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“Excellent lamb doner!”
Review of Best Mangal

Best Mangal
Ranked #14,087 of 23,995 Restaurants in London
Cuisines: Turkish
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Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: Shoreditch
Description: A turkish take-away and cafe-restaurant. Post code EC2A 3JD
Reviewed February 2, 2013

Was walking past this place yesterday on my way home from a meeting, and couldn't resist a lamb shawarma so just went in and ordered one! The service was very promt and polite, and the lamb doner was outstanding! Beautifully marinated and spiced meat shavings with salad, some rice and delicious chilly sauce which appears home-made! Very sizeable portion and reasonably priced too at £6.95 for a sit-down mean inside! Thoroughly enjoyed and compares with the best lamb doners I've had. Would've loved a wrap instead of bread served separately, but that's just personabl preference. Highly recommended! :)

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Thank Manish K
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Reviewed December 31, 2012 via mobile

We are staying at the Hoxton Hotel which is just down the road and have eaten here a couple of times. The service was exceptional with the staff engaging with all of the customers and making sure they ordered what they wanted and the food was definately more than the average kebab place in Perth. Next time in London will be eating here again

Thank Margi H
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Reviewed November 11, 2012

I had seen that this restaurant was very popular during the week. Being based in the city, London EC2, during the week it is especially busy with office workers. We chose to go at the weekend, so it was much quieter.

The "Best Mangal Kebab & Cafe Bar Restaurant" is a cut above the average kebab shops with their rotating doner kebab spits, as in addition to the takeaway kebab shop which is clean and well lit, there is also a sit-down restaurant serving a whole range of Turkish dishes.

The service was very efficient by a courteous waitress who took and served our order. We chose Best Mangal Ozel Incik (slow-cooked lamb shank - kleftiko) £9.50 & Halep Kebab (spicy minced lamb pieces) £8 which came with a basket of pitta bread, hoummus and salad (which was very fresh and had some green chillies).

The food was authentic and freshly cooked. For the price, Best Mangal Restaurant offers very good value. There is a fair choice of Turkish and Australian wines available by the glass or bottle and beers, cocktails, etc.

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Thank mw741002
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Reviewed October 10, 2012

We got here at 11pm, starving and knowing that we would be in for a treat because we've eaten here before.
we started with the mixed hot meze comprising falafel and humous, sucuk, helum, calamari and feta borek served with flat bread and yoghurt sauce and chilli sauce - fab!
Hubbie had lamb kebab and I had chicken kebab, both of which were tasty but for us The Anatolia has the edge, sorry folks!
Spotless restaurant,good food, good service and very, very good value.
Looking forward to going back!

Thank laura j
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Reviewed September 6, 2012

Great find this. Good selection of food - hot meze was perfect.....Efes beers and pleasant staff. Recommended.

Thank Yelnah
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