NetSurf won the award for "best non-commercial product" at The 2012/2013 RISC OS Awards.

NetSurf picked up another accolade, winning in the "best non-commercial product" category at The Icon Bar Awards 2009. NetSurf had previously been nominated by The Icon Bar's readers.

At Drobe Launch Pad's annual awards, NetSurf triumphed again in the category for "best non-commercial software", winning the 2008 award.

NetSurf beat off stiff competition to win the 2007 award for "best non-commercial software" at Drobe Launch Pad's annual event. NetSurf was nominated for the award by Drobe's readers.

NetSurf won the Best of 2006 award at Drobe Launch Pad for "best non-commercial software" and the NetSurf development team came runner up in the category for "best overall contribution".

NetSurf and the NetSurf Developers were nominated in 2005 for the "best non-commercial software" and "best general contribution" awards in Drobe Launch Pad's prestigious annual ceremony. The NetSurf entries came runner up in both categories.

NetSurf won the award for "best non-commercial software" in the Best of 2004 awards, hosted by Drobe Launch Pad.