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“Amazing food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Al Balad

Al Balad
11 Edgware Road, London W2 2ER, England
+44(0)203 538 5096
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Ranked #2,990 of 17,940 Restaurants in London
Cuisines: Lebanese
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
London
1 review
“Amazing food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

After shopping in Oxford street with my family,we went to Albalad restaurant which is recommend by friend of mine .
We wait five minutes to be seated coz was busy, we welcomed by one of staff , we quickly ordered coz we know the menu and we are fancy Lebanese food.
We ordered hummus,
, fattoush,taboula,chicken liver as starters and mix shawarma , mix grilled and roast lamb .
The food was beyond expectation with excellent service and good price.
Thank all for the good food and service . We will back

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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London
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“Very average.....”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I went to Al-Balad for a family day out. We arrived and had to wait to be seated for about 5 minutes. We ordered 2 platters for nine people and thought this would be enough. Turns out that they were really small so we had to order additional food so we got shwarma rolls for each of us which were ok but had nothing to it. The waiters were ok but they weren't very friendly and acted is if they had somewhere else to be! Again, average restaurant. Will not be returning.

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London, United Kingdom
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“Fabulous”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

When we heard about Al Balad restaurant we made a reservation, because of all the great reviews. We went there for a dinner. The setting of the restaurant was idyllic and we were instantly delighted on entering the restaurant. It was perfect, the decor was beautiful and provided a very intimate setting for us to enjoy our meal. The meal itself could not be faulted, it was beautiful, we ate out at many restaurants before and by far this meal was head and shoulders above anything else. The food was excellently prepared and presented and every mouthful was wonderful. It is important to note that the price of the meal was very reasonable. I would like to thank the owner of Al Balad restaurant and all of the staff for providing us with a truly magical evening which provided a setting which will stay with us for the rest of our lives. Also, I will definitely visit the restaurant again and again as no other restaurants made me feel as delighted and the service could not be any better.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Not for me”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Stopped here for a little snack and mint tea on route to the cinema and was quite disappointed. As a big fan of Middle Eastern cuisine the food was average, tea good- but what did surprise my friend and myself was how unfriendly the staff were! They didn't crack a single smile or even say anything-they were not even that busy as it was around 2.30pm! Not for me!

  • Visited May 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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“Morethan wonderful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We have been in this restaurant before and as we expected the food was very tasty and delicious.
Waiters were really friendly ,service was excellent.
We will go back again .

Visited April 2014
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