A DUNFERMLINE diner has been named Asian Restaurant of The Year for the Central and Fife region. 

Dhoom Indian 'Streatery' on New Row has taken home another award for their fine food.

This time the accolade has come from the 2023 Asian Restaurant Awards (Scotland). 

Dunfermline Press: The menu includes dishes inspired by the street food of Mumbai.

Chairman of the Asian Catering Federation (ACF), who organises the annual awards, Yawar Khan, said: "We congratulate all the winning establishments in making this year's Asian Restaurant Awards (Scotland), an event which showcases the top dining establishments from across the nation, which are a key feature of Scotland’s food and cultural landscape.

READ MORE: Travel from Dunfermline to Mumbai with Dhoom's new ten-course taster menu

READ MORE: Dhoom delighted with AA Rosette recognition

"At a time when the hospitality sector is facing significant challenges with rising food and energy prices along with staff shortages, it’s important we acknowledge excellence and celebrate the success of the sector.”

Dhoom was named winner of the category at the awards ceremony at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Edinburgh on Monday, September 18.

Dunfermline Press: The menu includes dishes inspired by the street food of Mumbai.Dunfermline Press: Dhoom's new Mumbai inspired menu.

BBC TV news anchor, Samantha Simmonds, hosted the event which saw Mother India in Edinburgh revealed as the overall winner, with other awards going to the capital's Cilantro for Best Indian and Bangladeshi, Dishoom as Best Casual Dining Venue and Pomelo as the Best Chinese restaurant.  

From Glasgow, Charcoals and Desi Chaiwala were victorious, along with Sapporo Teppanyaki for Best Japanese and Thairiffic for Best Thai.

Voting for ACF's Asian Curry Awards is now open, you can vote for your favourite Asian restaurant here.