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    Simply The Best
    A world away from the
    average British kebab house
    "Let the enormous mangal grill by the entrance guide your menu choice at Dalston’s Turkish classic" Timeout Magazine 21 JULY 2014
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    Welcome to Mangal1

    Home of Sublime,

    Succulent Kebabs in London

    For over 25 years, in an unassuming side street, the Mangal restaurant has wowed all comers, including Jamie Oliver, Yotam Ottolenghi and Elijah Wood.
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    We keep it Simple
    Over 25 Years
    We Have Kept up the Same Quality
    Our food has been appreciated by loyal customers including
    Rick Stein, Moro’s Sam Clarke, Ken Livingstone and Rowan Atkinson.
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    Fireside Dining
    Understanding Diner Psychology
    is the Key to Our Success
    The enormous mangal by the entrance, which pumps smoke halfway down Arcola Street,
    has never failed anyone yet.

Discover Great Food

  • Welcome to Mangal1 Ocakbasi Restaurant

As one of the most famous Ocakbasi Restaurants in East London, we invite you to find out why we were given the best Turkish Restaurant award by the Time Out Magazine.

Mangal is a true open charcoal grill restaurant (ocakbasi). It is a friendly place, a world away from the average British kebab house. Everything is fresh and served daily.

In the Press



Jamie Oliver picks his favourite restaurants in London

"I love them - Their food is well sourced and the charcoal is amazing."

Posted 13 July 2012 view

The Chef-Patron Sam Clark recommends Mangal

"Mangal serves world-class charcoal-grilled meats and homemade breads."

Posted 2 Apr 2013 view

Best bargain restaurants chosen by Yotam Ottolenghi

“I always have the adana kofte with yoghurt, tomato and butter sauce".

Posted 03 Sep 2015 view