Frenzied Falafel Cravings? We Tell You Where To Score The Best Lebanese Food Right Now!
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When it comes to Lebanese food, it remains the clear choice for many as it has an abundance of whole grains, fruits, vegetables, starch, fresh fish and seafood. The most obvious reason for this is the sheer variety of colour and vibrancy that Lebanese food has to offer which is not just a delight for our visual faculties but also for our gustatory senses. It's not surprising that Delhi, a city renowned for its rich multi-cuisine culture, has some fantastic Lebanese food to offer and so we bring to you the best places to treat yourself!
From the minute you walk in, it'll be a very difficult task for you to not be charmed by the hep and casual décor of Zizo, a destination for Lebanese cuisine in the city that surprisingly lets out an extremely calming effect due to its homely touch. They have a live kitchen downstairs whereas the upstairs seems more like a café that transports you to Lebanon itself through its walls that are lined with landscape pictures and books giving you authentic recipes from the country. Do try their Spicy Hummus, Strawberry Lemonade, Chicken Shawarma Roll, Falafels and Chocolate Banana Man’oushe!
Meal For Two | Rs 1,600
Locations | CP, GK I, Gurugram & Other Outlets
If we're talking Lebanese food in Delhi, we can hardly get away with not singing praises about Al Zaitoon! A popular chain, it serves unique, exotic Lebanese food and is known for its use of quality herbs and sauces. The service they provide includes dine-in, home delivery, take-away, catering, institutional supplies and retailing. It's also one of the few places that serves the authentic zattar and manayesh breads. Check out their Chicken and Mutton Shawarma, Roast Chicken and Lebanese Rotisserie Chicken marinated with Arabic spices and served with pita bread and hummus - yum yum!
Meal For Two | Rs 850
Location | Saket, Gurugram, Okhla & Other Outlets
FOA-The Flavours of Arabia
FOA serves unique Lebanese food and boasts of an aromatic and chic ambience. It is popular not only amongst people looking to chill with friends, but is also a pretty decent place to hold corporate lunches. With a spectacular terrace restaurant and private space, it is a splendid place to host a party or even to simply unwind over the weekend. Their great menu has some delicious options like Sheesh Tawouk, Gilafi Seekh, Mutton Rogan Josh and Kaichi Charmoulali that you can gorge on!
Meal For Two | Rs 1,500
Location | Ninex City Mart Mall, Sohna Road, Gurugram
Want to experience Lebanese street food in its true essence? Then drop in at Arabian Nites for a quick bite. True-blue Delhiites will tell you that their Doner Kebabs are simply succulent, juicy wraps of heaven! It's a small and cozy eatery offering a very concise and economical menu. They also provide outdoor catering services for parties and events with ‘Live Cooking’ as a special feature. Their Doner Kebabs, Chicken Shawarma and Grilled Chicken are must-haves!
Meal For Two | Rs 450
Locations | 59, Basant Lok Market, Vasant Vihar & Super Mart 1, DLF Phase IV, GGN
Fez Dining And Bar
Situated at a prime location in the heart of Delhi, Fez Dining And Bar is an authentic Riad-style lounge and bar that serves Middle Eastern dishes and mezzes. Though slightly heavy on the pocket, it gives you a very exotic experience as you find yourself lost in a mini Mediterranean world with the perfect fusion of music, art, food and endless conversation. The Non-Veg Mezze Platter, Murg Tikka Masala, The Jojah Kebab (Chicken) and the Riz Bi Dajaj are packed with amazing flavours here!
Meal For Two | Rs 1,200
Location | 3/48, Malcha Marg Shopping Centre, Chanakyapuri
Lub Lub Lebanese
A cozy little outlet that has some wonderful food to offer, Lub Lub Lebanese possesses a short and specific menu that makes it easy for its customers to choose from their array of dishes. Their bright yellow chairs and the live kitchen will instantly make you want to take a seat and have a dish or two. The Shawarma Chicken Roll and Lubilicious Rice Bowl (Chicken) deserve a sure-shot try!
Meal For Two | Rs 800
Location | G-64, Baani Square, Sector 50, Gurugram
Located in the food court of Epicuria in Nehru Place, this outlet is a place that speaks of guaranteed Lebanese taste that offers some great salads, rolls and other assortments. The recommended ones here are the Hummus and Baba Ghanoush, Falafel and Chicken Shawarma – all of them carrying delicious flavours at a pocket friendly price - just perfect for a quick, filling snack after work!
Meal For Two | Rs 800
Location | Epicuria, Nehru Place Metro Station
Looking for a light meal while hanging out with your best buds? Take a halt at Alaturka and you will definitely not regret your decision! With an exotic menu decorated with yummilicious Lebanese offerings, everything here is value for money and health. Chicken Chunks, Chicken Doner Platter and Chicken Shawarma are not to be missed at all!
Meal For Two | Rs 600
Locations | Select Citywalk in Saket, Ambience Mall in Vasant Kunj & DLF Mall Of India in Noida
So there you go - this is your definitive go-to list for all manner of Lebanese food cravings! Happy eating!