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A UK motorway truck cease has been named the perfect in Europe with truckers raving two extremely unusual however sensible gadgets on its menu.

The Red Lion Truck Stop, positioned on the A4500 close to Kislingbury, Northampton, earned the title after 40 % of truck drivers mentioned it was the perfect they’d visited.

When occupied with what layby stops scrumptious meals is probably not the very first thing that springs to thoughts – however customers of this venue say that it’s the curry and burgers which are its standout function.

Ali Sadrudin runs the positioning which is near junction 16 of the M1 and boasts 200 HGV parking areas in addition to truck washing amenities.

He instructed the BBC: “It means everything. It’s a really big achievement for us.”

He added: “Drivers can come here, we’ve got guards, you’ve got safety, but once you come inside, you’ve got food, drink, the shower facilities, laundry facilities and a shop.”

The proud supervisor mentioned that its curry and burgers are among the many most crowd-pleasing gadgets on the menu. He added that they hoped to put in electrical automobile chargers and that he had planning permission in place for a resort.

Lorry driver Matt instructed the BBC that the positioning was “easily accessible” and that the “food is great”.

Happy prospects have additionally been sharing their views on journey assessment web sites together with Tripadvisor – with breakfasts and pizzas additionally maintaining punters grinning.

One mentioned: “A great place where you can eat a very good breakfast, pizza and other very tasty dishes, I go here every week! I recommend with confidence!”

Another mentioned: “Top truck cease cracking curry showers are clear.”

One Google reviewer loved the “huge portions” and added that the “food was delicious”.

Myra McPartlin, head of commercial sales at SNAP which runs the awards, said: “This award was determined by the drivers who traverse endlessly throughout Europe utilizing truck stops and their amenities each day.

“The response we’ve received from the trucking community has been phenomenal – we’d like to thank all who voted,” studies Commercial Motor.

She added: “Every finalist on the shortlist was a worthy contender, and The Red Lion Truck Stop proved a deserving winner.

“Their innovative thinking and dedication to providing the trucking community with high-quality facilities and security is paving the way for a new standard of truck stops.”

Chippenham Pit Stop, Route 74 Truck Stop in Scotland and Rasthof Körfez 61 in Germany had been additionally nominated for the gong.