Menu

 

We only choose the freshest produce which we then prepare with the finest herbs and spices. Be it a stew or something marinaded and fresh off the grill, you’ll love it.

 

Starter

Taftoon (V)                                                                   £1.50
Freshly baked Persian speciality table bread

Sabzi Paneer (V)                                                         £4.00
A selection of Persian herbs, walnuts and paneer cheese

Mast-o-Khiyar (V)                                                       £3.50
A dip/relish of yoghurt, herbs, mixed with cucumber

Mast-o-Moosir (V)                                                      £3.50
A dip/relish of yogurt mixed with chopped wild garlic (shallots)

Bourani (V)                                                                   £3.50
A dip/relish of yoghurt mixed with chopped spinach

Humus (V)                                                                    £3.50
Mashed chickpeas, tahini with garlic, lemon juice & olive oil

Torshi (V)                                                                      £4.00
A Persian relish/ pickle of mixed vegetables

Zeitoone-parvardeh (V)                                            £4.50
Marinated Olives mixed with pomegranate juice and crushed walnuts

Dolma (V)                                                                      £4.00
Stuffed vine leaves

Mirza Ghasemi (V)                                                      £4.00
Grilled crushed aubergine and garlic blended eggs and tomato

Kashk-o-Bademjan (V)                                              £4.00
Crushed fried aubergine, walnuts, fried onions and kashk (traditional Persian preserved yogurt whey)

Ghel-Gheli                                                                    £4.00
Meatballs made of a mixture of minced meat, onions, prunes, herbs and spices

Plate of Mazzeh
Serves 2: choice of 5 starters (small plate)              £12.00
Serves 4: choice of 5 starters (large plate)               £20.00

Kookoo Sabzi                                                               £4.50
A mixture of finely chopped spinach, leek, dill, parsley barberries and walnuts which is mixed with egg flattened and pan-fried

Olivier                                                                            £4.50
Finely diced chicken blended with eggs, potato, gherkins, green peas and mayo

Soup of the Day                                                           £4.00
Freshly prepared on a daily basis, please ask

Salads

Salad-e Shirazi (V)                                                       £4.00
Diced cucumber, tomatoes, red onions with chopped parsley, olive oil, seasoning and lemon juice

Seasonal Salad (V)                                                      £4.00
Iceberg lettuce, tomato, cucumber, shredded red & white cabbage, shredded carrot

Chicken Salad                                                             £5.50
Chicken tossed with Iceberg lettuce, tomato and cucumber served with dressing

Grills

All grilled main dishes are served with a grilled tomato and choice of either:

  • Saffron rice
  • Salad
  • A combination of saffron rice and salad
  • Taftoon bread and salad

Barg                                                                                   £13.50
Tender lamb fillet flattened and marinated with the finest saffron

Kobideh                                                                            £10.00
Two skewers of traditionally minced lamb mixed with onions

Sultani                                                                              £15.50
A popular traditional dish which is a combination of the dishes Barg and Kobideh (see above)

Chenjeh                                                                            £13.00
Tender pieces of lamb neck fillet marinated with saffron for a minimum of 24 hrs which gives it a unique and delicate taste

Juje ba-ostokhan                                                            £12.5
Baby chicken on the bone, marinated overnight with saffron and grilled

Juje bi-ostokhan                                                             £10.00
Chicken Kebab; Tender pieces of the finest chicken breast marinated with saffron

Ghafghazi                                                                         £13.50
Tender pieces of diced lamb and chicken with onions and chilli peppers grilled to perfection

Mixed Kebab                                                                     £13.50
Skewer of Kobideh and a skewer of juje bi-ostokhan

Plate of Kebab (serves 2)                                                £37.00
One skewer barg, 1 skewer chicken kebab, 2 skewer kobideh and a skewer chenjeh or a skewer of shashlik

Plate of Kebab (serves 4)                                               £69.00
1 skewer Barg, 1 skewer Chenjeh or 1 skewer Shashlik, 1 Juje ba-ostokhan, 2 skewer Chicken Kabab, 4 skewer Kobideh

Bakhtiari                                                                             £13.00
Tender pieces of lamb and chicken

Shashlik                                                                               £13.00
Lamb chops marinated with the delicate flavour of saffron

