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“A lovely quiet evening away from the crowds and a delicious meal”
Review of Habibi - CLOSED

Habibi
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: International
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We had seen this restaurant in the morning and when everything near Playa del Inglés was booked we headed back. There is a really extensive menu with all the usual Lebanese dishes (dips, tabouleh, fatoush, falafel) as well as cous couse and some really inventive Middle Eastern European fusion food. We had fish with a delicious mango sauce and a vegetarian cous cous as main dishes after fatoush (best we've ever had!) and baba ganoush (superbly smokey and not too heavy as it sometimes is). Instead of loud music and raucous conversation from the next table we could sit and enjoy our delicious meal in peace. The decor is glorious too and we thought it was very reasonably priced.

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Thank Sally1954
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Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We discovered this restaurant on our last visit and it has rapidly become one of our favourites. As vegetarians/semi-vegan we are not used to having such a wide range of starters and mains to choose from - which of course means having to make more than one visit per trip! The hummus is just the best (and we have had some in our time) but the red pepper dip at the bottom of the starter list is also fantastic and the falafel is excellent. (Tip - the volume of dip usually requires an extra flat bread.) The Tapsi is a lovely thick and spicy sauce over slices of potato and aubergine and the couscous is delicately flavoured. New this summer is a gorgeous biryani that doesn't need any sauce - just pure spice and rice heaven! House red wine is very good. You might miss it if you didn't know about it - it's on the upper slip road just behind the main roundabout (with a boat on it) on the sea front - from the front go past the pizza place on the road to the main high street and then cut immediately up the steps to your right and it's on the road in front of you slightly to your left.

2  Thank alirostron284
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Reviewed 8 April 2016

We would have had the lamb if it weren’t minced. Instead, we had a couple of vegetarian dishes. We are not new to middle eastern food; the falafels were great., and the babaganoush was absolutely scrumptious. The pita was a little odd—whiter and dryer than what we are used to. The service was prompt and efficient—a rarity in Canarias.

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Thank cre8Pinot
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Reviewed 29 February 2016

We ate there three times in a week. Normally we would "eat local" and this restaurant is Lebanese, but the food was so good we had to go back. Meze starter plate good as a main course for one or for two to share as starter (you'd need a large appetite to tackle it on your own as a starter). Great chicken skewers, lamb biryani excellent, as was chicken with mushrooms. House red wine tasty. Attentive staff but not in your face. Recommended.

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Thank Derek1759
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Reviewed 23 January 2016

very good choice of food with attentive service; house red wine was the best we found in the area
Tajin dishes were our favourite and along with great hommus and baba ghanoush, we eat here a lot of times and will do again while we are here
It is well worth going slightly out of your way to find this restaurant, you will not be disappointed!

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Thank Jill B
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