There’s nothing quite like the feeling of realising you’ve conveniently not got anything for dinner and have to get a cheeky takeaway instead. 

But decisions, decisions, decisions… Do you go for an Indian, a pizza or Thai? 

With the introduction of delivery apps the possibilities are endless as to what to choose. 

You can go for a classic take-out, get something a bit healthy or go wild and try something completely new. 

But sometimes all of this can be a bit overwhelming when you’re hungry and you just want to know where the best place is. 

So to make it a bit easier for you we’ve compiled a list of Tripadvisor’s top five independent restaurant deliveries in Bromley: 

Indian Essence 

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Opening times: 

Monday to Thursday - 12pm - 2.45pm then, 5.45pm to 10.45pm

Friday and Saturday - 12pm to 2.45pm then, 5.45 to 11pm

Sunday - 12pm to 4pm then, 6pm to 10.30pm

The best rated Indian in Bromley the Indian Essence can be found on Petts Wood Road. 

The restaurant has over 400 'excellent' rated reviews on Tripadvisor.

Renound chef Atul Kochhar, Chef/Patron of Benares restaurant in Mayfair has teamed up with fellow restaurateur Jitindar Singh to create a menu that is described as presenting classic Indian flavours in an innovative and new way.

Customers have said the food is "interesting and different" with many recommending the duck which appears on the set menu

Joy Kitchen

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Opening Times: 

Tuesday to Saturday - 6pm to 10pm

Joy Kitchen serves a range of asian and Thai cuisine, the restaurant can be found on the High Street in Orpington.

The highly acclaimed 'customer favourite' is the nasi goreng which is a rice based dish with prawns and spices.

Owner, donny Koei said: "Customers enjoy coming here and eating with us because of our friendly service and great flavourful dishes. 

"We use famous spices, aromatic herbs and fresh ingredients in all of our dishes, the recipes of which have been passed down from generation to generation." 

The menu is varied with noodle soups, curries, rice, stir-fry's and more. 


Opening Times: 

Tuesday to Friday - 12pm to 3pm then, 5pm to 10.30pm

Saturday - 12pm to 10.30pm

Sunday - 12pm to 10pm

This South East Asian street food restaurant is located on Bromley High Street. 

All of the ingredients used are uniquely sourced from Malaysia, Thailand and other parts of South  East Asia. 

The menu is described as being full of exotic flavours that will lighten up any palate.

There are lots of deals on including free Singha and Leo beers so be sure to check out their website. 

Pink Garlic

Opening times:

Monday to Saturday - 5.30pm to 11.30pm

Sunday - 12pm to 11.30pm

Pink Garlic is an Indian restaurant located on Chatterton Road. 

Customers on Tripadvisor claim the restaurant is the "best curry house in Bromley".

With lots of customers trying to the delivery service for the first time over lockdown reviews have been raving about the food being "just as excellent". 

It is no surprise that Pink Garlic also won the Best Indian in Kent Award. 

The Management Team at Pink Garlic said they were "over the moon" to have won the award. 

Imperial Arms

Opening times: 

Monday to Saturday - 12pm - 11pm

Sunday 12pm - 10.30pm

This award winning pub and bistro in Chislehurst offers take-out and delivery services. 

People on Tripadvisor have been absolutely raving about the menu including the Sunday roasts and vegan umami burger.

One happy customer said: "It's simply the best vegan burger we've ever had and we've had a good few."

Do you agree that these are the best takeaways in Bromley? Have your say in the comments.