Noura Mayfair

4.3
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141 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Lebanese
Noura’s new look does a classy job of upholding the award-winning London chain’s reputation for sleek spaces. The minimalist bistro-style restaurant hides a sumptuous surprise: downstairs lies a lounge bar where a back-lit marble bar is reflected in the regal mirror-wall opposite, and gold recesses glitter in the royal purple walls. Back upstairs, the largely traditional features lots of mouthwatering mezze and grilled meats. Carnivore and omnivore, everyone loves the fattoush salad. An extensive wine list features some corking Lebanese wines, and soft-spoken staffs are a joy to be served by.
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4.4
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3.5
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3.9
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London
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Great food and good service. This was my first visit for several years, and it was as good as I remember it.

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 2 September 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Great food and friendly staff.

A
1 review
Dined on 4 August 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

Very good meal with friends, including a Lebanese citizen who praised the quality of the menu and food served.
There was not many guests this night so not that much ambiance but this was good as quiet.
Well placed across Curzon cinema.

O
Las Vegas
13 reviews
Dined on 26 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Such a great meal we had a little of everything and all were terrific!

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 14 December 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

I remember coming here before and asking for some zaatar with oil which they kindly gave me. However this time they didn’t ( stopped this apparently) and the Labnah didn’t taste the same..

WJ
London
57 reviews
Dined on 30 November 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

Had a lovely meal. Ate early (5pm) so not surprisingly a bit quiet. Staff friendly and attentive, food was lovely, decent wine selection too. Lovely stuff.

LK
London
1 review
Dined on 25 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Amazing authentic Lebanese food and great service! would highly recommend it.

NM
London
1 review
Dined on 31 August 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent restaurant with outstanding customer service and amazing authentic Lebanese food. Everything was perfect from the approach to the service to the food to the friendly and helpful waiters. Will definitely be going back again!

OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 5 July 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Love the manager and the waiter was very professional.

SK
1 review
Dined on 11 May 2018
Overall 2Food 2Service 3Ambience 3

Very average Lebanese food. The hot Mezze pastries were the worst I’ve had at any Lebanese place (fatayer, arayes etc), very disappointing. The grill was just ok. Overall think there are far better Lebanese places in London

GV
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on 18 March 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Noura will never disappoint you if you are looking for fresh, tasty and delicious Lebanes food

NA
London
13 reviews
Dined on 12 January 2018
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 3

It was fun

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 16 December 2017
Overall 3Food 4Service 3Ambience 2

Friendly service, but no dipper for flat bread or bread

Y
London
9 reviews
Dined on 15 December 2017
Overall 3Food 4Service 3Ambience 3

Good food but not very lively for a Friday night.

Waiter was lovely however waitress was not as she forgot a dish.

s
London
49 reviews
Dined on 17 November 2017
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Traditional Lebanese food and relaxed atmosphere at a reasonable price

M
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on 9 November 2017
Overall 3Food 2Service 2Ambience 2

The decor of this place and stark lighting make it feel like you’re in a canteen. The service is fast and efficient, but definitely not warm or friendly. The food is good, but the quality of the meat and other ingredients are of a low standard. I personally would not go back.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 16 September 2017
Overall 2Food 4Service 3Ambience 2

Disappointing. Chosen mainly on basis of photo, but this bears no resemblance to the restaurant I visited - feel mis-sold. Food was tasty, plenty of veggie options and staff were attentive. Despite being in Mayfair, the view was mainly of traffic at a busy T-junction.

OT
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on 22 April 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This is a good Lebanese restaurant in London and friendly staff.

f
London
8 reviews
Dined on 1 April 2017
Overall 3Food 4Service 4Ambience 2

Arrived expecting opulence but found a canteen with white linen tablecloths. On going to the bathroom I found an exquisite downstairs section with music and the decor I had expected. Too late to move but we will return for the superb food and now know to request a downstairs table.

J
London
9 reviews
Dined on 11 March 2017
Overall 4Food 4Service 2Ambience 3

Wide choice of healthy and delicious Lebanese dishes. Good size portions, quickly served. Some of the tastiest Lebanese food we have had.

Service was OK but a bit perfunctory apart from one happy waiter; a few more friendly smiles would not have gone amiss. Maybe it was a bad day!

