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“Worst meal we've had in SE Asia”
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Little Lebanon
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed October 2, 2013

We love middle eastern food so when we saw this place as we walked close to the Bazaar, we went for it even though the prices were a little high. The four of us ordered different dishes and shared a hummus. The hummus was the worst we've ever tried. They used vinegar instead of lemon juice and it had no garlic or flavour of any kind. My lamb Kebab was raw, not medium rare, but raw inside. On top of it was a thing they called "lebanese gravy" which was like a chicken gravy mixed with mayo. My wife's fattoush salad was the saddest looking thing we've ever seen. Think a small plate of romaine with one tomato and a heaping of overcooked croutons. It was obvious form our meal, as well as our friends who also didn't finish theirs, that the cook put in zero effort. It is also obvious that the cook has never had real Lebanese food before.

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Thank Tyrannosaurus_Ross
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Reviewed October 2, 2013 via mobile

After walking around the centre of Kuching for over an hour and finding very little open, we settled on what looked like it would be a slightly indulgent option but hopefully worthwhile! It was not! The four of us in the group had been travelling around Asia for roughly 8 months and we were all in agreement this was almost definitely the worst meal we had 'eaten'. We ordered the fatoush salad which was simply deep fried pitta bread on very sad looking pieces of lettuce. Lamb kebabs (supposedly a house special) which we flavorless and raw. A falafel sandwich which the eater said was not the worst falafel she had ever eaten...but that was all. We also ordered a portion on hummus to share which tasted of nothing more than chickpeas and vinegar! And a laksa which was essentially coconut milk pepper soup! The whole meal came to $20...not extortionate but one of the more expensive meals we had become used to eating and it definitely was not worth it! This was not a pleasant dining experience at all!

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Thank danigross88
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Reviewed September 1, 2013 via mobile

The food was really disapointing.
The pitta bread was ethir old or commercial bought on a supermarket (dry, sandy and breakable, no taste and too thick... Just awful)

Hummus and babaganogh with no taste at all... Really average low quality food


The service was really good indead. And the place is really nice (the outside table under the arches, the inner dinner looked pretty kitsch).

Good for a shisha and some juices, but foodwise... I wouldn't give it another try :(

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Thank Oscarfernan
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Reviewed August 7, 2013

The lamb kebab we ordered had a horrible cheese sauce on it, the hummus tasted a bit funky, and the roti canai was very very spacey (spice is a matter of taste, but I have had lots of rotis in Malaysia and like all the rest).
There are so many great places to eat in Kuching, this isn't one of them

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Thank Gareth A
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Reviewed July 30, 2013

good service, reasonably priced
yummy food worth visiting again
even in a blackout, they were still serving with torche

Thank Ibrahim_wanderer
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