INDEPENDENT eateries dominate the list in Tripadvisor’s best-rated restaurants in Malvern.

With 76 places reviewed on the site, here are the top 5, as reviewed by Tripadvisor users.

1. The Everest Eatery on the Worcester Road, received 179 'excellent' ratings.

Bekky23 wrote: “We visit here regularly, once a fortnight to eat in and the other week [for] a takeaway

“Since coming here we have never had an issue with customer service or the food!

“The food is always spot on and cooked to perfection, I honestly have no criticism for the place, I really don’t!

“I tried a new dish tonight and I’m not one to usually do that and oh my once again, perfect!”

2. L’amuse Bouche Restaurant in Graham Road, Cotford Hotel, had 419 ‘excellent’ ratings.

Barbara B wrote: “The service was excellent and also friendly. We felt that the whole experience was excellent value - a meal to remember!”

3. Anupam in Church Street - “the oldest Indian restaurant” in the town - was given 712 ‘excellent'. ratings.

CazzaJoe wrote: “The food is delicious, and they do a changing specials menu too- great for when we fancy trying something different.

“The staff are courteous, professional and efficient and the owners don’t just float about but play and active role in managing and serving, as well as making you feel that your custom is valued.

4. Peppe’s in Church Walk, had a total of 206 ‘excellent’ ratings.

MOnk1 wrote: “Delicious food and lovely service. The restaurant is small, making it intimate and personal. Highly recommend a visit.”

5. Thai Rama Iv Restaurant in Walwyn Road, was given 249 ‘excellent’ ratings by satisfied customers.

Jools0558 wrote: “We enjoyed lovely food at this restaurant. Crispy spring rolls to start and chicken with cashew nuts and chicken with lemon grass and ginger were all delicious. Service was impeccable.

“Would highly recommend for great food at reasonable prices.”

Chris H wrote: “After ordering our food we didn’t have to wait too long and the food that arrived was exquisite. Very well presented and the same high standard was applied to the main course.

“We will definitely be returning for more, also very high praise for the staff as well as the food.”