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Afandina Lebanese Cuisine
133 Stockwell Rd, SW9 9TN
020 7737 7577

https://afandinalebanesecusine.co.uk/

Opening hours: Noon to midnight, every day

This restaurant was Turkish last time we visited (see our review of Red Onion from 2015) but now is Lebanese serving Halal food. It is still incredibly large and we have never seen it full, so if you need somewhere to eat any day of the week (open midday to midnight) then this is the place for you. Alternatively it does takeaways and you can even stay at home and order a delivery. We were the only sitting customers at 7.30 on a Saturday night, but it was appalling weather. Also, maybe, because it is a little uninviting, with a vast space in the back, high ceilings everywhere, and relatively sparse decor on white walls. Cosy, it’s not, even with the fan heater they provided to help dry us out. But they have tried to soften it with real flowers on every table – ours was a lovely pink rose. Continue reading

Paramount Lebanese Kitchen (formerly Ya Hala)

yahala01address: 432 Coldharbour Ln, Brixton SW9 8LG

telephone: 020 7733 3098

No website but Deliveroo have the menu here – https://deliveroo.co.uk/menu/london/brixton/ya-hala-brixton

We were searching for vegetarian or vegan food for “Vegan January”, while wishing it was February, when we came across the latest restaurant in Brixton. And hurrah, it isn’t a burger joint but fills a gap in Brixton, a decent Lebanese restaurant with a charcoal grill. Our first visit was positive and as it’s right opposite the Ritzy in Coldharbour Lane, it should prove useful for a before or after meal, particularly when you are short of time.

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