First of all, it is really easy to find the restaurant. It is located at Palma Rima junction, on your left when you bend down from any direction, either left from the Turntable or right from the traffic lights. It is just opposite Palma Rima Hotel. Parking is available in front of the restaurant. If you come by taxi, we are pretty sure they will know the restaurant.
Shiraz restaurant has been offering authentic Lebanese food for the past 20 years! Open only for dinners, they are very well known among locals, expats and also visitors that keep returning to The Gambia. The majority of the staff working there have been with them since the beginning, and this alone tells you a lot about the management.
You will also find Lebanese delicacy, seafood corner and charcoal grills. If you have a special dish in your mind and you can’t find it on the menu, simply contact the restaurant and they will make it for you. Making their customers happy is the number one priority.
Are you vegan, vegetarian or have another special diet? This is a place for you! Lebanese food doesn’t deliberate when it comes to favouring meat or veggies, it strikes a perfect balance between the two. There are many vegetarian and vegan choices in Lebanese cuisine, which can be eaten alone or with some delicious meats on the side. Fatoosh, tabouleh, labneh mtaquameh, hommus, baba ghannuj, bazinghen meckley, falafel, foul, etc. are just a few of the delicious vegetarian dishes that are synonymous with Lebanese culture.
If you haven’t come across Lebanese food yet, you are truly missing out. Lebanese food is a rare kind of cuisine that is both delicious and healthy. Traditional Lebanese traditions have snuck their way into modern food culture across the entire world. It’s one of the most wholesome, satisfying cuisines out there to cook and eat.
The heart of flavour in Lebanese food is spice. The spices used in traditional Lebanese cuisine make it truly irresistible – from the well-rounded flavours of za’atar and baharat to the tang of sumac, through to the freshness of mint and the sweetness of cardamom.
What we ate tasted enjoyed ?
tomatoes, sweet pepper, cabbage, mint, cucumbers, toasted bread, mixed with olive oil and lime juice
baked aubergine blended in sesame oil paste and lime juice served with delicate olive oil
fried Armenian lamb sausages with herbs, hot spices, garlic, mint & lime juice
cooked potatoes with onions, corianders & spices
Chicken sautéed with vegetables and grenadine molase
shrimps in hot garlic, coriander & lemon
fried aubergine, topped with garlic & lemon
grilled Lebanese bread filled with cheese & herbs
minced meat with cracked wheat, stuffed with onions and minced meat, fried in spicy oil
3 special orders
stuffed vine leaves with lamb & rice
toasted Lebanese bread topped with aubergines, yoghurt and pine nuts
Chef Special Mixed Grills
beef kebab, fish kebab, chicken kebab, kafta kebab