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Al Arez

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Neighbourhood:
Marylebone
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101 Edgware Road, London W2 2HX, England
+44 20 7262 4833
Today
10:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 23:30
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

When I visit London it is always a pleasure to have one dinner at the Al Arez restaurant! Authentic food, prices are fair and the service is very good!

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Thank jjung1957
Riyadh, Ar Riyad, Saudi Arabia
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is small. Staff is welcoming. Food is good compared to most of the Arab restaurants there. The Falfeel and Mixed Shawarma is good. They serve sheehsa as well. Again the people serving Sheesha are very polite. Over all, a good place. Gets crowded in the weekend though. Bill is average, in the middle range as per most restaurants.... More 

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Thank Ameenuddin
Jamaica
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped by to visit some friends and we decided to eat here. We ordered many things and it was all great. I had falafel, hummus and tabbouleh along with a shish taouk and it was better than average. Their shisha is good too, alot better than other cafes in the area. Would definitely visit again.

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Thank SPauljam
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came here with my Mrs after a long day of shopping. We were very hungry and thought we would try this place out. When we walked through the door the guy who is supposed to sit you down, ignored us and very rudely sat us down. I asked him if I could order as we were very hungry and... More 

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Thank ZenG05
Slough, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I expected much more. The food was okay but certainly not worth the price charged. I got the impression that due to its location on Edgware road they can get away with over priced food with mediocre service. There will always be tourists visiting and you're not relying on return visits. I asked for the bill and waited. I eventually... More 

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Thank farouqtaj
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

This place is situated amongst many similar restaurants with waiters luring people in with menus. It's a fairly large spacious clean restaurant however the toilets are hidden downstairs and could do with a clean. The food all arrived together and the fresh juices were quite tangy. The menu descriptions sounded amazing yet the food was average. The lamb was quite... More 

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Thank Bean9876
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I live stateside but visit London often for business. I eat here on every trip and often bring guests along. Without exception, everyone that I've introduced to Al Arez loves it. Let me share this simple example. Brought 2 friends to dinner on night 1 in London this week. They loved it so much that we've now returned 3 times... More 

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Herriman UT
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91 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Love Lebanese food and love Al Arez. Try the lamb kwarma, lamb cutlets and lamb schwarma. Great food and a great value too! Will return.

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Thank JohnKnotwell
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Bland meats. Bland hummus. The lamb felt bland and tasteless. Wouldnt recommend to anyone. If you are a tourist, avoid eating on edgeware road, especially here.

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Thank John S
Cagliari, Italy
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Nice place to stay in touch of Lebanese cousin,good price for the big table.. many choices for a good price

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:30
Monday
10:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:30
Thursday
10:00 - 23:30
Friday
10:00 - 23:30
Saturday
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Edgware Road, London W2 2HX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Marylebone
  • Neighbourhood: Marylebone
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7262 4833

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Marylebone

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Marylebone
Marylebone offers what so many London neighbourhoods cannot: a village feel coupled with urban convenience. Much of its success rests in its location. Wedged between the northeastern corner of Hyde Park and the southern end of Regent's Park and with a number of Tube stations within easy reach, Marylebone is as pedestrian friendly as Central London gets. The bustling shopping mecca of Oxford Street separates it from Soho and Mayfair, exclusive Regent Street marks its border with Fitzrovia, and cosmopolitan Edgware Road serves as its western edge. Within this enviably situated quarter are an array of outstanding restaurants (from Michelin darlings to down and dirty cheeseburgers), an impressive assortment of independently owned shops, and some of the city's quietest and most pleasant nooks, crannies and cobbled lanes.
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