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Regent's Park / Kings Cross
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St. John's wood | St. John's Wood, London NW8 7NG, England
+44 20 7722 8555
12:00 - 03:00
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ordered this food off deliveroo, and i was appalled by the portion, the meat was dry and cold - a very disappointing experience and extremely costly. They wouldn't dare serve you that meal if you eat in the restaurant, very poor service.

Thank Seye D
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

We had our company Christmas lunch here. The food was really wonderful and the service attentive and efficient. Highly recommended.

Thank EMLM995
london united kingdom
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Menu sounded lovely. Restaurant looked nice. Good location But no wow factor. Food very average. Service quite slow. Overpriced for what it was at over £30 a head! I've had better Lebanese food for sure

Thank amandamay44
London, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This was lebanese restaurant This was Lebanese restaurant when visited it first time. The dishes were changed slightly in favour of European dishes. Services and quality of the food are OK; however, it is not the best restaurant in the St. John’s Wood area.

Thank Eliyar53
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We ordered the set menu for 2, at £25 each we were expecting a fairly big meal. The starters (hot + cold fatoush) were good enough. The mains came out... we thought that we'd hit the jackpot with a huge plate of mixed grill, then they bought a 2nd much smaller one, less than half the size. The head waiter... More 

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Tramore, Ireland
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98 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Can't quite decide whether or not this restaurant is worth another visit. Asked for suggestions for a warm starter and was served a barely warm moussaka. Main course was Farrouj Meshwi (basically a roast chicken) - a bit dry.

Thank Prandially
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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515 reviews
314 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

We walked along St Johns Wood High Street looking for somewhere to have a late lunch before going to an evening cricket match at Lord's. We decided to try Sahara and were not disappointed. We weren't quite sure what to order as we hadn't tried Lebanese food before. The waiter suggested we share a selection of mezzes to start. We... More 

Thank Bluesprout61
Corby, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

This is a really good Restaurant. We stopped at Danubius Hotel – Regents Park and the Restaurant is a short walk down the road on the way to St John’s Wood Tube Station The food was lovely but not huge portions, but the quality was excellent especially a good place for that special romantic meal, If you are looking to... More 

Thank Engineer350
Chesham, Bucks, England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Came here with friends on Thursday evening. 02/06/2016 Friendly service, nice atmosphere - and the food was tasty, fresh and not dripping in oils like some Middle Eastern eateries. The Halloumi is the best I have ever eaten. No idea what they do to it before they grill it - but it's juicy, tasty and not the usual squeaky rubber... More 

Thank Charleygirl76
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely birthday lunch here. Great food, drink and service. We all ate far too much but had a wonderful time. Would highly recommend the meze starters!

Thank katharine4444

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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Open Hours
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. John's wood | St. John's Wood, London NW8 7NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Regent's Park / Kings Cross
  • Neighbourhood: Regent's Park / Kings Cross
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7722 8555

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?