Middle Eastern Cuisine

Chef Josh Katz to bring his Eastern Mediterranean restaurant Carmel to London's Fitzrovia

Josh Katz to bring Carmel to Fitzrovia

By Joe Lutrario

Middle Eastern grilling specialist Josh Katz will bring Carmel to Fitzrovia next month following the all-day dining format’s success in Queen’s Park.

Israeli chef Eran Tibi has opened Tel Aviv restaurant Kapara in Soho

Latest opening: Kapara

By Restaurant

The team behind Southwark-based Tel Aviv inspired restaurant Bala Baya has launched a naughty Soho sibling.

Middle Eastern-inspired restaurant group Maray shutters Liverpool Allerton Road site

Maray shutters Allerton Road restaurant

By James McAllister

Liverpool-based restaurant group Maray has permanently closed its restaurant on Allerton Road in order to focus its resources on the rest of its estate.

Operation: Falafel set for London debut

Operation: Falafel set for London debut

By James McAllister

Dubai-born street food concept Operation: Falafel is to make its UK debut next month in London's Camden, ahead of plans for a wider roll out across the country

How I Got Here: Tomer Amedi chef and restaurateur who recently launched Levantine restaurant Pascor in London's Kensington

How I Got Here: Tomer Amedi

By James McAllister

The chef and restaurateur who recently launched Levantine restaurant Pascor in London's Kensington on the sector's multi-sensory power, his love of Lego, and his view on the industry's staffing crisis.

Honey & Co restaurant moves to Bloomsbury

Honey & Co moves to Bloomsbury

By Joe Lutrario

Itamar Srulovich and Sarit Packer have found a new home for their Honey & Co Middle Eastern restaurant on Bloomsbury’s Lamb's Conduit Street.

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Maray heads to Manchester for biggest site yet

By James McAllister

Liverpool-based restaurant group Maray is expanding outside of its hometown for the first time later this year with a new site in Manchester that will be its biggest to date.

Ceru to close Soho site and open Levantine restaurant in Queensway

Ceru to swap Soho for Queensway

By Joe Lutrario

Levantine restaurant group Ceru has closed its Soho restaurant citing the pandemic and an unsympathetic landlord.

Alex Ghalleb to open Chameleon Israeli restaurant in Marylebone

Alex Ghalleb to open Chameleon in Marylebone

By Joe Lutrario

Alex Ghalleb is spearheading a multi-faceted restaurant venture within the grounds of a Grade I-listed former church that will include a restaurant headed by high profile Israeli chef Elior Balbul.

Middle Eastern promises: James Walters on Arabica King's Cross restaurant

Middle Eastern promises: James Walters on Arabica KX

By James McAllister

James Walters has opened a second incarnation of his Levantine-inspired restaurant concept Arabica. A lot has changed, but what remains is the chef’s determination to steadily evolve the brand.

Latest opening: Arabica KX second London site for James Walters' Levantine-inspired restaurant concept

Latest opening: Arabica KX

By James McAllister

James Walters has finally opened his second Arabica site in London, featuring a more freewheeling approach and an almost entirely new menu.

Latest opening: Bubala restaurant in Spitalfields

Latest opening: Bubala

By James McAllister

Following a series of successful pop ups and supper clubs, Middle Eastern-style vegetarian concept Bubala has opened its first permanent site on Spitalfields’ Commercial Street.

Haya restaurant to open in Notting Hill

Haya to open in Notting Hill

By James McAllister

Former Dinner by Heston Blumenthal chef Oren King is to oversee the kitchen at a new neighbourhood-style Mediterranean restaurant opening in London’s Notting Hill this September.

Arabica to open second restaurant

Arabica to open second restaurant

By James McAllister

Chef James Walters’ Levantine-inspired restaurant concept Arabica is to open a second London site in King’s Cross this September.

Eve Bugler Bababoom

How I Got Here: Eve Bugler

By Joe Lutrario

Eve Bugler founded specialist kebab restaurant Bababoom in Battersea in 2016 and launched a second site in Islington earlier this year.

Bababoom Islington

Latest opening: Bababoom Islington

By Joe Lutrario

Kebab specialist Bababoom has chosen Islington's Upper Street for its second location following success in Battersea.

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