Another Shepherd’s Bush gem, Damascene Bakery can be found just down the road from Z&Z Bakery! They serve up Lebanese goodies such as manousheh and fatayers, which you can watch the kitchen staff making the dough fresh, before rolling out, adding on the toppings, and putting them straight into the humongous oven. The food here is best served fresh with a cup of mint tea – great for an afternoon snack or even breakfast.
I opted for the basterma and cheese, spinach with sumac, and a minced lamb manousheh, plus mint tea, all for £8.75. Now that is a bargain! They have lots of options on the menu, and whilst it is not as broad as that from Z&Z, they still excel at all of them.
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Halal Status: All meats are halal. No pork or alcohol.
Website: Damascene Bakery Facebook
Address: 264 Uxbridge Rd, White City, London W12 7JA