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Tabun Kitchen

Tabun Kitchen focuses on fresh, modern interpretations of traditional Palestinian food and was founded by Hanan Kattan: ‘My father’s family is from Bethlehem and my mother’s from Jerusalem and some of my most vivid memories are around food, family meals and spending time at our ancestral house in Bethlehem during holidays. Part of that was eating delicious home-cooked food with freshly cooked tabun bread that was prepared and cooked outside in the garden in the specially built tabun oven that has been used for centuries as part of our cuisine. The story of our food and cuisine is the story of life, family, friends and a culture of hospitality. With Tabun Kitchen, my desire was to offer a fresh,
US$19 - US$45
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

The place is really nice. The service was welcoming and friendly. We can ask all the question we need about food, the staff was very helpful and attentive. We order a mix of shared plates for me and my husband. My friends choose lamb. Everybody...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank lilie4561
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Wonderful menu and really interesting food. Tastes were delicious. Starters were wonderful but we felt that they have been a little larger. Tastes of both chicken and lamb main dishes was wonderful- again, felt that could have benefited from having a little more meat in...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

All four of us had the most amazing meal here. The food was traditional and this packed with flavour! We ordered a few starters to share and then 3 mains between us, it was enough food to satisfy us all but we couldn’t help but...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank MFC31
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

We decided to go to this restaurant as we wanted to eat traditional cuisine and we read about this place in a magazine. It is located in Soho opposite not very easy to find it. It was over an hour between entering the restaurant and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank larry p
Reviewed 24 April 2018

This place was recommended by a friend, my experience was totally opposite to my friends. The place was not even busy, we waited for over 15 mins on the door, staff running past by you. We asked for a table at the far end, they...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Mcdermotd
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

I’ve just finished lunch - lamb, eggplant, tomato and rice, with a glass of house red, £20. All first rate. Calm and pleasant atmosphere. A Palestinian doctor on my left, the Palestinian owner on my right. Lovely Brazilian server behind the bar. Latvian waiter. All...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Very good food, mediocre service. Make sure you read the menu carefully as it can be misleading. Shared meal (platter) portrayed as a deal can cost you up to £40 for two, the price on the menu is actually per person (!) not per shared...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank AmeliaDominika
TabunKitchen, Guest Relations Manager at Tabun Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

So glad you enjoyed the food, and as you state, we do quote the price per person - for £18.50pp we offer a Jerusalem taster with 4 mezze starters, a whole manaeesh pizza to share plus 2 main courses. Everything is freshly made so great...More

Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Had the most amazing Meal at this Restaurant. Atmosphere Staff and food were excellent. Thank you Tabun for this lovely experience.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Wellington S
TabunKitchen, Guest Relations Manager at Tabun Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Thank you very much! That's what we aim for and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 28 March 2018

Visited Tabun Kitchen last night with friends to celebrate my birthday, and was very impressed with the attentive & welcoming staff (was shown promptly to our reserved table despite arriving ten minutes early and chatted about the cocktails available - the mojito and elderflower collns...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Emma I
TabunKitchen, Guest Relations Manager at Tabun Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Emma, we are really pleased we helped make your birthday special and thank you for choosing us and for the review! Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

On arrival we were placed downstairs, next to the kitchen away from the atmosphere, which I found quite disappointing, since I made the effort to book in advance for our party. Luckily the booth upstairs was becoming available so we were able to move. We...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Fee M
TabunKitchen, Guest Relations Manager at Tabun Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Thanks - we are really pleased you enjoyed the food and those falafel are made in house and are amazing, we agree!

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Yes it is Palestinian food, don’t know if it is Halal
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