A SOUTHAMPTON kebab shop could scoop three winning titles as part of a national award which is taking place tonight.

Uni Kebab in Burgess Road has been shortlisted for best regional kebab restaurant, best value restaurant and best customer satisfaction as part of the British Kebab Awards, sponsored by Just Eat.

More than 1,200 guests including more than 110 MPs and Lords are set to attend the award ceremony this evening at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel.

Uni Kebab is run by Emma, 35 and Aziz, 40 Gezer who have owned the shop for more than two years and employ six members of staff.

Last year the business scooped the customer satisfaction prize.

Emma said: "We were really shocked to be shortlisted for these three categories.

"We would like to thank all our customers who have taken a minute to vote and we would like to thank our local councillors & MP for their support .

"We hope we can win this award for Southampton again this year."

The winners have been selected a final round of judging was conducted by the judges including Labour MP Jonathan Reynolds, Assistant General Secretary at Unite Steve Turner, Chief political correspondent Jim Pickard and Samson Sohail from Cobra Beer, as well as others.

Graham Corfield, UK Managing Director of awards sponsor Just Eat, said: "There are so many brilliant finalists in this year’s 16 categories, all of which have been nominated due to their significant contribution to the industry. It’s incredibly important to celebrate the thousands of kebab restaurants across the UK and we’re delighted that we’re able to sponsor the British Kebab Awards for another year.”

Voting closed on March 1.