National recognition

AA 2 Rosettes 2009-18

“The Chilli Pickle deals in the food of the Indian sub-continent and it does so with an attention to detail, passion and verve”

Michelin Bib Gourmand 2010-19

“Oft changing menu of thoughtfully prepared authentic Indian dishes with delicate spicing and good quality ingredients.”

The Casual Dining Awards

Best Independent restaurant group under 5 sites

The Craft Guild of Chef Awards

Ethnic Chef Award โ€“ Runner up best Ethnic Chef (Alun Sperring)

Hardens 2011-2019

“By far Brightonโ€™s best Indian”

Restaurant Magazine

National Restaurant Awards top 100: 2011-2016

British Curry Awards Winners

Most Innovative Restaurant 2010
Best Casual Dining 2012
Best Delivery Service 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Brighton Top 20 Awards

Winner Best Dish 3 consecutive years

Mofo Best In Britain Awards 2016

The Good Food Guide 2011- 2018

The National Restaurant Awards 2011-16
Top 100 Best Restaurants in the UK

“Awarded top 100 restaurants in the UK six years in a row. Only Indian restaurant in the UK to be in the awards every year.”

Tom Parker Bowles – The Mail On Sunday

“No mucking about just Indian dishes, robust and refined to make the spirits soar and belly roar” July 17th 2016

Britainโ€™s Hottest Curry 2008

Winning Dish: The Chilli Pickleโ€™s Oxtail Madras