The Lebanese Bakery


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The Lebanese Bakery

Anyone who's laid eyes on a double egg-topped manoushe from The Lebanese Bakery will simply have to have it - resistance is futile. If that variety doesn't tickle your fancy, one of the menu's many surely will.


Beirut's celebrated cafe culture means you'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to having a strong cup of Lebanese coffee or a casual meal. Many local cafes also serve shisha (or hookah), which is commonly enjoyed by locals any time of day or night. Here are some of the best cafes in Beirut: