It has emerged that Indian curries are fast becoming the mainstay on the British menu.
The traditional fish and chips supper, which had originated in the United Kingdom, has now become more popular in Dublin than anywhere in the UK.
But Indian curries are on the menus of most eateries, except in London and the North West, where Chinese food is more popular.
A survey showed found that Indian and Chinese meals together make up three out of every five takeaways.
Website Just-Eat.co.uk quizzed 1,200 people and found that the average annual takeaway bill is 550 pounds, and that sales go up more during the winter.
"People get great comfort from takeaways in the winter - and there is the bonus of no washing up," the Sun quoted David Buttress, Just-Eat's managing director, as saying.