Lebanese Restaurant Dubai
Top 10 Lebanese Restaurants Dubai
Dubai is famous for its Middle Eastern restaurants. Arguably, the best of the bunch is Lebanese. Lebanese has an extensive range of dishes, Lebanese food is also known to be one of the freshest cuisines, as well as one of the tastiest. When you visit Dubai then make sure you experience the taste of a Lebanese restaurant in Dubai.
Listed below are the 10 best Lebanese restaurants in Dubai!
1. Al Nafoorah
At Al Nafoorah, you can discover the warmth of renowned Lebanese hospitality while enjoying live entertainment and filling your belly with delectable Lebanese food. This is one of the most inviting Lebanese restaurant in Dubai because of the relaxed and warm atmosphere. But there is also a regal feel to the place from the dark wood carvings and the high ceilings. The restaurant offers an extensive list of Lebanese traditional dishes including shawarmas, mezzeh, and meat grills. So, whether you decide to dine on the terrace that overlooks palm Jumeirah or you decide to dine in with live music, you will find the staff hospitable and friendly at all times.
2. Café blanc
At Café blanc, you get to experience Lebanese cuisine with a different twist, it has contemporary decor! The menu includes items that will definitely please your taste buds such as the mixed meat plate, the fattoush salad, and the exquisite dessert known as meghleh. The scrumptious, finger licking food, and the well-mannered and friendly staff makes the experience of dining definitely worthwhile! The mint tea is something to enjoy as it must be poured out from high. The restaurant should definitely be on your list of must-visit restaurants. Although you can see the fountains from here it is not the best of view being partially blocked.
When you enter this restaurant for the first time, you will be captivated by the grand interior of this establishment. Shu has a lighting setup which is absolutely unique and the furniture is colored brightly which adds to the ambiance of the restaurant; definitely, at least for a few minutes, you will be spellbound by the overall environment.
The same will hold true for the Lebanese food that this restaurant has to offer. Shu serves all of the favorites from the Lebanese cuisine such as the sujok, tabbouleh, and falafel, and that too done perfectly which will leave you wanting for more. They have a good range of hot and cold starters too.
4. Abd El Wahab
There are a wonderful selection of both cold and hot starters (mezzo). If you are not familiar with middle eastern food then be aware that you get many starters to eat before the main meal so be careful to save yourself. The restaurant overlooks the Dubai Mall fountains. The service is sometimes hit and miss but the food is very tasty though sometimes not presented well. The prices are reasonable for Dubai centre but the price of drinks can catch you out if you don’t pay attention.
They have nice Arabic entertainment with a singer and Arabic music.
Main foods to enjoy are hummus, kebbeh, mixed grill, lamb cutlets, salads and various seafood.
5. Mir Amin
The Mir Amin restaurant is famous for providing customers with a perfect blend of delicious Lebanese cuisine and the best vibrant atmosphere possible. The restaurant has several branches; the first branch is at the Jumeirah Beach Road while the most recent branch is situated at the Dubai Marina Walk. Here customers not only get to enjoy scrumptious Lebanese food, they also get to enjoy the view of all the yachts that have been anchored at the Dubai Walk while numerous people cross by enjoying the sunset and the overall beautiful scenery of the place. Mir Amin restaurant is a must visit.
The Mir Amin menu includes – cold mezzeh, fresh raw meat, salads, hot pastries, hot mezzeh, soiree fatayer, charcoal grills, shawarma, sea food, grill food, samasem kaak and sandwiches
Awafi supplies you with Lebanese food in a way you would have never imagined; by the poolside! You won’t have to worry about bagging the best seat in the house since all of the seats are already set and provide the best environment. Additionally, the staff are friendly and accommodating while the food bursts in your mouth and excites your taste buds. Some of the food delicacies that you should try are the fattoush, as well as the spinach sambusak. If you want, you can also add a delicious fresh fruit juice to your platter. All in all, you won’t be disappointed with what the restaurant has in store for you.
7. Al Tannour
Al Tannour is situated in the Crowne Plaza which is an upscale hotel so naturally, the restaurants within the hotel will also be upscale to go with the quality of the establishment. Al Tannour puts out such Lebanese dishes that provide serious competition to all of the other Lebanese restaurants in Dubai. The food items never fail to impress even the most discriminating of people and their specialties: tender lamb chop and shish kabab, are definite must-haves to have the best experience! Apart from great food, the restaurant provides live entertainment; belly dancers and a live band make the experience much better.
While the above names are one of the best Lebanese restaurants you can go for when visiting Dubai, here are our three top picks!
8. Al Qasr
There is no doubt that Al Qasr ranks as the best Lebanese restaurant in Dubai. Al Qasr is a fine dining establishment where you have the option of dining out on the terrace that overlooks the pool beneath it, or you can choose to dine indoors as well in case of a more formal event. The service is so spectacular that customers are in marvel of it. The starters of the Lebanese cuisine such as the fattoush salad or the houmous are absolutely mind blowing. Al Qasr is more on the pricier side. However, if you consider the service as well as the quality of the food it offers then you’ll find that the prices are justified.
9. Jedoudna Restaurant
The Jedoudna restaurant is in an impressive location; at JBR on the corner of The Walk. There is a second Jedoudna restaurant at media city. The outdoor seating of the restaurant has been well designed allowing patrons to sit outside comfortably in the winter time. Inside, the restaurant is cozier and resembles a café, instead of being sophisticated like a more traditional restaurant establishment. So you can enjoy a full meal or just a quick bite and a coffee.
Regardless the Jedoudna Restaurant has an extensive menu with a wide variety of Lebanese classic dishes. The most common Lebanese dishes are done well – falafel, tabouleh, hummus and sisha are consistently good. Even the breakfast menu, which applies from 7am to 12pm, has a number of Lebanese staples such as fresh labneh and ful medames. All in all, the service is not only quick, but also efficient, and the food tastes good.
Amaseena is a buffet-style Lebanese restaurant situated in the Ritz-Carlton. So, naturally it offers elegance and class. At Amaseena you can have a taste of the best ambiance under the huge tents on the shore of the beach while also dining on scrumptious Lebanese food. Of course, the restaurant has a few must-haves which include the luscious and moist lamb chops, the freshly grilled shrimp, and the finger licking fattoush salad. The restaurant costs more than an average Lebanese restaurant does, however, the unique dining experience and the delicious food makes it all completely worth it.
So, these were our top 10 of Lebanese restaurants in Dubai, with the Amaseena, Jedoudna, and Al Qasr being the best of the best. Make sure to check them out on your next visit to Dubai.