Promising "no English food", Mughli prides itself on its family recipes for dishes that originate from the Mughal empire. Think methi murgh ("fenugreek leaves, chicken, and a touch of cream") and street food. YUM.
Go for a full tandoori chicken and find out why Viceroy's Soyful Alom was voted one of the best curry chefs in the UK in 2013. If you can't make it to Yeovil, there are a few other locations across Devon, Bath, and Somerset.
A consistent award-winner that offers great value (under £10 for a main dish), Bokhara focuses mainly on northwest Indian food. Watch the staff prepare your kundan kaliyon (chicken in saffron sauce) in their open kitchen, and drool.
Dedicated to "the redoubtable ladies of the Raj", Mem-Saab is high end, with a champagne bar and private dining available. If you're adventurous, try out the cumin kangaroo ("Diced kangaroo simmered with Indian herbs and spices. Finished with
coriander and generous helping of roasted cumin").
They say: modern Indian fusion. We say: Methi chicken ("roasted chicken from the flames of the tandoor, braised in a fresh peppery fenugreek masala sauce") as well as scallops royale ("scallops with mango chilli and coriander salsa, beetroot sauce, mint chutney")? Sign us up.