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.

Leyla Fine Lebanese Cuisine

298 King St, Intersection King and Liberty, Charleston, SC 29401-1441
+1 843-501-7500
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hummus” (167 reviews)
“baklava” (37 reviews)
“kebab” (50 reviews)
Opens in 7 min
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
298 King St, Intersection King and Liberty, Charleston, SC 29401-1441
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (913)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 900 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Had an awesome dinner here that we won't soon forget. At the waitress's recommendation, we started with fatteh (with yogurt), which we'd never tried before. It was wonderfully unique, a great combination of textures! We also had the tabbooleh, which was fresh and light. For...More

Thank Christina M
Reviewed 2 days ago

The food was good but at the prices charged it should have been phenomenal for what it was, inexpensive ingredients not prepared in any labor intensive (ie costly) manner. All the food was what I expect to get at a falafel place for much, much...More

Thank Linda5jwink
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were in one of those moods where we were up for a new experience. We saw good reports on Layla's and we are Clapton fans, so we took our kids and grandkids out for a late lunch. What a good experience. You can sample...More

Thank djjazzyjeff
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were treated to an experience at Leyla's. We weren't aware that we needed reservations but were accommodated in very short order. The staff was very helpful guiding our experience into something new for us. Jasmine did a great job and couldn't have been more...More

Thank S S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I every so often try something new and different ... my Wife would do it more often but I am pretty structured. I don't know much about Lebanese Cuisine, so for me it was "average" but my Wife like it ...so I rated it "very...More

Thank baslerbebbie2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

You need reservations. Great food and delightful service. be careful when ordering that you are not redundant, since certain sides come with the main dishes

Thank MagaliSermersheim
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My fiancée and I stopped by the restaurant to have teo apetizers.The owner asked if we had reservations and we said no. She walked off and pointed to a table to sit. When we just ordered water and two aptetizers.. we got a look like...More

1  Thank marielme6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lunch at Leyla's and would absolutely go back when in Charleston again. The food was absolutely incredible. We had a hummus app, a salad and a chicken meal and we truly can't say enough about the flavor. Everything was absolutely fantastic. And the...More

Thank DiBC18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant offers consistently good authentic Lebanese food in a friendly family setting. Both the cold and hot Meze are excellent and always fresh. The Kebabs, either Kofta or Shewarma kebabs, are flavorful and delicious. Make sure you leave room for one of their many...More

Thank flemish01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner at Leyla during a recent visit to Charleston and it was truly outstanding. Save some time and order the $40 sampler meal which includes 4 courses - you get to taste so many flavorful dishes. Literally an explosion of flavors throughout our...More

Thank 85urquattro
Nearby HotelsSee all 63 hotels in Charleston
Renaissance Charleston Historic District Hotel
139 reviews
.10 km away
The Restoration
1,119 reviews
.14 km away
Grand Bohemian Hotel Charleston, Autograph Collection
321 reviews
.23 km away
King Charles Inn
3,124 reviews
.24 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Christophe Patissier-Chocolatier
209 reviews
.06 km away
Mellow Mushroom
381 reviews
.06 km away
Muse Restaurant & Wine Bar
412 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby Attractions
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim
555 reviews
.20 km away
235 King Street
98 reviews
.27 km away
St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church
38 reviews
.21 km away
Grace Church Cathedral
23 reviews
.26 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
12 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Dolly A | Property representative |
Unfortunately not.
19 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Dolly A | Property representative |
We cater for Celiac disease and have numerous appetizers, cold and hot,served with vegetable sticks ( in lieu of bread), all meat/chicken/fish/shrimps entrees , vegetarian entrees and even dessert. Our staff is trained to... More
29 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Russell P | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. All Lebanese wine, but very nice reds.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 298 King St, Intersection King and Liberty, Charleston, SC 29401-1441
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-501-7500
Leyla Fine Lebanese Cuisine offers authentic Lebanese dishes, in an upscale yet friendly environment. The extensive menu is a treat to everyone, whether you are a vegetarian, vegan, meat lover or gluten free. The freshly prepared meals, using the best quality ingredients, subtle spices and herbs, are a true delight for the senses. The desserts and Ice Cream, prepared in house, are a delectable " finish" . The award winning Lebanese wine constitutes the perfect pairing. At Leyla, the fine dining experience is enhanced by the owners' hospitable touch and the friendliness of the knowledgeable staff.
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