Traditional Stews

All stews are served with a choice of:

Saffron rice
Taftoon bread and salad

Gheyme-Bademjan                                                      £10.00
Finely diced lamb with baby aubergine, yellow split peas, tomatoes, sun-dried lime and saffron

Ghorme Sabzi                                                                  £10.00
Diced lamb or chicken with fresh parsley, coriander, chives and fenugreek with red kidney beans and sun dried lime

Fesenjoon                                                                         £10.00
A tasty dish especially on cold winter days; pieces of chicken cooked with ground walnuts, onions, spices and a pomegranate puree which creates a unique sweet & sour flavour

Bamieh                                                                               £10.00
Finely diced lamb on the bone with okra, tomatoes, saffron, mixed peppers and onion

Zereshk Polo Ba Morgh                                                  £11.00
Rice & barberries steamed cooked and served with a tender half chicken in a saffron marinade, giving a sweet & sour taste with a wonderful aroma

Baghali polo ba Mahicheh                                             £14.00
Traditional Persian lamb shank served with steamed rice mixed with dill and broad beans

Baghali polo ba kookoo sabzi (V)                                  £9.00
Rice mixed with dill and broad beans and served kookoo sabzi (see starter menu)

Vegetarian Stew (V)                                                          £10.00
Baby aubergines and courgette, baby potatoes & mixed peppers with tomatoes, saffron marinade

Side Orders

Kebab Kobidah (Lamb Kofte)                                          £3.30

Grilled Tomatoes                                                                £2.00

Steam Rice                                                                            £3.00

Fries                                                                                        £2.50

Desserts

Try our delicious traditional Persian desserts as a perfect complement to your meal

Faloode (V)                                                                            £3.70
Rice Vermicelli in Rose water Syrup

Saffron & Pistachio Ice Cream (2 scoops) (V)               £2.50

Saffron & Pistachio Ice Cream (4 scoops) (V)               £4.00

Faloode and Saffron & Pistachio Ice cream (V)           £3.50

Baqlava (V)                                                                            £3.70

Carrot juice & ice cream                                                    £3.50

Starter

Taftoon (V)                                                          £1.50
Freshly baked Persian speciality table bread

Sabzi Paneer (V)                                                £4.00
A selection of Persian herbs, walnuts and paneer cheese

Mast-o-Khiyar (V)                                              £3.50
A dip/relish of yoghurt, herbs, mixed with cucumber

Mast-o-Moosir (V)                                              £3.50
A dip/relish of yogurt mixed with chopped wild garlic (shallots)

Bourani (V)                                                          £3.50
A dip/relish of yoghurt mixed with chopped spinach

Humus (V)                                                            £3.50
Mashed chickpeas, tahini with garlic, lemon juice & olive oil

Torshi (V)                                                              £4.00
A Persian relish/ pickle of mixed vegetables

Zeitoone-parvardeh (V)                                    £4.50
Marinated Olives mixed with pomegranate juice and crushed walnuts

Dolma (V)                                                             £4.00
Stuffed vine leaves

Mirza Ghasemi (V)                                             £4.00
Grilled crushed aubergine and garlic blended eggs and tomato

Kashk-o-Bademjan (V)                                      £4.00
Crushed fried aubergine, walnuts, fried onions and kashk (traditional Persian preserved yogurt whey)

Ghel-Gheli                                                             £4.00
Meatballs made of a mixture of minced meat, onions, prunes, herbs and spices

Plate of Mazzeh
Serves 2: choice of 5 starters (small plate)       £12.00
Serves 4: choice of 5 starters (large plate)        £20.00

Kookoo Sabzi                                                     £4.50
A mixture of finely chopped spinach, leek, dill, parsley barberries and walnuts which is mixed with egg flattened and pan-fried

Olivier                                                                  £4.50
Finely diced chicken blended with eggs, potato, gherkins, green peas and mayo

Soup of the Day                                                 £4.00
Freshly prepared on a daily basis, please ask

Salads

Salad-e Shirazi (V)                                             £4.00
Diced cucumber, tomatoes, red onions with chopped parsley, olive oil, seasoning and lemon juice

Seasonal Salad (V)                                            £4.00
Iceberg lettuce, tomato, cucumber, shredded red & white cabbage, shredded carrot

