OUR STORY

For over a decade, The Nazar Lounge has been a cornerstone of the Bedford dining scene, celebrated for bringing authentic Turkish cuisine to the heart of the city. Our restaurant is a tribute to the rich culinary traditions of Turkey, offering a menu that creatively reinterprets classic dishes with a modern twist. From savory kebabs and grill varieties to an array of delicately prepared mezes, each recipe honors the past while embracing contemporary flavors.

At The Nazar Lounge, we believe that the secret to memorable meals lies in the quality of the ingredients. That’s why our kitchen is committed to using only the freshest, locally sourced produce and the finest cuts of meat. Our chefs meticulously prepare each dish to ensure that every bite conveys the genuine tastes and aromas of Turkish cuisine. This dedication to quality is what has made us a beloved destination for both locals and visitors alike.

Nestled in the charming town of Bedford, The Nazar Lounge is more than just a restaurant; it’s a place where memories are made. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply enjoying a casual meal with friends, our warm ambiance and friendly service create an inviting atmosphere for all. Join us at The Nazar Lounge, where every meal is a celebration of culture, tradition, and exceptional dining.

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MENU

HUMUS
£6.95
Chickpeas puree with tahini, lemon juice, olive oil & garlic
Description

Hummus is particularly one of the traditional Middle Eastern appetizers known as Mezze and is widely consumed in many countries. It is often served with pita bread, lavash, or vegetables. Drizzled with olive oil and garnished with paprika or fresh herbs, hummus contains chickpeas, which are a healthy source of protein, and offers a rich flavor profile with the addition of tahini.

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Chickpeas puree with tahini, lemon juice, olive oil & garlic

HUMUS AVOCADO
£7.95
Chickpeas puree with tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic & avocado
Description

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Chickpeas puree with tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic & avocado

TARAMASATA
£6.95
Freshly prepared whipped cod roe pate
Description

Tarama is a traditional cold appetizer commonly consumed in Greek and Turkish cuisines. Often served as a meze, this delicious dish primarily consists of smoked fish (typically mullet or whiting), breadcrumbs, olive oil, lemon juice, and garlic.

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Freshly prepared whipped cod roe pate

DOLMA
£6.95
Stuffed wine leaves with rice, onion, pepper and herbs
Description

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Stuffed wine leaves with rice, onion, pepper and herbs

CACIK
£6.95
Cucumber, mint and a hint of garlic in strained yoghurt
Description

"Cacık" is a traditional cold sauce or salad type that is typically associated with Turkish and Greek cuisines. Its primary ingredients include yogurt, cucumber, garlic, and fresh mint. It is prepared by mixing yogurt with grated cucumber, crushed garlic, and finely chopped fresh mint. Çaçık offers a refreshing and light flavor and is often served alongside dishes like kebabs, döner, or other meat-based meals. Additionally, it is a popular choice as a side dish or appetizer to beat the heat during hot weather conditions.

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Cucumber, mint and a hint of garlic in strained yoghurt

BEETROOT TARATOR
£6.95
Fresh beetroot, strained yoghurt, fresh garlic and olive oil
Description

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Fresh beetroot, strained yoghurt, fresh garlic and olive oil

BABAGANOUSH
£6.95
Smoked aubergine, green peppers, onions, tomato sauce & garlic
Description

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Smoked aubergine, green peppers, onions, tomato sauce & garlic

PATLICAN SOSLU
£6.95
Aubergine, green peppers, onions, tomato sauce & garlic
Description

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Aubergine, green peppers, onions, tomato sauce & garlic

MIXED OLIVES
£6.95
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Description

COLD MEZE PLATTER (FOR 2 PEOPLE)
£16.95
Selection of Humus, Tarama salata, Cacik, Dolma, Beetroot Tarator
Description

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Selection of Humus, Tarama salata, Cacik, Dolma, Beetroot Tarator

COLD MEZE PLATTER (FOR 4 PEOPLE)
£28.95
Selection of Humus, Tarama salata, Cacik, Dolma, Beetroot Tarator
Description

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Selection of Humus, Tarama salata, Cacik, Dolma, Beetroot Tarator

HUMUS KAVURMA
£8.95
Succulent morsels of pan-fried lamb and herbs served with humus
Description

