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Al Falamanki

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Damascus Road | Sodeco, Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 323 456
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00:00 - 23:59
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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67 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beirut is know for its amazing night life and after partying (4-5 am) most people head to the Falamanki for breakfast and last minute sheisha prior hitting the bed. The food and services are good but the place is bit expensive

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our friend invited us to Lebanon’s Al Falamanki restaurant; Al Falamanki is a popular place, a wide space in the heart of Beirut, boasting an open terrace with Lebanese-style indoor seating that serves a wide range of Middle Eastern and authentic Lebanese dishes. Al Falamanki welcomes you 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a -week for breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as an all-day... More 

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Thank Kay581
Handson-MS, Guest Relations Manager at Al Falamanki, responded to this review

Hello there, thank you for truly grabbing the essence of Al Falamanki! We do love it here in the mornings as well:) We’re so glad you enjoyed your visit, those red & yellow sauces are carrot & beetroot tahina. Please note that our kitchen follows excellent food safety standards and uses the freshest ingredients of premium food quality. Again, thank... More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is simple with delicious food and tea and shisha You can enjoy the experience the restaurant offers you with simple decorations

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Thank HadeelBilbisi
Handson-MS, Guest Relations Manager at Al Falamanki, responded to this review

Hello there Hadeel, glad you tried out our Saturday Brunch! Thank you for sharing:) More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant and service just i want to thanks the host Nabil Halawi who has the professional way to help his customer!

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Beirut, Lebanon
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a must try for any visitor to Lebanon (and for locals too!). It feel like you're sitting in your grandmother's garden or living room, you can play board games and the food is amazing. It's a little pricey as far as Lebanese food goes but it's the best quality everything! A great place to chill in the... More 

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Thank Olga H
Handson-MS, Guest Relations Manager at Al Falamanki, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing Olga! You truly captured the essence of Al Falamanki:) We're so glad you enjoy it all, hope to see you again soon! More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just ordered cold and hot Lebanese meza , the food is good and tasty , but it s too expensive $$$$$

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Thank Mohamad S
Handson-MS, Guest Relations Manager at Al Falamanki, responded to this review

Hello Mohamad, thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoyed our mezza. It's true our prices may be on the high side, but please note that Al Falamanki takes excellent food safety measures and uses premium food quality with the freshest ingredients. Again thank you for sharing, and we would love to see you at our Saturday Brunch. It's... More 

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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A true Lebanese place .... the true meaning of "Al-Qahweih El Libneniyeh" ... but hey the food is amazing so its not just a shosha place ... recommending the Qibeb bi Laban dish .... the atmosphere is just wow ... a good pre or after Sahra place

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Thank Omar Y
Handson-MS, Guest Relations Manager at Al Falamanki, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review Omar! We're so glad you also enjoy our food:) Would love to see you again, maybe for our Saturday brunch sometime... More 

Beirut, Lebanon
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170 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great decor and location, perfect for foreigners and visitors because it really gives them an idea of how Lebanese restaurants were at some point in time, waiters are nice and service is good! Food is also good, not the best ever, but the only problem are the very high prices! It is very touristic maybe that's why the prices are... More 

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Thank Alain A
Handson-MS, Guest Relations Manager at Al Falamanki, responded to this review

Hello there Alain, thank you for sharing! So glad you enjoyed, especially the Batata Harra. More 

Beirut, Lebanon
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38 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

What I liked about Al Falamanki when I first entered it was the fact that they had several types of settings to sit in, yet, the old Lebanese style was prevelant in all! Also, the interior design and decorations really impressed me, especially the vitréen with various old cameras and little trinkets in one of the indoor settings. My friends... More 

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Thank Samar Jade T
Handson-MS, Guest Relations Manager at Al Falamanki, responded to this review

Thank you for your sweet review Samar, and thank you for noticing the little details:) So glad you enjoyed, we're sorry to have kept you waiting with the coffee. We would love to have you - and your appetite - come again soon... More 

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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Enjoy Lebanese specialties and hookah in a relaxed, casual atmosphere. Popular with both backgammon - playing locals and visitors. Good for bigger groups.

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Thank Damir S
Handson-MS, Guest Relations Manager at Al Falamanki, responded to this review

Glad you enjoy our relaxed atmosphere and great food! Hope to see you again soon:) More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Damascus Road | Sodeco, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: +961 1 323 456
Description
Al Falamanki is a wonderfully bucolic and traditional Lebanese cafe located on a 25,000 sqft piece of land in the heart of Beirut. Its doors are open 24/7 and feature a beautiful chicha garden in a typical Lebanese village setting.

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