81 High Road

Bushey Heath WD23 1EL

Tel: 020 8950 8231

temporary kitchen opening hours

Mon - closed

Tue-Fri 5pm - 9pm

Sat-Sun 12pm - 9pm

History of Meze & Kebab

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meze

Meze or mezze (/ˈmɛzeɪ/, also spelled mazzeh or mazze; Kurdish: meze; Persian: مزه‎,. maze; Turkish: meze; is a selection of small dishes served to accompany alcoholic drinks in the Near East, the Balkans, and parts of Central Asia. In Levantine, South Caucasian, and Balkan cuisines, meze is often served at the beginning of multi-course meals.

The word is found in all the cuisines of the former Ottoman Empire and comes from Persian مزه (mazze "taste, snack" < mazīdan "to taste").

Popular meze dishes include: Hummus, Tzatziki, Tarama Salata, Stuffed Wine Leaves, Baba Ganoush, Imam Bayildi, Halloumi, Falafel, Cheese Borek, Calamari

kebab

Kebab dishes originated in the medieval kitchens of Persia and Turkey.  They were generally made with smaller chunks or slices of meat, or ground meat, often cooked on skewers over a fire.

According to linguist Sevan Nişanyan, the Turkish word kebap is also derived from the Arabic word kabāb, meaning roasted meat. It appears in Turkish texts as early as the 14th century.

 

Eat-in, Takeaway & Delivery

Eat-in

We will be pleased to welcome you all from 13 April 21.

Our Patio is open for service and we now accept reservations by phone and online on our website.

Takeaway

We encourage everyone to use our online ordering facility, it's the most convenient and cheapest way to order takeaways.  You can order and pay online and collect at the restaurant or call us on arrival we'll be happy to bring your order to your car outside our premises or in our car park.  Our payment processing is 100% secure and PCI compliant.

Delivery

We have partnered with JustEat and  Uber Eats
to get your food delivered directly to your home.  

Please note that to get your food delivered you need to order with UberEats or JustEat.  We are not able to arrange any orders or deliveries directly.

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