Explore the rich flavours of Afghanistan in Southampton at Balkh Restaurant on St Mary’s Street. Afghan cuisines is Inspired by the cuisines of the countries which neighbour it, especially India, with its use of spices like saffron, coriander, cardamom and black pepper. We recommend starting your meal at Balkh Restaurant off with some shakshuka or hummus, before moving on to an Afghani-style lamb kebab, the chicken biryani or the qabeli mahicha (steamed basmati rice with carrots, raisins, sauce, sultanas, almonds and boiled lamb shank). With its traditional decor, cosy ambience and heraty Afghan and Indian cuisine, Balkh Restaurant is the perfect place for those looking to try something a bit different in the St Marys area. Book a table now!