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“A lot of food”

Em Sherif Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 1,039 Restaurants in Beirut
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $42 - $65
Cuisines: Lebanese
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Em Sherif is a distinguished Oriental-themed restaurant providing its guests with an unsurpassed first class dining experience. Em Sherif herself carefully takes food supervising matters into her own hands and makes sure clients are served delicious food that is adoringly cooked daily with the freshest and highest quality products. The restaurant is intent on providing guests with the finest entertainment provided by a nightly live band. This restaurant is the perfect place for those seeking to enjoy 'Tarab' and traditional Oriental music played by talented band members on the time-honored instrument, the 'kanun' that magically infuses a sense of musical euphoria. Fabulous Oriental lunches and dinners are offered in set menus and served in a luxurious setting. The restaurant also offers a wide selection of the best French, Italian and Lebanese wine and champagne, along with quality Lebanese "Arak" in beautiful blue glasses. Em Sherif is the perfect venue for corporate lunches, family dinners, lunch gatherings and romantic dinners with a capacity of around 100 people. Operating Hours: Daily from 12.30 P.M. To 4:00 p.M. And 8:30 p.M. To 12:00 a.M.
Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

A nice old villa with high ceilings, nice ambiance. The food is a set menu, the appetizers are amazing and the main dishes are delicious but it is a lot of food that by the time you get the mains you are too full.

Date of visit: October 2016
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Reviewed November 8, 2016

Beautiful decor and table setup, a large variety of delicious food and good service. This is certainly an excellent choice for those who want to try delicious Lebanese food in Beirut.

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Lubna A
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Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

One of my favourite Lebanese restaurans in Lebanon.
The location is really good. The service is really fast and the food was very tasty.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank alnuami1980
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Mia R, Public Relations Manager at Em Sherif Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2016

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Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

Emsherif a restaurant about fancy and yummy eating.the decoration is very special,the staff is very polite and always waiting for you to ask for something.It has a special fixed menu where everyone gets the same food.a lot of varieties .you can't eat everything but very very yummy and fresh.it serves Lebanese food but with a little twist.if you want to go there for dinner then eat a very light lunch in order to enjoy everything.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Hananmn
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Reviewed October 27, 2016

The restaurant itself is lovely, it has great atmosphere and is decorated to make it feel homely and also cosy. There is nothing worse than a blank canvas in a restaurant, especially when the food is so colourful.
Onto the food. Go Hungry, there is lots, I think we had some 42 different dishes. First round is like the vegetarian course, then comes a meat course and then a desert course, bare in mind that the first two courses consist of about 16/16 different each! Small amounts from each dish is suggested, otherwise you just won't get round to tasting them all. In the main I really enjoyed the vast majority of dishes the ones I wasn't keen on only contained ingredients I didn't like, so nothing down to the actual dish itself, for example, I really don't like olives, so dishes with olives in wasn't for me.
They do tell you what each dish is, but they said things so quickly that we couldn't quite understand, but we are English, so I didn't expect to understand all of them. The only thing I would say, is that it might have been nice if they could have taken their time to explain it to us, we did after all look very English. Service was very good in the main. Took a long time to get the bill, but they were packed.
Be warned, if you don't like smokers at meal time, this is not the place for you, as all the locals not only seem to smoke, but are also into having shisha at meal times. It was a little overwhelming if I'm honest, as neither of us smoke.
All in all it is very much worth a visit and you must book. For true authentic food, this is the place to go.

Date of visit: October 2016
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Thank angieraven
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