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Succulent morsels of pan-fried lamb and herbs served with humus

WHITE BAIT
£7.95
Whitebait served with garnish & tartar sauce
Description

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Whitebait served with garnish & tartar sauce

BUTTERFLY KING PRAWNS
£7.95
Deep fried king prawns served with garnish & sweet chilli sauce
Description

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Deep fried king prawns served with garnish & sweet chilli sauce

HELLIM
£7.95
Grilled halloumi cheese
Description

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Grilled halloumi cheese

SUCUK HELLIM
£7.95
Grilled halloumi cheese with Turkish spicy sausage
Description

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Grilled halloumi cheese with Turkish spicy sausage

KALAMAR
£8.95
Pancota coated squid rings served with rocket salad
Description

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Pancota coated squid rings served with rocket salad

ARNAVUT CIGERI
£8.95
Sautéed spiced lamb’s liver served with sweet onion
Description

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Sautéed spiced lamb’s liver served with sweet onion

FALAFEL
£7.95
Deep fried combination of crushed chickpeas and broad beans with fresh herbs & served on humus
Description

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Deep fried combination of crushed chickpeas and broad beans with fresh herbs & served on humus

SIGARA BOREK
£7.95
Filo pastry delicately rolled and stuffed with feta cheese & spinach
Description

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Filo pastry delicately rolled and stuffed with feta cheese & spinach

GARLIC PRAWNS
£8.95
Prawns cooked with white wine and tomato sauce, garlic, red & green peppers
Description

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Prawns cooked with white wine and tomato sauce, garlic, red & green peppers

MITITE KOFTE
£8.95
Lamb meat balls cooked in and tomato sauce
Description

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Lamb meat balls cooked in and tomato sauce

GARLIC MUSHROOM
£8.95
Mushrooms cooked in white wine, cream sauce with garlic, dry mint & grated cheese
Description

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Mushrooms cooked in white wine, cream sauce with garlic, dry mint & grated cheese

HOT MEZE PLATTER (FOR 2 PEOPLE)
£18.95
Selection of halloumi cheese, spicy beef sausage, sigara boregi, falafel, calamari
Description

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Selection of halloumi cheese, spicy beef sausage, sigara boregi, falafel, calamari

HOT MEZE PLATTER ( FOR 4 PEOPLE )
£29.95
Selection of halloumi cheese, spicy beef sausage, sigara boregi, falafel, calamari
Description

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Selection of halloumi cheese, spicy beef sausage, sigara boregi, falafel, calamari

SARMA LAMB BEYTI
£19.95
Spicy minced lamb seasoned with garlic, fresh mint & parsley wrapped in lavas (tortilla) served with yogurt and butter, tomato sauce & rice
Description

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Spicy minced lamb seasoned with garlic, fresh mint & parsley wrapped in lavas (tortilla) served with yogurt and butter, tomato sauce & rice

SARMA CHICKEN BEYTI
£19.95
Spicy minced chicken seasoned with garlic, fresh mint & parsley wrapped in lavas (tortilla) served with yogurt and butter, tomato sauce & rice
Description

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Spicy minced chicken seasoned with garlic, fresh mint & parsley wrapped in lavas (tortilla) served with yogurt and butter, tomato sauce & rice

CHICKEN SHISH
£19.95
Lean chunks of chicken breast skewered and grilled over charcoal, served with rice & salad
Description

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Lean chunks of chicken breast skewered and grilled over charcoal, served with rice & salad

LAMB SHISH
£22.95
Lean, tender cubes of lamb skewered and grilled over charcoal, served with rice & salad
Description

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Lean, tender cubes of lamb skewered and grilled over charcoal, served with rice & salad

ADANA
£18.95
Lean, tender minced lamb skewered and grilled over charcoal, served with rice & salad
Description

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Lean, tender minced lamb skewered and grilled over charcoal, served with rice & salad

CHICKEN WINGS
£18.95
Chicken wings marinated and grilled on charcoal served with rice & salad
Description

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Chicken wings marinated and grilled on charcoal served with rice & salad

LAMB RIBS
£20.95
Grilled lamb ribs served with rice & salad
Description

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Grilled lamb ribs served with rice & salad

