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1-5 Exhibition Road | South Kensington, London SW7 2HE, England
+44 20 7225 5006
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08:30 - 00:00
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Sun 08:30 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 08:30 - 00:00
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Lucerne, Switzerland
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

"Comptoir Libanais" is a libanese restaurant which serves libanese food such as Falafel, Haloumi, Musakka and Baklava. It is motley furnished in a very lebanese vintage-style. But not only the lovely furnishing makes this place so special you also will find a wide range of libanese specialities (wich are purchasable) such as turkish delight, nougat and different oils and colourful... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is bright and cheerful but too many tables packed in to a small space making it difficult to get around. Food at Comptoir Libanais is always good.

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Thank Haaaarvey
South of the Thames
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in the area and needed to eat, so we stopped here as we have had Lebanese food before and enjoyed it. We had pickles and olives before mixed kebabs. The pickles were a real success, first time I tried pink pickled turnip; sounds odd but you have to otherwise how will you know? The kebabs were enjoyable and... More 

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Thank 5stardreamer
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a great meal. A very tired (battered menu), swift turn over but not with any enjoyment. The food was ok but quite utilitarian.

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Thank LizzieMary181
Nairobi, Kenya
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233 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a perfect stop over for lunch on a super sunny day. The food was very very good as was the service. I can't wait to go again.

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Thank Amrita J
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The mezze platter is simple yet hits the spot. You get what you ask for, and although a simple restaurant, very pleasant.

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oxford
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233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did have to queue for about 30 minutes at the height of lunchtime on a sunny Sunday- what else would you expect of a place worth its salt? The queue was expertly managed and potential rages arising from low blood sugar were appeased effectively. The menu is thoughtfully constructed with the right amount of choice. We shared dishes tapas... More 

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Thank Glinys W
Stroud, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fabulous place for a quick lunch. Menu is clear, wide ranging and interesting. Service is swift, professional and considerate. I had a Lebanese lamb dish - just the right quantity, beautifully presented and very tasty. The humous as a starter is first class.

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Thank NeilCarmichael
Lisbon, Portugal
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An average lebanon cuisine in the vicinity of South Ken tube station....closing at 11:30PM, which is exceptional for this area..if you have a late flight to London-Heathrow and a late check-in at your hotel nearby, this is a place to have a bite...

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London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I came to Comptoir Libanais for breakfast with a couple of colleagues and we were seated immediately. We ordered drinks and then had quite a long wait before our food order was taken. I ordered a tea and it came in a teapot that didn't look like it had the best clean - the outside was covered in tea stains,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 22:30
Monday
08:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 00:00
Thursday
08:30 - 00:00
Friday
08:30 - 00:00
Saturday
08:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-5 Exhibition Road | South Kensington, London SW7 2HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > South Kensington
  • Neighbourhood: South Kensington
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7225 5006
Description
“The Lebanese cafe continues to impress us with its fresh mezze, interesting soft drink selection, snappy service and good looks.” – Time Out



The food at Comptoir is fresh, healthy, honest and affordable. Comptoir wakes up early to provide customers with unique Lebanese breakfasts to eat in or take away; offering everything from organic yoghurt topped with pomegranate and orange blossom water, porridge and halloumi cheese and za’atar croissants. Visit for lunch and dinner and enjoy all types of interesting and colourful dishes, including hot and cold mezze – perfectly sized for sharing- wraps, salads, tagines, grills and Man’aesh (Lebanese style pizzas). For dessert, nothing is more authentic than the sweet taste of baklawa – Lebanese pastries in a variety of flavours such as date filled semolina and walnut filled flaky pastry. Drinks include freshly squeezed juices, homemade lemonades and Lebanese inspired cocktails. All products can be packaged up and enjoyed on the go. Comptoir caters well for vegetarians as well as for a gluten free diet. With a friendly team and brilliant red and brushed-chrome industrial stools, bold-patterned turquoise tables and monochrome geometric flooring, Comptoir brightens the rainiest of days.

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