The Time Out Food Awards, now in its thirteenth year, is back. Besides our choices – picked by both our English- and Chinese-language editions, plus a panel of expert judges – it's up to you, our discerning readers, to decide which restaurants will get the coveted Readers' Choice awards.
This year also sees an increase – from 19 to 25 – in the number of awards given out, with new additions such as best Japanese and vegetarian restaurants.
2019 Award categories
Chinese Hotel Dining of the Year
International Hotel Dining of the Year
Hotel Buffet of the Year
Hotel Brunch of the Year
Hotel Lunch Deal of the Year
Hotel Afternoon Tea of the Year
Chinese Everyday Eats of the Year
International Everyday Eats of the Year
Asian Casual Dining of the Year
Japanese Casual Dining of the Year
Chinese Casual Dining of the Year
International Casual Dining of the Year
Asian Fine Dining of the Year
Japanese Fine Dining of the Year
Chinese Fine Dining of the Year
International Fine Dining of the Year
Vegetarian Restaurant of the Year
Brunch of the Year
Café of the Year
Dessert Shop of the Year
Bakery of the Year
Tea Shop of the Year
Family Restaurant of the Year
Reader's Restaurant Chain of the Year
New Restaurant of the Year
Chef of the Year
Restaurant of the Year
However, before we get to the glitz and glamour of the awards ceremony, or the nitty gritty of the voting, we’ll be coming up with shortlists for the categories. As ever, we’ll be out and about with our eye on some of the city’s biggest names, as well as the esteemed establishments
who’ve swept up in years gone by, but this time round, we also want to hear more from restaurant owners themselves.
We want to open this year’s awards up as far and wide as we can, so, restaurateurs, to put your fine eatery onto our radar and in with a shot at claiming an award, scan the QR code below or click here
, and fill in the form to register.
We’ll be announcing shortlists and opening voting in the coming weeks, but until then, get registering, keep serving up the goods, and let the longing tastebuds of hungry Beijingers know why you should be crowned one of the capital’s premier eateries. See you in June!