British Kebab Awards 2018: The UK’s best takeaway and restaurants revealed
Tarshish Mediterranean Grill in Wood Green has been named the winner of the Fine Dining award at the sixth annual British Kebab Awards.
Atalay’s in Thame, Oxfordshire, was named best kebab van in the UK, closely followed by Hassan’s on Broad Street in Oxford.
Elsewhere, Mazlum Demir of Barnet’s Skewd Kitchen was named the best chef of the year.
Cappadocia in Kingston was named South and East London’s best kebab restaurant and Ali's Berlin Doner in Ealing was awarded the prize for best kebab restaurant in North and West London.
More than 1200 guests attended the event which celebrated the very best the industry had to offer over the past 12 months.
The event has become something of an institution amongst journalists and politicians since launching in 2013, with Jeremy Corbyn and Sadiq Khan both appearing at past events. Twitter was full of speculation ahead of the awards.
The full list of winners is below:
Best chef - Mazlum Demir/Skewd Kitchen, Barnet, London
Cobra Beer Best Fine Dining - Tarshish Mediterranean Grill, Wood Green, London
Just Eat Best Delivery - Irmak BBQ, Dunstable, Beds
Bira London Best Kebab Restaurant in South and East London - Cappadocia Restaurant, Kingston
Best Kebab Restaurant in North and West London - Ali's Berlin Doner, Ealing
Ace4Kebabs Customer Satisfaction - Uni Kebab, Southampton
Best Value Restaurant - Gokyuzu, Harringay, London
Best Kebab House in Wales - Golden BBQ, Cardiff
Best Kebab House in Northern Ireland - Chaska, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh
Best Kebab House in Scotland - Verdo Turkish BBQ, Edinburgh
Best Newcomer Kebab House in London/Outside London - Pircio, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Best Takeaway Regional - Master Kebabs, Gillingham, Kent
Alton&Co Best Takeaway in London - Joint winner: Wallington Express, Wallington & Greek On The Street, Croydon
Big K Best Kebab Restaurant Regional - Turknaz Restaurant, Whitley Bay, Northumberland
Best Supplier Award - Holland Bazaar, Enfield, London
International Restaurateur Honorary Award - Cuneyt Asan