The Mesken is all about serving great quality food in the warmest atmosphere in town. Only the best quality ingredients are handpicked by our executive chefs to bring out the flavoursome richness of Turkish cuisine.
Puréed chickpeas, tahini, olive oil, lemon juice and garlic.
Cucumber, mint, dill and a hint of garlic in Greek yogurt with olive oil.
Stuffed Vine Leaves£8
Vine leaves stuffed with a mixture of rice, pine nuts, raisins and herbs cooked with extra virgin olive oil. Served with Greek yoghurt.
Smoked aubergine and red pepper, tahini, yoghurt, garlic and olive oil.
Roasted aubergine, mix peppers & garlic in special tomato and basil sauce.
Freshly prepared whipped cod roe. (Fish roe paste)
Smoked salmon served with avocado and home made dressing.
Classic Prawn Cocktail£10
Baby prawns on a bed of lettuce and home made sauce on top.
Freshly marinated mixed black & green olives.
Cold Meze Platter (For 2)£21
• Humus • Tarama • Cacik/Tzatziki • Stuffed Vine Leaves • Baba Ghanoush • Mesken’s Aubergine •
Soup of The Day£8
Please ask your server.
Marinated octopus with fresh oregano and extra virgin olive oil. Served with mixed leaves.
Sautéed diced chicken liver with butter, herbs and red onion. Served with mixed leaves.
Sautéed, diced lamb liver with butter, herbs and red onion.
Spicy Beef Sausage£8
Char-gilled spicy beef sausage served with mixed leaves.
Spicy BBQ Wings£8
Char-gilled marinated wings with spicy sauce. Served with mixed leaves.
Fresh squid lightly floured and seasoned. Served with tartar sauce, fresh lemon & mixed leaves.
Humus topped with sautéed lamb, pine kernels and sweet peppers. Served with butter sauce.
Pacific Jumbo Prawn£11
Char-grilled King prawns marinated in garlic and lemon juice. Served with sweet chilli dressing & mixed leaves.
Sautéed king prawns with white wine, garlic, chilli and fresh tomato.
Filo Pastry Prawn£9
Rolled filo pastry, filled with tiger prawn served with sweet chilli sauce and mixed leaves.
Pan Seared Scallops£11
On bed of basil cream mash potatoes, finished with Malibu butter.
Seasoned and char-grilled sardines served with mixed leaves and lemon oil dressing.
Pan fried mussels, garlic, cherry tomato, parsley, chilli pepper and a selection of tomato sauce or creamy sauce.
Chef’s made Meatballs cooked in rich tomato, pepper and basil sauce.
Hot Meze Platter (for 2)£23
• Sigara Boregi • Calamari • Halloumi • Falafel & Humus • Spicy Beef Sausage • Mitite Kofte •
VEGETARIAN HOT STARTERS
Grilled Cypriot cheese served with sun blushed tomato and mixed leaves.
Mushroom & Halloumi£9
Seasoned and grilled portobello mushroom and halloumi. Served with mixed leaves.
Rolled pastry filled with feta cheese and spinach served with sweet chilli dressing.
Falafel with Humus£8
Broad beans, chickpeas, coriander and vegetable fritter. Served with mixed leaves.
Honey Glazed Goat Cheese£9
Honey glazed goat cheese, walnuts & sautéed beetroot finished with matured balsamic reduction.
Freshly cooked button mushrooms with garlic, double cream & mild cheddar
From The Grill
All served with rice and salad
Marinated cubes of lamb char-grilled on a skewer.
Marinated cubes of chicken char-grilled on a skewer.
Marinated cubes of chicken and tender lamb char-grilled on a skewer.
Seasoned and char-grilled tender lamb chops.
Marinated char-grilled chicken wings.
Char-grilled lean tender minced lamb skewers.
Char-grilled tender lamb ribs.
Spicy marinated minced lamb seasoned with garlic and char-grilled.
Marinated minced chicken seasoned with garlic and char-grilled.
Mixed Grill (for 1)£30
Selection of chicken shish, lamb shish, lamb chop, chicken wings, lamb ribs and Adana kofte.
