The UK’s Best Curry
Guide to the nation’s favourite curry houses

The Best Curry Houses in Birmingham

Birmingham proudly boasts some of the UK’s most-loved Indian takeaway restaurants. But you don’t need to live a stone’s throw away from the famous Balti triangle in order to find the perfect curry, as Brummies have their choice some some fantastic curry houses to satisfy their serious curry craving.


1285 Bristol Road South, Northfield Birmingham B31 2AD

Most ordered dish: Chicken Tikka Masala
House speciality: Simla Special Balti – irresistibly meaty combination of chicken, prawn, king prawn and lamb.

As the nation’s favourite curry house, Simla is famous in Birmingham for putting a unique spin on the traditional curry, such as their dish of beautiful king prawns that have been marinated overnight before being charcoal cooked and garnished with a thick, creamy sauce. Trust us, the nation’s best curry house has an unbeatable range of tandoori, biryani and balti dishes that will only leave you wanting more.

What customers say: ‘The food from Simla is tasty, plenty of it and always piping hot. I am becoming addicted – keep up the good work!!!’ Dawn from B31

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Quinton Balti
1 Simmons Drive, Quinton Birmingham B32 1SL

Most ordered dish: Chicken Balti
House speciality: Tandoori King Prawn Pasala – fresh king prawns cooked in a masala sauce, made with aromatic herbs, spices, cream and almonds.

Birmingham is the home of Balti, and the Quinton Balti continue this proud tradition with an extensive menu featuring a staggering 24 types of Balti dish. Meat-lovers and vegetarians alike will have no trouble finding a truly unique and delicious takeaway curry here.

What customers say: ‘Amazing curry as always, thank you Quinton Balti’ Jenna from B66

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Royal Spice
6 Saxon Way, Fordbridge Birmingham B37 5AY

Most ordered dish: Lamb Madras
House speciality: Sumptuous Chilli Masala – aptly named, with marinated chicken cooked in a sweet chilli and garlic sauce.

The Royal Spice are many locals’ go-to curry house for succulent shish kebabs, as they serve up a delicious selection of tikka-flavoured lamb and chicken kebab, tandoori king prawn shashlik, and beautifully succulent seekh and shami kebabs, all of which provide the perfect starter to any curry feast.

What customers say: ‘Always on time and very tasty. Wife is very fussy about Indian food but thought her korma was one of the best she has tasted.‘ Adam from B37

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