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Al Zaytoon - CLOSED

55 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8PP, England
+44 20 7430 0799
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9 Jul 2012
“Ambitious Middle Eastern grills cafe”
31 Mar 2012
“Sad news”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Lebanese, Mediterranean
55 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8PP, England
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Reviewed 9 July 2012

Chamisse is the successor to the lamented Al Zaytoun and, good and enjoyable though that place was, this is better. They have the confidence to present a large menu taking in more than the usual Lebanese grills. Look out for the delicious Muhamarra, mixed ground...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2012

My final visit was typically excellent, but the sad news is that Al Zaytoon is now no more. A great shame. Like the Phoenix from the ashes, a new Lebanese restaurant is springing up in its place: and, according to the notice pinned to the...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2011

You couldn't ask for nicer, more hospitable people than those who run Al Zaytoon's little Lebanese/Middle Eastern grill restaurant. Cheerful, friendly, always ready for a chat and happy to advise on what's good. It's basic fare: chicken shawarma flatbread sandwiches, kofti, lamb and chicken kebabs,...More

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  • Address: 55 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Clerkenwell
  • Neighbourhood: Clerkenwell
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7430 0799
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