Cedar Tree

A casual walk-in Lebanese joint
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Time Out Says

Over the past few years we’ve seen the emirate’s home of motorsport become a bustling community with a number of casual dining spots popping up. One of which is Cedar Tree – a small walk-in eatery and a small outdoor terrace with an authentic, homely Lebanese vibe.

With Arabic pop music playing softly in the background, we take a seat inside the cosy  restaurant and we’re immediately greeted with a smiley waiter, free olives and a plentiful basket of warm homemade bread.

The menu consists of Levantine classics such as hot and cold mezze, grilled meats, baked goods such as the much-loved manakish, and, oddly, a pizza section. There’s a special that comes with soup and salad, too.

As (in our opinion) the only way to eat Lebanese food is by ordering a load of dishes to share, we head on with gusto. The hearty portions come swiftly and everything looks and tastes homemade – something you’d expect to find at a teta’s house in a village on the outskirts of Beirut.

The spicy potatoes are definitely on the hotter side compared to other Levantine eateries but we like the kick, while the moreish hummus is classically creamy. Tabbouleh is on the dry side though, and could do with a touch more dressing.

If you’re looking for a filling meal that won’t break the bank, this Lebanese spot is a solid neighbourhood option with a decent offering of authentic dishes (and pizzas).

A casual walk-in Lebanese joint

For homely food that won’t break the bank

By Time Out Dubai staff  | 22 Sep 2019

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