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Sahara

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Regent's Park / Kings Cross
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St. John's wood | St. John's Wood, London NW8 7NG, England
+44 20 7722 8555
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12:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 03:00
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london united kingdom
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Menu sounded lovely. Restaurant looked nice. Good location But no wow factor. Food very average. Service quite slow. Overpriced for what it was at over £30 a head! I've had better Lebanese food for sure

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Thank amandamay44
London, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This was lebanese restaurant This was Lebanese restaurant when visited it first time. The dishes were changed slightly in favour of European dishes. Services and quality of the food are OK; however, it is not the best restaurant in the St. John’s Wood area.

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Thank Eliyar53
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We ordered the set menu for 2, at £25 each we were expecting a fairly big meal. The starters (hot + cold fatoush) were good enough. The mains came out... we thought that we'd hit the jackpot with a huge plate of mixed grill, then they bought a 2nd much smaller one, less than half the size. The head waiter... More 

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Tramore, Ireland
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92 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Can't quite decide whether or not this restaurant is worth another visit. Asked for suggestions for a warm starter and was served a barely warm moussaka. Main course was Farrouj Meshwi (basically a roast chicken) - a bit dry.

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Thank Prandially
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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511 reviews
312 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

We walked along St Johns Wood High Street looking for somewhere to have a late lunch before going to an evening cricket match at Lord's. We decided to try Sahara and were not disappointed. We weren't quite sure what to order as we hadn't tried Lebanese food before. The waiter suggested we share a selection of mezzes to start. We... More 

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Thank Bluesprout61
Corby, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

This is a really good Restaurant. We stopped at Danubius Hotel – Regents Park and the Restaurant is a short walk down the road on the way to St John’s Wood Tube Station The food was lovely but not huge portions, but the quality was excellent especially a good place for that special romantic meal, If you are looking to... More 

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Thank Engineer350
Chesham, Bucks, England
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280 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Came here with friends on Thursday evening. 02/06/2016 Friendly service, nice atmosphere - and the food was tasty, fresh and not dripping in oils like some Middle Eastern eateries. The Halloumi is the best I have ever eaten. No idea what they do to it before they grill it - but it's juicy, tasty and not the usual squeaky rubber... More 

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Thank Charleygirl76
London
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely birthday lunch here. Great food, drink and service. We all ate far too much but had a wonderful time. Would highly recommend the meze starters!

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Thank katharine4444
Norwich, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful birthday meal for eight members of our family last weekend. The age range was from thirty to eighty five. We plumped for the set menu - and we were not disappointed as the food just kept coming! Delicious hummus, falafel, aubergine dip, sausages, dolmades, meat- and vegetable- and bean-dishes. The only tiny criticism (and the reason it... More 

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Thank SueandPeteNorwich
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129 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

I truly enjoy Lebanese cuisine. They have an interesting combination of Mediterranean character and flavors but I often see overly well done, dry meats and over or under seasoned meats. Having a variety of both starters and mains, I noted both the elegant presentation as well as just the right level of seasoning to complement but not overwhelm the ingredients.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Cuisine
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 03:00
Monday
12:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 03:00
Thursday
12:00 - 03:00
Friday
12:00 - 03:00
Saturday
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. John's wood | St. John's Wood, London NW8 7NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Regent's Park / Kings Cross
  • Neighbourhood: Regent's Park / Kings Cross
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7722 8555

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?