Banish all thoughts of dodgy late-night doners – the kebab has officially gone gourmet! In recent years, we’ve witnessed a Middle Eastern food revolution, with restaurants across the UK offering a modern take on classic mezze dishes, smoky grilled meats, and more. Here are five restaurants to check out the next time a kebab craving hits.
BabaBoom – London
With its smiley staff and laid-back buzz, BabaBoom is a kebab joint for all occasions. Whether it’s a team lunch, boozy brunch, or dinner with Mum – it all works here. After a couple of their frozen passionfruit margaritas, choose from kebabs like saffron and orange chicken shish, rotisserie mutton, and broad bean falafel, served on flatbread or fresh fattoush salad.
BAB – Manchester
Gourmet kebabs arrived in Manchester late last year when BAB opened in the city’s Northern Quarter. Their flatbreads are made from scratch in the open kitchen, then cooked on a robata grill for that all-important charcoal flavour. Try one topped with barbecued monkfish, beef cheek and smoked tomato jam, or maybe some pork souvlaki drizzled with tzatziki. This is a world away from your late-night takeaway, and all the better for it.Continue Reading