Freshly prepared food, flavoured with a fusion of herbs and spices - Indian food is a popular choice, but which are the best restaurants in Cornwall? We turned to Tripadvisor and discovered a Falmouth eatery comes top.

If you are having trouble choosing where to go from the hundreds of restaurants in the area or you want to be sure of a warm welcome and a meal to remember, review sites such as Tripadvisor can come in handy.

Reading reviews from customers who have already experienced the place is a good way to gauge whether its somewhere to visit or avoid.

So if you want to spice up your weekend, why not take a look at Cornwall’s best Indian restaurants according to the people who have been there.

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Best Indian restaurants in Cornwall

1. Daaku
Islington Wharf Boatyard, Penryn, Falmouth TR10 8AT
Rating: 5/5

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Best curry of my life, great service and lots of passion and pride in their restaurant

“Thank you to the Daaku team for a wonderful evening! Overall amazing food, great atmosphere and you can tell a lot of passion and love has gone into making this restaurant special.

“Service - friendly, and professional. You can tell there is a lot of pride in the restaurant and that translates through the servers. The owner greeted us and spoke to us at the end of our meal too.

“Food - incredible, I’d go as far to say it was the best curry I’ve had, ever. Loads of vegan options and locally sourced produce.”

2. Kathmandu Palace
19 Old Bridge Street, Truro TR1 2AH
Rating: 4.5/5

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Fantastic food and service

“We had a family dinner here last week and it was probably one of the best Indian meals we have ever had, and the service was quite outstanding!

“Nothing was too much trouble, and we can’t wait to go there again, hopefully soon!”

3. The Journeyman Restaurant & Cookery School
Mellingey Mill St Issey, Padstow PL27 7QU
Rating: 4.5/5

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Exceptional food and service - highly recommend!

“This was our first visit here and we were not disappointed. The food was exceptional, lots of flavours and the meat was very tender.

“We wouldn’t normally have three courses but the food was so good we opted for a pudding too which was just as good - chocolate fudge cake!

“The staff were very attentive and friendly. Would definitely recommend this restaurant!”

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4. The Himalayan Spice
4 Castle Street, Liskeard PL14 3AU
Rating: 4.5/5

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Michelin grade cuisine in Liskeard

“Used Himalayan Spice in Liskeard several times and found them very, very good.

“I come from the Midlands and we have many excellent Indian restaurants including those that are Michelin star rated and Himalayan Spice is amongst the very best.

“The staff are welcoming and the food is excellent. I’ve tried many dishes and still working through the extensive Indian, Himalayan and Nepalese menu.

“They have some sensational and authentic dishes and noteworthy is the hot, spicy and sweet Pathia curry which I much enjoyed.”

5. Sultanz
19 Basset Street, Camborne TR14 8SW
Rating: 4.5/5

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“This was my first visit here for a takeaway. Wow I was not disappointed.

“Everyone was friendly from the call made to order then the collection. The food was very good in portion size and had amazing flavours.

“Can't wait to go back. Well done all great customer service and great food.”