20 top kebab shops in running for Best in Scotland award

Twenty Scottish kebab shops have been shortlisted by experts hunting the top kebabs in Scotland and the UK.

Shortlisted: 20 outlets from across the country have been shortlisted for the Scottish Kebab House in Scotland award
Shortlisted: 20 outlets from across the country have been shortlisted for the Scottish Kebab House in Scotland award

The Great British Kebab Awards bash later this year – known as the Kebab Oscars – is the biggest annual celebration of one of Britain’s favourite fastfoods.

Arbroath’s Best Kebab and Pizza House lived up to its name last year when it won the best in Scotland prize, pipping well-known Museelburgh facvourite, The Frying Scotsman.

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Both venues will be gong head-to-head with 18 other shortlisted semi-finalist kebab houses for the coveted Scottish catergory and will also be in the running for the Uk-wide top gong.

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The public can get behind their local kebab eatery by selecting their winner at britishkebabawards.co.uk. The semi-finalists all have a chance to secure one of 18 separate awards at a ceremony at the Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge Hotel, on 26 October.

Over 1,200 guests, including Cabinet ministers and Shadow Cabinet members, usually attend.

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Judges of the awards this year will include Conservative Minister Nadhim Zahawi, Labour MP Carolyn Harris, Assistant General Secretary of Unite Steve Turner, SNP MP Angus Brendan MacNeil, Conservative MP David Warburton and David Galman from Galliard Homes.

Ibrahim Dogus, founder of the British Kebab Awards and Director of the recently formed Kebab Alliance, commented: “Kebab eateries are a key part of the local community and it’s great to see so many entries at the end of a year that has tested every business operating in the hospitality sector. We wish all semi-finalists the best of luck.”

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The full Scottish shortlist is:

Best Kebab And Pizza House, Keptie St Arbroath

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King Kebab & Pizza House, Station Rd, Cardenden, Lochgelly

TURKIYE RESTAURANT, Candleriggs, Glasgow

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Danny's Takeaway Church St, Glenrothes

BABS, W Nile St, Glasgow

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Shawarma King, King St, Glasgow

Istanbul Turkish Kebab House, Paisley Rd W, Glasgow

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Polski Kebab, Motherwell

Taza in Town, Bread St, Edinburgh

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Zaks Fish Bar, Benarty Square, Lochgelly

Dante's Fish Chips & Kebab, English St, Dumfries

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Istanbul Kebab House, Dundee

The Frying Scotsman, Musselburgh

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Verdo BBQ Restaurant, Edinburgh

Ada Restaurant, Antigua St, Edinburgh

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Javit's Gilmerton, Drum St, Edinburgh

Samsun's Speciality Kebab and Pizza House, Ferry Road, Edinburgh

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Dinos Pizza in Montrose, Hume St, Montrose

Kebabish of Oban, George Street, Oban

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Ramzans, New Road, Kennoway, Leven

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