Fresh from Dubai comes Ruya and chef Colin Clague, bringing some of the region’s finest traditional food given a contemporary, sophisticated twist that's well suited to the restaurant’s ritzy location.
This Mayfair restaurant takes its inspiration from the countries that surround the Black Sea, with a particular focus on Odessa - so expect a lot of seafood delivered from the market there.
Abd el Wahab is a popular group of Middle Eastern restaurants and has come to London - bringing along a mix of Lebanese and Middle Eastern cooking with it.
Murat Kilic and Pierre Apri have taken some hefty inspiration from the region, but given it a European flavour, meaning Amber's menu is Middle Eastern food, but not as you know it, making it a perfect fit for its high end Piazza Square address.
The Good Egg has set up a second restaurant in Kingly Court - we know their brunch is up to the task but what about dinner? We head along to find out.
Expect great brunches and a whole lot of babka as the boys behind N16's Israeli/Canadian cafe expand to the melting pot of Kingly Court
Islington restaurant and micro-brewery Borough Wine & Beers has been keeping busy this year with a series of excellent pop-ups. They're showing no sign of letting up for the time being too. Now they've announced that the next to join will be Oded Oren, an Israeli chef who's previously worked down south in the well-received Louie Louie.
After a successful first opening in her home country, Bahraini chef Roaya is now opening the second branch of Villa Mama’s all the way over in London.
Now this one slipped right under the radar. Alerted by a mention by Fay Maschler in the Standard, we bring news of a new restaurant from the people behind Honey and Co - Honey and Smoke. This Middle Eastern grill is already open on Great Portland Street. We blame us being late to the party by being distracted by our New York trip, but as with all good news, better late than never!
The menu is a combination of
Yosma is a mayhene - which means a sort of Turkish gastropub - we went to check it out
There's a new Middle Eastern-inspired pop up hitting Spitalfields next month. Origins Of is a partnership between longtime friends Abdulla Amin and Hugo Toland (the consultant behind Street Feast). Even the menu's been worked on for three years, starting when Abdulla was living and working in Kazakhstan.
On the menu you'll find spice infused fried chicken, buttermilk soaked cauliflower florets and their own take on falafel, served on charred flat breads, as a