Spice up your life and enjoy a great meal on one of these dark winter nights with a visit to one of 39 top places to get a curry across south-east London and north Kent.

All the restaurants and takeaways featured in the gallery above come highly recommended by an esteemed source – you. Well, possibly you – from News Shopper readers anyway.

They were all nominated when we put a shout out asking people to tell us what their favourite curry house is.

Click through the pictures above to see the places our social media followers and website readers told us they love – and where possible we’ve included some of the comments curry connoisseurs made about their spice specialist of choice.