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Reem

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High Street, Bedford, England
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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always greeted by friendly staff and the food is marvelous. I love the mixed Shawarma and their fresh juice

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1 Thank EveSteveandShirley
medway
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Awful food awful service awful ambience.worst restaurant ever been to and a an absolute disgrace.cold cold food n soup just lukewarm greasy oily water with semi cooked chicken.kebab made with semi cooked old meat with chef's special sauce.please Avoid this establishment it should not be open.

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Thank sandpiperMedway
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Popped into Reem at the end of a long shopping day on the spur of the moment. Very helpful and friendly staff survey us generous portions of authentic chargrilled meats, salad and rice. The whole meal was very satisfying and very reasonably priced. I was particularly impressed with the uncomplicated approach to traditional food which was delicious and genuine. I... More 

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1 Thank Fruit01
Bedford
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92 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Popped in for some takeaway falafel wraps, tabbouleh and baba ganoush. Very friendly service and great tasting food.

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1 Thank ProfBobUK
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Slow, poor service, worse food and portion size, dry bread, no dips, no salad, 30 minutes for a coke!!! Won't visit again, try a smile when serving. They are free. Terrible restaurant.

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Thank andrew r
Bedford, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

In reality, I would give Reem a 4 but to try and balance out the people trying to bring them down by giving them 1 and talking nonsense about bad smelling and tasting food making them ill, I'm giving them a five. It's so obviously a lie - if meat smells disgusting, why would you eat it? You send it... More 

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Thank Sally M
Bedford, United Kingdom
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308 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

From the outside, this little restaurant is unappealing, looking like a cheap take-away, but we were greeted with a warm welcome, seated comfortably and provided with excellent food by the unassuming staff (the owner and a helper?). Four mezze dishes, including hummus and falafel, at £4 each produced an excellent meal, followed by baklava for dessert and excellent coffee and... More 

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1 Thank TimSharrock
Wolston Warwickshire
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Casting around for a restaurant to take an elderly relative for lunch, on a Sunday, we came across Reem, a Lebanese Restaurant and Shisha bar in Bedford High Street. It is small but very pleasant: the food quality was good, well presented and reasonably priced. Will certainly re-visit.

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1 Thank Charles B
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I visited with a work colleague on 13/10/16 at lunch time. I fancied lamb cutlets but these were not available and I was told the mixed grill would take 20 minutes to prepare. So I reluctantly ordered Sawdat Djaj , chicken livers and a lamb shawerama sandwich and fries and a Lebanese tea with cardomom. The livers were tasty but... More 

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Thank AIJCambridge
Houston, Texas
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This restaurant is small with only a few tables inside an outdoor back patio area. It caters to meat eaters and vegetarians, but for the latter there are many delicious choices. The babaganoush wrap, for example, is excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Bedford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Bedford

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?