Damascena, Moseley

Last weekend I walked to my local village, Moseley for lunch in a little cafe that has been doing ever so well since it opened last year. Damascena describe themselves as your local far away coffee house, and that fits them perfectly.

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Decorated with twinkling lanterns, the cafe has a delicious minty aroma mixed with great, strong coffee. It serves a medley of meze dishes as well as a selection of decadent looking pastries.

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I started with a rather delicious avocado and dried fruit milkshake, which was thick, luxurious and creamy.

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And a selection of dishes, all of which are very good value.

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 Fragrant Baba Ghanuuj scooped up by warm pitta.
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A selection of delicious pastries of which the salmon one was INCREDIBLE but sadly I didn’t get a picture of it as it got eaten too quickly! You’ll have to take my word for it. The others were great too…

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Fatuush salad – fresh and crunchy

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Feta, cheese and mint fatayer

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And a makali salad

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The flavours were refreshing and delicious, and I am looking forward to going back to try more from the menu. Every time I go passed this place there are plenty of people enjoying it, which is always a good sign.

They also have a small patio, which they have decked out beautifully.

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Doesn’t it look lovely. You can see what they have on offer here.

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