WITH recent relaxing of lockdown rules over coronavirus and what better way to look forward to the weekend than having a takeaway treat?

Well, we have decided to put together a list of nine of the best-rated takeaways and delivery outlets according to Trip Advisor.

Let us know what takeaways you have enjoyed during lockdown and if any of these are your favourites.

1 - Thira Restaurant and Takeaway - 32 Darwen Street, Blackburn BB2 2BY - Rated 5 stars out of 260 reviews (Rated fourth in Lancashire)

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You know that an establishment is worthy of praise when one of the reviewer was giving special marks during lockdown.

'I would say this was probably the best Indian takeaway I have ever had. Everything I ordered was amazing. Can’t wait for coronavirus to leave so I can visit the restaurant. Simply fantastic.'

2 - Aroma Restaurant and takeaway - 56 Church Street, Burnley BB11 2DL - Rated 4.5 stars out of 467 reviews (rated eighth)

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This list will certainly be a good resource for fans of Indian food and Aroma in Burnley should not disappoint by also offering balti cuisine.

One reviewer said that they had a super meal at a 'smart looking place, very friendly staff reasonable prices and great food'.

3 - Nila - 21 Bacup Road, Rawtenstall, Rossendale BB4 7NG England - Rated 4.5 stars out of 176 reviews (rated 19th)

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Service is something that we always just as a benchmark of our food and this place impressed a reviewer from February.

It said: "I want to thank Raji and his staff for a fantastic meal. Great service, Lovely food and Raji's recommendations hit the spot - Onion rice is great, but not on the menu, yet; but ask for it, trust me."

4 - Jaipur Indian Restaurant - 90 Burnley Road Padiham, Burnley BB12 8QN England - Rated 4.5 out of 172 (rated 28th)

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This Certificate of Excellence winner between 2016-19 may be worth a call as they have an online order section on their website.

One of their most recent reviews described it as 'absolutely fantastic' - "The Jaipur was recommended by a friend of my husbands, it didn’t disappoint. I ordered vegetable samba and it was delicious. The restaurant was clean, the service impeccable."

5 - Balti Stan - 217-219 Whalley Road, Clayton-le-Moors BB5 5HD England - Rated 4.5 out of 278 (rated 29th)

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This restaurant was rated as numero uno in Clayton-le-Moors and one reviewer at the end of March described it as 'amazing'.

It said: "Just had a takeaway delivered by a very polite young man for me and my dad. Piping hot and totally delicious. It was amazing."

6 - Akash - 196-200 Duckworth Street, Darwen BB3 1PX England - Rated 4.5 out of 288 (rated 32nd)

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Last night, bosses at Akash posted on their social media pages that they were ready for a busy Friday night with collection and delivery is available payment can be made over the phone if required.

Even though most of the reviews are from the restaurant experience, the food was rated highly as it said: "We had a brilliant night the food was fantastic as always".

7 - Usha - 338 Rossendale Road, Burnley BB11 5BZ England - Rated 4 out of 269 (rated 47th)

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One positive review is something that could influence your decision to grab some takeaway from there.

"Usha is perfect for couples, families and groups of friends and the food is just as good when you get it delivered to your house."

8 - Mario's - 74 Market Street, Bacup, Rossendale OL13 0AT England - Rated 4.5 out of 157 reviews (53rd)

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The first Italian entry according to Trip Advisor so if you fancy pasta or pizza then perhaps you should look to pick up a takeaway from here.

At the end of March, a reviewer said they had 'a great takeaway - really good pizza - under the current circumstances it help to give the local trades your business'

9 - Ballaro' Restaurant - 1 Barracks Road, Burnley BB11 4SB England - Rated 4 stars out of 127 reviews (56th)

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Ballaro's has only celebrated their 2nd birthday so what better way to help support them than picking up some of their Italian and Mediterranean food. They are trading on Just Eat and food is provided by Ciao.

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They are offering takeaway food and one reviewer highly-rated their experience and had 'been a few times. Have always enjoyed our meal. The staff are friendly and the service is good."

Other establishments you could look at are Mondellos, 560 Burnley Road, Crawshawbooth, BB48NE, open as Il Capo takeaway.  Rated 4.5 out of 140 reviews.Lancashire Telegraph: