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283 Roundhay Road, Leeds LS8 4HS

Monday - 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Tuesday - Closed
Wednesday - 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Thursday - 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Friday - 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Saturday - 12:30pm - 11:00pm
Sunday - 12:30pm - 10:00pm

Authentic dining in our traditional Persian Teahouse & Restaurant. A friendly, family run business with amazing home style cooking.

WelcomeTo Darvish Restaurant


Darvish is a traditional Persian teahouse and restaurant, offering a full range of authentic Iranian food, freshly prepared on the outskirts of Leeds city centre. Whether you are familiar with Persian cuisine or a novice to the food and culture, there is something for every palate at Darvish. We have experienced, friendly staff on hand to guide you through the traditional menu and make recommendations that are sure to satisfy.

Our Menu

  • Starters
  • Main Courses
  • Desserts

Starters

  • Darvish Special Salad
    £4.00
    Fresh lettuce, cucumber, tomatoes, grated carrots, grated red cabbage pickles and olives topped with fresh green herbs, salty feta cheese and special Darvish salad dressing
  • Mirza Ghasemi
    £4.50
    Our popular grilled aubergine dip, tomato sauce, eggs, garlic and spices served with naan
  • Kashke Bademjan
    £4.50
    Delicious fried aubergine dip, walnuts, fried onions, garlic, dry mint, spices, Persian Cheese sauce (Kashk) served with naan
  • Falafel
    £4.00
    Crushed chickpeas mixed with fresh parsley, garlic, onion and selection of spices served with naan
  • Salad Olvieh
    £4.50
    Potatoes, pickled cucumbers, peas, carrots, sweetcorn, mayonnaise and shredded chicken breast served with naan
  • Houmous
    £4.00
    Mashed chickpeas, garlic, sesame seed paste (Tahini), olive oil and lemon juice served with naan
  • Dolmeh Barg Mow
    £4.00
    Vine leaves stuffed with rice, onions and sunflower oil with spices
  • Borani Bademjan
    £3.00
    Refreshing homemade thick yoghurt mixed with grilled aubergines, garlic and herbs
  • Borani Sphenaje
    £3.00
    Refreshing homemade thick yoghurt mixed with fried spinach and garlic
  • Salad Fasl
    £3.50
    Fresh lettuce, cucumber, carrots, olives, tomatoes and salad sauce
  • Salad Shirazi
    £3.50
    Chopped onions, cucumber, tomatoes topped with olive oil, lemon juice and dry mint
  • Maast-Mooseer
    £3.00
    Traditional homemade thick yoghurt mixed with shallots
  • Maast-Khiyar
    £3.00
    Homemade thick yoghurt mixed with chopped cucumber and herbs
  • Torshi Seer
    £3.00
    Aged pickled garlic
  • Torshi Makhloot
    £3.00
    Mixed pickled vegetables
  • Torshi Litteh
    £2.50
    Chopped mixed pickled vegetables
  • Zaitoon-Khiyar Shoor
    £3.00
    Persian pickled baby cucumber and olives
  • Darvish special soup
    £4.00
    Chicken, barley, carrots, peas, herbs, sweet corn, tomato and onions
  • Maast
    £2.00
    Plain yoghurt

Main Courses & Kebab Dishes

  • Kebab Koubideh
    £8.00
    Two skewers of minced lamb with onions, served with grilled tomato and naan or saffron rice
  • Joojeh Kebab Fillet
    £7.50
    A skewer of chicken fillet marinated in yogurt, lemon juice and saffron, served with grilled tomato and naan or saffron rice
  • Joojeh Kebab on the Bone
    £8.00
    A skewer of spring chicken marinated in yogurt, lemon juice and saffron, served with grilled tomato and naan or saffron rice
  • Chenjeh Kebab
    £10.50
    A skewer of diced tender lamb fillet marinated in yogurt, green peppers and onions, served with grilled tomato and naan or saffron rice
  • Barg Kebab
    £10.50
    A skewer of flat tender lamb fillet, served with tomato and naan or saffron rice
  • Makhsoos Kebab
    £10.00
    A skewer of chicken fillet and a skewer of kebab Koubideh, served with tomato and naan or saffron rice
  • Soltani Kebab
    £13.00
    A skewer of flat tender lamb fillet and one skewer of kebab Koubideh, served with grilled tomato and naan or saffron rice
  • Bakhtiyari Kebab
    £13.00
    A skewer of marinated diced tender lamb and a skewer of kebab Koubideh, served with grilled tomato and naan or saffron rice
  • Barg Makhsoos Kebab
    £15.00
    A skewer of flat tender lamb fillet with a skewer of chicken fillet, served with grilled tomato and naan or saffron rice
  • Chenjeh Makhsoos kebab
    £15.00
    A skewer of kebab chenjeh with a skewer of chicken fillet, served with grilled tomato and naan or saffron rice
  • Soltani Makhsoos Kebab
    £18.00
    A skewer of kebab barg, a skewer of kebab koubideh and a skewer of chicken fillet, served with grilled tomato and naan or saffron rice
  • Bakhtiyari Makhsoos Kebab
    £18.00
    A skewer of kebab chenjeh, a skewer of kebab koubideh and a skewer of chicken fillet, served with grilled tomato and naan or saffron rice
  • Darvish Mix Kebab (serves two)
    £29.50
    A skewer of kebab barg, a skewer of kebab chenjeh, a skewer of chicken fillet and two skewers of kebab koubideh, served with two saffron rice, naan and fresh salad
  • Dar vish Mix Kebab (serves three)
    £35.50
    A skewer of kebab chenjeh, a skewer of kebab barg, two skewers of chicken fillet and two skewers of mince lamb served with three saffron rice, naan and fresh salad

