Welcome to Damascena

Your local, far-away coffee house

From our Menu

Some Dishes

  • £0.65

    GLUTEN FREE FLATBREAD (V) (GF) (contains eggs)

    Fresh gluten-free bread baked to order.

  • £4.95

    KIBBEH MAKLIYA (N)

    Bulgur wheat croquettes stuffed with lamb mince, pomegranate molasses, sumac, walnuts and a delicious herb mix. Served with mint yoghurt.

  • £6.95

    FRIED HALLOUMI PLATTER (V) (make me GF)

    Fried halloumi, batata hara potatoes and rocket salad. Served with a flatbread.
    Extras: flatbread 30p | GF bread 65p

  • £7.65

    TAHINA KOFTA (S) (make me GF)

    (option to serve without tahina yoghurt sauce)
    Minced lamb, fresh parsley and mixed herbs topped with tahina yoghurt sauce; stone baked in a pastry lid.
    Extras: flatbread 30p | GF bread 65p

  • £4.65

    FALAFEL (VE) (S) (make me GF)

    Fresh crispy falafels served with 2 flatbreads and a choice of dip (see dips).
    Extras: flatbread 30 | GF bread 65

  • £9.95

    MIXED MEZE (V) (S) (make me VE/GF)

    Crunchy falafels, choice of fuul (see fuuls), choice of dip (see dips) and a fattuush salad. Served with 2 flatbreads.
    Extras: flatbread 30 | GF bread 65

Damascena Jewellery Quarter

You’ll find our newest Damascena branch in the heart of Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter. Accessible from the city centre via bus or a steady stroll, you’ll find lots to see in the JQ. Boasting an open plan, welcoming atmosphere and Middle-Eastern interiors, Your Local, Far-Away Coffee House awaits you. Opened in November 2019.

Unit 1 Heritage Court, 17-21 Warstone Lane, Birmingham, B18 6HP
T: 0121 233 9932

Damascena Birmingham City Centre

5-7 Temple Row West is the location. Opposite the historic Cathedral of St Phillip’s. Sit inside Damascena and you will enjoy the amazing view of the Cathedral. St Philip’s Cathedral has surely never looked better in its 301-year history, not now the Grand Hotel can also be seen gleaming in the background on a sunny morning. Damascena is nestled between two grade II listed building currently occupied by Cafe Nero and the Old Joint Stock. Opened 13th Feb 2017

Portman House, 5-7 Temple Row W, Birmingham B2 5NY
T: 0121 233 1803

Damascena Moseley

You’ll find Damascena in Moseley Village (easily accessible by the number 1, 35 and 50 bus routes), a vibrant cosmopolitan area filled with a number of boutiques and restaurants – but none like ours. Stop by for a coffee and escape to the magical, mythical world in our friendly café and delicatessen. Opened in May 2014

133 Alcester Road, Moseley, Birmingham, B13 8JP
T: 0121 449 9245

Damascena Harborne

Harborne is the 3rd branch of “Your, Local-Far Away Coffee House”. It is a spacious venue with over 85 covers. The decor fine tuned and the atmosphere vibrant and airy. Opened 10th May 2018
103 High Street, Birmingham, B17 9NR
T: 0121 427 7798

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Damascena Souk

DELICATESSEN | BUTCHER | GROCER
Our most recent addition to the Damascena family. In our Souk store on Moseley Road, you’ll find fresh meats, pastries and staple pantry foods. Come by and explore our Middle-Eastern offerings!

564 Moseley Road, Balsall Heath
Birmingham, B12 9AD
Tel: 0121 257 0368

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