Aline of Lebanon

4.5
68 reviews
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Lebanese
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  • Authentic
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Aline of Lebanon is a restaurant inspired by the refined cuisine of the eastern Mediterranean, a legacy of the Ottoman Empire. Push the door of 14 Maddox Street and you find yourself under the sun of Lebanon, in a relaxing and bright atmosphere, friendly and warm, contemporary but with a subtle oriental flair.
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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 25 January 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Great food and great veg/pescatarian options. Small little gem off regents street

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 25 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great restaurant tucked away a short walking distance from Oxford Circus . The food was simply great, fresh and full of flavour. Staff couldn’t be more polite or helpful. Highly recommended.

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C
London
7 reviews
Dined on 10 January 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

An enjoyable place near busy Oxford Street, but without all the fuss. As with many Mediterranean restaurants, it's possible to have a light or a big meal. The food was very tasty and the restaurant was quiet enough for conversation.

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B
London
1 review
Dined on 5 January 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

Expensive and average quality.
We paid more than 200£ for 4 people. Wine was exepensive and bad quality too. I do NOT recomend.

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AE
London
2 reviews
Dined on 3 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very lovely staff and good authentic, reasonably priced food.

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OT
Berkshire
1 review
Dined on 19 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Brilliant food & excellent service. Would happily recommend & looking forward to visiting again

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UY
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 15 December 2018
Overall 5food 4service 3ambience 3

I can describe this restaurant as a kind of Boutique Lebanon Restaurant and maybe this is the reason the food was good.

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 30 November 2018
Overall 2food 1service 4ambience 4

Lovely, informal venue, mediocre food.

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NM
London
1 review
Dined on 22 November 2018
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 4

This is a perfectly pleasant place that serves nice Lebanese food, but it is very overpriced and there are many other more compelling options nearby.

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TF
New England
1 review
Dined on 14 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We found this wonderful restaurant when we were in London a year ago and we were so happy to eat there again this year. It is a wonderful neighborhood restaurant owned by a lovely young couple. Wonderful food and restaurant design. The flavors and quality of the food was fantastic. Make sure to leave room for desert. I am already looking forward to going next year when I am in London for the same conference.

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d
London
29 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2018
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Very good food, and nice atmosphere (not too loud) for a friendly get together. The service was good and staff were very accommodating and nice. Some of the mezze seemed a little overpriced.

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PP
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Had a great meal which was absolutely delicious. Fast and friendly service.

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ET
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 24 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and atmosphere. Our waiter gave us great recommendations from the menu. We were both very happy with the service and overall experience.

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OT
London
4 reviews
Dined on 3 August 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Food was delicious and fresh. The waiter treated us amazingly and suggested us what to order. Instead of having a main dish we ordered few meza’s and shared

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G
London
46 reviews
Dined on 31 July 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

My second visit in two months, again to meet up with a girlfriend over supper on a Monday evening. As a vegetarian, there were many options to choose from the appealing Lebanese mezze dishes. We chose to share a number of these. My carnivore friend was more than happy to share the vegetarian dishes of Baba Ganouj, Pumpkin Kibbeh and delicious roast cauliflower and only had the one meat dish of small sausages. We had five plates between us, which was more than ample. I had a couple of glasses of Arak, which is a refreshing aperitif on a summer evening, but thought the £7 cost of each was too high. We shared a bottle of Picpoul which complemented the meal very well. Service was attentive and friendly. the location near Oxford Circus Tube, but hidden in a quiet side street is ideal. I would definitely come back again!

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 27 July 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Good service! Nice food and salad. Good value for money

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MP
London
8 reviews
Dined on 3 July 2018
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

The food we were served wasn’t amazing. The mezze dishes were mostly OK. However, the Kibbeh was serves still cold inside and the spicy prawns were dry as a bone. But, it only got worse for the main courses. The grills were burnt and yet served cold. But, the service was attentive and accommodating. Also, the price wasn’t bad either.

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D
London
21 reviews
Dined on 26 June 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely restaurant! Small place, friendly service. We shared a selection of mezze which were all delicious.

