Britain’s 10 best takeaways - according to an online delivery service - have been revealed.
The entire shortlist is made up of independent restaurants from a range of cities including London, Manchester, Derby, Birmingham and Cardiff.
After scouring the UK and analysing over 12,000 restaurants, it was London’s Thai Metro that took the top spot in Hungry House's awards.
Known for its colourful twists on classic Thai dishes, Thai Metro won the coveted crown for its five star ratings, glowing reviews and unprecedented customer return rate.
Owner Ekkachai Somboonsarn said, “We are a family owned business, so to receive both this recognition and exposure is an unbelievable honour.
“We pride ourselves on serving up delicious Thai cuisine at good value, all made with high quality ingredients. We look forward to delivering to even more hungryhouse.co.uk customers very soon.”
Ranked on factors like restaurant popularity, customer reviews, return sales and hygiene standards, trendy burger and chicken restaurant Benz Burgers in Kensal Green, London, sits in second place despite having only been in business for a year.
In third place is Glasgow’s Home Wok, which serves up a variety of authentic Chinese, Japanese and Korean cuisine.
Alice Mrongovius, Hungry House CEO, said “Not only is it a great pleasure to support these local family businesses, who often don't get the exposure they deserve; it also unearths the best hidden gem restaurants and dishes for our customers to tuck into."
Other restaurants that made the top 10 included Mish Mash in Birmingham, La Mama in Manchester, Oriental Chef in Nottingham, Himalayan Gurka in Derby, Mr Chan’s in Clerkenwell, London, The Fryery in Cardiff and Hana in Kensal Green, London.
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