Meet the Successful Owner
“My best memory of the restaurant is the afternoon of 8 July 2005,” says Morteza Hemmati. That’s the day he opened Darband Persian Restaurant.
Since he opened the restaurant 16 years ago, Darband's authentic and affordable Persian Cuisine has been getting rave reviews from the media and his customers alike. Just recently, Daily Telegraph's food critic, Simon Thomsen decribed Darband's rice as the best he has ever had. "There are more than 140 different varieties of rice," said Mr Thomsen, "and Darband Persian wins the prize for the lightest, fluffiest I've ever eaten." Read more. “I had been thinking of opening a restaurant for a long time,” says Darband's proud owner, Mr Hemmati. He is passionate about Iranian cuisine. He says the secret to his success is “great service, highest quality and affordable prices.” His delicious kebabs are as good as the ones in the authentic restaurants in downtown Tehran. Darband is a great place to take a group of friends and have an unforgettable dinner dinner or a great weekend lunch!