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St. Elmo's Seaside Brasserie

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Zaitunay Bay, Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 367 356
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Beirut, Lebanon
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184 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While not crazy-priced by Zaitunay Bay standards, you don't get much for your money here. More a place to be seen in the afternoon sunshine. Beware the horrible clouds of smoke from massive cigars being smoked by men who should know it's really not a good look....maybe if you're Burt Reynolds in 1978 it was ok, but not in 2016.... More 

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Thank Bennelong
Beirut, Lebanon
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Classic.....makes you feel speechless. The servers are cordial and the food in to die for. Definitely gonna come here again

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Thank futbolmania999
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98 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

the location is great in zaitouna bay, their food is average i say 6/10; a bit high prices for the food quality, recommended for a fine dining experience, friends or couples

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Thank Michel H
Beirut, Beyrouth, Lebanon
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155 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

Yesterday I went to try St. Elmo's for the first time and brought with me my date and some high expectations. The reception was good and the setting on sunset was perfect. Their table and couches were meant to be stylish-rusty but no one was comfortable touches them with clothes by fear of rust staining them. Anyway we started with... More 

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Thank Elie Z
Beirut, Lebanon
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165 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

The first time i visited this restaurant, i had a nice experience but we paid a lot for small portions.. The second time it was awful! We had to sit indoor because there was a waiting list for 20 minutes.. 10 minutes before they got us the menus, 10 minutes to take the order. I ordered a burger and to... More 

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Thank Christine E
London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

We didn't imagine that a restaurant in zeitounay could ever be bad.. Ordered their fish n chips which is supposedly their speciality... It was the most soggy, wet fish ever, the fries were cold and taste like plastic. This plus a burger, a beer and a glass of wine cost us 60 dollars, which was absurd for the disgusting quality... More 

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Thank vantrier_lj
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

It's a really bad restaurant... although it seems fancy but it food quality is actually very bad... Don't be fooled by appearances...

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Lebanon
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59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

Recommended for its breakfast selection within a very nice setting with a sea view. The eggs Benedict we ordered were very good and swallowed in 5 minute. The staff is very friendly and alert. Recommended for any given sunny Sunday morning outing!

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Thank PatylK
Beirut, Beyrouth, Lebanon
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

I visit here regularly and all I can say that you must try their giant cookie as well their fried Mars yummyyyyy! Definitely coming back to try the breakfast! Waiters are friendly and the atmosphere is pretty cool

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Thank LSM-14
Beirut, Lebanon
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

The waiters were busy with their own loud conversation, average food. I always wonder why it takes ages to press that button when you ask for your check.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$40
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zaitunay Bay, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: +961 1 367 356
Description
An escape from the dreary restaurant grind, St. Elmo's serves elevated pub grub in a retro-urban seaside setting. Packed with 'crowd pleasing fare', the look is simultaneously rough and quaint, in a struggling-artist sort of way. The restaurant owes it's name to St. Erasmus of Formiae, the patron saint of sailors who is affectionately known as St. Elmo's. Attempts at culinary categorization are futile since St. Elmo's is more seasonal and inventive than Beirut's best brasseries but cheaper and more accessible than what you find at the great bastions of haute cuisine. Specializing in down-home dishes like rich and gooey 'Mac & Cheese', the 'Classic Fish & Chips' and a plethora of other sudo-traditional foodstuffs, St. Elmo's has managed to capture the elusive mix of style and spirit of 'the perfect day at the beach'.

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