The Ottoman-style interior has been masterminded by Richard Sleeman. Enjoy an affordable Middle Eastern menu in the draped, private booths. Plans are afoot for a basement hammam offering Turkish coffee, meze and fruit-scented hookah pipes.
Opened: 13 January
Owner: Remzi Remzi
Head chef: Refik Seker
General managers: Gokhan Yurdakul and Ishmail Sucu
Capacity: restaurant 90, hammam 100
Food: Neo-Ottoman. A must-try is the icli kofte: minced lamb with cumin, parsley, onions and spices served with cannellini bean salad. ll main courses are served with bulgur wheat, grilled flat mushroom, tomato and Turkish pepper.
Typical spend: £25-£35 including drinks
Address: 4 Calvert Avenue, London E2 7JP
Telephone: 020 7033 3936