LUXURY DINING

Your gastronomic journey begins here – 11 of beirut’s best restaurants were chosen for their quality, amazing décor
and the fact that you’ll spend a pretty penny – prepare for a spectacular night out!

Sultan

AL SULTAN BRAHIM


An upscale Lebanese fish restaurant, which has been operating for over 50 years.

In 2015, Al Sultan Brahim was recognized as the Best Restaurant in the Arab World by the League of Arab States for 2016.

Ambiance: Elegant | Type of cuisine: Seafood, Lebanese | Chefs: Downtown – Ahmad Zakaria, Jounieh – Mahmoud Hraybe
Rarest bottle of alcohol on the list: Segla, 2006 Margaux, Bordeaux
Off the menu dish that’s not to be missed: Sashimi selection and Scallops Tripolitaine

USD 60 per person | Downtown Beirut | Jounieh Seaside Road | al-sultanbrahim.com

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“B” BY ELEFTERIADES


B is a refined restaurant with a live music band featuring international musicians.

Ambiance: Refined | Type of cuisine: Mediterranean menu | Chef: Jacob Vila (Spain)
Most expensive dish: The Imperial Paella (whole lobster, calamari, bouchot mussels with carnaroli rice)
Rarest bottle of alcohol on the list: Johnnie Walker – The John Walker
Off the menu dish that’s not to be missed: Overnight Braised Beef (slowly cooked for 18 hours, Rioplatense prime beef)

USD 80 per person for a four-course menu | Jal el Dib Sea Road – Aishti by the Sea | bbbeirut.com

AL-DENTE

AL DENTE RISTORANTE


In polished Bugatti décor adorned with precious wood, this sleek Italian outpost is a sampling of modern Italian cooking, jazzed up with a playful twist on ‘classical cuisine’.

Ambiance: Romantic | Type of cuisine: Fine dining Italian cuisine
Most expensive dish on the menu: Linguine con astice cotto nel suo sugo
Off the menu dish that’s not to be missed: Spaghetti aux Trois Tomates

USD 80 four course menu per person | Abdel Wahab El Inglzi Street, Achrafieh | albergobeirut.com

Burgundy

BURGUNDY BEIRUT


Burgundy is a restaurant offering gastronomic French cuisine with exceptional wines

Ambiance: Cosy | Type of cuisine: French gastronomic | Chef: Youssef Akiki
Most expensive dish: Tenderloin Wagyu Mb9+
Rarest bottle of alcohol on the list: La Romanée Conti
Off the menu dish that’s not to be missed: Black Truffle during the season

USD 120 per person for a four-course | 752 Gouraud Street, Saifi Village, Beirut | burgundybeirut.com

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CENTRALE


One of the few restaurants in Beirut that combines three dining areas.

The menu changes twice a year, but some of the best sellers remain.

Ambiance: Warm and pleasant | Type of cuisine: French | Chef: Mickael Gantner
Most expensive dish on the menu: Grilled Sole
Rarest bottle of alcohol on the list: Glen Calder (blended whisky) 1949

USD 80 per person for a three-course menu | Mar Maroun Street, Saifi | centrale-beirut.com

KALEO

KALÉO


Fine dining in a casual and artfully inspired setting, the menu features contemporary European dishes prepared with seasonal ingredients

Ambiance: Fine dining in an artful setting | Type of cuisine: Contemporary bistronomique
Most expensive dish on the menu: Australian beef wagyu, MB6, simply grilled and served with ‘Pomme Kaléo’
Rarest bottle of alcohol on the list: Griotte Chambertin Grand Cru Domaine Claude Dugat

USD 80 per person for a four-course menu | Avenue du Park building, Mina el Hosn, Beirut | founddgroup.com

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LA PETITE MAISON BEIRUT


A French Mediterranean restaurant set in a casual chic atmosphere.

Ambiance: Dishes are prepared à la minute | Type of cuisine: Niçoise Mediterranean cuisine with Ligurian Italy influence
Most expensive dish on the menu: Sôle Poêlée aux Grains de Moutarde
Rarest bottle of alcohol on the list: Château Mouton Rothschild 1982
Off the menu dish that’s not to be missed: Contre-Fillet 1.2kg , Galettes de Pommes de Terre, Sauce Bordelaise

USD 70 per person for a four-course menu without alcohol | M1 Building, Minet El Hosn, Beirut | Facebook LPMbeirut

LIZA

LIZA BEIRUT


Lebanese cuisine the way its founders, Liza and Ziad, love it: fresh, light and generous.

Ambiance: Chic, authentic and elegant | Type of cuisine: Lebanese | Chef: Johnnie Al Naddaf
Most expensive dish on the menu: Bottarga, savory thyme, olive oil
Rarest bottle of alcohol on the list: Château Angélus 2006 Saint-Emilion, Premier grand cru classé
Off the menu dish that’s not to be missed: Kharouf bi Khams Bharrat, Kebbe Sucre Sale

USD 50 per person for a four-course menu | Doumani Street, Trabaud, Achrafieh | lizabeirut.com

Em-Sherif

EM SHERIF RESTAURANT


A fine-dining restaurant that offers unique, authentic Oriental cuisine which brings back forgotten traditional flavors

Ambiance: Refined service and elegant decoration
Type of cuisine: Authentic Oriental cuisine
Rarest bottle of alcohol on the list: Petrus 1999, Pomerol

Lunch menu – USD 42 per person excluding beverages / Dinner menu – USD 65 per person excluding beverages | Victor Hugo Street – Achrafiyeh | emsherif.com

La-Parrilla

LA PARRILLA WINTER EDITION


La Parrilla is a fine-dining grill house serving top quality meat, amongst other grilled items and international dishes.

Ambiance: Relaxed | Type of cuisine: Fine-dining grill house
Most expensive dish on the menu: Colossal Côte de boeuf for two
Least expensive dish on the menu: Aubergines gratinées with parmesan
Rarest bottle of alcohol on the list: Petrus 1999, Pomerol

USD 85 per person for a four-course menu | Rue St Maron – Gemmayzeh, Achrafieh | la-parilla.com

NumeroSix

NUMEROSIX


A fine-dining restaurant serving quality food and outstanding service.

Ambiance: Glamorous | Type of cuisine: European cuisine with an Asian twist
Most expensive dish on the menu: Tom Yum pimentée au bar
Least expensive dish on the menu: Nachos et Guacamole
Rarest bottle of alcohol on the list: Petrus 2011, Pomerol

USD 60 per person for a four-course menu | Minet el Hosn, Downtown | numero-6.com

 

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