Our 2013 Winners:

Best Italian Restaurant Piccolo Mondo (City Centre)
Best Fish and Chips Merchant Chippie (Glasgow)
Best Pizza La Taverna (Aviemore) Antonio Vastano (chef)
Favourite Italian Business Eleganza Sposa (Glasgow)
Best Family Restaurant Bar Aldos (Alloa)
Best Front of House Ian Reid (Andiamo Hamilton)
Best Pasta Viva Ristorante (Glasgow)
Best Ice Cream Parlour Peter Equi & Sons (Hamilton)
Best Newcomer Little Italy (Dumfries)
Italian Chef of the Year Luca Conreno (La Lanterna)
Best Barista Francesco Longo of Barbarossa (Clarkston Rd, Cathcart)
Best Bistro Celinos (Glasgow)
Best Multiple Operator Di Maggios
Most Romantic Restaurant Piccolo Mondo (Renfrew)
Best Takeaway Eusebi Delicatessen (Glasgow)
Best Fish & Chips – Merchant Chippie
Best Wine List – Ristorante Piccolo Mondo (Glasgow & Renfrew)
Best In-House Marketing Team – Visocchi’s (Dundee)
People’s Choice Award – Shared by Pesto Italian Restaurant (Glasgow) & The Italian Caffe (Glasgow)


Scotland is well known worldwide for enjoying a good time, The Scottish Italian community play a vital part in the Scottish Hospitality Industry so it is only right that we reward the very best Italian owned businesses in the country. The Italian Awards will recognise a variety of categories including best restaurant, best multiple operator and many more. Voting is open to the general public ensuring that these awards reflect Scotland’s favorite Italian places to go and have a good time. The Scottish Italian Awards is an annual event that will showcase the fantastic range and quality of Scotland’s Italian owned businesses.



The evening will be one of celebration, reflecting the significant contribution that Italian Community makes to the lives of the Scottish population. The evening will begin with a sparkling drinks reception, followed by a sumptuous gourmet dinner, eclectic entertainment and speeches from respected dignitaries. It will also provide the perfect opportunity to establish and build long-standing business relationships for the future. We have a number of exciting awards categories, shown below, whether you want to sponsor your own industry award or gain additional exposure within another section. We look forward to working with you to maximise the opportunity that the event will represent to your business. Whatever you decide we look forward to welcoming you on the night.


Earlier this year we hosted the 2nd Scottish Entertainment Awards and you can find out more about this event and view a short film at www.entertainmentguideawards.co.uk