POPULAR, award-winning curry house The Zyka have even further cause to celebrate after making the finals for the British Curry Awards.

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Just over a week ago, the Tilehurst restaurant was named as the 'best in Reading' at the annual Curry Life Awards.

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Tonight (Monday, November 25), employees will be heading to another awards ceremony under the category of 'best newcomer', as the restaurant reopened under new management two years ago.

A Zyka spokesman said: "The process started with around 6,000 entries and having gone through the rigorous vetting criteria - including sharing our five-year-plan, a video presentation, staff work history and training and more.

"We're now in the final, which has around six or seven restaurants from across the entire UK."

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Responding to the restaurant's last accolade, residents had only good things to say, with one commenting: "It genuinely is the best Indian restaurant I've ever been too. Amazing food."