A much-loved sports pundit has hailed a coastal curry house as one of the "best ever".

Former Sky Sports presenter Jeff Stelling was seen tucking into an Indian banquet at the Lowestoft Tandoori at 10.30pm on Wednesday.

The pundit known for hosting Soccer Saturday for 29 years was in Lowestoft sharing football anecdotes in an evening of nostalgia at the Marina Theatre.

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Eastern Daily Press: Jeff Stelling and Bianca Westwood at the Lowestoft Tandoori last nightJeff Stelling and Bianca Westwood at the Lowestoft Tandoori last night (Image: The Lowestoft Tandoori)

After the show, he shared a photo of him at the restaurant on X and said: "Now this is an Indian!! One of the best ever."

The 68-year-old was joined by fellow pundit Bianca Westwood and comedian Jed Stone at the family-run business that has been open for 12 years.

Stelling enjoyed the chicken bhuna, with Bianca opting for the chicken tikka madras and Stone going for the lamb sag daal.

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Meheraj, who works at the restaurant, said: "We had a phone call for a table of three for 10.30pm, just before we closed, but we had no idea it was him.

"He was telling us stories about his trip to Lowestoft in the 1970s and how much he loved the town.

"He said he loved the restaurant and that he'll come back and visit."