Tag: lebanese

Randa by Maroush, Kensington

Randa by Maroush, Kensington

Several shops along the Kensington end of Kensington Church Street, sits Middle-Eastern restaurant Randa by Maroush. The outside is unassuming and looks more like an old Victoria pub than restaurant, but inside it’s modern, airy and expands over two floors –  the top is a mezzanine. […]

Mamounia Lounge, Mayfair

Mamounia Lounge, Mayfair

With its dark, slick, interior and loud pumping music, you’d be forgiven for thinking you’ve entered into a nightclub. But no, Mamounia is a classy Middle-Eastern restaurant set in the prime location of Mayfair.

Le Menar – Fitzrovia (CLOSED)

Le Menar – Fitzrovia (CLOSED)

Great things are happening in the kitchen of Le Menar. Located in the quiet and unassuming part of Fitrovia, this charming restaurant offers a modern, unique take on North African and Middle Eastern cuisine. I met with head chef Vernon Samuels who is quite the […]

Review: Layla Restaurant, Wimbledon (CLOSED)

Review: Layla Restaurant, Wimbledon (CLOSED)

Dining at Lebanese restaurant, Layla is a fanciful affair. The restaurant has two distinctive areas – the blinging, posing, lounge for those who want-to-be-seen, at the front, leading into the more sophisticated eating area at the back with the most gloriously magnificent chandeliers.