We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices
TRAVEL ALERT: SAFETY AND SECURITY CONCERNS More info

Leila

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Verdun Main Street, Ain El Tine, Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 738 638
Website
Today
12:00 - 00:00
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

233 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 201: English reviews
Leicester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a lovely traditional Lebanese food, very tasty and flavoursome, staff very friendly and more than happy to make you comfortable.

Helpful?
Thank hammm001
Grassobbio, Italy
Level Contributor
716 reviews
339 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like the restaurant and mood at Leila in Verdun! Great Lebanese mezzah and food! from tabbouleh to kebbeh..etc make sure to try it at least once Also the lebanese sweets are a must! But I have to say that the portions are a bit small

Helpful?
Thank lecterit
Rome, Italy
Level Contributor
47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My review is about the branch at Zaituna Bay, where I was twice, on October 31 and on November 3, with colleagues. The restaurant was recommended by our hotel. The location is very nice, facing the bay, and there is the possibility to eat outside, which is great. However we had 2 completely different experiences : the first time everything... More 

Helpful?
Thank foodvindicator
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level Contributor
56 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

best lebanese food and amazing dessert my favourite ghazil beirut ,excellent shisha highly recommended

Helpful?
Thank alaadin1978
Level Contributor
35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Very elegant place it is a must visit for me once I am in Beirut. I always enjoy local Lebanese Sweets green. Very friendly staff. Clean toilet. Highly Recommended.

Helpful?
Thank Zaid A. M
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I always think of Leila as fusion Arabic food... Their own take on classics (it's the only place I eat fattoush), plus very well done grills and desserts. Good for a big group or family. The place is cute and welcoming and stylish! Good shisha too. Great place to bring friends from overseas and avoid the tourist traps... Great service.

Helpful?
Thank a_night_here
Beirut, Lebanon
Level Contributor
34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you are at ABC Dbayeh and want to have lunch, do not think about twice, Leila is the place to go. The food is just delicious, the hommos, the garlic potatoes, the chicken liver, the makanik (lebanese sausages), the galic labneh (lebanese yogurt)... Do not forget to try the manti, an armenian dish that Leila prepares in a wonderful... More 

Helpful?
Thank Maya K
Beirut, Lebanon
Level Contributor
28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Have eaten numerous times in the ABC Mall and once in the Verdun restaurants of Leila and have always had a positive experience. Excellent food and friendly service. Authentic Lebanese cuisine, well-worth trying. On weekends and holidays, it can get crowded, so expect to wait if this is the case. However, I beleive that waiting is usually good sign. Not... More 

Helpful?
Thank PRS73
Amman, Jordan
Level Contributor
72 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

We visited Leila before, and we really like the theme of the restaurant and the service but I think food was much better before. It is still good Lebanese food but it used to be great.

Helpful?
Thank Mariana-jo
Level Contributor
14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I visit this place very often. It offers a revisited lebanese cuisine. Try the pesto ras asfour and chicken osmalliyi very original ideas! You wont eat it elsewhere!

Helpful?
Thank daniel s

Travellers who viewed Leila also viewed

Beirut, Lebanon
 
Beirut, Lebanon
 

Been to Leila? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Verdun Main Street, Ain El Tine, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: +961 1 738 638

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Leila staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?