Welcome to Simsim – a homey levantine eatery serving authentic dishes, both traditional and modern, in a contemporary setting.
Simsim draws inspiration from the regions rich and luscious cuisine along its hospitable nature with dishes typifying the ancient Palestinian, Syrian and Lebanese kitchens which date back several millennia old.
The cuisine has been passed over by generations, has left a distinct imprint on our culture and knows no boundaries. Simsim bridges the gap between authenticity and modernity; preserving ancient traditions while pursuing innovative techniques.
We love Ali Baba but our Simsim, originates from the Semitic word meaning ‘sesame’!
Simsim is a seed that has been used since antiquity and dates back to several millennia. The seed is known to survive the harshest droughts, grow in challenging conditions and its usage considered extensive. Simsim as an ingredient is imperative to our culture is found in most dishes. It is renown for its versatility as a seed, with robustness, tenaciousness to survive and a giving nature that express and typify our culture.