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“Outstanding!”
Review of Al Waha

Al Waha
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Ranked #2,030 of 28,450 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Lebanese
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Neighborhood: Notting Hill
Description: For those who don���t know, Al Waha translates simply as ���oasis���. And that���s exactly what this fine Middle Eastern restaurant is to many Londoners who return time and time again to sample the welcoming atmosphere and tempting mezze style food. Situated on Westbourne Grove in ever-trendy Notting Hill, Al Waha is unassumingly simple in d��cor, remaining classic in simple white and earth tones while other restaurants around it succumb to passing fads. Art works reflect the establishment���s Eastern background while abundant greenery surrounds the always busy tables. Pick a selection of dishes from the comprehensive Lebanese menu to share with your fellow guests or (if you���re feeling selfish) to enjoy all to yourself. Particularly recommended are the delicious kebabs straight from the chargrill.
Reviewed August 11, 2019 via mobile

A friend recommended that we check out Al Waha (or Alwaha), & he was spot-on. My wife & I were staying in the area, and wanted something ethic. What we found at Alwaha was much more than that. The service was friendly and helpful, and the food was an absolute delight - without a doubt the best Lebanese food we’d ever had. We tried the fixed menu and the portions were more than ample, but more importantly, the preparations were stunning. If you are looking for a treat in the Kensington/Bayswater area, you can’t go wrong at Alwaha.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank JHR1954
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mohammada7023, General Manager at Al Waha, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for such a positive review of yours and your wife's visit to our restaurant. Our ethos is to keep close to our traditional recipes and it gives us immense pleasure to find that our dishes are greatly appreciated. We hope to welcome you both here soon.

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Reviewed August 11, 2019 via mobile

We’ve been visiting Al Waha for lunch for a number of years now and it’s a pleasure every time we go back.
The food is always fresh and very well presented, with crisp white napkins and tablecloths. The service is also very professional and friendly.
Olives and fresh vegetable nibbles are offered while you wait for your meal. The Lebanese coffee is excellent and served with pastries.
The style of the restaurant is modern and it was recently refurbished with more windows which makes it even brighter than before. A very welcoming place to relax, have lunch and watch the world go by.

Date of visit: August 2019
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mohammada7023, Manager at Al Waha, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for reviewing Alwaha. As a valued customer we appreciate your comments. Our philosophy has always been to propose traditional Syrian-Lebanese dishes using fresh, authentic ingredients. Your comments show that we have managed to keep to high standards for a long time and this makes us proud.

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Reviewed August 2, 2019

I've been here a few times and not once was I disappointed. The best time was when I brought my mom here and she was so happy with the food she gave the place the seal of approval. If I want Levantine food, I would only come here.

Date of visit: June 2019
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mohammada7023, General Manager at Al Waha, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Your comment has made our day! We hope you will be able to bring your mom back soon.

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Reviewed July 28, 2019

Used to eat regularly in Al Waha when I lived in London and made a recent return for lunch on a very hot day last week. The place was very quiet but the food was as good as I remembered it; We had a set-lunch meze platter that featured all the usual suspects and was first-rate. Washed it all down with a couple of glasses of their home-made lemonade (with mint). Such a pleasure to return to an old haunt and find the standards as high as they always were.

Date of visit: July 2019
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mohammada7023, Manager at Al Waha, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. It's always lovely to have you back and hope you can visit us again in the near future.

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Reviewed July 23, 2019

This is the most traditional, testy, Lebanies &Syrian food, the most welcoming place all over LONDON
I recommend Alwaha to the moon and back

Date of visit: April 2019
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mohammada7023, Manager at Al Waha, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So pleased you love our restaurant, thank you for your review.

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