Damascus Gate restaurant
10 Upper Camden Street, Dublin 2, Camden Street, Dublin, Dublin 2
A La Carte
with Syrian Deep Fried Flat Bread
Chickpea puree with sesame tahini, lemon juice and olive oil
Puree of smoked aubergine, sesame tahini, olive oil and lemon juice
Salad with tomato, cucumber, fresh mint, onion, radish, summaq lettuce, olive oil, lemon and pomegranate juice served with small squares of Syrian flat bread.
finely chopped parsley salad with tomato, fresh mint, lemon juice, olive oil and garnished with crushed bulgur wheat.
Four chickpea croquettes with a herb and tahini sauce.
Traditional Syrian spinach deep fried in a pastry parcel
Cheese deep fried in a pastry parcel.
Mildly spiced grilled potato cubes diced and cooked with garlic, lemon, coriander and spices.
Mediterranean white cheese pan fried in butter with oregano served with olives and tomato.
Vine leaves filled with rice, tomato and parsley slow cooked in olive oil.
Chickpea puree with sesame tahini and fresh minced lamb served with olive oil and lemon juice.
Syrian bread filled with minced lamb, onion, tomato sauce and grilled.
Lamb, crushed bulgur wheat shells filled with seasoned minced lamb, onion and nuts served with a cucumber and yoghurt salad.
Syrian pastry filled with chicken and deep fried.
CHICKEN WINGS (JAWANAH)
Marinated char-grilled chicken wings served with a chilli or garlic sauce
Whole grilled quail served with a mayonnaise and lemon juice sauce or a fresh pomegranate Sauce.
Prawns grilled with garlic and coriander served with a side salad.
Kibbeh, Tabouleh, Hummus, Spinach Sambosa, Baba Ghanouj served with olive oil.
Falafel, Vine Leaves, Olives, Cheese and a Mixed Salad.
AL SHAMM MEZZA
Falafel, Hummus, Baba Ghanouj, Fatoush, Lamb Sambosa and a cucumber salad
Chicken filet served with creamy saffron yoghurt, saffron rice and fresh pomegranate seeds.
Slow cooked and seasoned Lamb pieces served with saffron rice served with fresh pomegranate seeds.
Half baby chicken marinated and char-grilled served with vermicelli rice, garlic sauce and a side salad.
Chicken filet de-boned and char-grilled served with a garlic sauce and side salad.
LAMB SKEWERS (LAHEM MESHWI)
Grilled skewers of tender lamb and Syrian bread served with rice or salad.
CHICKEN SHISH TAOUQ
Delicately marinated skewers of chicken breast char-grilled and served with Syrian bread and rice or salad.
MIXED GRILL (MASHAWY)
Grilled skewers of diced lamb, chicken and seasoned minced lamb with Syrian bread served with either rice, salad.
KEBAB - JAN
Char-grilled minced lamb skewers with fresh aubergine, Syrian flat bread served with either rice salad.
DAJAJ BE’ ALSAUCE
Chicken pieces slow cooked with tomato, garlic and olive oil served with rice.
KOFTA BE’ LABAN
Slow cooked meat balls served with yoghurt, rice and fresh pomegranate seeds.
LAHMEH BE’ ALSAUCE
Lamb pieces slow cooked with tomato, garlic and olive oil served with rice
KIBBEH BE’ LABAN
Seasoned minced lamb and crushed bulgur wheat shells filled with seasoned minced lamb onion and nuts dipped in a yoghurt sauce served with rice.
Chicken and aubergine cooked with rice, black cardamon, cinnamon and potato served with side salad
Diced lamb with rice slow cooked with dried lime, whole cloves, black cardamons, dressed with nuts and served with a lamb sauce.
WHOLE QUAIL (FERRI)
Fresh Quail grilled with pomegranate sauce served with a saffron rice and side salad.
SYRIAN MOUNAZALEH (MOUSSAKA )
Slow cooked seasoned lamb pieces with aubergine, tomato and chickpea.
Grilled fish filet with fried onion served with saffron rice and nuts.
Char-grilled fresh salmon served with a creamy sauce and garnished with nuts.
