If one positive thing came out of being locked down for months at a time, it is that most of us were able to explore more takeaways that our county's independents have to offer.
We asked our readers to share with us their go-to takeaways in and around Northampton and, based on popularity, we compiled a list of takeaways you absolutely must try if you live in Northamptonshire
Whether you are craving a loaded gourmet burger, loaded fries, street food, Indian cuisine or pizza, this list has it all!
How many of these takeaways have you tried?
5. June Plum - Wellingborough
June Plum is a family-run restaurant in Cambridge Street, Wellingborough specialising in authentic Caribbean food. As well as doing catering and takeaways, they sell their sauces and seasoning online so you can bring a bit of June Plum into your own cooking! For more information, call 01933 770300.
Photo: June Plum
6. Pinch My Bun - Northampton
Pinch My Bun comes highly recommended by our readers if you are a big lover of street food as well as surf 'n' turf! They are based on Cheyne Walk in Northampton and are changing their menus daily so you can always expect to be trying something new from their splendidly quirky menu from Brisket Lasagna and Lobster Rolls to Mountain Burgers and Churros. For more information, call 07398 699725.
Photo: Pinch My Bun
7. Bronx Kitchen - Northampton
Bronx Kitchen - located in Stafford Place - also comes highly recommended by our readers for their New York style pizzas. They have your standard pizzas as well as some quirky and unusual options such as Marmite Pizza, Hunters Chicken, Hoisin Duck and Katsu Curry! They also sell hot dogs, waffles and a variety of desserts. It is worth noting they have an extensive vegan menu for every category! For more information, call 01604 945680.
Photo: Bronx Kitchen
8. Kingsthorpe Spice Tandoori Takeaway - Northampton
Kingsthorpe Spice - located on Alexander Terrace in Northampton - specialises in halal Indian food. Their chef was awarded Top Chef In the UK by the Bangladesh Caterer Association (BCA) in 2013. To find out more about their menu, call 01604 714911.
Photo: Kingsthorpe Spice Tandoori Takeaway