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About Ishtar

Marylebone is one stylish neighbourhood and Turkish/Mediterranean restaurant Ishtar is up to the challenge. The decor is smart and modern, with dining on two levels, including under cellar arches, very cosy. The menu includes all the things you love in Middle Eastern cooking, but updated. Try starter of grilled king prawns with garlic and parsley sauce, main course of grilled fillet of lamb with pastirma. Turkish coffee and wines are an absolute requirement.

Sample a la carte


Soup of the day - £3.45
Kavunici avokado karides (rock melon filled with avocado topped with prawns and tartare sauce) - £4.45
Ispanakli borek (home made pastry stuffed with watercress, spinach and cottage cheese, served on a bed of lettuce) - £3.95
Kapsicum salata (char grilled red capsicums with parsley and coriander served with sweet paprika sauce) - £3.95
Sucuk ve hellim izgara (seasoned Turkish sausages and helloumi, grilled together and served with fresh tomatoes) - £4.95
Findik lahmacun (mini Turkish pizza topped with minced lamb, onion, fresh tomatoes and peppers) - £3.45
Smoked salmon folded around a mixture of finely chopped celery, spinach and ricotta cheese, garnished with lemon juice - £4.95
Houmus (crashed chick peas, tahini, lemon juice and garlic) - £3.45
Ispanak tarator (cottage cheese with fresh spinach and garlic) - £3.95
Patlican ezme (pureed aubergine mixed and prepared with yoghurt, olive oil and garlic) - £3.95
Kisir (cracked wheat, celery, crushed mixed nuts, tomato sauce, parsley, peppers, mint and herbs) - £4.95
Imam bayildi (aubergine stuffed with onions, tomato and green pepper) - £4.45
Ciger sarma (rolled lambs liver stuffed with sweet peppers and cooked in a butter shallot sauce) - £4.95
Sebze terrine (carrots, garden peas and potato puree terrine wrapped with green cabbage served on tomato sauce) - £4.45
Midye sis (mussels, skewered and pan fried and served with maya on a bed of fresh spinach) - £4.95
Karides sis (skewered and grilled king prawns finished with a parsley and garlic sauce) - £4.95

Main Course

- Balik izgara (skewered mixed fish, char grilled and served with new potatoes and a lemon grass sauce) £10.95
- Sah patlican (steamed aubergines stuffed with tomato, garlic, onion and black lentils served with a tomato sauce) £7.95
- Kuzu sote (lamb, mushrooms, onions and peppers pan fried in a special tomato sauce, served with rice) £7.95
- Beyti (your choice of spicy minced chicken or lamb seasoned with garlic and parsley and served with crashed wheat or rice) £8.95
- Pilac sis (marinated cubes of chicken breasts, tomatoes and onions char grilled on a skewer and served with crashed wheat or rice) £7.95
- Mantarli biftek (char grilled sirloin steak with mushrooms in the chef’s cream sauce) £12.95

Other main courses are available.


- A selection of desserts are available.

Additional Information


10-12 Crawford St, W1U 6AZ

Nearest tube:

Baker Street

Average Price:

£25 - £34

Opening times:

Mon - Sun 12:30pm - 12am

Dress Code:


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