Byblos – now known as Jbeil, on the Mediterranean coast of Lebanon – is one of the oldest continually-inhabited cities in the world, with a history that dates back to the ancient Phoenician civilisation. At Byblos Bay, on Finchley Road in Golders Green, you can experience the whole history of this culture, in the form of some of the best Lebanese cuisine in London, whether it be meat, vegetarian or fish dishes that take your fancy.
Byblos Bay – on Finchley Road in Golders Green – is a family-run restaurant that stands in the tradition on years of culinary experience and culture. They are named after one of the oldest cities in the world, and their take on Lebanese cuisine is inspired by the thousands of years that it took to build. Their ingredients are fresh, their decor is modern and their welcome is always warm, so head down to this corner of North London for a Lebanese feast.
The menu is the obvious place to start at Byblos Bay, and it is packed with Lebanese favourites. Cold mezze starts include hummus and tabbouleh, as well as lesser known dishes like wark inab, vine leaves stuffed with rice, tomatoes, onions, herbs and spices. Warm mezze take in felafel and calamari, as well as soujouk sausages and jawanneh chicken wings. Vegetarians visiting this part of North London are also in for a treat, with fetayer, spinach pastry parcels, and moussake with rice. The whole family can find something to enjoy on Finchley Road in Golders Green – all we can recommend is that you book a table in advance, to make sure that you get a table!