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Named after the extraordinary & much-loved Lebanese chanteuse, Fairuz has established quite a reputation since opening in the late 80s. There is pride in every aspect of this pretty
straightforward, all-day operation, although super-fast service is not necessarily an asset. Nonetheless, the whole package reassures regulars that there’s no need to look elsewhere for a
good-value lunch of kofte & mezze – or even a nugget of baklava with coffee. There are few surprises on a menu laden with herb-speckled salads, meat charred on the charcoal grill, & a
special selection dominated by lamb in all its forms; try the baked knuckle with yoghurt & coriander sauce or a stew of aubergine & rice topped with diced fillet. Marylebone may be stuffed
with similar venues of this ilk, but Fairuz remains notable among them.
Fairuz is recommended for