The public has spoken and the Kismet Tandoori is the winner of Falkirk Herald’s Curry House of the Year 2016.
The eatery located on Bonnybridge High Street received the most votes and can proudly call itself the best curry house across Forth Valley offering a wide variety of freshly-prepared food sure to tickle the tastebuds.
Gopi Singh (38) has been manager of the takeaway for five years and was not expecting the shop to be tasting success.
He said: “It is great news and myself and all of the staff are over the moon at winning the award.
“Our customers always say we are one of the best takeaways so a big thank you to everyone who voted for us.”
Facing tough competition from a shortlist of curry houses, which included 2016 winners of the Scottish Curry Awards Sanam Tandoori, Gopi and his team of four staff were surprised with the result.
He said: “When you see the names on the shortlist you can see how good the competition is so it was a shock for us to win. However, everyone here works incredibly hard and it is a great place to work.”
Craig O’Neill has worked at Kismet Tandoori for over two years and was also delighted with the result.
He said: “It was a bit of a shock, however all our food is freshly prepared and you can taste the quality.”
Indian Harvest in Bainsford came second with Chilli Cottage in Maddiston taking third.