Five Oxfordshire restaurants and takeaways have been named as finalists for a national award event. 

The British Kebab Awards, in association with Just Eat, celebrates the best of kebab takeaways and restaurants across the UK.

There are 20 award categories ranging from 'Best Greek Restaurant' and 'Chef of the Year' to 'Best Takeaway' and 'Best Restaurant'.

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This year marks the 12th awards ceremony.

A panel of judges, experts in the culinary field, have curated the shortlist, highlighting the contributions of standout establishments.

Antep Kitchen in Cowley Road and Ahmed’s Bar B-Q in Oxford High Street are among those listed for the award.

Elsewhere in the county, Best Kebab Van in Chipping Norton, Atalay’s Kebab Van and Antep Kebab House are also in contention for an award.

Oxford Mail: Atalay's Kebab Van in ThameAtalay's Kebab Van in Thame Ibrahim Dogus, founder and organiser of the British Kebab Awards, said: "The 12th British Kebab Awards shortlist is a testament to the culinary excellence and innovation within the kebab industry.

"It's an honour to recognize and celebrate the outstanding contributions of these establishments that have impressed our discerning panel of judges."

Here’s the full list for Oxfordshire:

Best Takeaway Regional 

Antep Kebab House, S Bar Street, Banbury

Best Value Restaurant

- Antep Kitchen Oxford, Cowley Road, Oxford

Kebab Van of the Year

- Ahmed’s Bar B-Q, High Street, Oxford

- Atalay’s Kebab Van, Market House, Thame 

- Best Kebab Van, Market Street, Chipping Norton