Islington's answer to tantalising Turkish, Kurdish and Greek cuisine, Gem truly shines brightly in the local area. tastecard members must call in advance and mention the tastecard so they can indulge in all manners of scrumptious fare at a fantastic price. Recently renovated with a fresh look and rejuvenated with an invigorating new menu, Gem has once again opened its doors to locals and tourists alike. A mouth-watering medley of meze options serve as the ideal way to tantalise the taste buds for a fantastic meal, featuring such delights as the divine king prawns, sauteed in a white wine, garlic & spicy tomato sauce, and the delectable succuk & Halloumi combo, paired with tomatoes and cucumber. Equally as exquisite are the main courses, which offer an eclectic and extensive taste of the cuisine. Just a few noteworthy examples include the hearty stuffed peppered, filled with feta cheese, rice and spinach, and the sumptuous beef stiffado, slow stewed beef cooked with shallots and red wine. Also serving some traditional desserts, diners at Gem have the opportunity to savour a superb three course Turkish meal in a delightful environment.