Curries, samosas, and dhals all come to mind when thinking of Indian cuisine. 

There are many restaurants in Suffolk where you can try a wide variety of dishes. Here are seven of the best Indian restaurants in Suffolk according to Tripadvisor.

1. Sea Spice

Bury Mercury: Sea Spice can be found inside the White LionSea Spice can be found inside the White Lion (Image: Sarah Lucy Brown)

Where: Market Cross Place, Aldeburgh, IP15 5BJ

Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 5.30pm to 9.30pm

Only a few strides away from the pebble beach along the Suffolk coast, Sea Spice offers some of the 'finest Indian cuisine'. 

The menu includes tandoori, biryani, and homemade naan bread. 

Some reviewers have noted the "excellent offer of gluten-free options". 

If you don't fancy dining in the restaurant then a takeaway option is also offered. 

2. Orissa 

Where: 108 Risbygate Street, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3AA

Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday from 5pm until 10.30pm 

Orissa has been serving 'authentically prepared Indian cooking' with a slight twist since 2009. 

The eat-in and takeaway menus feature spicy popcorn pakora, Mumbai murg masala, and classic side dishes such as saag aloo.

Opening hours on weekends are slightly different with Fridays and Saturdays open until 11.30pm, and Sundays closing earlier at 10pm.

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3. Ballingdon Valley

Where: 57 Ballingdon Street, Sudbury, CO10 2DA

Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday from 5pm until 11pm

Ballingdon Valley aims to give you a glimpse of India and its rich cuisine. 

The menu offers tandoori, masala, and Bangladeshi fish dishes, with different levels of spice for almost all the items to satisfy everyone who eats there. 

The restaurant recently won best restaurant at the Curry Life Awards. 

4. Cinnamon

Bury Mercury: You need to order lunch in advance as Cinnamon is only open in the eveningsYou need to order lunch in advance as Cinnamon is only open in the evenings (Image: Google)Where: 104 High Street, Leiston, IP16 4BZ

Opening hours: Wednesday to Monday from 5pm to 11pm

Cinnamon in Leiston serves 'authentic curry dishes' as part of its imaginative menu. 

Their tandoori dishes are marinated in yogurt and a variety of spices, before being grilled in a clay oven and served on a sizzler. 

The restaurant is closed on Tuesdays except for special occasions. 

5. Rose and Mango

Where: 4 The Avenue, Newmarket, CB8 9AA

Opening hours: 

This Newmarket restaurant offers 'authentic Indian cuisine'. 

There is a tasting menu for £32.99 featuring a range of starters, mains and desserts such as tandoori pineapple for you to try. 

Rose and Mango recently won a TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Award.

6. Chequers Indian Lounge

Bury Mercury: Chequers is a multi-award winning restaurantChequers is a multi-award winning restaurant (Image: Google)Where: 19 Stowmarket Road, Ipswich, IP6 0LP

Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 5pm to 11pm 

Chequers serves seasonal dishes with ingredients sourced locally. 

Their menu features staples of Indian cuisine like samosas and masala curries. 

The restaurant recently won two awards at the Asian Restaurant and Takeaway Awards, including National Chef of the Year.

7. Blue Naan

Bury Mercury: Blue Naan recently won a TripAdvisor awardBlue Naan recently won a TripAdvisor award (Image: Denise Bradley)Where: 7 Hamilton Road, Felixstowe, IP11 7AX

Opening hours: Tuesday to Thursday from 5pm to 10pm 

Blue Naan serves a range of dishes with a variety of vegetarian and vegan options. 

They now operate a dry bar and do not sell alcohol but have an extensive drinks menu featuring alcohol-free drinks. 

Opening hours on Fridays and Saturdays is 4.30pm until 10.30pm, with Sundays open from 3.30pm to 9.30pm. The restaurant is closed on Mondays.