RÜYA reopens in Mayfair with new pared back menu, Raki list and Anatolian Aperitivo hour to take diners on a journey through the diverse cuisines of Turkey

Rüya, the Anatolian restaurant, bar and lounge in the heart of London’s Mayfair, will reopen their doors on Thursday 17th September, taking guests on a journey through the rich and diverse history of Anatolian cuisine with a new pared back a la carte menu, an exclusive raki menu, signature cocktail list, and the launch of their new Anatolian Aperitivo Hour. Rüya meaning ‘dream’ in Turkish, is the vision of Istanbul restaurateur Umut Özkanca. Inspired by the myriad regions of his native Turkey, Rüya offers a fresh take on Turkish cuisine through a contemporary and vibrant, yet refined and sophisticated menu. In partnership with Umut Özkanca, Chef Patron Colin Clague – formerly of Zuma and Caprice Holdings – has created a new pared back menu with a selection of Anatolian inspired dishes that reflect the layers of history and heritage within Turkish culture. The menu includes mezes from Marmara, Pides from the Black Sea region, olives from the Aegean Sea and kebabs from south eastern Anatolia. Highlights include traditional Aged kasar cheese pide with slow cooked organic egg; Izgara karides with grilled tiger prawns, pickled fennel butter and shaved fennel salad; 24 hour slow cooked short rib in a Turkish chilli […]