Char-grilled filet of seabass cooked with coriander, garlic, and lemon juice served with rice and a rocket salad.
Plain grilled Kind Prawn served with a cream sauce served with rice and salad.
Stuffed Falafel with hummus and a selection of fresh salads served with Syrian bread.
Tomatoes, aubergines, potatoes and yoghurt cheese served with rice or salad.
Syrian green beans cooked with tomato, onion and olive oil.
Vine leaves filled with rice, tomato and parsley slow cooked in olive oil served with a yoghurt salad
Rice Be’ Al Shaaryah
Grilled Mixed Vegetables
Home Fried Potatoes
Kabis (mixed Mediterranean pickles and olives)
Traditional Syrian Fries
Filo pastry filled with nuts cooked with syrup and rose water.
Cream cheese served with vermicelli, rose water and syrup.
Semolina cake with a moist walnut or pistachio centre
CARROT / CHOCOLATE / COFFEE CAKE
FERRO ROCHER CAKE
ASSORTED ICE CREAM
SPECIAL HOUSE CAKE
Pamya B Lahma
Okra and lamb in tomato and garlic sauce served with rice.
Fassoulia B'Al Zet
Cut green beans cooked in tomato sauce with garlic and onion served with rice
kofta or falafel or chicken wrap served with salad or potato
Slice of Kibbeh
Cooked in the oven with cracked wheat, onion and served with cucumber salad
We invite our guests to bring their own wines for which we charge a nominal fee.
€2.50 per bottle corkage
Terre d’Olivettes Blanc, IGP d’Oc, France
The Olivettes white is a blend of five grape varieties: Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Ugni Blanc, Viognier and the lesser-known Terret, which is one of the Languedoc oldest surviving varieties. This is a fresh, well-balanced, medium-bodied wine with a flavoursome, easy-drinking profile. It accompanies salads and mezze to perfection and enhances light fish and poultry dishes. Glass: €3.90
Domaine Gayda Viognier, Languedoc, France
This is a well-crafted Viognier with a pale lemon gold colour and an expressive and slightly exotic perfume. Lovely flavours of apricot, peach and acacia blossom give way to an elegance and freshness on the palate which perfectly balances the richness and fullness of the grape. Glass €4.20
Domaine Octavie Touraine Sauvignon, France
This is a mouth-watering organic Sauvignon Blanc from
Massaya Blanc, Lebanon
A superbly balanced blend of Clairette, Obeidi, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay.
Bouvet 'Saphir' Vintage Sparkling Saumur
Crafted in the champagne fashion from Chenin Blanc, the wine has aromas of honey mingled with fresh fruit on the nose.
Terre d’Olivettes Rouge, France
This is a super, easy-drinking red from the Languedoc using a blend of three grapes: Carignan, Syrah and Grenache. Dark fruit mingles with some herbal and spicy hints to deliver an accomplished wine which will pair seamlessly with a wide variety of meat dishes. Glass €4.50
Grapillon d’Or '1806' Merlot, France
This wine is grown near Gigondas in the Rhone and has a beautiful purple colour with intense aromas of wild fruits and liquorice. Glass €5.25
Ch. Kefraya 'Les Bretesches', Lebanon
On the nose, the wine reveals lifted notes of warm fruits, underlined by subtle hints of wood, mushroom and spices. On the palate, this wine is balanced and structured. A perfect accompaniment to mezze, grilled meats and any lightly spiced dishes.
Massaya Classic Red, Lebanon
An elegant wine, with ripe red berries on the nose and a hint of pepper spice. The palate is medium bodied with lovely fruit and depth. Savoury nose with hints of cherries, blackberries and spice. In the mouth one experiences the full aromatic and spicy majesty of the Cinsault, underpinned with ripe cherries, liquorice and hints of prunes and fresh finish. Glass €5.50
Massaya Silver Selection, Lebanon
The Silver Selection red is a complex blend of Grenache Noir, Cinsault, CAbernet Sauvignon and Mouvedre. It is a deep spicy wine with luxurious tannins and fresh ripe fruit.
'Essensia' Orange Muscat, California
This luscious, silky and quite frankly erotically-charged little number is a rose petal-scented dream of a wine