1. Hummous £6.25
Chick pea puree, tahini and lemon juice dip.
2. Hummous Beiruty £6.25
Chick pea puree, tahini and lemon juice dip blended with garlic and parsley, topped with hot fava beans.
3. Hummous Kammoun £6.00
Chick pea puree blended with cumin and olive oil.
4. Moutabel £7.25
Char-grilled aubergine blended with tahini and lemon juice topped with fresh pomegranate seeds.
5. Labneh £6.25
White cream cheese dip made from strained yoghurt topped with dry mint (garlic optional).
6. Tabouleh £7.25
Chopped parsley, cracked wheat, tomato, mint and spring onion salad in a lemon and olive oil dressing.
7. Fatoush £6.25
Mixed salad with sumac, mint and toasted Lebanese bread in a vinaigrette dressing.
8. Aubergine Fatoush £7.00
Mixed salad with smoked aubergine, sumac, mint and toasted Lebanese bread in a vinaigrette dressing.
9. Makdous £7.25
Baby aubergines stuffed with walnuts, herbs and garlic, marinated in olive oil and lemon.
10. Warak Inab £6.75
Vine leaves filled with rice, tomatoes, parsley and herbs, cooked in lemon juice and olive oil.
11. Al Rahib £7.50
Salad of smoked aubergine, tomato, green peppers, spring onion, parsley, garlic and lemon juice.
12. Halloumi Cheese £7.25
White Mediterranean cheese.
13. Kabees £4.75
Selection of Lebanese pickles.
14. Feta Salad £6.50
Mixed salad with feta cheese, olives, mint in a lemon and olive oil dressing.
15. Shanklish £7.00
Aged and dried cheese salad with thyme, chopped tomato, peppers and parsley.
16. Mousaka Batinjan £6.50
Baked seasoned aubergine slow cooked with tomatoes, garlic, sweet peppers and chick peas.
17. Loubieh Bil Zait £6.50
French green beans slow cooked with tomatoes, onions, garlic in olive oil.
18. Sabanek Bil Zait £7.25
Sautéed spinach, chopped garlic, onions and coriander leaves.
19. Foul Moukala £7.00
Broad beans laced with garlic and fresh coriander drizzled with olive oil.
20. Batrakh £9.50
Fish roe drizzled with olive oil and served with sliced garlic.
21. Muhamarah £7.75
Mixed Mediterranean nuts crushed and blended with red peppers, chilli and olive oil.
22. Basturma £8.00
Spiced smoked beef fillet, thinly sliced.
Ishbilia Cold Mezze Specialties
23. Kibbeh Nayeh £9.50
Lamb tartar blended with cracked wheat, spring onion, fresh mint, cumin, topped with mixed nuts and olive oil.
24. Habra Nayeh £9.50
Tartar of lamb served with a side of garlic sauce.
25. Fatayel Ghanam £9.50
Diced prime cut of raw lamb fillet. (Not available Sat/Sun)
26. Sawda Nayeh £9.50
Diced raw lamb liver served with a selection of spices. (Not available Sat/Sun)
27. Ishbilia Nayeh Platter £31.00
A selection of the above specialities accompanied with assorted spices and garlic sauce. (Not available Sat/Sun)