LAMB CHOPS
£23.95
Tender lamb cutlets seasoned and grilled over charcoal, served with rice & salad
Description

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Tender lamb cutlets seasoned and grilled over charcoal, served with rice & salad

CHICKEN BEYTI
£18.95
Spicy minced chicken seasoned with fresh mint, garlic and parsley, grilled over charcoal served with rice & salad
Description

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Spicy minced chicken seasoned with fresh mint, garlic and parsley, grilled over charcoal served with rice & salad

CHICKEN & LAMB COMBO
£19.95
Lean chunks of chicken breast & tender cubes of lamb skewered and grilled over charcoal served with rice & salad
Description

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Lean chunks of chicken breast & tender cubes of lamb skewered and grilled over charcoal served with rice & salad

MIXED GRILL
£23.95
Adana skewer, chicken skewer, lamb skewer, served with rice & salad
Description

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Adana skewer, chicken skewer, lamb skewer, served with rice & salad

Family Platter (Maximum 4 People to Share)
£98.95
Starters :- Humus, Tarama, Cacik, Beetroot Tarator, Calamari, Falafel, Babaganoush, Patlican Soslu Main Courses :- One Skewer of Adana, One Skewer of Lamb Shish, One Skewer of Chicken Shish, Chicken Wings (8pcs), Lamb Ribs (8pcs), Chicken Beyti. Served with rice & salad.
Description

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Starters :- Humus, Tarama, Cacik, Beetroot Tarator, Calamari, Falafel, Babaganoush, Patlican Soslu Main Courses :- One Skewer of Adana, One Skewer of Lamb Shish, One Skewer of Chicken Shish, Chicken Wings (8pcs), Lamb Ribs (8pcs), Chicken Beyti. Served with rice & salad.

Meat Platter (Maximum 4 People to Share)
£89.99
One Skewer of Adana, One Skewer of Lamb Shish, One Skewer of Chicken Shish, Chicken Wings (8pcs), Lamb Ribs (8pcs), Chicken Beyti. Served with rice & salad
Description

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One Skewer of Adana, One Skewer of Lamb Shish, One Skewer of Chicken Shish, Chicken Wings (8pcs), Lamb Ribs (8pcs), Chicken Beyti. Served with rice & salad

CHICKEN YOGHURT
£19.95
Chicken breast grilled chopped on a bed of bread, topped with tomato sauce, drizzled with butter and yoghurt. Served with rice & salad
Description

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Chicken breast grilled chopped on a bed of bread, topped with tomato sauce, drizzled with butter and yoghurt. Served with rice & salad

LAMB YOGHURT
£22.95
Lamb cubes grilled chopped on a bed of bread, topped with tomato sauce, drizzled with butter and yoghurt. Served with rice & salad
Description

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Lamb cubes grilled chopped on a bed of bread, topped with tomato sauce, drizzled with butter and yoghurt. Served with rice & salad

ADANA YOGHURT
£19.95
Grilled adana köfte, chopped on a bed of bread with tomato sauce and drizzled with butter and yoghurt. Served with rice & salad
Description

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Grilled adana köfte, chopped on a bed of bread with tomato sauce and drizzled with butter and yoghurt. Served with rice & salad

ALI NAZIK CHICKEN
£19.95
Tender chunks of chicken grilled over charcoal, on layer of yogurt and smoked mixed peppers and aubergine. Served with rice & salad
Description

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Tender chunks of chicken grilled over charcoal, on layer of yogurt and smoked mixed peppers and aubergine. Served with rice & salad

ALI NAZIK LAMB
£22.95
Tender chunks of lamb grilled over charcoal, on layer of yogurt and smoked mixed peppers and aubergine. Served with rice & salad
Description

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Tender chunks of lamb grilled over charcoal, on layer of yogurt and smoked mixed peppers and aubergine. Served with rice & salad

LAMB CASSEROLE
£19.95
Tender lamb cubes with chopped aubergines, potatoes, onion, tomato, peppers, garlic with herbs cooked in clay dish. Served with rice
Description

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Tender lamb cubes with chopped aubergines, potatoes, onion, tomato, peppers, garlic with herbs cooked in clay dish. Served with rice

CHICKEN CASSEROLE
£18.95
Tender chicken cubes with chopped aubergines, potatoes, onion, tomatoes, peppers, garlic with herbs cooked in clay dish. Served with rice.
Description

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Tender chicken cubes with chopped aubergines, potatoes, onion, tomatoes, peppers, garlic with herbs cooked in clay dish. Served with rice.

