Hospitality is never easy, and the Chengdu-Expat awards are back for the 8th time to recognize the people and places in Chengdu, that keep us fed, watered, and happy – giving thanks to the places that make this city such an incredible place to live!

A big thank you to the 2900+ people that took the time to nominate their favourite people, and places. The open nominations closed at midnight on 10th March 2024!


Voting is Now Open!

“Authorize To Use My User Info”

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 25.03.2024.

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 30th of March 2024 (more info below).

So, who did you nominate?

The Nominees

In alphabetic order per category.


Best Hotel

Fairmont Chengdu
Grand Bay Hotel Chengdu
Grand ParcVue Chengdu
Hilton Chengdu
InterContinental Chengdu Global Center
Niccolo Chengdu
Shangri-La Hotel Chengdu
The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu
The Temple House
W Chengdu


Best Brunch

Alimentari Grande
Del Posto
G’s Bistro & Brunch
Spectrum @ Fairmont Chengdu
TIVANO Weekend Brunch


The Wellness Award

B Active
CrossFit Tianfu
DING’s Yoga
Global Doctor
LuoAng Life Coaching
Nissi Counseling
Mi Xun Spa
Soul Solution
Spins and Chills


Best Newcomer

Alimentari Grande
Casa Food Truck
Kez Cakes
Masala Master
That’s Mandarin
The Cheesecake Factory
Yellow Submarine


Best Sporting Community

B Active
Chengdu Pandas Rugby Club
CIBA (Chengdu International Badminton Association)
CIFL (Chengdu International Football League)
Pitch Please Ladies FC
Queen Pole Fitness
Saturday Yoga at Mi Xun Spa
Spins and Chills
Trek n Track


Best Reoccurring Event

CAR Boos n Barks Halloween Pub Crawl
Chengdu Comedy Club
Chengdu Mini World Cup
Lineixiang Shelter Charity Events
Mesos Saturday Salsa
Spins and Chills
Spittoon Poetry Night
Wednesday Quiz
Whisky Fun Chengdu


Hospitality of the Year

Carlo/ Mr. C | Orangutan Bunker
Chris & Ruby | CAR Events
Maggie | Tim’s Bar-B-Q
Mary | Mesos
Ricky Deng | Fairmont Chengdu
Rita | Brazzers
Sean | Sanke
Soner | Happa Happa
Sonya | The Leg & Whistle
Tom | Homeplate


Best Restaurant for Delivery

Curry Queen
Happa Happa
Masala Master
Peter’s Tex Mex
Pizza Corner
Spice Magic
Yalla Yalla


Best Pizza

Alimentari Grande
Blue Social Cantina
Burano Grande
Forno dello Zio
Gli Azzurri
Mike’s Pizza
Pizza Corner
Tivano @ The Temple House


Best Burger

Burger Austine
Burger G
Sirius Lee’s Fantasy Café
The Office
The Temple Café @ The Temple House

🍽️ 🥢

Best Restaurant

Blue Social Cantina
Gli Azzurri
Happa Happa
Rite Bite Pakistani Restaurant
Sapori D’Italia @ Grand Bay Hotel
Tim’s Bar-B-Q
TIVANO @ The Temple House

🍷 🍺 🍸

Best Bar

Happa Happa
JING @ The Temple House
La Loca
Leg and Whistle
Tease Bar & Grill
The Beer Nest
The Office
Tim’s Bar-B-Q
Wild West Taproom


Best Nightclub

Canyon Cocktail
Funky Town
Orangutan Bunker
Teeth Gold

Scan To Vote

Scan the ChengduExpat+ Mini Program QR code, click “VOTE NOW! 2023 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 26th of March we will release the shortlist, revealing the Top 3 in each category.​

The results will be announced at the Awards Party on 30th March.


How to Celebrate?

Don’t miss out on a night of glitz and glamour, at W Chengdu’s decadent SPARK Bar. 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 30th March. Places are limited so please RSVP early to avoid disappointment.

There will also be awards, photo booths, live music, lucky draws, 200+ great people and more!!

Date/ time:

30th March 2024

19:30 – 22:30


Pre-sale: 150RMB

After March 28th: 170RMB.

Each ticket incl. 3 selected drinks

Click here, or scan the QR code below


W Chengdu, 28F

W成都28楼,SPARK 酒吧


300 Jiaozi Avenue, Gaoxin District, Chengdu




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.



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!