Last year was tough for everyone, and the people and venues in Chengdu have never been more deserving of a celebration! The Chengdu-Expat awards are back for the 5th time to do just that; give thanks to the places that make Chengdu such an incredible place to live.

A big thank you to the 1800+ people that took the time to nominate their favourite people, and places. The open nominations closed at midnight on Tuesday 5th January 2021!

Voting is Now Open!

The top ten most nominated placed in each category are now going to go through a public vote  – which will run until 23:59 on 12.01.2021. Scan the ChengduExpat+ Mini Program QR code below to place your vote.

There’s no need to log in, the custom made MiniProgram will use your WeChat ID to verify your vote. Each profile may only vote once, in each category. The winners will be revealed at the 2020 Chengdu-Expat Party on the 16th of January 2021.


So, who did you nominate?

The Nominees


Best Hotel

The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu

The Temple House

W Chengdu

Crowne Plaza Chengdu City Center

InterContinental Residences Chengdu City Center

Fairmont Chengdu

Grand Hyatt Chengdu

Fraser Residence Chengdu

Waldorf Astoria Chengdu

InterContinental Century City Chengdu


Best Nightclub

Orangutan Bunker




Revolucion Cocktail


Tiki Boom Cocktail

Spirit Service

Funky Town

SPARK (W Chengdu)

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Best Bar 

Le Coq Au Vin

Revolucion Cocktail

Rob’s MVP

The Range

Great Leap Brewing

Happa Happa

The Beer Nest

The Traveler Lounge

JING Bar | The Temple House


🍽️ 🥢

Best Restaurant



Gli Azzurri

Uncle Z

Happa Happa

Rite Bite Pakistani Restaurant

Harry’s Wizard Café


Coucou Rotisserie


Sabor a Mí


Best Brunch


Harry’s Wizard Café

Spectrum @Fairmont Chengdu


Happa Happa


W Chengdu

TIVANO Weekend Brunch


Great Leap Chengdu


Best Restaurant for Delivery


Good Good Mexican Grill

Phi-Squared Greek Food

Happa Happa

Yalla Yalla

Mike’s Pizza

Pizza Corner

Peter’s Tex Mex

Uncle Z

Rob’s MVP


Hospitality of the Year 

Barack  – CASA

Maggie – Tim’s Bar-B-Q

Kate – The Range

Yuval – Pizza Corner

Sue – Gili’s

Soner & Steven – Happa Happa

Eddie Mair – Fairmont Chengdu

Vas, Damon & Arman – CDFS

Harry Deng – Harry’s Wizard Café

Dieter – The Beer Nest


The Event of the Year

2020 British Day

Happa Happa Pride Night

Chengdu Hi-Tech Zone Davis Cup

Chengdu Mini World Cup

2020 InterContinental Symphonic Orchestra Concert

The Temple House Christmas Tree Lighting and Charity Bazaar

The Beer Nest Anniversary

McElroy’s Wing Cook-Off

CDFS Movie Quiz @The Beer Nest

Chengdu Comedy Club Showcase


Best Reoccurring Event

Chengdu Comedy Club

Rob’s Drink Drank Drunk Sundays

Babes on Bike

CDFS -Chengdu Film Society

Young Professionals


CLAB Chinese Coffee Corner

Zero Waste Chengdu

Bingo @The Range

Quiz @Home Plate


Best Sporting Community

CIBA -Chengdu International Badminton Association

B Active Fitness

CIFL -Chengdu International Football League

Nutty Yoginis

Chengdu Ultimate Frisbee

Aces Tennis Club


More Fun

Sichuan Shamrocks GAA Gaelic Football Club

Chengdu Rugby Club


Best Newcomer

Zero Waste Chengdu

Great Leap Chengdu

Phi-Squared Greek Food

Happa Happa

Tony’s Pizza

Amar Shrestha Photography


Goddess Flora




The Green Award

Ye Yi Yi Shiji Tibetan Vegetarian Hotpot


Phi-Squared Greek Food


Mi Xun Teahouse

Zero Waste Chengdu

Nan Yang House

Element Fresh

Mama Rachel’s Vegan Takeovers

Vegan Dog

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Please note that giving cash or gift incentives to persuade people to vote is not allowed. If we find out, action will be taken.

70% of the vote will be decided by Chengdu-Expat followers, and 30% by a panel of expert judges. On the 13th of January we will release the shortlist, revealing the Top 3 in each category.

The results will be announced at the 2020 Awards Party on Saturday 16th January.

Don’t miss out on a night of glitz and glamour, at the Grand Hyatt’s decadent Xi•Mi. Walk the red carpet, enjoy the live band, catch views of the city and celebrate the people and communities that make Chengdu so great to live in on Saturday 16th January.

Pre-sale Tickets are available till Jan. 14th.

120RMB, incl. 3 drinks.

After Jan. 14th, tickets are 150RMB.


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Xi•Mi | Grand Hyatt Chengdu

16th January 2020

19:30 – 22:30

No.8 South Chunxi Road, Jinjiang District


Author: Dieter


CDIS China Chengdu