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PRICE RANGE
$35 - $72
CUISINES
Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Healthy, Contemporary
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed July 27, 2022 via mobile

Such an amazing place. The food was so full of flavour and so beautiful. Everything we ordered tasted amazing, I only wish we had ordered the tasting menu so that we could have experienced more of the food. This is a place not to be...missed.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed October 10, 2021

We read some very good reviews and saw some great photos before visiting this wonderful little restaurant. When walking through the street of the restaurant, you would not expect this little gem to be hidden here. Also the restaurant itself doesn't look like anything very...special. It could be any ordinary lovely small restaurant. BUT... when you see and taste the amazing Middle Eastern foods they serve and also take a sip of the great Syrian and Lebanese wines in their collection, you'll soon want write a 5 star review yourself. The dishes are surprises of beauty and taste. We really had a great meal and very well-priced. Also the hostess and staff are very friendly and willingly to give advice and explain more about the food they serve. When we return to Orléans, we will surely go back for another great meal.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed August 15, 2021 via mobile

We were lucky enough to get a free table on a Saturday evening. The food was delicious, yet the pricing was pretty low. If you can, try the crème de riz... I will now have it no other way than the way they prepared it.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed September 20, 2020

We booked the restaurant after reading the very positive reviews and were not disappointed. Although I am not vegetarian I do prefer plant based food, which can often be lacking in flavour. Not so at Narenj, the lentil main course that I had was absolutely...gorgeous - I could have eaten two of them! A nice touch was the two small taster dishes at the start of the meal. We will definitely be back next summer!!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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merlot6610, Chef at Narenj, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2020

Thank you so much Looking forward to see you again next summer

Reviewed September 14, 2020

We had an amazing night at Närenj, the people were very kind and helpful and they created delicious platters. We would really recommend this place!

Date of visit: August 2020
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merlot6610, Chef at Narenj, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2020

Thank you 😊

Reviewed October 6, 2019 via mobile

We just could not fault this place. The food is exceptional and well thought out. Short menu but everything we had was fantastic. Excellent service and the nicest chef ever, coming out to meet all the guests and answering any questions. I can’t recommend enough.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 4, 2019

Recommendable dans toutes les aspects! Très très agréable soirée. On y étais en famille. Reception: professional & friendly! Decoration: clean classic simple. Comfortable Dishes: exquisitely well done. On all accounts: excellent. Highly recommended! The dishes have a very healthy taste, are not overlaoded with calories,...and are presented in a pleasent manner. Sehr zu empfehlen. Sehr angenemhe Atmosphäre, Gerichte schmecken köstlich, und sind nicht mit Kalorien überladen. 非常舒服的环境 - 菜特别好吃!非常《干净和健康》的味道。我们肯定再去!More

Date of visit: October 2019
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merlot6610, Propriétaire at Narenj, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2019

Thank you so much We were happily that your children liked the food 😊 À très bientôt Ich danke dir sehr Wir waren froh, dass Ihre Kinder das Essen à bientôt mochten 非常感谢 很高兴您的孩子喜欢的食物

Reviewed September 28, 2019 via mobile

The food was unusual and delicious, a pure gastronomic delight. Family run, husband chef and wife and son serving, so friendly and although very busy treated us like guests in their own home explaining each dish in broken English and caring about their food. Thank...you for such a memorable visit.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed September 25, 2019

One should book in advance, this place is very popular, unfortunately as the trend in France is at the moment you can only book over Facebook, and I don't want to be member of this club, I found a way. The food was great and...the owner was very attentive to our needs.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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merlot6610, Propriétaire at Narenj, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2019

Thanking you so much for sharing your experience of narenj on TripAdvisor. We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit and the food travel You are absolutely right regarding Facebook. We only accept reservation by SMS or on our booking online service on our...More

Reviewed July 7, 2019 via mobile

What an amazing experience! We were traveling and staying in Orleans for 1 night. We checked TripAdvisor and we walked by the No.1 restaurant in Orleans, and luckily they had a table for two The food is amazing, I ordered the duck for main course,...what dish! The desert was the best! It was rice with milk and pecan nutsMore

Date of visit: July 2019
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merlot6610, Propriétaire at Narenj, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2019

Thank you for sharing your review. We are happy that we managed to make your travel with food. And we wish to see you again when you come back to Orleans.

Reviewed May 31, 2019 via mobile

One day in Orlean so where to eat ! Obviously check out trip advisor - NARENJI Rated as NO 1, and was vegetarian friendly . Didn’t disappoint - 3 course set menu was €27 half a bottle of wine €16. The proprietor, was so amazing...she accommodated us even though restaurant was fully booked - ( but we came in early, and others were turned away). Now the food - starter was smoked egg plant with a delicious salad, falafel etc for main (hubby had beef) and rice pudding with candy floss for pud. Thankyou for a special evening and please thank your staff !More

Date of visit: June 2019
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merlot6610, Propriétaire at Narenj, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2019

Thank you for your sharing your experience on TripAdvisor hope that the next time will have 5/5 Waiting you for your next trip Best regards

Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

Delicious and refined food , warm atmosphere and excellent service. Thank you chef Nabil . Thank you Souzanna . Merci et à la prochaine

Date of visit: August 2018
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nblattar, Propriétaire at Narenj, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2019

Thank you so much. We are so proud and happy to see your review on your restaurant Narenj. We are waiting you during your next pass to Orléans.

Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

In Narenj you can feel how much the chef cares about the smallest detail in your dish The best food ever in orleans and i am sure soon Narenj will be one of the best restaurants in Europe. The service is perfect as well

Date of visit: November 2018
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nblattar, Owner at Narenj, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2018

Thank you Madame for sharing your experiences restaurant närenj on TripAdvisor. We are happy to know that you had enjoyed your visit. See you soon

Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

My partner and I were passing through ORLÉANS and wanted to find a one-of-a-kind culinary experience. We found it here with Najin and Soussana. They were very welcoming and the passion that goes into the cooking is apparent and delicious! Definitely worth coming to Orleans...for. Oh, and Najin made sure to make room for us, even though fully booked, knowing we were just passing through. Thank you!! :)More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Nabil A, Owner at Narenj, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2018

Thank you for your nice words. It was our pleasure to have you in your restaurant närenj. How we can say no for the guests of Orleans when they pass? Have a great safe trip Nabil le chef

Reviewed October 30, 2018

Picked this restaurant because of the reviews - and it did not disappoint. The service was excellent and the food delicious. They have only been open a few months but have made a great success of it. I think the only thing I would change...would be to have softer lighting but maybe that is just me.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Nabil A, Owner at Narenj, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

We would like to thank you for sharing your experience in our new restaurant närenj. We are working with passion to offer to our clients the best experience we could. Thank you again hoping to see you back soon

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Närenj is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5