Will definitely go again for the food

M
London
17 reviews
Dined on 9 March 2017
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 3

It's perhaps unfair of me to criticise but there is a lot I don't like about Lebanese food
The portions are surprisingly generous. The potato dish was good . The meaty pizza poor as was the falafel holoumi ok . The rest pretty average. Service ok but not brilliant .
Code it as its opposite Mayfair Curzon cinema. Another time I would eat in Shepherds Market.

OT
London
10 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2017
Overall 4Food 3Service 4Ambience 3

Good food good night good company good atmosphere

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 4 January 2017
Overall 3Food 4Service 4Ambience 1

More of a café feel than a restaurant in ambience terms, and quite empty around 7pm when we dined. Service good, food fine.

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 11 December 2016
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Always have the best time at Noura. It has a welcoming, relaxed atmosphere.

j
Cambridge
6 reviews
Dined on 21 October 2016
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 3

Overall a little disappointed . Menu a bit confusing and staff not really helpful !! Had booked but table put together on arrival which a bit off putting

g
London
70 reviews
Dined on 7 October 2016
Overall 3Food 4Service 3Ambience 3

food was nice but over priced. The Waitress was a bit unfriendly.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 2 October 2016
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

We love Lebonese food as it is so healthy and Noura Mayfair did not disappoint - Moutabal (smoked Aubergine paste dip) is my personal favourite. The staff are friendly and helpful. It is quite expensive but it is Mayfair so to be expected I suppose.

s
London
2 reviews
Dined on 24 June 2016
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Talked us through the extensive and varied menu, very friendly, delicious food

PP
London
57 reviews
Dined on 9 April 2016
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 3

Nice meal but not special.

J
London
27 reviews
Dined on 27 February 2016
Overall 2Food 2Service 3Ambience 3

Usual Middle Eastern fare. It is not cheap but hardly surprising given the location. It's not possible to order the Mixed Mezze in the evening. Instead they overcharge for small individual starters. The main courses of grilled meat were served cold for all of us. The waiter couldn't quite believe the food was cold but he returned and apologised then offered us complimentary drinks. The freshly served mains were tasty as were the salad and rice. We were also given complimentary baklava which was reasonably tasty and a sweet milk pudding, as well as a fruit platter that contained bitter tasting and partially rancid melon besides stale pineapple, grapes and strawberries.

OT
Cleveland
2 reviews
Dined on 13 January 2016
Overall 3Food 3Service 2Ambience 2

The food was good; nothing overly exciting but we did not order anything fancy. We were one of about 3 tables that evening and the service was still slower than I would have liked or expected. There are tons of Lebanese restaurants in London so I would most likely would not go back here, but it wasn't bad.

OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 11 December 2015
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

I did not have high expectations - I thought it would be just another overpriced restaurant in Mayfair. What a delightful suprise!! Amazing service, amazing food, great prices!!

OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 30 October 2015
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 3

Nice Lebanese cuisine. Good option.

JM
London
5 reviews
Dined on 29 July 2015
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food and service. We ordered three off the same set menu for three. It was more than enough. The waiting staff were friendly and helpful. The Lebanese wine was apparently very good once it was allowed to breathe.

Z
London
1 review
Dined on 17 February 2015
Overall 2Food 1Service 2Ambience 2

Portion was small. I'd stick with Mouroush or Beruit Express which is much better quality.

RM
London
1 review
Dined on 23 January 2015
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

This was the second time we've eaten here - both times we had a fantastic meal. The food is so fresh tasting and delicious. We had lots of small portions to share around the table, which is a great way to sample lots of new things. All were delicious. I left the restaurant feeling full, but in a very healthy way as all the food felt like it was good for you, with so much variety and taste. We'll be back!

L
London
18 reviews
Dined on 26 December 2014
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

This is my regular stop-off if I'm feeling hummous withdrawal. Consistent food and decent service. We tend to fill up on mezze and skip the mains as we're often there too late for a full meal. Very good.

CH
Manchester
17 reviews
Dined on 8 December 2014
Overall 2Food 2Service 3Ambience 3

No subtlety. Just lumps of meat. And far too pricy.

l
London
4 reviews
Dined on 31 October 2014
Overall 1Food 3Service 1Ambience 1

Food was good but service was very poor, slow in taking orders. Given the location of Noura Mayfair, I expected a much better ambience in the restaurant. The look of the restaurant is pretty cheap.

G
London
1 review
Dined on 27 May 2014
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We have had an absolute delight at Noura! Food was succulent and the show was amazing!

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