Oklava
Verdict based on 3 critic, 1 blogger and 0 user reviews and awards
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Address: 74 Luke Street, London EC2A 4PY

Website: Visit restaurant website

Telephone: +44 20 7729 3032

Contemporary Turkish restaurant in Shoreditch.

Latest reviews of Oklava

jay_rayner

Jay Rayner, The Observer

20 December 2015

A few of the dishes we try are very pleasing. (…) Here, hunks of cauliflower are roasted with a mild paste of bashed chillies and slathered with red onions, parsley and pistachios. (…) These are the bright, sunlit spots. After that it all gets rather heavy. The problem is the drying effect of two ingredients: nuts and yogurt…

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PickyGlutton

The Picky Glutton, pickyglutton.com

30 November 2015

There’s no doubting the crispy pomegrante-glazed lamb though. The unctuously fatty and earthy lamb meat was topped with wonderfully crisp skin. The seductive texture of the meat was neatly complimented by the light treacle-like sweetness of the pomegranate sauce…

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Grace_Dent

Grace Dent, Evening Standard

26 November 2015

We popped into Oklava for a quick snoop and perhaps a couple of plates, took one look at the menu and ended up ordering ferociously, eating until we had to surrender. (…) I adored the chilli roast cauliflower, which arrived in a deep maroon slick of spiced goo strewn with roughly chopped pistachio…

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Time_out

Tania Ballantine, Time Out

16 November 2015

One such bit of gorgeous was our chargrilled monkfish. Glistening and perfect, it sat on a gleaming white plate, surrounded by cheffy swirls, not just of a slightly bitter orange caramel, but of an umami-tastic combo of smoky Turkish urfa chilli plus honey, soy, and just a hint of fish sauce. Swoon…

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What the Critics say

jay_rayner

Jay Rayner, The Observer

20 December 2015

A few of the dishes we try are very pleasing. (…) Here, hunks of cauliflower are roasted with a mild paste of bashed chillies and slathered with red onions, parsley and pistachios. (…) These are the bright, sunlit spots. After that it all gets rather heavy. The problem is the drying effect of two ingredients: nuts and yogurt…

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Grace_Dent

Grace Dent, Evening Standard

26 November 2015

We popped into Oklava for a quick snoop and perhaps a couple of plates, took one look at the menu and ended up ordering ferociously, eating until we had to surrender. (…) I adored the chilli roast cauliflower, which arrived in a deep maroon slick of spiced goo strewn with roughly chopped pistachio…

Read full review »
Time_out

Tania Ballantine, Time Out

16 November 2015

One such bit of gorgeous was our chargrilled monkfish. Glistening and perfect, it sat on a gleaming white plate, surrounded by cheffy swirls, not just of a slightly bitter orange caramel, but of an umami-tastic combo of smoky Turkish urfa chilli plus honey, soy, and just a hint of fish sauce. Swoon…

Read full review »

What the Bloggers say

PickyGlutton

The Picky Glutton, pickyglutton.com

30 November 2015

There’s no doubting the crispy pomegrante-glazed lamb though. The unctuously fatty and earthy lamb meat was topped with wonderfully crisp skin. The seductive texture of the meat was neatly complimented by the light treacle-like sweetness of the pomegranate sauce…

Read full review »