30+ OF THE COOLEST MOUNTAIN RESTAURANTS IN LEBANON
Escape the summer heat and enjoy delicious Lebanese, French and Asian cuisine in the gorgeous Lebanese mountains.
FADEL RESTAURANT – NAAS
A family-run Lebanese restaurant, you will love its outdoor summer section surrounded by pine trees.
Recommended dishes: Mashawi, soujouk, mini kebbeh
Address: Main Street, Naas, Bikfaya
Phone number: 04 980979 – 03 259979
FLINT RESTO & BAR – DAHR EL SAWAN
Located in an old, traditional Lebanese house built in 1914, Flint offers a varied international menu. Enjoy the mountain summer nights while listening to soft and chill music.
Recommended dishes/drinks: Black Angus beef burgers, truffle fries, Gin with fresh basil planted in the house’s garden.
Address: Dahr El Sawan
Phone number: 03 549288
LE TELEGRAPHE DE BELLE-VUE – BHAMDOUN
Replenish your spirit with fresh mountain air, beautiful views of the sea and surrounding valleys, and the relaxed luxury you crave. Located just 25 minutes from Beirut, you can walk among the vines, taste award-winning wines and rent bikes for free and to have wine tour.
Recommended dishes: Grilled salmon, steak, risotto, quinoa salad, pain perdu
Phone number: 70 628383
MOUNIR – BROUMANA
A four-decade-old restaurant, in the middle of a forest of pine and oak, in a private vineyard, gardens, waterfalls, enjoy excellence in Lebanese food.
Recommended dishes: Kafta, fattoush, mezze, tabbouleh
Phone number: 04 873900
TAWLET BEIT EL QAMAR
Tawlet Beit El Qamar is Souk El Tayeb’s third farmer’s kitchen located in Deir El Qamar – Shouf. The traditional dishes are prepared by the women of the Shouf region, with delicious saj, mini manakeesh of Zaatar, Jebne and Keshek, open buffet and live stations.
Recommended dishes: Fatteh, kebbet laktin, kaak aal fahem, fweregh, chich barak
Address: Deir El Qamar, Chouf
Phone number: 03 661411
LA TABLE DU GRAND CHALET – ZAAROUR
Nestled in the hills and the beautiful mountain scenery, La Table du Grand Chalet offers a delicious international food menu next to its pool.
Recommended dishes: Alberto’s salad, pizza kaakeh and raviolis truffles
Address: Hotel Le Grand Chalet, Zaarour
Phone number: 04 310300
KFARDEBIANE, FARAYA, FAQRA & HRAJEL
A concept Lebanese bistro with a new take on classical dishes, Bebabel serves Lebanese breakfast and all-day dining in a chic and modern atmosphere, using fresh, local ingredients for an ultimate experience.
Recommended dishes: Fattouch, Mezze, Battata Harra, Salmon Salad, Shawerma, sandwiches, falfel burger
Address: Faqra Club, Kfardebian
Phone number: 78 800091, Delivery 03 721511
BRUT BY CHEF YOUSSEF AKIKI
An original concept that creates a customized and exquisite culinary experience in the middle of nature where Chef Youssef gets his inspiration from. Each dish is served in a handmade pottery inspired by the surroundings, a pure pleasure for the eyes and the palate. Growing his own vegetables, grains and fruits, Chef Youssef guarantees freshness in every dish he creates.
Phone number: 70 227300
Typical Swiss chalet and alpine experience with a breathtaking view of the Mediterranean, a beautiful infinite pool and a beautiful garden.
Specialties or recommended dishes: Pierrade and wood fired pizza.
Address: Oyoun elSiman Kfardebian
Phone number: 03 341441 – 03 341441
Mayrig is a fine dining experience that captures history, tradition and subtle authentic flavors. Mayrig’s menu offers a big variety of traditional and revisited Armenian dishes and serves a wide array of cold and hot mezze, juicy salads and dishes that are rich in aromas of silk road spices and fresh Mediterranean ingredients.
Specialties or recommended dishes: Mante, Soubeureg, Hamegh Seroung, Ice Cream Burger
Address: Faqra Club, Edelweiss, Faqra, Keserouan, Lebanon
Phone number: 70 667299
MEAT THE FISH
Your choice of fresh local meat and seafood, creative sandwiches, salads and tasty sweets on the menu. Seasonal fruits and more at the shop as well as fresh sourdough bread.
Specialties or recommended dishes: Bibimpap salad bowl, Korean style beef tenderloin, chicken satay bowl.
Address: Faqra, Keserouan, Lebanon
Phone number: 03 003932
MON MAKI A MOI – FAQRA
The home of sushi lovers seeking unique flavors and an extraordinary experience. Since 2010, hard work, passion and dedication Mon Maki à moi has grown into an award-winning, multi-branch brand with the original outlet in Byblos Souk being joined by a second outlet in Dbayeh and in Faqra this year.
Recommended dishes: Gyoza shrimps, rock shrimp tempura, Lava roll, crunchy princess, hot volcano
Address: Villa Broumana
Phone number: 71 079444
SUNSET BAR MASSAYA FAQRA
Address: Kfardebian, Aayoun El Siman Rd, Faqra
Phone number: 70 122414
AL FERDAWS – EHDEN
Al Ferdaws restaurant is one of the oldest restaurants present till today, since 1968, it is hidden away in one of the most stunning locations of the lovely paradise ‘Ehden’.
