Ten takeaways across north London have been nominated for the regional heats of an Asian food award.

Three eateries in Barnet, two in Hackney, two in Haringey, two in Brent and one in Islington will fight it out to win the regional Asian Restaurant and Takeaway Awards (ARTA) in October.

The awards are a recognition of exceptional restaurants, takeaways, chefs, and restaurateurs all across the UK that celebrate the culinary excellence and diversity of Asian cuisines.

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Last year's winner Bayleaf Takeaway, in Whetstone, Barnet, is nominated again.

Other Barnet nominees are The Tiffin Tin, in Totteridge Lane and Chilli Tuk Tuk in north Finchley. 

Hackney nominees are Tiffins Club, in Amhurst Road, Stoke Newington and Kitchen Dhaanya in Hoxton Street.

In Haringey Barbers Bazaar in Tottenham Lane, Crouch End, and Mohammedi Indian Takeaway, in Myddleton Road, Bounds Green, have been nominated.

Brent nominees are Indian Spice, in Humber Road, Cricklewood, and Bombay Bicycle Chef in Willesden Lane, Kilburn

New Surma Tandoori, in New North Road, Islington, completes the list.