Edinburgh dominates British Kebab Awards’ Scottish shortlist

Eight of the top 10 finalists are based in Edinburgh. File picture

Eight of the top 10 finalists are based in Edinburgh. File picture

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EDINBURGH is set to dominate the Scottish category of the British Kebab Awards after bagging nearly every spot on the shortlist.

A total of eight restaurants across the city netted a place in the final ten vying to win one of the industry’s top gongs - Best Scottish Kebab Restaurant.

Javit's is hoping to defend its title. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Javit's is hoping to defend its title. Picture: Ian Georgeson

They are last year’s winner Javit’s Takeaway in Granton Rd, Samsun’s Speciality Kebab and Pizza House in Ferry Rd, Hanam’s Restaurant in Johnston Terrace, Nawroz Restaurant in Potterrow, Pera Turkish Restaurant in Elm Row, Hanedan Turkish Restaurant in Preston St, Verdo Turkish BBQ in Newington Rd and Yeni Restaurant in Hanover St.

Only two Glasgow-based restaurants made the shortlist.

Kebab houses around the country are vying for the industry’s top culinary accolades as hordes of kebab cravers vote for the most delectable doners.

Voting closes on March 10 and votes can be cast on the British Kebab Awards website at www.britishkebabawards.co.uk.

Kebabs are now a British institution with an estimated 1.3m sold every day.

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