Official opening for new Alnwick restaurant

Dilman Abdullah, Coun Alan Symmonds and Javed Rahman at the opening of Mezze in Alnwick.
Dilman Abdullah, Coun Alan Symmonds and Javed Rahman at the opening of Mezze in Alnwick.

Alnwick’s first Turkish restaurant marked its opening with a special launch event last night.

As previously reported by the Gazette, Mezze has taken over the premises formerly occupied by Indian restaurant Varanda on Clayport Street, opening for business last week.

Dilman Abdullah and Javed Rahman with a special guest at the opening of Mezze in Alnwick.

Dilman Abdullah and Javed Rahman with a special guest at the opening of Mezze in Alnwick.

Former Mayor of Alnwick, Coun Alan Symmonds, was on hand to do the honours and there was also a special guest in the form of a belly dancer.

The Gazette ate at the restaurant earlier in the week and you can read our review in next Thursday’s paper.

The opening of Mezze in Alnwick.

The opening of Mezze in Alnwick.