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Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 582 222
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good34%
  • Average21%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“baguette” (6 reviews)
“tarts” (4 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
French, Cafe, European
$$ - $$$
Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I am familiar with Paul branch in Amman , Jordan . The Beirut branch is equally good ,but with a fantastic view of the marina at the famous Zaitona bay.The place is clean. the waiters dress the nice French uniform as they do at all...More

Thank Said M
Reviewed 27 August 2017

The restaurant is in a prime location at the Zaitouney Bay, with very beautiful decoration indoor and a very pleasant outdoor area over viewing the spectacular Marina. The service was fine; the Menu looked detailed but misleading; the restaurant is good for breakfast and light...More

Thank Issa N
Reviewed 19 August 2017

the usual paul menu and setup alike the ones in dubai and the gulf, yet the team is very friendly and helpful, the cake especially the strawberry tarte is amazing and fresh, their salads are very fresh and nice, their baguette bread is so delicious...More

Thank Lady Rima Y
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Waiter seemed upset he had to help us. Forgot to bring one of the drinks. Kept trying to sell us expensive pastries. AC not working well. Overpriced.

Thank Brannon W
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I usually go to Zaytouna Bay branch for a breakfast, it's a good location so a bit crowded on weekends and holidays.

Thank Sara F
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Regular customer. But my last visit was a total deception. Service was really bad, needed to call the waiter several times to come and serve us, they were busy with their phones or chatting with no focus on customers. Add to that I asked for...More

Thank Serge G
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

this amazing place never disappoints me. the sandwiches are delicious and the desserts to die for (pain au chocolat...amazing!) it's a bit pricey but very much worth it!

Thank brbr527
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

I keep coming to this cafe for its central location but every time there is something to deceive you: bad dessert, old bread, over priced coffee and of course bad internet. This cafe feels like stuck in history.

Thank Yara C
Reviewed 2 May 2017

it is where you can enjoy a fine breakfast or a fine lunch. Bread is having a big variety there and the croissants are delicious as well. The place in downtown is really good to visit.

Thank Wadadlahad
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I was a frequent visitor to Paul in Dubai. When I was in Beirut, I decided to have a breakfast at Paul near my hotel. I was not impressed by neither the service nor by the way the food was served. For example the bread...More

Thank canadiannn2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
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Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beirut, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: +961 1 582 222
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