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G
London
44 reviews
Dined on 20 June 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Mid-week dinner with two girlfriends. I had returned from India practically vegan, was certainly looking for vegetarian option and Aline fitted the bill, while keeping the other two carnivores happy. In fact, one chose only vegetarian options anyway, while the other complemented her dishes with a sea bass option. We had a selection of mezze, which were all delicious. Particularly notable was the roast cauliflower dish, which was so good we ordered it again! Baba ghanouj also excellent, as were the falafel. I had an Arak to start, the girls G&Ts. We shared a bottle of Prosecco, and I had another Arak to finish - it was so refreshing and a perfect foil to the food. It is a small place but does not feel cramped, just cosy. Empty when we arrived at 7.30, but buzzing convivially later on. Central location near Oxford Circus convenient for all. Service was friendly and charming. Would definitely go again.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 29 May 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food, service and ambiance!

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 26 May 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 3

Lovely place, was surprised it wasn’t busier for its location and menu. Really nice food, that was good value for money.

We were the only ones in the restaurant so maybe he ambience was a little strange, but the staff were very friendly and helpful.

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SF
1 review
Dined on 2 May 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Great little restaurant, excellent food, good atmosphere and service.

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 16 April 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this little Lebanese restaurant that’s tucked away on Maddox Street. The food is amazing, and the team is running the place with the typical Lebanese charm. Love the Shish Taouk, Kibbeh and Fattoush! I could eat here every day, literally.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 11 April 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely little restaurant with great food. Loved the Kibbeh!

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C
Calgary
21 reviews
Dined on 22 March 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and service. We will go again. Superb for vegetarians. Great location...

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N
London
1 review
Dined on 19 March 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious authentic Lebanese restaurant. Nice music and lovely restaurant

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m
London
8 reviews
Dined on 20 February 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Nice and agreeable place for a slightly casual business lunch, good value

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C
London
14 reviews
Dined on 17 February 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very nice place! the food was good, the service was on point and you could have a nice conversation cause it wasn't noisy at all. Definitely recommend

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EG
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Went here for a date night with my girlfriend for the second time. The food is amazing and it really didn’t disappoint! Would definitely recommend for a romantic date night or even lunch.

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Bath
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2018
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 1

Menu was not the same as shared on OpenTable. Disappointing atmosphere and food was bland compared to other Lebanese restaurants we had eaten at. Poor drinks choice too, overall disappointing and overly expensive.

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L
London
6 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2018
Overall 5food 4service 3ambience 5

Staff was very friendly, hummus was great and the place is very cute!

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DD
1 review
Dined on 10 February 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Thankyou to the waitress for popping out to fetch more beers... nice touch...

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Munich
1 review
Dined on 27 January 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 2

The Food was really good and the value for price is definitely outstanding.
However, there is still room for improvement, when it comes to the "coziness" of the restaurant. With a little more "love", the place could be turned to a very warm and welcoming place.
It feels, like there is still some things that have to figured out, when it comes to menue and service.

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F
London
2 reviews
Dined on 11 December 2017
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 2

Starters were nice. Small venue. Chicken kebabs were over cooked. Amazing lMb kabhib. Probably wouldn't go again s nothing special and other cheaper options.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 8 December 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Met an old friend for meze. Service was good and not intrusive, food was very nice as well. Staff did not hurry us out either, which can be an issue.

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AT
London
1 review
Dined on 5 December 2017
Overall 3food 5service 5ambience 4

Good but expensive.
Food was really nice, service attentive but not over bearing, food came out relatively quickly and the mood was good f Eat lunch catch up.

Too expensive too return but wa if the boss is paying worth a go!!!

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OT
London
5 reviews
Dined on 4 December 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 2

Lovely food - delicious, fresh and something a not different for a Monday evening! I will definitely be going back.

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MU
Buckinghamshire
2 reviews
Dined on 2 December 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went here for my Mum's friends 70th.
It was absolutely wonderful.
Service was amazing.
Beautiful evening!
Thank you very much!
xx

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TE
London
8 reviews
Dined on 17 November 2017
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

This is an excellent family-run restaurant with great tasting freshly made food and good wines.

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m
London
8 reviews
Dined on 15 November 2017
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Good Lebanese food in a convenient location in Mayfair while in a nice and casual atmosphere

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