Chinese takeaway LY Garden in St Dominic’s Shopping Centre won the Best Takeaway in Ireland award at an event organised by online food ordering and delivery service Just Eat.ie.
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The local eatery, which is renowned for it’s legendary spice bag, was also crowned best takeaway in Dublin and best Chinese takeaway.
The Just.Eat.ie National Takeaway awards received over 14,000 entries nationwide and the winners were announced at an event in Fallon and Byrne last night.
LY Garden wasn’t the only local winner as the Tallaght Subway branch once again picked up the award for Best Takeaway Lunchtime for the second year in a row.
Chicken Tikka Masala was voted as crowned Ireland’s favourite takeaway dish.
Bombay Pantry in Fairview, Dublin, was awarded the best Indian takeaway.
Chopped, which currently operates 11 takeaway restaurants across Dublin including one in The Square, took home the award for best healthy takeaway for its Fairview restaurant while Phibsborough’s Camile Thai won in the best Thai category.
Ballymun’s Firehouse Pizza beat off stiff competition from Base and Domino’s to be crowned winners in the best takeaway pizza category while burger restaurant Bunsen on Wexford Street, Dublin, picked up the award for best American takeaway.
The award for Ireland’s best salad went to Avoca Rathcoole while Ireland’s best curry went to Thai and Vietnamese restaurant SabaToGo.
Wagamama won best Japanese takeaway over Yamamori and Miche Sushi.
Just Eat managing director Amanda Roche Kelly said the awards recognise the growing takeaway industry in Ireland. She said.
“This sector is an important and significant employer and overall contributor to the economy.
“Increasingly we are seeing the leaders in the sector responding to and anticipating consumer trends with new ranges, healthier options, lunchtime choices and traditional favourites often available from the one restaurant.”