Silk Road Hours

Dec 09
12:00 - 22:00
Dec 10
11:30 - 22:00
Dec 11
11:30 - 22:00
Dec 12
11:30 - 22:00
Dec 13
11:30 - 22:00
Dec 14
11:30 - 22:00
Dec 15
12:00 - 22:00

About Us

What is the Silk Road?

The Silk Road refers to a series of trade and cultural routes extending from China, across central Asia and the Middle east to the Mediterranean Sea. Trade on the Silk road was a significant factor in the development of the great civilizations of China, Egypt, Mesopotamia, Persia, the Indian subcontinent and Rome, and helped to lay the foundations for the modern world. The routes were also central to cultural interaction throughout these regions' new cuisine with culinary delights from both east and west influencing each other.

What is Persian Cuisine?

Persian cuisine refers to the traditional and modern styles of cooking related to Persia. Situated in the Middle East, the Persian culinary style is unique to Persia, though has historically both influenced and has been influenced by Iran’s neighbouring regions at various stages throughout its history. Specifically, these have been mutual culinary influences to and from Mesopotamian cuisine, Anatolian cuisine, and especially the Central Asian cuisine. Many foods famously associated with Middle Eastern, and indeed World cuisine have their origins in Persia, such as kabob and ice cream.
These cuisines which includes a wide variety of foods ranging from "Chelow Kabob" (Barg, Koobideh, Joojeh, Soltani, Kenjeh, and others), "Khoresht" (stew that is served with rice: Ghormeh Sabzi, Gheimeh, and others), "Polo" (white rice alone or with addition of meat and/or vegetables and herbs, including Zereshk Polo and others), and a diverse variety of salads, pastries, and drinks specific to different parts of Iran.
To achieve a balanced taste, characteristic Persian flavourings such as saffron, dried limes, cinnamon, and parsley are mixed delicately and used in some speciality dishes.The traditional drink accompanying Persian dishes is doogh, a combination of yogurt, still or carbonated water, salt, and dried mint.

We hope that you enjoy the authentic taste of Persia at Silk Road.