February 14, 2020 3.41 pm This story is over 50 months old

Lincoln takeaway will re-open with new owners and vegan offerings

The new owner is gearing up for climate change

A popular Lincoln takeaway will re-open under new ownership next month with a revamped menu including vegan food.

As previously reported, King Kebab on Clasketgate dipped to a food hygiene rating of ‘One’ last year and recently appeared to have shut down after some of the signage above the shop was removed. The doors and windows were painted over so nobody could see through.

New owner Gokhan Ipek confirmed to The Lincolnite the takeaway would make a comeback and re-open in March, although an exact date has not yet been set.

He wants to stamp his own authority on the takeaway by responding to climate change by banning plastic and also introducing more vegan options on the menu, which will be fried in a different fryer to any food including meat.

In addition to the usual grilled chicken kebabs, there will be new vegan burgers and wraps available, as well as Greek Gyros with halloumi cheese. The takeaway will also still sell pizzas, with vegan options being added in the future, along with handmade chips.

Gokhan, who took over the ownership around a month ago and will employ a new staff team, said: “King Kebab is staying and the management is changing. We will bring vegan food to the menu and we are going to try and go plastic free in the future.

“We are gearing up for climate change and I urge every business in Lincoln to do the same. If we don’t change our world, it will never change. We will make sure the cooking is not about being selfish and that we listen to the new generation and their needs.”

He added that he also wants to upgrade the inside of the takeaway, including new leather seats and customer toilets. Electric vehicles for deliveries are also in Gokhan’s plans for the future.