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Top 25 reader holiday food photos

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With our travel albums now featuring more exotic dishes than beaches, we asked Stylist’s readers to send us your favourite holiday food snaps. Over to you...

  • Prawns in Marseille

    Sonali de Alwis, 29, feasted on a Michelin-star worthy meal of prawns ‘a la plancha’.

  • Coconut Mousse in Munich

    In a revolving restaurant, Jaclyn Thorburn, 31, dined on coconut mousse with lemon sorbet.

  • Seafood in Cesenatico

    Lunch on a traditional Italian fishing boat: the freshest seafood Emma Gray, 22, had ever tasted.

  • Chicken salad in Lisbon

    A much-needed chicken and mango salad for Catherine Illes, 26, on a Lisbon hen do.

  • Curry in Kerala

    For a Christmas day feast, Nuala McGreevy, 33, chopped the veg then learned to cook curry.

  • Poached eggs in Napa Valley

    Jessica Wilson, 34, nibbled on a five-star salad of poached egg and lavender flowers.

  • Bacon and eggs in Melbourne

    A classic Aussie breakfast – fry-up with a flat white – for Sarah Bromley, 28.

  • Raw lasagne in the Maldives

    On honeymoon, Jessica Knowles, 25, tried a sumptuous meal of raw vegetable lasagne.

  • Chilli dogs in Las Vegas

    Beki McVicker, 31, devoured a meal of meaty goodness (and pickled fries) on the strip.

  • Szechuanese BBQ in Chengdu

    Amy McNichol, 26 headed for the street stall for rows of skewered quail eggs, slithers of pig livers, lotus flower root, tofu and local delicacy duck intestines stretched before like a raw, exotic buffet.

  • Jättiravunpyrstöt’ in Helsinki

    Ana Mangahas tucked into a large crawfish plate ( ‘Jättiravunpyrstöt’ in Finnish) in Helsinki’s ‘Kauppatori’ (Market Square) on a beautiful day in July.

  • Som tam and watermelon juice in Thailand

    Becky Darke discovered Som tam and watermelon juice at a Walking street market in Chiang Mai - and said this one was made before their eyes in a huge pestle and mortar.

  • Pineapple in Sri Lanka

    Del Samat celebrated her birthday in Hikkaduwa in Sri Lanka last year and stopped off in a little diner shack on the beach for a snack. This was the 'birthday cake' the owner bought out for her.

  • Blood and blue cheese macaroons in Spain

    Edward Smith, 31, sampled blood and blue cheese macaroons (much tastier than they sound) at Mugaritz near San Sebastian, Spain.

  • Tartiflette in Plan-Peisey

    Jenny Stallard, 35 enjoyed tartiflette - a regional dish of potatoes, lardons (bacon pieces), cream, reblochon cheese with salad and french dressing at La Vache, a mountain restaurant in Plan-Peisey.

  • Grilled Squid Salad in Hvar

    Joanna Painter, 23, tucked in to grilled squid salad at Hula Hula beach bar on the island of Hvar in Croatia - and enjoyed it so much she had it five days in a row for lunch!

  • Italian Seafood Pizza in Venice

    Lucy Faulks, 30 was treated to an Italian Seafood Pizza and a large glass of Soave by her boyfriend who took her to Venice for her 30th birthday.

  • A feast in Myanmar

    Lydia Swinscoe, 27 enjoyed a typical meal of of curried vegetables, a salad, lots of fresh vegetables to dip into the sauces and condiments of fermented fish or soya beans in Nyanug-U, Myanmar.

  • Tempura ice cream in Cancun

    Mairi Young, 28 says this Tempura Ice Cream from Asiana in Cancun is the best pudding she's ever eaten.

  • Turkish bread in Berlin

    Natalya Segrove, 22 made a summer picnic with the soft and warm bread available from Berlin’s twice-weekly Turkish market by the Landwehrkanal.

  • Chai tea in Kerala

    Nuala McGreevy sipped Chai tea at Chrissies cafe and yoga studio in Thekkady, Kerala.

  • Causita in Peru

    Phoebe Amoroso, 24 ate "Causita" - a Peruvian dish involving a mashed potato roll, topped with sesame chicken, yellow pepper sauce and avocados in Marcelo Batata, Cusco after completing the Inca Trail.

  • Waffles in Hawaii

    Selina Periampilla had waffles for breakfast on her honeymoon in Maui, Hawaii.

  • Underground Chicken in Kelantan

    Serena Mariani, 30, stopped off by a roadside in Kelantan, a Northern Malaysia state bordering Thailand, where two old men have been cooking "underground chicken" for 25 years. Chicken was marinated in spices, cooked over coconut husk charcoal under a tin and swiftly chopped. No sauces, no cutlery. A piece of history on a banana leaf.

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  • Moules Marinieres in Paris

    Steph Marston, 23 ate Moules Marinieres in Le Bistrot 30 in Paris.

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