6 best kebab shops in north London as voted by locals

Voting for the British Kebab Awards are now open, with winners announced on March 1

Voting for the British Kebab Awards are now open, with winners announced on March 1 - Credit: PA

Finalists for the British Kebab Awards have been announced, including five in east London.

Now in their 10th year, these awards are a chance to "recognise and champion the efforts of local kebab takeaways and restaurants across the nation".

With the industry now worth over £2.2 billion to the UK economy, the British Kebab Awards (BKA) believes this cuisine has been an "integral part of our culture for decades".

Awards founder Ibrahim Dogus said: “Covid has had a huge impact amongst businesses across the country, yet many kebab businesses have tried hard to continue to provide a good service to their communities.

"The kebab industry, despite all the difficulties and challenges it faces, has continued to grow from strength to strength."

He promises that this year's awards - held annually in association with Just Eat - will be "even bigger and better than the last one".

Kebab fans can now decide between the finalists in London, the rest of England, Wales Scotland and Northern Ireland.

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The winners will be announced at a glamourous awards ceremony on March 1.

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The British Kebab Awards said there are now over 20,000 kebab outlets in the UK - Credit: German Doner Kebab

Devran Kitchen, Haringey

487 Green Lanes, Harringay Ladder N4 1AJ 

Selale Restaurant, Haringey

1-3 Salisbury Promenade, Green Lanes, Harringay N8 0RX 

Umut 2000, Haringey

551 Green Lanes, Harringay Ladder N8 0RL 

Durum Restaurant, Finchley 

119 Ballards Lane, Church End N3 1LJ 

Istanbul Restaurant, Hackney

9 Stoke Newington Road, Dalston N16 8BH 

Mangal 1, Hackney

10 Arcola St, Hackney Downs E8 2DJ 

Hazev Restaurant, Tower Hamlets

Discovery Dock Apartments West, 2 South Quay Square, Isle of Dogs E14 9RT 

The Ottoman Doner, Tower Hamlets

163 Cannon St Rd, Whitechapel E1 2LX 

To vote for your favourite kebab restaurant, visit voting.britishkebabawards.com/

For tickets to the awards show, visit www.bkaquandoo.com/tickets