Marinated and char-grilled lamb shish, Adana kofte and Lamb chops.
Marinated and char-grilled Lamb Shish, Chicken Shish and Adana Kofte.
Tender lamb pieces, mushrooms, peppers, tomatoes and onions topped with chef’s special tomato sauce. Served with rice.
Tender chicken pieces, mushrooms, peppers, tomatoes & onions topped with chef’s special tomato sauce. Served with rice.
Kleftiko (Lamb Shank)£23
Oven cooked lamb shank with baby potatoes, mixed peppers, carrot, onion, celery & tomato sauce. Served with mashed potato.
Chicken or Lamb Sarma Beyti£26
Spicy marinated minced LAMB or CHICKEN seasoned with garlic & char-grilled, wrapped in lavash bread & topped with tomato sauce, then drizzled with butter. Served with chips & yoghurt.
House Special Lamb£22
Slow braised lamb with celery, shallot onion and red wine and herbs served with rice & salad.
Creamy Special Chicken£21
Diced chicken fillet cooked with onion, mushroom, garlic, chef special creamy sauce. Served with rice & salad.
Char-grilled aubergine with garlic & yoghurt dressing topped with chopped lamb shish and seasoned sweet peppers. Served with rice & salad.
Char-grilled aubergine with garlic & yoghurt dressing topped with chopped chicken shish and seasoned sweet peppers. Served with rice & salad.
Linguine pasta with mixed seafood, peppers, onion & garlic in tomato sauce, served with parmesan cheese.
All our steaks are 28 days matured. All steaks served with grilled tomato, mushroom, caramelised onion, steak cut chips & selection of mix pepper corn or garlic cream sauce.
Kebabs with Yoghurt
On a bed of croutons, finished with yoghurt & drizzled butter. Served with rice.
Lamb Shish with Yoghurt£24
Chicken Shish with Yoghurt£23
Adana Kofte with Yoghurt£21
Char-grilled Sea Bass£22
Char-grilled whole sea bass seasoned with sea salt, crack pepper & olive oil. Served with salad.
Fillet of Sea Bass£23
Marinated and char-grilled filleted sea bass, served on a bed of creamy new potatoes and salad.
Mixed Fish Kebab£25
Marinated cubes of salmon, king prawns, monk fish skewed & char-grilled. Served with rice & salad.
Monk Fish Shish£25
Marinated, skewered and char-grilled monk fish with mixed peppers. Served with rice & salad.
Marinated and char-grilled octopus. Served with fresh lemon, oregano, chips & salad.
Marinated, skewered and char-grilled salmon with mixed peppers. Served with rice & salad.
Marinated & char-grilled jumbo prawns served with rice & salad.
Alaska’s Salmon Supreme£24
Char-grilled seasoned salmon fillet. Served with homemade cream dill sauce, rice & salad.
On bed of basil cream mash potatoes, finished with Malibu butter. Served with rice & salad.
Falafel & Humus£18
Broad beans, chickpeas, coriander and vegetable fritter. Served with rice and salad.
Roast Med Veg & Halloumi£18
Oven roasted aubergine, mixed pepper, courgette, cherry tomato with rosemary garlic, balsamic vinegar & grilled halloumi on the top. Served with rice and salad.
Mixed vegetables with chef’s special tomato sauce. Served with rice.
Char-grilled mixed vegetables with house special sauce. Served with rice and salad.
Lettuce, tomato, cucumber and mixed olives with feta cheese.
Fresh Herbs&Avocado Salad£8.5
Mixture of fresh herbs, sun blushed tomato and avocado.
Finely chopped fresh tomatoes, parsley, red onion with pomegranate sauce on top and olive oil dressing.
Sweet Potato Chips£5
Steak Cut Chips£5
Roasted New Potatoes£6
Sautéed roasted new potatoes with garlic & herbs.
Roast Mediterranean Vegetable£6
Mature of Mediterranean veg roasted with rosemary & garlic reduced balsamic vinegar.
Garlic Creamy Spinach£6
Fresh baby spinach cooked with garlic butter & cream.
All served with French fries. Excluding Penne Bolognese.