As the city springs back to life after three long years of hard slog, the people and places in Chengdu, that kept us fed, watered, and happy during the pandemic have never deserved our appreciation and recognition more.

The Chengdu-Expat awards are back for the 7th time to do just that; give thanks to the places and people that make Chengdu such an incredible city to live.

A big thank you to the 2800+ people that took the time to nominate their favourite people, and places. The open nominations closed at midnight on Tuesday 28th February 2023!

Voting is Now Open!

“Authorize To Use My User Info”

The top ten most nominationed placed in each category are now going to go through a public vote  – which will run until 23:59 on 14.03.2023.


Scan the ChengduExpat+ Mini Program QR code below, click “VOTE NOW! 2022 Chengdu-Expat Awards”, click “Authorize To Use My User Info”, then place your votes.


There’s no need to log in, the custom made Mini-Program 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 Awards Party on the 18th of March 2023 (more info below).

So, who did you nominate?

The Nominees

In alphabetic order per category.


Best Hotel

  • Canopy by Hilton
  • Fairmont Chengdu
  • Gran Meliá Chengdu
  • Grand Hyatt Chengdu
  • InterContinental Century City Chengdu
  • Niccolo Chengdu
  • Renaissance Chengdu Hotel
  • The Temple House
  • The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu
  • W Chengdu


Best Brunch

  • Crescendo@FIELDS
  • GILI’S
  • G’s Bistro & Brunch
  • Harry’s Wizard Café
  • Lalaland
  • La Picada
  • Sanke
  • Spectrum @ Fairmont Chengdu
  • TIVANO @ The Temple House
  • Yue Hin @ Niccolo Chengdu


The Wellness Award

  • 8 Pillars (Alpha Mind Plus)
  • B Active
  • Bee Now
  • DING’s Yoga
  • Fairmont SPA
  • GGI
  • LuoAng Life Coaching
  • Mind&Heart SPA
  • Mi Xun Spa Saturday Yoga
  • Trek n Track


Best Newcomer

  • Barbemoo
  • BmF (Be My Friend)
  • Crust
  • Er Shi Xiong
  • Forno dello Zio
  • Goose Island Taproom
  • Piehole
  • Riviera by Blue
  • Trek n Track


Best Sporting Community

  • Amigo Dance Studio
  • B Active
  • CDC Huddle
  • CIBA (Chengdu International Badminton Association)
  • CIFL (Chengdu International Football League)
  • Frisbee n’ Chill
  • Pitch Please Ladies Football Club
  • Protolia Pilates
  • Saturday Yoga at Mi Xun Spa


Best Reoccurring Event

  • Burns Night
  • Chengdu Comedy Club
  • Chengdu Whisky Club
  • HappaHappa Halloween
  • Mind&Heart SPA
  • Mini World Cup
  • Road Dogs
  • Spittoon Poetry Night
  • Wednesday Quiz @ Great Leap
  • Young Professionals Mixer


Hospitality of the Year

  • Avicii | Fairmont Chengdu
  • Harry Deng | Harry’s Wizard Café
  • Maggie | Tim’s Bar-B-Q
  • Matthias | Mesos
  • Or | Pizza Corner
  • Sean | Peter’s Tex Mex
  • Siyu | NYC Coloring
  • Soner & Steven | HappaHappa
  • Sonya | The Leg & Whistle
  • Thupten | Curry Queen Restaurant


Best Restaurant for Delivery

  • Curry Queen
  • Er Shi Xiong
  • GILI’S
  • HappaHappa
  • Masala Master
  • Mike’s Pizza
  • Peter’s Tex Mex
  • Piehole
  • Tim’s Bar-B-Q
  • Yalla Yalla


Best Pizza

  • Blue Social Cantina
  • Forno dello Zio
  • GILI’S
  • Gli Azzurri
  • Harry’s Wizard Café
  • HomePlate BBQ
  • Mesos
  • Mike’s Pizza
  • Pizza Corner
  • TIVANO @ The Temple House


Best Burger

  • Barbemoo
  • Bang Burger
  • Burger Austine
  • Great Leap Brewing
  • Harry’s Wizard Café
  • HomePlateBBQ
  • Sanke
  • The Office
  • The Temple Café
  • Tim’s Bar-B-Q

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Best Restaurant

  • Blue Social Cantina
  • Curry Queen
  • Edelweiss
  • GILI’S
  • HappaHappa
  • Harry’s Wizard Café
  • HomePlate BBQ
  • Mesos
  • Spectrum @ Fairmont Chengdu
  • TIVANO @ The Temple House

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Best Bar

  • Cru Wine & Beer
  • Great Leap Brewing
  • HappaHappa
  • JING @ The Temple House
  • McElroy’s
  • Shamrock
  • Tease Bar & Brunch
  • The Beer Nest
  • The Leg and Whistle
  • Tim’s Bar-B-Q


Best Nightclub

  • Axis
  • Bamboo
  • Canyon Cocktail
  • Cocoon
  • Funky Town
  • Orangutan
  • Revolucion Cocktail
  • Pose
  • Playhouse
  • .TAG

Scan To Vote

Scan the ChengduExpat+ Mini Program QR code, click “VOTE NOW! 2022 Chengdu-Expat Awards”, click “Authorize To Use My User Info”, then place your votes.

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 15th of March we will release the shortlist, revealing the Top 3 in each category.

The results will be announced at the Awards Party on 18th March.

Chengdu expat 2022 The Award Party

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 18th March.


Pre-sale Tickets are available till March 16th.

140RMB, incl. 3 drinks.

After March 16th, tickets are 160RMB.

Scan To Buy Tickets

Xi•Mi | Grand Hyatt Chengdu

18th March 2023

19:30 – 22:30

No.8 South Chunxi Road, Jinjiang District




Thank You To Our Sponsors 

The Chengdu-Expat Awards are a really great way to say thank you to the hard working people in Chengdu, that make it such a wonderful city to live. This wouldn’t be possible without our amazing sponsors. Thank you for your support.

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And Lastly Thanks To You!

Thank you to everyone that reads, comments, and shares our articles. You make serving the Chengdu community so worth while.

Get ready to party!


CDIS China Chengdu