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Chello Menu

Authentic yet modernised Persian cuisine

STARTERS & SIDES

A vast variety of traditional Persian starters and sides (and some other bits)

Koofteh

2x large Persian spheres of aromatic lamb, blended with rice, split peas, prunes, and barberries

£11.90

Eggs

Kashk Bademjan

Smoked aubergine paste with mixed herbs & drained sour milk sauce

£8.90

Vegetarian
Nuts
Milk

Mashdi Bademjan

Smoked aubergine & roasted walnuts blended with pomegranate molasses & wild herbs

£9.90

Vegan
Nuts

Dolme

Vine leaves stuffed with rice, split peas and aromatic Persian herbs

£8.90

Vegan

Olovieh

Creamy combination of chicken, potato, pickles, and egg, blended with mayonnaise

£8.90

Eggs
Milk

Mast Moosir

Sweet wild garlic in greek style yoghurt

£7.90

Vegetarian
Milk

Mast Khiar

Cucumber & herb in greek style yoghurt

£6.90

Vegetarian
Milk

Hummus

Homemade Persian chickpea, garlic, olive oil and tahini hummus

£6.90

Vegan
Sesame

King Prawns (Meygoo)

Saffron, lemon and garlic marinated prawns shallow fried in garlic and olive oil, on a bed of a house made seafood sauce

£11.90

Shellfish

Breaded King Prawns

Golden crispy breaded & butterflied king prawns

£9.90

Shellfish
Gluten
Soy
Eggs

Squid Rings

Golden crispy panko coated squid rings

£11.90

Shellfish
Gluten
Soy
Eggs

Chicken Tenders

Moist chicken breast tenders coated in breadcrumbs

£8.90

Gluten

Sambooseh

Handmade samosas with fresh herbs & spices, wrapped in a golden pastry

Choice of chicken or lamb

Chicken

£8.90

Lamb

£8.90

Gluten
Soy

Vegetable Sambooseh

Homemade samosa with fresh herbs & spices, mixed vegetables, wrapped in a golden pastry

£7.90

Gluten
Soy

Mozzarella Sticks

Melted mozzarella coated in a herb & garlic breadcrumb

£7.90

Vegetarian

Salad Fasl

Seasonal side salad:
Typically contains lettuce, leaves, olives, avocado, tomato, cucumber, herbs & dressing

£11.90

Vegan

Salad Shirazi

Finely diced cucumber, tomato and onion with a lemon & herb dressing

£7.90

Vegan

Persian Olives (Zeytoon Parvardeh)

Pomegranate molasses and blended walnut marinated olives

£9.90

Vegetarian
Nuts
Milk

Grilled Olives (Zeytoon)

Grilled marinated olives

£7.90

Vegan

Handcut Chips

Thick handcut potato chips

£6.45

Vegan
Gluten

Sweet Potato Fries

Thin cut sweet potato

£7.45

Vegan
Gluten

Lavash Bread

Thin flatbread

£2

Vegan
Gluten

Taftoon Bread

Fluffy Persian flatbread

£3.00

Vegan
Gluten

Sangak Bread

Persian whole wheat sourdough bread, baked on hot pebbles

£3.90

Vegan
Gluten

Mains

Our slow cooked meals and stews.
All mains are served with our Chello rice and tahdig.
(Steamed Persian rice with a crispy saffron layer on top)

Gheymeh Bademjan

Cinnamon stew with aubergine & split peas.
Includes vegan or lamb option

With vegan "meat"balls

£19.90

Lamb

£22.90

Vegan
Soy

Fesenjoon

Rich and exotic pomegranate molasses and walnut stew.
Includes vegan or chicken option

With vegan "meat"balls

£19.90

Chicken

£22.90

Vegan
Nuts

Ghorme Sabzi

Stewed mixed herbs with kidney beans and dried lime, served with cubed lamb

£22.90

Mahiche (lamb shank)

Slow cooked, fall of the bone, aromatic lamb shank served with 'Baghali Polo' (herby broadbean rice) and a pot of rich, aromatic gravy
Option to substitute rice

£28.90

Zereshk Pollo & Morgh

Saffron Chello rice garnished with pistachios, barberries (zereshk) & seville orange zest served with slow cooked chicken & a small pot of sweet aromatic gravy

£22.90

Vegan Zereshk Pollo & Morgh

Saffron Chello rice garnished with pistachios, barberries (zereshk) & seville orange zest served with plant based 'chicken' in a sweet aromatic gravy

Allergen Advice: Nuts, Egg, Gluten, Sesame, Mustard, Celery

£22.90

Vegan
Nuts
Gluten

Adas Pollo

Our signature Chello rice, baked with lentils, served with dates, seville orange zest and cranberries
Includes vegan and lamb option

With vegan "meat"balls

£19.90

Minced lamb in gravy

£22.90

Vegan
Soy

Loobia Pollo

Saffron rice, baked in a rich sauce with green beans, served with salad Shirazi
Includes vegan and chicken option

With vegan "meat"balls

£19.90

Chicken

£22.90

Vegan
Soy

Grills

All grills are served with our Chello rice and tahdig (steamed Persian rice with a crispy saffron layer on top). *This can be substituted
All meat grills are also served with a layer of flatbread and freshly handout mixed vegetables as a bed to your skewer, alongside seasoned chopped onions and other small garnishes.

Joojeh

Moist and tender diced chicken marinated in saffron, lemon and garlic

£21.90

Milk
Gluten
Soy
Mustard

Joojeh Torsh

Moist and tender diced chicken marinated with pomegranate molasses, walnuts and wild herbs

£24.90

Nuts
Gluten
Milk
Soy

Momtaz

1x Skewer of Koobideh (minced lamb)
1x Skewer of Joojeh (diced chicken)

£26.45

Gluten
Milk
Soy
Mustard

Bakhtiari

A mixed skewer of diced lamb and chicken kabab

£22.90

Gluten
Milk
Soy
Mustard

Chenjeh

Tender diced lamb marinated in saffron, lemon and garlic

£25.90

Gluten
Soy

Chenjeh Torsh

Tender diced lamb marinated with pomegranate molasses, walnuts & wild herbs

£28.90

Gluten
Soy
Nuts
Milk

Soltani

1x Skewer Koobideh
1x Skewer Chenjeh

£29.90

Gluten
Soy

Koobideh

2x skewers of minced lamb, onion, and spices

£19.90

Gluten

Plant Based Koobideh

A vegan twist on a Persian classic, Koobideh made with beyond meat

£24.90

Soy
Gluten

Mixed grill for 1

1x Skewer of minced lamb (Koobideh)
1x Skewer of lamb & chicken fillets (Bakhtiari)

£27.90

Gluten
Milk
Soy
Mustard

Mixed grill for 2

Regular:
2x Skewers of minced lamb (Koobideh)
1x Mixed skewer of lamb & chicken fillets (Bakhtiari)

Large:
2x Skewers of minced lamb (Koobideh)
1x Skewer of lamb fillets (Joojeh)
1x Skewer of chicken fillets (Chenjeh)

Regular

£39.90

Large

£54.90

Gluten
Milk
Soy
Mustard