Khoreshts (Casseroles) & Veggies

  • Sabzi Polo Ba Mahi (Fish)
    £11.00
    Traditionally fried salmon or sea bass fillet served with herb rice
  • Deezi Makhsoos Darvish
    £9.00
    Traditional Persian slow-cooked lamb stew with chickpeas, navy-beans, potatoes, onions, tomato puree and dried lime served with naan
  • Chello Morgh
    £8.00
    1/4 chicken cooked in special Persian sauce, served with saffron rice and fried forest berries (barberries)
  • Chello Mahicheh
    £10.00
    Lamb shank cooked in special Persian sauce, served with saffron rice and fried forest berries (barberries)
  • Khoresht Ghaymeh (meat)
    £8.00
    Diced lamb, split yellow peas, dried lime cooked in a special Persian sauce garnished with fried potatoes, served with saffron rice
  • Ghormeh Sabzi (meat)
    £9.00
    Diced lamb, kidney beans and whole dried lime cooked in fresh Persian herbs, served with saffron rice
  • Ghaymeh Bademjan (meat)
    £9.00
    Diced lamb, dried lime and split yellow peas cooked in a special Persian sauce garnished with fried potatoes and fried aubergine, served with saffron rice
  • Khoresht Karafs
    £8.00
    Chicken drumstick cooked with celery and Persian herbs served with saffron rice
  • Vegetable Kebab (veg)
    £9.00
    Two skewers of grilled fresh seasonal vegetable and grilled tomato, served with naan bread or saffron rice
  • Khoresht Ghaymeh (veg)
    £8.00
    Soya mince, mushrooms, split yellow peas, dried lime cooked in a special Persian sauce garnished with fried potato and saffron rice or naan bread
  • Ghormeh Sabzi (veg)
    £8.00
    Mushrooms, kidney beans and whole dried lime cooked in fresh Persian herbs, served with saffron rice or naan bread
  • Khoresht Ghaymeh Bademjan (veg)
    £9.00
    Soya mince, yellow peas and mushrooms cooked in a special Persian tomato sauce, served with fried aubergine and saffron rice or naan bread
  • Vegetarian Khoresht (veg)
    £9.00
    Fresh fried chopped vegetables: aubergine, potato, courgette, tomatoes, red and green peppers, onions and mushrooms cooked in a special Persian sauce, served with saffron rice or naan bread

Extras

  • Extra Skewer of Kebab Koubideh
    £3.00
    12" long grilled minced lamb mixed with onion
  • Baghali Polo
    £3.00
    Rice mixed with dill weed and broad beans (lima beans)
  • Zereshk Polo
    £2.50
    Saffron rice topped with fried Persian forest berries (barberries)
  • Saffron Polo
    £2.00
    Rice with saffron
  • Grilled Tomato
    £1.00
    Skewer of grilled tomato
  • Chips
    £2.50
  • Sauces
    50p
    Darvish special sauce, chilli, tomato ketchup and garlic mayo

Desserts

  • Traditional Ice-Cream (1 scoop)
    £1.50
    Persian saffron ice-cream garnished with pistachios
  • Traditional Ice-Cream (3 scoops)
    £4.00
    Persian saffron ice-cream garnished with pistachios
  • Darvish Dates - DD
    £3.00
    Stuffed dates with walnuts wrapped in Darvish homemade crispy pastry topped with sesame seeds and coconut powder
  • Persian Baklava
    £3.00
  • Persian Pastries
    £3.00
  • Darvish Delight
    £3.00
    A light dessert made of Saffron, rose water, almond, pistachios, sugar and flour starch
  • Chocolate Fudge Cake
    £3.00

Drinks

  • Alcohol Free Beer
    £2.00
  • J2O
    £2.00
  • Pepsi, Fanta, 7up, Coke, Diet Coke
    £1.00
  • Spring Water or Sparkling Water (500ml)
    £1.00
  • Doogh (glass)
    £1.50
    Yoghurt mixed with sparkling water and dried mint
  • Doogh (jug)
    £4.00
    Yoghurt mixed with sparkling water and dried mint
  • Juice (glass)
    £1.50
    Orange, Apple, Mango, Sour Cherry or Pomegranate
  • Juice (jug)
    £5.00
    Orange, Apple, Mango, Sour Cherry or Pomegranate
  • Special Darvish Tea
    £6.00
  • Saffron Tea
    £4.00
  • MintTea
    £3.50
  • Lemon Tea
    £3.50
  • Cinnamon Tea
    £3.50
  • Cardamon Tea
    £3.50
  • Green Tea
    £3.50
  • Sugar Candy Tea
    £2.00
  • English Tea
    £2.00
  • Coffee
    £2.50
  • Americano
    £2.50
  • Cappuccino
    £2.50
  • Espresso
    £2.50

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