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Le Chef

Gouraud Street, Beirut, Lebanon
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lentil soup” (3 reviews)
“kibbeh” (2 reviews)
“lebanese food” (12 reviews)
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Gouraud Street, Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is authentic Lebanese. its decoration and the owner charbel Give you the feel you are in the old streets of Lebanon.

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Le Chef is a honoust pearl of a cantina with excellent and welcoming service, Great food of all sorts (from meze hot and cold to grilled fish and Lebanese classics) to a price level that is unbeatable in Beirut. Locals Are using it and the...More

Thank svenabc2016
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We bumped into Le Chef while exploring the neighbourhood. This the type if place I generally loved: local crowd, new menus every day, warm atmosphere and efficient service. The right place ti go for lunch if you happen to be around that part of town

Thank benoithanquet
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I was here in September and december of 2015 and then again in November 2016. Nothing changed, still same restaurant, always busy, bright and cozy,always something good on the menu. Always get the hummus here.. nice wines too. just a relaxing place and its in...More

Thank Bavavia
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Small and old and the food is nice. In my opinion , any place where the chef prepars the food in plain sight , where anyone can go watch him, reflects confidence and mirrors trust. this is one of those places. The service is quite...More

Thank ralphselwanrs
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The owner seems like a friendly enough guy and the cheap is dirt cheap but really don't ruin your appetite on this restaurant. The place is not hygienic at all. First time I ate there I was excited to find out what the buzz was...More

1  Thank nynke b
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Was recommended this place by Khaled Bashashi who had taken me on a day trip. I had a soup and a main course and they were delicious and cheap. Menu was not in English but staff happy to translate.

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Loved the place. Very welcoming owner who has taken over the place from his father. Good set of meze which are very tasty. Simple list if mains daily which he explained ..had a rice with fish dish and was amazing ,great flavours and some good...More

Thank PavRao
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

It's a restaurant who makes good home made local traditional dishes. It's neat acceptable for an excellent price. Ideal to eat every day on a limited budget.

1  Thank zk0ussa
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We walked by this place and decided to go in.......packed with locals. The food was simple honest Lebanese....with only a few dishes but done well. The best thing was the tall waiter he kept us entertained throughout our lunch.

Thank Mrsdojack
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
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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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