Embassy Electrical Supplies
From far and wide they come, seekers of the golden elixir – what the New York Magazine called “England’s best” olive oil. The target of their pilgrimage however, is not the pantry at Ottolenghi or the Food Hall at John Lewis but a small electrical supplies shop in Clerkenwell. The proprietor of the shop is Mehmet Murat, a Londoner of Turkish Cypriot descent and the extra virgin olive oil he sells alongside fluorescent tubes and lighting sockets has been acclaimed by some of the best known names in British cuisine. Gordon Ramsey and Jamie Oliver count among the numerous celebrity fans of his produce. The accolades don’t stop there - his Murat Du Carta extra virgin olive oil came first in a Guardian test of the three best olive oils on the market (beating off competition costing three times the price) and he has also been featured in the Observer (which hailed Embassy Electricals as the best place in the world to buy your olive oil), The Times, Hello Magazine and more...

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