EVERYONE loves going out for a meal, but when the choices are endless deciding where to go is a difficult decision.

From cultural cuisine to quaint tearooms to traditional English pub grub, Bolton has it all.

We’ve looked at the top 20 mid-range places to eat out according to reviewers on the leading review site Trip Advisor, to make your decision a little easier.

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1 The Royal Balti House: The five-star rated restaurant, The Royal Balti House takes the top spot! Based in Farnworth, the Royal Balti House offers Indian, Asian, British, Balti and Bangladeshi cuisine. As well as winning several local awards, the restaurant has 913 excellent reviews out of total 1016 reviews on TripAdvisor. Mker53 said: “The food was first class.”

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2 Earthlings: Second place goes to the organic juice bar and café, Earthlings. Situated in Bromley Cross, this café specialises in freshly made, healthy plant- based food and drinks. The five-star rated café, has 122 excellent ratings out of an overall 147 reviews on Trip Advisor. Anne said: “My favourite place to eat. Beautiful food. Good atmosphere. Great staff. I would highly recommend Earthlings for a delicious and nutritious meal.”

3 Casalingo: Casalingo, a family run Italian restaurant in Ainsworth takes the third spot, with a 4.5 rating on Trip Advisor. With vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options available, this Italian restaurant has something for everyone. Lucyb508 said: “WOW! A great evening from start to finish! The food is SO good!”

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4 Tapaz Ristorante: Tapaz Ristorante located in the heart of Bolton takes the fourth spot. The restaurant offers Mediterranean, Spanish, Portuguese and European cuisine and has a 4.5-star rating on Trip Advisor. With 441 excellent reviews out of an overall 546 reviews, the modern Mediterranean restaurant offers something for all of the family. Emma C said: “Absolutely fantastic service and excellent food. My favourite place to eat, great with the kids.”

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5 The Unity Brook Pub: Traditional pub food is a winner at Unity Brook, located in Kearsley. The family run pub which serves home cooked food at a reasonable price, has a 4.5 rating on Trip Advisor. Bef94 said: “The food is fantastic; all hand cooked and presentation is 10/10. Reasonably priced too especially for how good it is!”

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6 Sokrates Taverna: Sokrates Taverna, a Greek restaurant in Horwich is placed at number 6 based on Trip Advisor reviews. The authentic restaurant which serves Greek, Cypriot and Eastern Mediterranean cuisine has a 4.5 rating, with 327excellent reviews out of a total 465 views. ThomasJP89 said: “Been to Sokrates many times over the years and I can honestly say that it never fails to please.”

7 The Kitchen: At number seven the modern Mediterranean restaurant, The Kitchen in Westhoughton. The restaurant, which uses seasonal ingredients has a 4.5 rating on Trip advisor. Sarahoneill075 said: “I still cannot believe how lucky we are to have this amazing little restaurant so local.”

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8 Poppins Tearooms: The traditional English Edwardian tea room, Poppins Tearooms, based in Horwich is placed at number eight. With 138 ecellent reviews out of a total 175 this elegant tearoom has a 4.5 rating on Trip Advisor. Poppins Tearooms serve fresh coffee, home-made cakes, scones and light breakfasts and lunches. Andydobs said: “All I need to say is excellent service and excellent food so would definitely recommend a visit.”

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9 Ciao Napoli: With 280 excellent reviews out of a total 421 views, Ciao Napoli in Bolton town centre takes the ninth spot. Italian restaurant which has a 4.5 rating on Trip Advisor, serves Italian, Mediterranean and European cuisine. ReviewMole said: “The staff were all really friendly and attentive, the food was really tasty with good portion sizes.”

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10 Nick’s Restaurant: Nick’s Restaurant in Chorley Old Road, takes the tenth spot with a 4.5 rating. The local restaurant which serves European and British cuisine has 432 excellent reviews out of a total 609. Ivor J said: “It is a hidden gem. Excellent service with an extensive menu providing superb English food.”

11The Cherry Tree at Blackrod: At number 11 is The Cherry Tree located in Blackrod which has a 4.5 rating on Trip Advisor. The family owned restaurant serves traditional British cooking, as well as fine wines, cask beers and cocktails. Amy B said: “I love this place!! Great atmosphere, lovely food, and fab service.”

12 Nam Ploy Thai Restaurant: At number 12 is the Nam Ploy Thai Restaurant in Chorley Old Road, Bolton, which has a 4.5 rating on Trip Advisor. The restaurant also offers vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options. Sammysmiles32 said: “The staff were fantastic, the food was fresh and the table magician was a delightful entertainer.”

13 Max Italia: At number 13 is the family run Italian restaurant, Max Italia. The restaurant situated in the heart of Horwich which serves traditional and modern Italian food has a rating of 4.5. KathL42 said: “Visited twice in the last fortnight and the food and service is of a consistently high standard.”

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14 Spice Valley: The Indian restaurant, Spice Valley based in Horwich takes the 14th spot with a 4.5 rating. The Indian cuisine is available from midday until late evening, with vegetarian, vegan, halal and gluten free options available. Cheryl W said: “Excellent quality food, very fresh and tasty. Good service and reasonable prices.”

15 Achari: The Indian restaurant, Achari is placed at number 15 with 303 excellent reviews out of a total 446 reviews. Situated in Bolton, the restaurant which has a 4.5 rating, offers Indian and Bangladeshi cuisine, as well as vegetarian, vegan and halal options. AntBatters said: “The staff are always very friendly and attentive. They always go above and beyond which makes it my first choice restaurant.”

16 The Toby Inn: Described as an "unexpected delight" by one reviewer, this village restaurant serves up " top quality food served beautifully served " to suit any palate. And with 4.5 stars, 248 excellent reviews out of 356, it's well worth a visit. The Edgworth restaurant is number 16 according to TripAdvisor

17 Roka Mediterranean Restaurant and Cocktail Bar: With a rating of 4.5 the Bolton restaurant Roka Mediterranean Restaurant and Cocktail Bar takes the 17th spot. As well as Mediterranean cuisine, this restaurant in Bradshaw Brow also serves Italian and European cuisine, with vegetarian and vegan options available. 269barbie said: “I can't praise this restaurant enough. The food is always excellent and the staff are lovely.”

18 Luciano's at Middlebrook:This is placed number 18. It attracts a near perfect 4.5 rating, with 408 excellent reviews out of 657.

One reviewer stated: "Took my mum for mother’s Day we had the afternoon tea which was amazing , fresh and plenty of food. Great service I will definitely be back to try the main menu.

19 Bob's Smithy Inn Country Pub and Dining: This family run country Pub and Restaurant in Chorley Old Road, Bolton, serves pub lunches and evening dining in our A La Carte Restaurant using local produce.

It received 326 excellent reviews out of 490 with an overall rating of 4.5.

20 Cafe Italia Bolton: This place in Moss Bank Way provides Italian and European food and is rated 4.5 by its reviewers.

One reviewer said: "A lovely place with great atmosphere. The staff are very friendly and welcoming. I ate the penne arrabatta which was delicious."

Information correct as of April 19. These ratings are always changing so head to tripadvisor.co.uk for the latest results. If your favourite place to eat has been missed out, let us know in the comments below.