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23 Winchester Road | Swiss cottage, London NW3 3NR, England
+44 20 7041 9793
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good16%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
23 Winchester Road | Swiss cottage, London NW3 3NR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of us sat in lovely cosy corner in the back of this brightly lit restaurant after afternoon theatre. I had the vegetarian mezze for one. They were kind enough to swap the stuffed vine leaf for squid which were the most edible part...More

Thank Skygrazer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have reasently relocated to London and are not familiar with the restaurant offerings in our neighbourhood yet. On Sunday we walked past Arabesque and decided to give it a go. It was explained to us that the restaurant is not normally...More

Thank Pierre L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I had a really tasty lunch here before going to Hampstead theatre. Service was very friendly. Food excellent was excellent at a very reasonable price. I can highly recommend the hummus, squid and lamb kebabs and cutlets.

Thank mrssikes2018
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Arabesque is a comfortable restaurant and attractive, with good seating downstairs and a balcony. It reminded me of some the restaurants we went to in Libya before that country imploded, simple modern decor but with a good nod to middle Eastern atmosphere. The service is...More

1  Thank hfulton32
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

I am always impressed by Arabesque why it is not used more by the theatre, drama school or Tavistock Clinic I don’t know. Beautiful food and so reasonable.KC and Ruta create a lovely welcoming ambience.

Thank Howellmorgan
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

I have eaten at Arabesque on many occasions and it’s always been an excellent experience. The food is fresh, plentiful and delicious and the service is friendly, generous and unobtrusive - we sat there chatting over a mezze lunch today for nearly three hours, and...More

Thank Kumputie1A
Reviewed 3 August 2018

I stumbled across this restaurant, and it was very close to our hotel. Had a quick peruse of the menu and booked a table. Food was excellent, our two starters were lovely and only £4.50/£4.95 each. Our main course was amazing, so much food! Service...More

Thank _ruaridh13_
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

We visited before the matinee at Hampstead theatre. The service was quick and unobtrusive. The menu had a great variety of freshly prepared dishes. Portions were generous. There was good air condition. We shall definitely visit again.

Thank 360veronika
Reviewed 4 July 2018

This restaurant was recommended to us by a waiter in a different local bar and we have been a few times since then. The food comes fast, is fresh and taste really yummy. Some of the best falafels we have tried in London - crunchy...More

Thank Barbora F
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

I've been here a few times and have never been disappointed. The owner is very welcoming and provides friendly and fast service. The food has always been delicious and well portioned. I've had the chicken and lamb cubes, which were succulent and tasty. The prawns...More

2  Thank Shareen S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Winchester Road | Swiss cottage, London NW3 3NR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7041 9793
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The countries bounded by the Mediterranean Sea produce some of the finest food there is to offer. They have provided us with a vast and wonderful repertoire of recipes, ancient and new, respect for such good food is celebrated in this restaurant.
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