The British Kebab Awards have released the names of north London restaurants that have made the shortlist.
The awards are run in association with Just Eat and are supported by the Kebab Alliance, the sector’s trade body.
The Kebab Alliance is in its eleventh year and recognises and champions the efforts of local kebab takeaways and restaurants across the UK.
The winners of the national award will be crowned in February. Among the restaurants that have made it to the finals are:
Sami’s – 313 Hale Ln, Edgware, HA8 7AX
This is a Middle Eastern restaurant offering falafel, soups and salads alongside their kebabs.
Sami’s is just around the corner from Edgware Tube station.
Charcoal Edgware – 60 High St, Edgware, HA8 7EJ
Charcoal Edgware describes itself as a traditional Turkish barbecue restaurant that also offers catering to parties and events.
Sami’s Restaurant – 157 Brent St, London, NW4 4DJ
This restaurant claims to offer “a taste of Israel” as an extension of “our personal history, our province, our region, our tribe, our grandma!”
Yasar’s Kitchen – 8 Blackhorse Lane, London, E17 6HJ
Yasar’s Kitchen serves authentic food from Istanbul and Anatolia.
They aim to be a “hearty and welcoming” restaurant with a “friendly atmosphere and staff who treat people like part of the family.”
Mannoush Lebanese Restaurant – 230 High St, London, E17 7JH
Based in Walthamstow, this restaurant sells everything from soups to sandwiches and, of course, kebabs.
Star Catering Supplies Ltd – Forest Trading Estate, 6 Priestley Way, Walthamstow, London, E17 6AL
Star Catering Supplies Ltd provides more than 1,500 products and describes itself as “a well-established food-service specialist firm”.
Ibrahim Dogus, founder of the British Kebab Awards and director of the recently formed Kebab Alliance, said: “Kebab eateries are a key part of the local community and it’s great to see so many…