The people of London have been expressing love for a popular German gourmet kebab chain.
Londoners have shown their appreciation for German Doner Kebab (GDK) byvotingthe company’s Fulham Broadway branch the best place to eat in the capital on thetravel and restaurant review website TripAdvisor.
ThelocalGDK franchise took the crown as London’s top Quick Bites restaurant and has been rated “excellent” a staggering 295 times out of a total 315 reviewers. “I have ordered from here honestly about 15 times plus – never had a bad order,” said one customer, while another heaped praise on the branch, saying “Very good customer service, treated with respect too and the food is amazing.” An ex-member of staff has also shown appreciation for her former employers at GDK’s Croydon branch. Shana Laquisha Smith got a tattoo of the company’s doner spit logo on her arm before leaving her job at the eatery to join the army
“I just saw the logo and said to my boss that I really wanted to get something to remember this place,” Shana explained.
Responding to Shana’s tattoo, GDK UK Managing Director Daniel Bunce said:“It’s an unusual but great compliment that our employee decided to get this tattoo as a way of remembering her time working with us at GDK.”
GDK which is known for combining new innovative kebab dishes such as doner nachos and spring rolls with traditional ones like wraps, burgers and sandwiches has branches in towns and cities across the UK including London, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Swansea and Cardiff.
Tourist hit with £2000 bill for a kebab in Jerusalem
An American tourist paid over £2000 for a single shawarma kebab plate while holidaying in Jerusalem last August. Laura Ziff was horrified to discover a charge of 10,100 Israeli shekels worth around £2300, and posted about her experience on a local Facebook group.
“I need help please. Can someone provide the address for a restaurant right by the Jaffa Gate called Old City Shwarma … I was charged approximately $2,900 for one Shwarma plate!” she wrote.