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-MODERN SYRIAN KITCHEN -

wraps

MAKALI WRAP / £8.5 - add a side of dips or potatoes +£4

Pillowy flatbread filled with crispy cauliflower, aubergine, salad, hummus, pickles, tahini sauce.

vegan.

BEEF SUJUK WRAP / £9.5 - add a side of dips or potatoes +£4

Spicy grass fed beef with aubergines, hummus, salad and pickles, with a tahini yogurt sauce.

sides and dishes

MEZZE PLATTER  veg. £13  / beef £15

A mix of flavours with our 2 seasonal dips, 2 salads, fried aubergines and cauliflower. Comes with fresh flatbread.  Perfect for sharing.

FATTEH  veg. £9  / beef £10

 Delicious layers of toasted pitta bread, tahini yogurt sauce and aubergines cooked in tangy tomato sauce.

ARNABEET / £7

Crispy cauliflower drizzled with tahini sauce and topped with parsley and pomegranate seeds. Careful, you’ll get addicted.

vegan.

desserts

TAHINI BROWNIE / £5

A rich chocolate brownie drizzled with tahini and halva.

CHERRY BAKLAWA / £6 (4 pieces)

Layers of flaky pastry filled with sour cherries and orange blossom syrup.

drinks

ROSE PETAL LEMONADE  £3.5 / £12

The rose petals naturally give this homemade orange blossom flavoured lemonade its distinctive colour.

ARAK  / £6

A distilled Levantine spirit with an aniseed flavour. The traditional drink to go with your mezze.

CHOCOLATE OR PISTACHIO VODKA  / £4

Sweet like a dessert shot.

Our wines are imported from the middle east and have all been selected for their great pairing with the dishes on our menu.

red wines

CHATEAU KEFRAYA - LES BRETECHES - 2015  £7 / £26

Lebanon’s Cinsault has been growing in the Bekaa Valley for more than a century. In this respect, and bearing in mind the other exciting grapes that make up the blend, Bretèches is a quintessential Lebanese wine. With a finely spiced nose of blackcurrant and cherry, it reveals silky tannins and generous red fruits

flavors.

Pairs well with beef and lamb as well as strong cheeses.

Type: Full bodied

Region: Lebanon - Bekaa valley.

Grapes: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignan, Cinsault, Syrah, Tempranillo.

All Kefraya wines are organic and vegan. A sustainable wine-growing policy allows the vines to flourish, while respecting the terroir’s expression. Significant variations in temperatures between day and night ensure a perfect ripening of the grapes and optimal harvest conditions.

Les Bretèches gets its name from a “bretèche”, a projecting window with floor openings originally used for defensive purposes, which is a feature of the castle on the Château Kefraya estate.

HOCHAR PÈRE ET FILS - 2017  - / £30

From the famous Chateau Musar. Red and black fruits with hints of wood polish, cedar and just the merest hint of blackcurrant. Intense and complex.

Pairs well with red meat and blue cheeses.

Type: Medium/full bodied

Region: Lebanon - Bekaa valley.

Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignan, Cinsault, Grenache.

 

Every wine at Musar is produced naturally with a ‘non-interventionist’ wine making philosophy and the winery was the first in Lebanon to implement organically certified viticulture in 2006 for its Château Musar red and white grapes.

IXSIR ALTITUDES - 2018  - / £35A blend of cabernet sauvignon, syrah, tempranillo, this Altitudes Red is fantastically fresh with intense tannins. Imprinted with mature fruits, Its delicate and complex bouquet varies between an oaked aroma and red and black fruits. Notes of blackberry and blackcurrant blended with a fine touch to give the wine a soft and complex character. Its final silky taste makes it a pleasant and accessible wine, to share in a relaxed environment.

Pairs well with red meat and strong cheese but also very enjoyable on its own.

Type: Full bodied

Region: North Lebanon.

Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Caladoc, Syrah, Tempranillo.

 

The winery overlooks Basbina, Batroun in northern Lebanon and won a Green Good Design in 2011. It combines a restored 400-year-old feudal house with a modern-built, green-skinned structure

Its cellar spaces are buried within the ground as a thermal sponge, creating the needed equilibrium of temperature and humidity. The winery also recycles all wastewater and vegetable residue, which is turned into compost and rainwater is used for irrigation.

It shows you can make exceptional wine, combining ancient knowledge and modern techniques all the while while being respectful of the environment.

white wines

CHATEAU KEFRAYA - LES BRETECHES - 2018  £7 / £26

Fresh wine marked by Muscat à Petits Grains, a noble grape variety planted in the Bekaa Valley that expresses the Lebanese terroir. With a nose of white flowers, Bretèches combines intense refreshing notes of exotic fruits and citrus on the palate.

Pairs well with salads and mezze dishes.

