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Beirut

#295 of 1,831 Restaurants in Edinburgh
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24 Nicolson Square | EH8 9BU, Edinburgh, Scotland
+44 131 667 9919
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really tasty food, I will definitely go back! Portions are quite filling, also juices are tasty and freshly squeezed.

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Thank Agnieszka K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We live in Stirling and we were looking for some nice Lebanese food and Beirut didn't disappoint us. The Mansaf was second to none, the starters reminded us of Beirut and the dessert were delicious. Thank you guys

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Thank Abdullateef A
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sharon and I had fancied trying Lebanese food after I enjoyed some in London. I found Beirut quite by chance one day and decided to give it a go.... so glad we did! We had an early dinner and went for the set meal for two. We brought our own wine along too. Presented with about 7 plates of food,... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had high hopes for a tasty meal but was left very unimpressed. The starters were bland and cold, the entree completely burnt when it was supposed to be grilled. The service was lacking and I really think they put energy into some of the customers they knew personally but didn't for visitors. I would not recommend this restaurant.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice food and friendly stuff, I'll be there again soon I like haloome and tabooleh and the rice was good

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beirut is one of my favorite spots in Edinburgh since it serves delicious food at moderate prices compared to Edinburgh average. Especially its wraps and hummus are very good. You will pay 7 pounds to a big wrap, a big serving of hummus and fried potatoes which is quite good compared to other places nearby. It's definitely worth giving a... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice staff and good service but I had the lamb rolls followed by the chicken shawarma wrap and found both very plain. The only good dish I tried was the slow cooked lamb leg my friend had but I'm afraid I wouldn't go back.

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Thank Rachel G
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I went for an early evening meal here midweek. Right from the start the staff were all very friendly and welcoming. The menu is quite extensive for a small restaurant and the food was very tasty with good portion sizes. The restaurant does not serve alcohol (fine for us) but you can BYOB. The only slightly negative... More 

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Thank Clare M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a tasty meal - bit different from our usual choice of restaurant and well worth a visit - no license but can take your own bottle. Enjoyed the food a lot and the staff were friendly

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A really good restaurant with very good value I think. We ordered the sample platter and it is very good. They don't serve any alcohol so bring you're own!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19
Cuisine
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Southside & Holyrood

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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 Southside are two great parks. The Meadows is a vast flat and sporty space where football, rugby, tennis, cricket, croquet, and golf often all take place side by side. Kids in its big playgrounds add to the joyful noise. Far bigger and much wilder, Holyrood Park extends to the east and provides a real hike up Arthur’s Seat, but the district is best known as the site of Scotland’s Parliament and its premier Royal Palace—and their steady stream of sightseers.
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