whats on eating & drinking city guide

Shish - Old Street

N.B. Bookings can no longer be made for this restaurant through London Online

About Shish - Old Street

Obviously on to a winner in Willesden Green, Shish opened a second branch in Hoxton, just as buzzy as the aforementioned first. A modern kebaberie at heart, this small but perfectly formed chain specialises in healthy, good value skewered dishes originating in Silk Road countries. In the white, bright open plan brasserie-style restaurant a sleek dining bar allows you to see exactly how freshly your meal is being prepared. Down the spiral staircase is a beautiful Oriental-themed bar, populated with funky stools and comfy booths. Laidback global beats combine with low lighting to create a happy, comfortable vibe, much appreciated by the fashionable 20 and 30-something Shoreditch crowd.



Sample a la carte

Starter

- Cucumber wasabi (strips of pickled cucumber, dressed in wasabi and ginger)
- Tabbouleh (tender pieces of bulger wheat, fresh tomato, cucumber, spring onion, mint, parsley and a squeeze of lemon juice)
Spinach & cheese borek (spinach, feta cheese and walnut wrapped in filo and served with dip)
- Chicken in pandana leaves (marinated in soy, sesame, garlic, wrapped in pandana leaf, deep fried and served with dip)
- Red & green falafel (chick peas, fresh soft green herbs or paprika, cumin seed & tomato, served with lemon and dip)

Other starters are available.

Main Course

- Mediterranean lamb shish (diced lamb marinated in olive oil, garlic, parsley and a hint of red chilli)
- Chicken satay (chicken enriched with coconut milk, palm sugar and peanuts)
- Halloumi cheese (halloumi cheese, peppers, red onion and rosemary potatoes)
- Kashmiri lamb wraps (cubes of lamb marinated in ginger, garlic, yoghurt and spices. Wrapped in a pitta with spiced tomato and fresh salad leaves)
- Afghan chicken wrap (chicken in a marinade of yoghurt, garlic, lemon and spices. Wrapped in a pitta with courgette tzatziki and fresh salad leaves)
- Falafel wraps (crispy balls of ground chick peas with herbs, served wrapped in a pitta with green tahini and fresh green leaves)

Other main courses are available.

Dessert

- A selection of desserts is available.



Additional Information


Address:

313 - 319 Old Street, EC1V 9LE

Nearest tube:

Old Street

Average Price:

£24 and Under

Opening times:

Mon - Fri 11:30am - 12am
Sat 10:30am - 12am
Sun 10:30am - 10:30pm

Dress Code:

Casual

N.B. Bookings can no longer be made for this restaurant through London Online



Custom Search
                        

London Online | About Us | London attractions | London Venues | London Events | London Hotels | London Theatre
CSE © 1996 - 2018 London Online. All rights reserved. London Online is a trading name of CSE. The content of the London Online website is provided in good faith but we cannot be held responsible for inaccuracies, omissions or visitors' comments.


London Online is part of the  Britain Online network of city guides.