Proudly bearing the title of 'the best curry house in Hitchin', is the Mint Leaf, as the Comet has rounded-up the top five Indian restaurants according to the latest Tripadvisor reviews.

1. Mint Leaf

The Comet: Curry from the Mint Leaf In HitchinCurry from the Mint Leaf In Hitchin (Image: My Big Fat British Blog via Tripadvisor)

The restaurant has accumulated a total of 88 'excellent' ratings, clinching the top spot, with 10 four-star reviews and a total of 14 reviews three-stars or lower.

Customer Gem R from Australia, visited the Indian on May 31, 2023, commenting: "During our stay here in Hitchin, we came across this beautiful Indian Restaurant.

"We had dinner here and the food was so delicious."

Another satisfied diner, Baldock-Gourmet, declared after their visit on May 22, 2023: "Food was really good - rarely have we found another Indian restaurant that matches our local one."

2. India Lodge

The Comet: India Lodge in HitchinIndia Lodge in Hitchin (Image: Colleen S via Tripadvisor)

In a close second, India Lodge on 49 High Street, Stotfold, has racked up 87 'excellent' reviews.

One loyal customer, Fearless37839873836, stated on November 1, 2023: "Our local curry house.

"Since moving in 2020 we have been loyal customers since.

"Never a bad meal."

Another appreciative patron, Richard B, complimented the venue on "lovely food" during his visit in March,2023.

3. Curry Express

The Comet: Curry Express in HitchinCurry Express in Hitchin (Image: Parsana via Google reviews)

Securing third place, is Indian takeaway Curry Express at 53 Bancroft, boasting 49 'excellent' reviews.

Jembaman12, a regular customer, lauded the eatery on May 7, 2023, saying: "We keep coming back to Curry Express because of their consistent good quality food."

4. Paprika

The Comet: Paprika in HitchinPaprika in Hitchin (Image: The Green Book via Tripadvisor)

Next, Paprika Indian Restaurant sits comfortably in fourth position.

Located at 27 Nightingale Road, it has received 84 'excellent' reviews.

Chloe W, a frequent customer, raved about her latest takeaway, saying on August 2, 2023: "Just had a takeaway and it was incredible!

"Every dish was delicious."

5. Dhaka

The Comet: Dhaka in HitchinDhaka in Hitchin (Image: Matthew D via Tripadvisor)

Finally, Dhaka on 25 Sun Street, rounded our top five with 59 'excellent' reviews.

A first-time customer, Luna A, left a glowing review on May 13, 2023: "We came here for the first time.

"The food was delicious, and staff were lovely.

"Will definitely be coming back!"

These eateries represent some of the best places to enjoy a delicious ruby in Hitchin, a delightful blend of unique flavours served by friendly staff in warm atmospheres.

It's no surprise these establishments are not only attracting Hitchin locals but also food enthusiasts from around the globe!