German Doner Kebab to open flagship site at O2 in July

German Doner Kebab will open soon at The O2, bringing a new fast-casual dining experience to the world’s most popular music, entertainment, and leisure venue, located on the Greenwich Peninsula.

The gourmet kebab chain has confirmed that it will open a new flagship restaurant within the Entertainment District at The O2.

The restaurant is scheduled to open early July and will create in the region of 40 new jobs, bringing employment to the local area.

The opening has been announced as German Doner Kebab forges ahead with plans to open 47 new restaurants in the UK during 2021, building significantly on the 12 opened during 2020.

German Doner Kebab is revolutionising the kebab in the UK, bringing a fresh, high-quality taste sensation that has made it the number one spot to enjoy a kebab.

Freshly prepared in front of customers, the game-changing kebabs are made using premium, lean, succulent meats and fresh local vegetables, served in handmade toasted breads with unique signature sauces.

The new restaurant will be the brand’s 65th site in the UK as it continues to bring the GDK experience to more locations throughout the country.

Daniel Bunce, GDK MD for UK and Europe, said, “We’re delighted to officially announce plans to bring the German Doner Kebab experience to The O2.

“The O2 has long been in our sights and to be launching our new flagship restaurant in such an iconic London location represents a landmark moment in the growth of GDK.

“Our game-changing kebabs are revolutionising the kebab in the UK and we are excited to be bringing a new fast-casual experience to The O2.”

Combined with a busy events calendar from late 2021 and into 2022, The O2 provides a complete day out destination with retail, leisure and entertainment all under one roof. Located just 15-minutes from central London, the venue is easily accessible by tube, (North Greenwich via the Jubilee line) by road or Uber Boat by Thames Clippers and has pre-bookable parking spaces available onsite.

Speaking on behalf of Waterfront Limited Partnership, the joint venture between AEG and Crosstree Real Estate Partners who own Icon Outlet and the Entertainment District at The O2, Alistair Wood, Executive VP of Real Estate and Development at AEG Europe, said, “We’re delighted to be opening the flagship German Doner Kebab restaurant at The O2 this summer.

“Their unique fast-casual dining experience is a great addition to our tenant mix as we continue to diversify our offering for visitors with independent and well-known food and beverage brands.”

Once opened, German Doner Kebab will offer a full dine-in experience, subject to government restrictions, as well as Takeaway and Click and Collect. Delivery will be available through GDK’s Delivery partners.