MyLahore was named Business of the Year. This award was sponsored by Blacks Solicitors.

Established Bradford restaurant business MyLahore was voted the overall winner at the awards.

The restaurant has been proudly family-owned and rooted in Bradford since 2002 and now has locations in Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham and Blackburn.

Managing Director Shakoor Ahmed said: “It’s fantastic to be recognised as overall Business of the Year at the Bradford Means Business Awards 2023, in addition to our Bradford Flagship restaurant and Events team being awarded SME of the Year.

"A huge thank you to our wonderful customers and our amazing team, as well as our suppliers and the wider community.

"Congratulations also to all the other winners and nominees. We’re very grateful to the Almighty for this award and hope that we continue to be blessed with opportunities to fly the flag for our great city of Bradford in the years to come.”

Earlier at the awards ceremony, Head of Events and Catering, Iqbal Shah received the SME award.

He said: “I’m so delighted to accept the SME Business of the Year award at the Bradford Means Business Awards 2023 along with our Bradford Flagship restaurant. I’d like to thank in particular our incredible Events team as well as our Central Kitchen team, also based in Bradford.

"I’d also like to express my heartfelt gratitude to our wonderful clients – it truly is a privilege to be part of their special occasions and help make memories that hopefully last a lifetime.”