Chicken Salad                                                    £5.50
Chicken tossed with Iceberg lettuce, tomato and cucumber served with dressing

Grills

All grilled main dishes are served with a grilled tomato and choice of either:

  • Saffron rice
  • Salad
  • A combination of saffron rice and salad
  • Taftoon bread and salad

Barg                                                             £13.50
Tender lamb fillet flattened and marinated with the finest saffron

Kobideh                                                      £10.00
Two skewers of traditionally minced lamb mixed with onions

Sultani                                                         £15.50
A popular traditional dish which is a combination of the dishes Barg and Kobideh (see above)

Chenjeh                                                       £13.00
Tender pieces of lamb neck fillet marinated with saffron for a minimum of 24 hrs which gives it a unique and delicate taste

Juje ba-ostokhan                                      £12.50
Baby chicken on the bone, marinated overnight with saffron and grilled

Juje bi-ostokhan                                       £10.00
Chicken Kebab; Tender pieces of the finest chicken breast marinated with saffron

Ghafghazi                                                    £13.50
Tender pieces of diced lamb and chicken with onions and chilli peppers grilled to perfection

Mixed Kebab                                               £13.50
Skewer of Kobideh and a skewer of juje bi-ostokhan

Plate of Kebab (serves 2)                         £37.00
One skewer barg, 1 skewer chicken kebab, 2 skewer kobideh and a skewer chenjeh or a skewer of shashlik

Plate of Kebab (serves 4)                         £69.00
1 skewer Barg, 1 skewer Chenjeh or 1 skewer Shashlik, 1 Juje ba-ostokhan, 2 skewer Chicken Kabab, 4 skewer Kobideh

Bakhtiari                                                       £13.00
Tender pieces of lamb and chicken

Shashlik                                                         £13.00
Lamb chops marinated with the delicate flavour of saffron

Traditional Stews

All stews are served with a choice of:

Saffron rice
Taftoon bread and salad

Gheyme-Bademjan                                     £10.00
Finely diced lamb with baby aubergine, yellow split peas, tomatoes, sun-dried lime and saffron

Ghorme Sabzi                                                £10.00
Diced lamb or chicken with fresh parsley, coriander, chives and fenugreek with red kidney beans and sun dried lime

Fesenjoon                                                      £10.00
A tasty dish especially on cold winter days; pieces of chicken cooked with ground walnuts, onions, spices and a pomegranate puree which creates a unique sweet & sour flavour

Bamieh                                                            £10.00
Finely diced lamb on the bone with okra, tomatoes, saffron, mixed peppers and onion

Zereshk Polo Ba Morgh                              £11.00
Rice & barberries steamed cooked and served with a tender half chicken in a saffron marinade, giving a sweet & sour taste with a wonderful aroma

Baghali polo ba Mahicheh                          £14.00
Traditional Persian lamb shank served with steamed rice mixed with dill and broad beans

Baghali polo ba kookoo sabzi (V)              £9.00
Rice mixed with dill and broad beans and served kookoo sabzi (see starter menu)

Vegetarian Stew (V)                                      £10.00
Baby aubergines and courgette, baby potatoes & mixed peppers with tomatoes, saffron marinade

Side Orders

Kebab Kobidah (Lamb Kofte)                        £3.30

Grilled Tomatoes                                              £2.00

Steam Rice                                                         £3.00

Fries                                                                     £2.50

Desserts

Try our delicious traditional Persian desserts as a perfect complement to your meal

Faloode (V)                                                         £3.70
Rice Vermicelli in Rose water Syrup

Saffron & Pistachio Ice Cream (2 scoops) (V)        £2.50

Saffron & Pistachio Ice Cream (4 scoops) (V)        £4.00

Faloode and Saffron & Pistachio Ice cream (V)    £3.50

Baqlava (V)                                                         £3.70

Carrot juice & ice cream                                £3.50

Hours of Service

MON – SAT
12:00pm – 11:00pm

SUN
12:00pm – 10:00pm

We Serve Halal Food

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Persian Empire Restaurant

69-71 Upper Parliament St, Nottingham NG1 6LD

Phone: 0115 924 1999

Address:

 

69-71 Upper Parliament St

Nottingham NG1 6LD

Phone: 0115 924 1999