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A no-frills Turkish grill serving huge portions. You can BYO as long as it’s not Turkish booze, which is sold here. No corkage fee. 10 Arcola St, E8 2DJ.
The silky chickpea dip is excellent, and used as a base for many dishes. No corkage fee either. 62 Exmouth Market, EC1R 4QE.
Handily close to We Brought Beer, this Beirutian restaurant in Balham does great meze. It does sell booze, but you can BYO for £2.50 per head corkage. 73 Bedford Hill, SW12 9HA.
Things never change at this bustling Persian restaurant, including the BYO policy, which has no corkage fee. Other highlights include friendly service and good daily dishes. 152 Warwick Rd, W14 8PS.
This Marylebone institution has been serving fish and chips for 100 years, so why not bring along a bottle to celebrate the centenary. Corkage fee: £1 per head. 3 Marylebone Lane, W1U 2PN.
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