Between Liverpool’s ancient Chinatown and new up and coming trendy eateries, the city is fast becoming known as a hotspot for quality Northern cuisine. But perhaps Liverpool’s best kept culinary secret is the quality of its Indian takeaways - Liverpool now lays claim to some of the best loved curry houses in the country.
187-189 Allerton Road, Mossley Liverpool L18 6HG
Most ordered curry: Chicken Pasanda
House speciality: Naga Special – a very hot curry dish flavoured with notoriously flaming naga peppers
The Millon is famous for the quality of its tandoor, the clay oven in which they cook their meals to tender perfection with tasty marinades and spices. This takeaway has a huge local following – one regular customer mentions the staff once got in touch with them when they realised the customer hadn’t selected their usual veggie option!
What customers say: ‘This takeaway never disappoints – I would wholeheartedly recommended them to anyone.’ Jacqueline from L15
Shah’s Balti House
60 Lark Lane, Liverpool L17 8UU
Most ordered curry: Butter Chicken
House speciality: Jhinga Jafrani – juicy king prawns fried with fresh peppers spices medium hot spices
A much loved eatery among Lark Lane’s weekend revellers, Shah’s Balti House is an Indian takeaway that offers something for everyone. Generous portions, a long list of delicious vegetarian meals, and the chance to decide on how spicy you want your curry are all reasons that locals return time and time again.
What customers say: ‘The food was amazing, so tasty and tantalized the taste buds to perfection. The portions are very generous and we could have easily fed another hungry person. We will certainly be ordering from Shah’s Balti House again.’ Paul from L17
415 Smithdown Road, Liverpool L15 3JL
Most ordered curry: Chicken Madras
House speciality: Chicken Tikka Shahi – tender chicken tikka cooked in a thick and creamy nut sauce, with a hint of chilli
Saffron offers authentic Indian starters and sundries like sweet and sour tamarind sauce, Indian pickles and fresh chapati, alongside a huge range of different balti and jalfrezi dishes that simply need to be experienced for their freshness and depth of flavour. A favourite among local students and long time curry aficionados.
What customers say: ‘Lovely food, fast delivery, would definitely recommend!’ Adam, hungryhouse user