MEAT MOUSSAKA
£19.95
Layers of aubergine with courgette, minced meat, red & green peppers topped with cheese and tomato & pepper sauce baked in the oven. Served with rice & salad
Description

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Layers of aubergine with courgette, minced meat, red & green peppers topped with cheese and tomato & pepper sauce baked in the oven. Served with rice & salad

KLEFTIKO
£22.95
Oven cooked lamb shank with vegetables and tomato sauce. Served with mash potato & salad
Description

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Oven cooked lamb shank with vegetables and tomato sauce. Served with mash potato & salad

MOUSSAKA
£18.95
Layers of Aubergine with courgette, red & green peppers topped with cheese and tomatoes & pepper sauce baked in the oven. Served with rice & Salad
Description

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Layers of Aubergine with courgette, red & green peppers topped with cheese and tomatoes & pepper sauce baked in the oven. Served with rice & Salad

SEBZELI GUVEC
£18.95
Chopped aubergines, potatoes, onions, tomatoes, peppers, garlic with herbs. Served with rice and salad
Description

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Chopped aubergines, potatoes, onions, tomatoes, peppers, garlic with herbs. Served with rice and salad

HOMEMADE FALAFEL
£18.95
Homemade falafel served with rice, salad and humus
Description

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Homemade falafel served with rice, salad and humus

MANTAR SOTE
£17.95
Mushrooms cooked in white wine and cream sauce, garlic, butter, dry mint served with rice
Description

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Mushrooms cooked in white wine and cream sauce, garlic, butter, dry mint served with rice

SEA BASS
£21.95
Grilled seabass served with sautéed mix vegetables and baby potatoes
Description

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Grilled seabass served with sautéed mix vegetables and baby potatoes

KARIDES GUVEC
£19.95
Prawns cooked with white wine and (tomato sauce), garlic, red and green peppers, topped with grated cheddar cheese. Served with rice and salad
Description

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Prawns cooked with white wine and (tomato sauce), garlic, red and green peppers, topped with grated cheddar cheese. Served with rice and salad

GOAT CHEESE SALAD
£14.95
Mix leaf, cherry tomatoes, red onion, walnut, dried apricot and a special dressing
Description

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Mix leaf, cherry tomatoes, red onion, walnut, dried apricot and a special dressing

CHICKEN SALAD
£14.95
Grilled chicken served mix salad, cherry tomatoes, red onion, walnut and a special dressing
Description

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Grilled chicken served mix salad, cherry tomatoes, red onion, walnut and a special dressing

SEA FOOD SALAD
£14.95
Pan fried mixed sea food, olive oil and mustard dressing
Description

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Pan fried mixed sea food, olive oil and mustard dressing

NAZAR SALAD
£8.95
Mint, tomato, cucumber, spring onion, avocado, sumac, olive oil & pomegranate dressing.
Description

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Mint, tomato, cucumber, spring onion, avocado, sumac, olive oil & pomegranate dressing.

GREEK SALAD
£8.95
Feta cheese, tomato, cucumber, red onion, parsley, sumac, olive oil & pomegranate dressing
Description

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Feta cheese, tomato, cucumber, red onion, parsley, sumac, olive oil & pomegranate dressing

PILAV
£2.75
Rice
Description

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Rice

YOGHURT
£2.75
CHIPS
£4.95
TURKISH BREAD
£2.95
FISH FINGER
£8.95
All kids meal served with garnish & chips, juice & ice cream
Description

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All kids meal served with garnish & chips, juice & ice cream

CHICKEN SHISH
£9.95
All kids meal served with garnish & chips, juice & ice cream
Description

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All kids meal served with garnish & chips, juice & ice cream

CHICKEN WINGS
£9.95
All kids meal served with garnish & chips, juice & ice cream
Description

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All kids meal served with garnish & chips, juice & ice cream

CHICKEN NUGGETS
£8.95
All kids meal served with garnish & chips, juice & ice cream
Description

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All kids meal served with garnish & chips, juice & ice cream

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