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24 Nicolson Square | Eh8 9bu, Edinburgh, Scotland
+44 131 667 9919
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (42 reviews)
“shawarma” (32 reviews)
“baklava” (42 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
24 Nicolson Square | Eh8 9bu, Edinburgh, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a bit of everything, from starters to mains, and everything was delicious. Plenty options for vegetarians.

Thank Remmy F
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice staff and friendly, very amazing garlic sauce with Chicken Shawarma. الموظف محترم و يتكلم العربية و الإنجليزية. شاورما الدجاج ممتازة مع صلصة الثوم.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Amazing food, great atmosphere ...we had a great night celebrating my sons birthday ...the staff made us feel very welcome and presented my son with a Birthday dessert ! Made our night thank you 😊 Definitely recommend with a good choice of dishes , can't...More

1  Thank tracy_jervis
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Throughout my travels I always seek out a good Lebanese restaurant in search of a good serving of tabouli and hummous....and this restaurant delivered. The tabouli was delicious. Hummous excellent. The chicken shis taouk (not sure if I spelled that right) perfect. I Would Definitely...More

1  Thank miked3328
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Searching TA for something other than "traditional Scottish fare," my wife found this place. Based on the reviews, we decided to try it. The food is excellent. We had a new waiter that was just not well prepared for a group of 8. He kept...More

Thank RichardinOhio
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I visited Beirut again recently after a 2.5 year break from my first visit with friends, and we were cosily seated (some would say crammed) on a long table for what was an exceptionally large booking. I was tempted to choose the meze again to...More

1  Thank 666Scott
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Came across this place by chance whilst we were dropping our son off at the Uni. First off we noticed a number of Lebanese customers eating there so presumed it must be good and authentic cuisine. Another good sign was that it was very busy...More

1  Thank Surinder B
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

I visited Beirut with my children and had a delightful experience. The falafel and the Baba Ghanouj were the best I have had for a long time. The staff were very helpful and had a very nice sense of humour. Will definitely come back for...More

1  Thank خالد غ
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Went there for shisha. Sat out in the open not much of a great view though the shisha wasnt bad. The service was taking a bit long but their staff was good

1  Thank HiraTariq_7
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Fabulous food. Great service. Cosy atmosphere. BYOB but lots of soft drinks, yoghurt drinks and fresh fruit juices on offer. Great variety and lovely choice of Lebanese food on the menu - would suit anyone. Will definitely be going back.

1  Thank N W
Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around
university buildings in Southside, the sort of
neighbourhood that supports a long string of
second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for
just a few pounds. In August the student population is
replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here
for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and
arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
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21 June 2017|
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Response from Peter B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay, yes you can take your own wine / beer
6 July 2016|
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Response from Yosef N | Reviewed this property |
Plenty available both meat and vegetarian. If you give a notice in advance, gluten-free bread could be provided. Hope this answers your question
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Nicolson Square | Eh8 9bu, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Southside & Holyrood
  • Neighbourhood: Southside & Holyrood
  • Phone Number: +44 131 667 9919
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