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8-9 William Street | Knightsbridge, London SW1X 9HL, England
+44 20 7235 7788
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“hummus” (49 reviews)
“lamb” (28 reviews)
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
8-9 William Street | Knightsbridge, London SW1X 9HL, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was great and the staff friendly, but we ended up kind of ignored when the regulars came and what could have been a charming night became three hours waiting for food, then the check.

Thank Mr J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After reading how good this place is, I was looking forward to a really tasty selection of mezze. Initial impression was good. A bowl of nicely presented fresh vegetables was brought, to nibble on while waiting for the dishes to arrive. We tucked in to...More

Thank Hilary V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ishbilia is the spirit of Syrian cuisine.. elegant plates good quantities staff are professional but extremely expensive .. it's suitable for remarkable dinner out

Thank Rahaf S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was beyond awesome.. despite the high prices. The humus with meat is so delicious and also the lentil rice and the other appetisers. The interior design of the restaurant is bland, by their service is really good. They complimented us with the fruit...More

Thank Fatme F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Why isn't this restaurant rated higher on trip advisor? The food was fantastic (all of it - but especially the chicken livers in pomegranate molasses and lemon), and the service was really good. Highly recommended.

Thank AnFearDubh
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Service charges + minimum order cost of about £35 per person + something I've never heard of it before EXCEPT in this place which is called "cover table" of £2.5 per person!!! Also make sure prices in the bill are not higher than those in...More

Thank khalidksu
moudy78, Owner at Ishbilia, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Dear Khalidksu, Thank you for your review and your feedback in your recent visit to Ishbilia. Firstly, our cover charge is noted on each page of our menu and it is a charge for fixed costs which are not incorporated into our food prices. The...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

I tend to judge many restaurants by their babaganoush. This is among the very best. We could easily have made a dinner with just appetizers but the kabobs were so good it would have been a shame! It's tucked away but worth seeking out.

Thank Lee A
Reviewed 8 August 2017

One of my favourite Lebanese in London. It is not cheap, which you kind of expect from a restaurant in Knightsbridge. But food is high quality. They do delivery too!

Thank erricotrip
Reviewed 28 July 2017

First and last time I visit this restuarant. The service was awfully slow when we went on sunday at 4pm. The restuarant was finishing its busy lunch service, so there was no need for our starter to take 40 mins to arrive! Staff were rude...More

1  Thank londonadvisor2017
moudy78, Owner at Ishbilia, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Dear Londonadvisor2017, Thank you for your recent review. I was alarmed by your recent experience at Ishbilia. We always strive to provide the best quality lebanese food in london along with a friendly, warm and attentive service. As you can see by our other reviews...More

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Amazingly tasty and good service! Visited the place during lunch having 10 in the party. Everyone loved the food. The houmous, lamb kofte, and mixed grill are a must to taste...

Thank Aflal J
Home to the vast majority of embassies and diplomatic
residences in London, sophisticated and upscale
Belgravia also boasts a wealth of luxury hotels, fine
dining restaurants, and some of the city’s most stroll
worthy lanes. While the prices here are high, taking a
leisurely stroll through the streets of picturesque
and elegant white stucco houses is free. Hyde Park and
the Buckingham Palace Gardens are only a stone's throw
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8-9 William Street | Knightsbridge, London SW1X 9HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Belgravia
  • Neighbourhood: Belgravia
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7235 7788
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