Six south London restaurants have been named as finalists to win Best Kebab Restaurant at the British Kebab Awards.

The British Kebab Awards, in association with Just Eat, celebrates the best of local kebab takeaways and restaurants in the UK.

There are 20 award categories ranging from Best Greek Restaurant and Chef of the Year to Best Takeaway and Best Restaurant.

This year marks the 12th awards ceremony with 17 finalists named in south London across 10 categories, with 8 of those finalists in south east London.

For the category of Best Kebab Restaurant in south and east London, six restaurants across south London were named.

Here’s the full list:


Restaurant Address: 11 Central Hill, London, SE19 1BG

Located in Crystal Palace, Dem Restaurant offers diners a relaxed eating experience serving Turkish dishes from grilled meats to salads.

The restaurant has received over 1,000 Google reviews with a 4.6-star average rating.

Hayat Restaurant

Address: 25 The Oval, Sidcup, London, DA15 9ER

Hayat Restaurant serves traditional Turkish cuisine prepared by chef Mr Halil using fresh ingredients.

Their menu features a range of dishes, from meat dishes like lamb shish to vegetarian dishes such as vegetarian moussaka.

Hazine Bexleyheath

Address: 288-290 Broadway, Bexleyheath, London, DA6 8AJ

Hazine serves traditional Turkish dishes with a contemporary take, with a menu of classic Mediterranean dishes along with a menu of crafted cocktails.

Istanbul Kebab & Mangal

Address: 19 Upper Tooting Rd, Tooting Bec, London, SW17 7TS

Istambul Kebab & Mangul serves traditional Turkish fare for both eat-in and takeaway diners, with dishes from classic doner kebabs to shish dishes.


Address: 163 Bromley Rd, London, SE6 2NZ

Turkuaz offers guests a “family friendly” dining experience, serving authentic Turkish cuisine in a relaxed setting, with Turkish-inspired décor and touches.

The restaurant hosts live music and performances and also houses a function room for parties and events.


Address: 747-753 Sidcup Rd, London, SE9 3SA

Located in New Eltham, Zavi offers guests a contemporary take on Turkish cuisine, along with a bar serving cocktails.

The restaurant is open for both day and evening events, with performances from belly dancers and guest DJs in the evening for people looking for a night out.