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Bosphorous, South Kensington, London

limster Sep 19, 2010 09:34 AM

Awesome mixed grill: deeply flavourful pieces of lamb; slices of doner kebab, dryish, almost jerky-like, with a smoky concentrated flavour; good moist kofte , cooked just right. A cut above Hala in Haringey for the grill. Enhanced with grilled peppers and onions and the lively tang and spicy heat of a chilli/tomato sauce. A nice warm pita. Squirts of lemon juice at the table cut the greasiness of grill perfectly.

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  1. howler RE: limster Sep 19, 2010 09:42 AM

    my first ever london find! i'm still a regular, btw ....

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      limster RE: howler Sep 19, 2010 10:04 AM

      I remember you said that the spicy kofte was your favourite? or was it something else? What else is good there?

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        brokentelephone RE: limster Sep 29, 2010 07:31 AM

        Always surprised how big a fuss is made over Bospherous, but hey, I'm not really into doner-kebab so I am not the best person to judge. That being said, their rice and sides are objectively terrible.

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          howler RE: brokentelephone Sep 29, 2010 09:32 AM

          who ever said anything about doner kebab?! and the sides can be actively delicious.

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            brokentelephone RE: howler Sep 29, 2010 02:22 PM

            Limster spoke at great length about doner kebab in the original post! I hope you enjoy your meals there, but you won't have the pleasure of running into me there!

            PS: I know its all the rage to put aside cleanliness concerns for good food, but that place is really disgusting. Sit in the rear seats, and take a look in the corners DREK!

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              howler RE: brokentelephone Sep 29, 2010 03:07 PM

              you got me there.

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                zuriga1 RE: brokentelephone Sep 29, 2010 11:00 PM

                I always spelled it DRECK. :-) What part of town are you from??? <g>

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                  alexjames RE: zuriga1 Sep 30, 2010 09:05 AM

                  I'm often in need of good kebab but I cannot check their website to see if booze is permitted.

                  Any of you peeps know?

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