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Arnaoon Village

Lebanese, International
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Batroun Highway | Msaylha Fortress road, Batroun 961, Lebanon
9616642111
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Dining options: Lunch, Buffet
Description: Arnaoon is the garden we never had... The village we always dream of...
Arnaoon is the garden we never had... The village we always dream of... The serene and simple life to which we escape.ARNAOON is a 300-plus year old village that existed during the Ottoman days and its name stood strong throughout the years keeping its geography rising on a hill-top overlooking the historic Msaylha Fortress along the Batroun Highway, North of Lebanon. The villagers back then decided to defend the glory of Arnaoon and refused to give it away to the Ottomans. Team Arnaoon also decided to cherish this heritage by reviving the old ruins and beautifying the landscape rendering it a heart-pounding venue that fully caters to memorable weddings and all sorts of occasions ranging from private dinners to corporate events..
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Tasty food, beautiful setting, a bit noisy.

The drive to the place is beautiful. The people are super friendly and helpful. The food is excellent in taste and variety. The place gets a bit noisy because of kids running around and shouting.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Cyril J
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Beirut, Lebanon
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Byblos, Lebanon
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

Its a very nice place with a very good buffet with wide variety of dishes but the concept fits well if you have kids.outherwise its not a perfect place for friends gathering !! The kids animation is held more then 60% of the time ...on the mic...so not enough music to enjoy....and relax but overall its a nice clean place

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Beirut, Lebanon
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The drive to the place is beautiful. The people are super friendly and helpful. The food is excellent in taste and variety. The place gets a bit noisy because of kids running around and shouting.

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Beirut, Lebanon
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Great landscaping, yummy buffet and prime location. Arnaoon village is a fantastic place where you can leave your kids to safely play while you enjoy authentic lebanese food. Reservation is a must, as it gets really crowded especially on weekends. But the buffet is well supervised so you won't feel it's crowded or short of food. There is a small... More 

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Libreville, Gabon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Very nice nature, and the natural decoration fit in with its environment. We were in a group of married couples. But, if you are looking for a quiet environment within nature, don't try this place. Not recommended on Sundays, Very crowded, and like a kinder-garden; the result, waiters are very busy, and after many reminders, they make you wait very... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

we adore open buffet and we have approximately have tried all open buffet restaurant in lebanon each sunday we go with family and try new place. we went 2 weeks ago, the place is very tempting and there is lot of activity for kids and parents but not for toddler and babies, there is no playground so if you have... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

It is a great place to spend full day with your kids. Make sure to arrive early enough (12: 30 pm) in order to have some drinks before lunch. ( on a summer Sunday, it may take 1:30 mins from Beirut). Lebanese food buffet is excellent quality, with some international food as well. ( open regular bar ). They keep... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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113 reviews 113 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

Very easy to find, very nice place. Plenty of green space. Staff is very caring and friendly. Plenty of activities and games for the kids of all ages all in a very easy and fun atmosphere. The food buffet is nice with good food in good quantities. All at a very reasonable price for a full day for kids to... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

The best place to spend a day with family , great food , great prices , verry good services , u enjoy each moment in , try it 👍

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Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The best place to spend a family day with excellent food and view. I love this place alot and I love everything in it.

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Beirut, Lebanon
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We celebrated palm Sunday at the outdoor church and stayed for lunch. The tasty buffet was richand generous and covered all major continental cuisines. Kids enjoyed outdoor activities and fun in the huge green facility. Friendly staff and good service.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Batroun Highway | Msaylha Fortress road, Batroun 961, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  North Governorate  >  Batroun
  • Phone Number: 9616642111

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Lebanese, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Arnaoon is the garden we never had... The village we always dream of... The serene and simple life to which we escape.ARNAOON is a 300-plus year old village that existed during the Ottoman days and its name stood strong throughout the years keeping its geography rising on a hill-top overlooking the historic Msaylha Fortress along the Batroun Highway, North of Lebanon. The villagers back then decided to defend the glory of Arnaoon and refused to give it away to the Ottomans. Team Arnaoon also decided to cherish this heritage by reviving the old ruins and beautifying the landscape rendering it a heart-pounding venue that fully caters to memorable weddings and all sorts of occasions ranging from private dinners to corporate events..

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