Menu

M e z e

Served with warm bread and fresh green salad:  £3.95 each

 

  • Humus – classic dip of chick peas, garlic, lemon & tahini
  • Cacik –strained yoghurt with cucumber, garlic, virgin olive oil & mint
  • Acili – crushed toasted hazelnuts with tomato, chilli, garlic & spices
  • Tarator – crushed walnuts with virgin olive oil, lemon & spices
  • Haydari – char grilled aubergines with garlic, virgin olive oil & yoghurt
  • Ezme – delicious vine tomatoes with garlic, chilli, cumin & parsley
  • Dolma – vine leaves stuffed with spice, rice and everything nice
  • Enginar – artichoke hearts marinated in vinegar & virgin olive oil
  • Bamya – okra sauteed in tomato, onion and pepper sauce with lemon
  • Zeytin – black & green olives, marinated in herb & lemon dressing
  • Muska Borek – lightly baked spinach, feta & onion pastries
  • Falafel – delicious patties made with chick peas, white beans, garlic, celery & sesame seeds
  • Hellim – slow grilled, Cypriot Halloumi cheese
  • Patlican – aubergine cooked with tomato, onion & pepper; served with garlic yogurt
  • Sucuk – delicious air-dried Turkish garlic sausage
  • Chicken Cop sis – cubes of chicken with lemon, olive oil & oregano
  • Feta Peppers – baby Mediterranean peppers stuffed with feta cheese
  • Keremit Kofte – beef & herb meatballs, oven baked in rich tomato sauce
  • Musakka – succulent layers of aubergine, courgette, tomato & potato; covered in a creamy white sauce; sprinkled with cheese

 

M a i n   C o u r s e s

 

  • Vegetarian Musakka – succulent layers of aubergine, courgette, tomato & potato; covered in a creamy white sauce; sprinkled with cheese  £13.95
  • Lamb Musakka – succulent layers of minced lamb, aubergine, courgette, & potato; covered in a creamy white sauce; sprinkled with cheese  £13.95
  • Kiremit Kofte  – sumptuous beef & herb meatballs; baked in rich tomato sauce  £14.95
  • Chicken Beyti  – marinated, char-grilled chicken breast rolled in flatbread & served with a tomato, red pepper & butter sauce & garlic yogurt  £14.95

 

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6 thoughts on “Menu

  1. I have lost count how many times I have been to Empires! Every time I have been amazed at the quality, price and atmosphere.

    I have suggested to many people to go and they have all came back to me with glowing reports.

    It is Edinburgh little gem and my favourite place to eat!

    Christina

  2. We went to Empire Cafe for the first time last week and thought it was a brilliant wee place………… Fantastic atmosphere and lovely food. The staff were so friendly and polite. Will definitely be back!

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