Lebanese is too often an unsung hero of the food world, thanks to its reputation for fresh food with plenty of flavour. Sharable mezze dishes are perfect for group meals, while the cuisine’s rise in popularity may also be down to its undeniably healthy vibe, with plenty of vegetarian-friendly dishes, fresh salads and grilled meats on the menu. From traditional family-owned restaurants to more modern, fusion offerings, here’s our pick of the best places to get your fix in the capital...
With a plant-filled outside patio and plenty of traditional décor, this Mayfair-eatery is an authentic option for both hot and cold mezze.
Arabica Bar and Kitchen
Set in foodie mecca Borough Market, this new-wave Middle Eastern-inspired café has a cool, polished vibe and an inventive fusion offering.
This chain of popular Lebanese canteens offers plenty of wholesome and healthy favourites in a souk-like setting, with everything from tagines to pizza-like Man’oucha on the menu.