Pondicherry

Indian in Ironbridge Gorge

Original features of this 1862-built former police station and courtroom include four lock-up cells (one's now the takeaway waiting area), the magistrate's bench and blue-painted bars on the windows. Above-average contemporary Indian cuisine includes crowd-pleasers like tandoori platters and chicken tikka masala along with chef specialities, such as lamb saag mamyam (braised Staffordshire lamb with spinach and spices).