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US$3 - US$17
Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Cafe, Mediterranean
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Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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0.2 miles from Royal Pavilion
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Staff were friendly enough, Food was average, lamb shawarma and halloumi was way too salty unfortunately, therefore had to leave most of it. When i advised staff of this, no alternative was provided!

Date of visit: May 2021
Zaitoon, Owner at Zaitoon, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi, Sorry to hear your lamb was too salty. Halloumi unfortunately comes from the packets and we fry it in olive oil just it’s a salty cheese and we don’t add salt to it. I’ll speak with my colleagues and see what happened. Thanks Rami

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant, clean and nicely decorated. Small but nice menu, I found it better suited to lunches then dinner. The potato swirl was really good. Simple food served nicely. Customer services was brilliant and some good cocktails too.

Date of visit: May 2021
Zaitoon, Owner at Zaitoon, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the review hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Brighton for a few days last week, we came across Zaitoon one evening and stopped for a coffee. We got chatting to the owner who was lovely, we promised to go back for lunch the next day, so glad we did. The food...More

Date of visit: May 2021
Zaitoon, Owner at Zaitoon, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for visiting it was great having you in. Hope to see you again when your next down. Rami

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yum Lebanese food and wine. The slightly more expensive red was gorgeous and smooth. We popped in for an afternoon snack one day and lunch another, we tried salads, dips, rice and pastries all were delicious, I recommend the rice with green lentils and caramelised...More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 22 April 2021 via mobile

What a gem! Brighton has so much to offer, including great food from around the world, but this is particularly lovely! I had a falafel pitta with babaghanoush and fattoush salad and it’s absolutely divine! Rami, the owner, is wonderful! I’d certainly recommend this place...More

Date of visit: March 2021
Zaitoon, Owner at Zaitoon, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2021

Thank you so much for the kind words, we look forward hosting yourself and your friends in the near future

Reviewed 16 December 2020

We called in yesterday for a bite of lunch and were absolutely delighted we did! Firstly, the tables are spread well apart, so social distancing no problem. The menu is quite small, but everything was very tempting and perfect for mixing a variety of dishes...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 5 December 2020 via mobile

We have visited Middle Eastern restaurants before and have never been overly impressed but this was absolutely outstanding; food, beer and service alike. Such an amazing combination of flavours in the dishes, cannot recommend highly enough!

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 26 October 2020 via mobile

We stopped at Zaitoon for a brief lunch while shopping, because although it didn’t have an extensive menu everything on it appealed to someone in the family. The food was great, the portions generous for their price, and the staff really friendly. We had just...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 15 September 2020 via mobile

Excellent food, great red wine, brilliant friendly service. We had a meze - choose what you want! Perfect!!

Date of visit: September 2020
zaitoonfood, Owner at Zaitoon, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2020

Thank you for the review it means a lot to us hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 5 September 2020

An assuming cafe with the best Lebanese food that I have had in ages which is open until 10pm most days. The service was excellent - staff were eager to please and the owner was very nice and friendly. Tables are spread apart making social...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Ayesha K
14 August 2020|
Response from zaitoonfood | Property representative |
Hi Ayesha, Can you please let me know location of where you dined and what you had to eat so that we can look into it as soon as possible. Regards Rami
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Yes, Zaitoon offers takeaway services.

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Zaitoon is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5