Brummies are proud of their local curryhouses, and so they should be! Birmingham has got some of the best Indian takeaways in the country, which is unsurprising as the city lays claim to being the home of Balti-style curries. However with so many Indian restaurants in the city it can be difficult to know which one really serves up your favourite curry just the way you like it. But never fear, as our top takeaways list is here to help!

Top Indian Takeaways in Birmingham


Indian 272 Baldwins Lane, B280XB

Top Choice for > Award winning, authentic, traditional Indian curries

Top dish > Chicken Tikka Masala

Something of an institution in Birmingham, Simla is a firm favourite amongst curry lovers in the city due to its unbeatable range of top-quality dishes. For instance vegetarians love their special stuffed peppers, whilst the tandoori chicken legs are always a hit with hungry customers. If you’re a fan of impressively aromatic curries then you’ve got no excuse not to order from Simla.


Balti Express

Indian 1817 Pershore Road, B303DN

Top Choice for > No frills, classic Indian takeaway food.

Top dish > Chicken Biryani with Pilau Rice

If you like your Indian food spicy, creamy and full of flavour then the Balti Express has got just the curry for you. All the classics are here, including Tandoori-style Lamb Tikka, Vegetable Biryani, and of course the King Prawn Balti. So if you’re looking for that perfect curry to help you refuel after a hard day at work then look no further than the the Balti Express.



Indian 106-108 Lozells Road, B192TB

Top Choice for > Satisfying your cravings for spicy curries

Top dish > Chicken Balti

Azims is a fantastic takeaway that is guaranteed to hit the spot the next time you’re craving a curry. Azims are renowned for providing a uniquely Brummie twist on classic Indian dishes such as their Naan bread filled with cheese, or their tasty Korma with chips, which sounds like the perfect curry combination to us. But it’s not all about the mains however, as their Onion Bhajis are particularly popular with customers, who can’t get enough of them.


Diwan Balti

Indian 3A Alcester Road, B138AR

Top Choice for > A night-in with a fellow curry aficionado

Top dish > Balti chicken korma

If you love your curry then you will be spoilt for choice with the variety on offer at the Diwan Balti. From unique dishes such as Chicken Zallander to their range of speciality Paneer meals, if you’re planning a cosy night-in with a real banquet of Indian takeaway then you can’t go wrong with a takeaway from the Diwan Balti.


Balti Delight

Indian, Balti, Bangladeshi 6 Edwards Road, B249EP

Top Choice for > Keeping the whole gang happy

Top dish > Chicken and mushroom Balti

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Ordering in food for a whole group isn’t easy, but with the Balti Delight you’ll never need to stress about finding the right dish ever again, as even the pickiest eaters will have something to choose from thanks to their extensive menu of traditional Indian curries and modern British classics. If you like your curry as authentically Indian as possible, then you can’t go wrong with the Balti Delight’s range of Chef’s Specials, a stand-out choice being the creamy Chicken Tikka Pasanda.