Recommended dishes Kebbe mechwiyi Zghertewiye, tabbouli, hommos, falafel, kebbe naye
Address: Nabeh Mar Sarkis, Ehden
Phone number: 06 560605
BAMBOO ASIAN CUISINE – KFARHATA
Authentic Indian Thai & Chinese Cuisine. A fusion concept, which brings together, the wonders of Thai spices with the Indian tandoor and Chinese wok cooking techniques.
Recommended dishes: Butter chicken, dynamite shrimp, biryani, cheesecake, cashew nut chicken, chicken tikka roll
Address: The Village Food Court, Kfarhata – ZghartaKfar Hata
Phone number: 03 268465
LE PICHET DES CÈDRES AT LE CEDRUS HOTEL
Nestled in the heart of the Cedars and part of Le Cedrus Hotel, Le Pichet des Cèdres offers local and international cuisine. The cosy restaurant, as well as the hotel setup, gives you a feeling of being in the French Alps.
Recommended dishes Onion Soup, Pierrade, Fondue Savoyarde, Le Cedrus Housewine
Delivery Available only in the Cedars area
Address: Le Cedrus Boutique Hotel building, Main road, Cedars area, Bcharreh
Phone number: 06 678777- 70 413777
BYBLOS & BATROUN DISTRICT
ROOT829 – HASROUN
A family business designed to provide a pleasant place for friends and family to meet and enjoy precious moments and create unforgettable memories.
Recommended dishes: Gin cherry, Root burger, Chicken Philly, Cordon Bleu
Address: Hasroun, old main road, near Antounieh school
Phone number: 71 000829
ADYAR RESTAURANT. KFIFANE
ADYAR has been raising land edible snails naturally since 2014, and offers young snails for “Gourmet dishes” , as well as set menu, wine tasting, escargots & wine pairing for lunch. Enjoy beakfast, brunch, lunch & dinner with variant kids’ activities (gardening, cooking, cycling, green playground) and area hiking trail monasteries tours & area sightseeing.
Recommended dishes: Snails from Adyar farm
Delivery and catering available
Address: Jrabta main road – Kfitane Batroun district
Phone number: 71 858537- 03 586244
NICOLAS AUDI À LA MAISON D’IXSIR
Spring and summer welcome visitors under the mulberry trees in IXSIR’s beautiful garden. The restaurant serves traditional Lebanese cuisine from the many different and delightful regions of Lebanon, revisited by Nicolas Audi and paired perfectly with IXSIR wines.
Recommended dishes “Mytabbouleh”, fish kebbeh on tajin, Oriental tarts, arayes fateh, round kebbe with mhammara.
Address: Batroun, Basbina
Phone number: 71 773770
Tawlet Biomass is Souk El Tayeb’s fourth Farmers kitchen located in Jreba – Batroun . In partnership with Biomass, Tawlet Biomass offers a menu prepared by local cooks using organic produce from the Biomass farm. Enjoy the serenity of the farm life by going on a farm tour.
Specialties or recommended dishes: The buffet is built on the traditional recipes of the Batroun, dishes such as chich barak b djej, bizri mekleh and kebbeh nayeh.
Address: Jrabta Main Road, Jrabta
Phone number: 03 352352
Tawlet Douma is Souk El Tayeb ’ s latest Tawlet located in Douma – North of Lebanon in an old, traditional Lebanese house that has been re stored in a simple and subtle way with a beautiful natural garden that looks onto the Batroun Mountains! The traditional dishes are prepared by cooks from the North!
Specialties or recommended dishes: Maakroun b toum, kebbeh nayeh , fatayer zaatar, fatet kafta, selek ate e, warak enab w koussa b lahme.
Address: Douma main road.
Phone number: 70 082225
BEIT EL GHÂBEH (LA MAISON DE LA FORÊT) – BKASSINE
At La Maison De la Forêt, the story of Jezzine region and its tradition is told through the delicious and authentic culinary experience.
Recommended dishes: EL GHÂBEH tea, salad, hummus, batata, kebbeh, amiret and layali Bkassine
Address: Bkassine, Jezzine, Southern Lebanon. https://goo.gl/maps/FE27Tx4eViyAJXSs5
Phone number: 07 800222- 78 828252
CHÂTEAU KEFRAYA – “LE RELAIS DIONYSOS” RESTAURANT
In an intimate and warm atmosphere, Le Relais Dionysos offers a unique view on the vineyards and the parks, with a delicious combination of wine and terroir flavors our carte presents a refined and daring seasonal cuisine.
Recommended dishes/drinks Les Assiettes gourmandes aux spécialités du terroir, Coq au vin du Château – Le Blanc de poulet à L’Anis, Le fondant au Nectar
Address: West Bekaa Valley – Kefraya
Phone number: 08 645333/444 – 03 322006
Tawlet Ammiq is Souk El Tayeb’s second Farmers kitchen with an amazing view on the Bekaa Valley. The traditional dishes are prepared by the housewives of the Bekaa region. On the menu, Saj, mini manakeesh of Zaatar, Jebne and Keshek. Cold and hot appetizers are served on the table and a buffet offering hot dishes while being served by the cooks. Tawlet Ammiq is open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Recommended dishes: Keshek akhdar, warak enab, kebbet Batata b labneh w awarma, lsenet, hrisseh b lahme, knefeh and kaak b halib.
Phone number: 03 004481