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Ishbilia

8-9 William Street | Knightsbridge, London SW1X 9HL, England
+44 20 7235 7788
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
12:00 - 23:30All hours
CUISINES
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
8-9 William Street | Knightsbridge, London SW1X 9HL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service charges + minimum order cost of about £35 per person + something I've never heard of it before EXCEPT in this place which is called "cover table" of £2.5 per person!!! Also make sure prices in the bill are not higher than those in...More

Thank khalidksu
moudy78, Owner at Ishbilia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Khalidksu, Thank you for your review and your feedback in your recent visit to Ishbilia. Firstly, our cover charge is noted on each page of our menu and it is a charge for fixed costs which are not incorporated into our food prices. The...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

I tend to judge many restaurants by their babaganoush. This is among the very best. We could easily have made a dinner with just appetizers but the kabobs were so good it would have been a shame! It's tucked away but worth seeking out.

Thank Lee A
Reviewed 8 August 2017

One of my favourite Lebanese in London. It is not cheap, which you kind of expect from a restaurant in Knightsbridge. But food is high quality. They do delivery too!

Thank erricotrip
Reviewed 28 July 2017

First and last time I visit this restuarant. The service was awfully slow when we went on sunday at 4pm. The restuarant was finishing its busy lunch service, so there was no need for our starter to take 40 mins to arrive! Staff were rude...More

1  Thank londonadvisor2017
moudy78, Owner at Ishbilia, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Dear Londonadvisor2017, Thank you for your recent review. I was alarmed by your recent experience at Ishbilia. We always strive to provide the best quality lebanese food in london along with a friendly, warm and attentive service. As you can see by our other reviews...More

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Amazingly tasty and good service! Visited the place during lunch having 10 in the party. Everyone loved the food. The houmous, lamb kofte, and mixed grill are a must to taste...

Thank Aflal J
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We have been to a number of Lebanese restaurants in London and it would be fair to say that this is not set up in appearance as particularly Lebanese. It could be any type of restaurant with nice white clothed tables. There are a few...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We have been there a couple of occasions last one being end of June, they have a few tables outside and we sat outside. I had Lebanese in many restaurants in London and Ishbilia is definitely among the best if not THE best one. We...More

Thank Macunz
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We ate in here for the 3rd time and they never disappoint. All the staff are great as they genuinely look pleased to see you and make your meal a great experience. We had a starter of mixed dishes , plenty of it and very...More

Thank BigGcpfc
Reviewed 29 June 2017

As it is not easy to find good Lebanese restaurants in Spain, every time we visit London, we stop by Ishbilia. The food is amazing and the atmosphere is very nice. Highly recommendable!

Thank BPARDO
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

This is a very popular restaurant in Kensington. It is wonderful to he able to eat authentic dishes in a time when chefs are often interested in changing recipes to make them more "contemporary quote. When you sit down, you get a wonderful selection of...More

Thank beeperVancouver
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8-9 William Street | Knightsbridge, London SW1X 9HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Belgravia
  • Neighbourhood: Belgravia
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7235 7788
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