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12th British Kebab Awards Sponsored by JUST EAT Recognizes Culinary Excellence

London, 22:30 on Tuesday 27th of February – The 12th British Kebab Awards, proudly sponsored by Just Eat, reveals the outstanding winners who have excelled in the kebab industry, showcasing the diverse and delectable offerings that have made a significant impact on the culinary landscape.

The prestigious awards ceremony, founded by Ibrahim Dogus, a prominent figure in the British business community, was a night filled with excitement and celebration of the vibrant kebab industry. 

Mr. Dogus expresses his joy, saying, “The 12th British Kebab Awards continue to highlight the incredible talent and innovation within our beloved kebab industry. This event is a testament to the hard work and dedication of those who contribute to making the UK’s kebab scene truly exceptional.”

Leigh Phillipson, Director of Sales, Just Eat said: “We would like to congratulate all the winners and finalists of this year’s British Kebab Awards, which we’ve proudly supported for over a decade. Despite the multiple and complex challenges restaurant businesses face, these awards recognise the resilient individuals who ensure this pioneering industry continues to thrive.”

The awards ceremony, held at Park Plaza Westminster Hotel on Tuesday 27th of February, featured prominent judges such as James O’Brien, Nadhim Zahawi MP, Sharon Hodgson MP, Alison Thewlis MP, and many other well known names who carefully evaluated the entries to determine the best in various categories.

Keynote speakers, including Leigh Philipson of Just Eat and Ibrahim Dogus, founder of the awards, added to the evening’s significance, discussing the kebab industry’s contributions to the UK economy. The kebab industry is a powerhouse, contributing over £2.8 billion and employing over 200,000 people across the country. With over 20 thousand small and independent kebab restaurants and takeaways, the industry is on the rise, paving the way for the kebab to become the national dish of Britain.


12th British Kebab Awards 2024

Best Greek restaurant and/or takeaway
Winner Fig Tree Grill 01707 664455 The Broadway Potters Bar EN6 2HW figtreegrill.co.uk

Best Kebab House in Northern Ireland
Winner The Original Istanbul 028 9033 2452 145 Ormeau Rd Belfast BT7 1SL https://the-original-istanbul.business.site/

Best Kebab House in Scotland
Winner Memed Barbecue Grill & Meze Bar 0131 667 6601 57-59 S Clerk St, Newington Edinburgh EH8 9PP https://memedgrillandmezebar.com
Winner Shawarma King 01412 581870 113 King St Glasgow G1 5RB https://www.shawarmakingglasgow.com/
Highly Commended Hajar’s Shawarma 0141 332 3355 450a Sauchiehall St Glasgow G2 3JD https://hajarsshawarma.com/

Best Kebab House in Wales
Winner Grill & Bake 01633 215111 446 Corporation Rd Newport NP19 0GN https://www.grillandbakekebab.co.uk/

Best Kebab Restaurant in North and West London
Winner Antalya Restaurant 020 7580 5355 103-105 Southampton Row, Holborn London WC1B 4HH https://antalyarestaurant.co.uk

Best Kebab Restaurant in South and East London
Winner Lara Grill 020 8517 3355 20 Whalebone Ln S Dagenham RM8 1BJ www.laragrill.co.uk

Best Kebab Restaurant Regional
Winner Zeytin 01403 588600 3 Denne Rd Horsham RH12 1JE www.zeytingrill.co.uk

Best Kosher Shawarma restaurant and/or takeaway
Winner Reubens Restaurant 020 7486 0035 79 Baker St London W1U 6RG https://reubensrestaurant.com

Best Lebanese restaurant and/or takeaway
Winner Sqew Shawarma Bar 7 Duncan St Leeds LS1 6DQ http://www.sqew.uk/

Best Newcomer Restaurant in London/Outside London
Winner Dem Shish Restaurant Crawley 01293 307395 Worth Rd Crawley RH10 7DY https://www.demshishcrawley.co.uk
Winner Olea Social 020 3149 1016 10 Upper St Martin’s Ln London WC2H 9FB https://www.oleasocial.co.uk

Best Takeaway in London
Winner Archway Kebab 020 7263 9163 26 Junction Rd, Archway London N19 5RE
Highly Commended Olives and Meze 020 3583 7790 131 Clapham High St London SW4 7SS https://www.olivesandmeze.co.uk

Best Takeaway Regional
Winner E G Charcoal Grill 01342 410305 6 Railway Approach East Grinstead RH19 1BP https://egcharcoal.co.uk/
Winner Master Kebabs 01634 582488 88 Watling St Gillingham ME7 2YS www.masterkebabs.co.uk/

Best Value Restaurant
Winner Hasturk Bar Meze Grill 01376 344334 3 Charter Way Braintree CM77 8YH https://www.hasturk.co.uk
Winner Kozzy Cafe 020 7242 8207 53 Red Lion St London WC1R 4PD https://www.instagram.com/fastbreakgroup/

Best Vegan Kebab (restaurant or takeaway)
Winner Dhil’s 7715427559 246 Aylestone Ln, Leicester Wigston LE18 1BD https://www.dhils-eats.com

Chef of the Year
Winner Mazlum Demir / Skewd Kitchen 020 8449 7771 12 Cockfosters Parade Barnet EN4 0BX skewd.com
Winner Ahmet Kabayel / Pircio 01279 898181 Drill Hall Bishop’s Stortford CM23 3UU https://www.pirciorestaurant.com

Customer Satisfaction
Winner Uni Kebab 023 8055 5044 190 Burgess Rd Southampton SO16 3AY http://www.uni-kebab.co.uk/

Fine Dining Restaurant
Winner Skewd Kitchen 020 8449 7771 12 Cockfosters Parade Barnet EN4 0BX skewd.com
Winner The Mantl 020 7584 6677 142 Brompton Rd, Knightsbridge London SW3 1HY www.themantl.com/

Just Eat Best Delivery
Winner Holmer Green Kebabs 01494 717755 7 Turners Pl, Holmer Green High Wycombe HP15 6RN http://www.holmergreenkebab.co.uk/
Highly Commended BBQ Grill Chatham 01634 685555 46 Silverweed Rd Chatham ME5 0QX http://www.bbqgrillchatham.net/

Kebab Van of the Year
Winner The Boss Kebab 079 0968 2894 The Oak, Winchester road Fareham PO17 5HE https://thebosskebab.co.uk

Supplier and Manufacturer Award
Winner Vatan Catering Ltd 020 8801 7956 Mill Mead Rd London N17 9QU https://vatan.com


Photos of the winners are available here: https://flic.kr/s/aHBqjBfMWJ
More photos of the Gala Night can be found here: https://flic.kr/s/aHBqjBfLQnhttps://flic.kr/s/aHBqjBf1FM and https://flic.kr/s/aHBqjBf1FG