Type: Dry

Region: Lebanon - Bekaa valley.

Grapes: Chardonnay, Clairette, Muscat, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier.

 

All Kefraya wines are organic and vegan. A sustainable wine-growing policy allows the vines to flourish, while respecting the terroir’s expression. Significant variations in temperatures between day and night ensure a perfect ripening of the grapes and optimal harvest conditions.

Les Bretèches gets its name from a “bretèche”, a projecting window with floor openings originally used for defensive purposes, which is a feature of the castle on the Château Kefraya estate.

DOMAINE DES TOURELLES - 2019  - / £30

An exotic blend of Viognier, Chardonnay and Muscat. Aromas of peach and jasmine with a rich, juicy mouth-filling texture.

Pairs very well with a range of mediterranean flavours from mezze to spanish tapas.

Type: Dry

Region: Lebanon - Bekaa valley.

Grapes: Chardonnay, Muscat, Obeidi, Viognier.

 

Domaine des Tourelles cares for a green environment, and is ecologicaly and socialy responsible. It has concrete vats to ferment and age the wines, old stones with special holes for a natural temperature’s regulating system. The Property also has a strong recycling policy by collecting its own used bottles. Even the residues of the fermented grapes are transformed into natural fertilizers for the vineyards.

IXSIR GRANDE RESERVE - 2017 - / £39

Just looking at it, the eye is seduced by its pure golden hue. The nose is enticed by an explosion of white flowers, peach and citrus fruits. The palate is enthralled by a nice equilibrium between mellowness and liveliness that leaves a final, equally wooden taste, which gives the wine a highly distinctive character.

Pairs very well with cold cuts, mezze as well as pasta and pizza.

Type: Dry

Region: North Lebanon.

Grapes: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier.

 

The winery overlooks Basbina, Batroun in northern Lebanon and won a Green Good Design in 2011. It combines a restored 400-year-old feudal house with a modern-built, green-skinned structure

Its cellar spaces are buried within the ground as a thermal sponge, creating the needed equilibrium of temperature and humidity. The winery also recycles all wastewater and vegetable residue, which is turned into compost and rainwater is used for irrigation.

It shows you can make exceptional wine, combining ancient knowledge and modern techniques all the while while being respectful of the environment.

rosé wines

CHATEAU KEFRAYA - LES BRETECHES - 2018 £7 / £26

A fresh and light wine, bearing a limpid and pale pink robe. This charming and pleasant rosé, particularly marked by Cinsaut, offers a nose of red fruits and citrus smoothly merging on the palate..

Pairs well with mezze dishes and grilled meat.

Type: Dry

Region: Lebanon - Bekaa valley.

Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cinsault, Grenache, Syrah, Tempranillo.

 

All Kefraya wines are organic and vegan. A sustainable wine-growing policy allows the vines to flourish, while respecting the terroir’s expression. Significant variations in temperatures between day and night ensure a perfect ripening of the grapes and optimal harvest conditions.

Les Bretèches gets its name from a “bretèche”, a projecting window with floor openings originally used for defensive purposes, which is a feature of the castle on the Château Kefraya estate.

MASSAYA CLASSIC - 2019  £8.5 / £31

Clean, crisp, delicate rosé made with a blend of Syrah and Cinsault and not too sweet. A gorgeous strawberry colour, with aromas of red berry fruits and subtle spice.

Pairs equally well with dips and mains.

Type: Dry

Region: Lebanon - Bekaa valley.

Grapes: Cinsault, Syrah.

 

The name Massaya stands for twilight in Lebanese: that specific moment when the sun sets behind Mount Lebanon and the sky of the Beqaa turns dark blue.

Nature is sacred to Massaya. They are doing all that they can to reverse the environmental abuses of past generations and to bring new life to land that has been neglected.

Through the quality of their wines and the reputation of their brand, they hope to emphasize the very joyful, creative and hospital side of Lebanon. They are always open, transparent, and pleased to welcome visitors to their wineries in the Beqaa and at Faqra. They believe that wine, arak, and food can help spread the word that Lebanon’s true spirit is one of tolerance and coexistence.

CHATEAU MUSAR - 2004 - / £41

Elegant salmon pink in color, this fragrant rose has aromas of white fruits, herbs and flowers, grapefruit with oregano and thyme. Smooth and well-balanced, with white peaches, lemon and herb flavours, it finishes on fresh yet lingering citrusy notes. This is a complex wine with  a long lasting finish.

Pairs very well with cold cuts, mezze as well as pasta and pizza.

Type: Dry

Region: Lebanon - Bekaa valley.

Grapes: Merwah, Obeidi.

 

Every wine at Musar is produced naturally with a ‘non-interventionist’ wine making philosophy and the winery was the first in Lebanon to implement organically certified viticulture in 2006 for its Château Musar read and white grapes.