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Le Chef

Gouraud Street, Beirut, Lebanon
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“hummus” (10 reviews)
“soup” (5 reviews)
“fattoush” (2 reviews)
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Gouraud Street, Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was there at a sudden walking in Beirut in the afternoon( around 2:30 PM quite late but almost full, few foreigners/ tourist insider ( expat ) and some tourist. Affordable prices, good Mediterranean food. I will comeback again when am back ti Beirut

Thank DZexpat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mezze was great, best hummus i tasted, great fattoush also. But main courses were sub-par. One was way small (a few underwhelming meatballs alongside huge portion of not so well baked potatoes) and the other was (at some points) undercooked meat . We wanted a...More

Thank marko_popovic19
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Small portions below average food and prices relatively high. Staff untrained and I don't know about hygeine. Won't retirn

Thank andrew s
Reviewed 5 January 2018

I tried the fish Sayyadiyyeh, the portion is very very small, barely enough for a kid!!! The taste is less than average, actually the Sayyadiyyeh had no taste at all!!! And when I asked about another option which was Arnabiyyeh, I was to that the...More

Thank Marwan Z
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Le chef is a witness and a trademark of old Beirut. Very affordable considering the location. I personally never felt wao about any of their plat-de-jour but I always end up grabbing a casual lunch when in the area

Thank Elie H
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Perfect food, great service. Must go. Try the specials of the day. i will miss this place when I get home.

Thank Carolina L
Reviewed 20 October 2017

The place is one of the oldest restaurant at Gemmayze. Located in the heart of Gemmayze, the place is always welcoming you. Abordable for everyone. Portions are good and food is ok.

Thank Wadadlahad
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

I have been 2 times, order more than a dish and it all tastes AMAZING. Well recommended for new comers

Thank Rêber J
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Was told by some friends to check this place out and i am sure happy i did. I am a chef and travel the world for food and local places and this place is a perfect low key home cooked meal restaurant. Had a nice...More

Thank Jonny B
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

A simple cosy restaurnt in gemayzeh. It offers Lebanese food. They do amazing moghrabeye , mlokheye and sayadeyeh. The hummus and tabbouleh are super. The staff are friendly. The service is great. Good prices as well.

Thank Kamal Y
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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 15
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gouraud Street, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: 00961445373
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