinian steaks and fine wines.

And Salt and Pepper was awarded Best Newcomer. The Chinese-inspired takeaway at Arndale market is famed for its classic salt and pepper chicken. Plus Dishoom at Spinningfields was named Best Indian Restaurant, organisers said.

Salt and Pepper Manchester won a Deliveroo award 2021

The full list of winners is here:

1 Best Burger - Smashburger

2 Best Chinese Restaurant - Four Seasons

3 Best Pizza - Pizza Pilgrims

4 Best Indian Restaurant - Dishoom

Dishoom Manchester Deliveroo award winners 2021

5 Best Vegan - Neat Burger

6 Best Sushi - Sticks’n’Sushi

7 Best Breakfast - The Breakfast Club

8 Best Essentials - Aldi

9 Best Kebab - Mythos Greek, Leeds

10 Best Asian Restaurant - Bone Daddies

11 Best Mexican Restaurant - Wahaca

12 Best Middle Eastern Restaurant - Maroush

13 Best Dessert Only - Heavenly Desserts

14 Best Meals Under £10 - Mikos Gyros

15 Best Eco-Friendly - Camile Thai

16 Best Salads and Bowls - Kuuala Poke, Birmingham

17 Best Fine Dining - Gaucho

18 Best Family Restaurant - Creams

19 Best Editions - Shake Shack

20 Best Newcomer - Salt & Pepper

21 Most Loved Chain - Nando’s