Our visit the this particular restaurant wasn't planned. Our initial plan was to visit Edgware's most famous and one of many chained restaurant. However, as most of them were busy we restaurant hopped checking availability for group of 10. Shishawi had space (luckily), the decor very traditional Egyptian and not Lebanese. Comfortable and cozy sitting space. They had huge telly for entertainment and I'm sure they did do belly dancing nights. However, moving on to the food, our orders had their delicious mezzes, cold and hot starters, mains with rice and fish and ended with traditional desserts.
I can safely say that it's one of the best restaurant to sample middle eastern food. Whilst I can talk highly about the food I can't say the same for their service or attention to their customers.
Perhaps it's the relaxed middle eastern attitude that influenced their service.
Importantly would I come back? Definitely.
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