If you are a vegetarian or vegan, and you want an incredible dining experience in London, join us at the award-winning Al Waha Lebanese Restaurant in London's Westbourne Grove / Notting Hill area. At Al Waha, you'll find a wide selection, featuring mouth-watering Middle Eastern and Mediterranean vegetarian and vegan dishes made with the freshest ingredients.
Fine Lebanese and Middle Eastern cuisine has always relied on a variety of fresh foods, including beans, chick peas, sesame seeds, parsley, mint, tomatoes, cucumbers, salads, aubergine, courgettes, and healthy spices like cumin, turmeric, and cinnamon, among others.
Vegetarian and vegan restaurant in London
At Al Waha, our chefs carefully prepare every dish fresh to order, and the evidence is in the taste. From the lemony freshness of delicious salads like tabbouleh and fattoush, to starters like warak inab (grape leaves), falafel, moutabel, and our famous hummous, you'll find many delectable vegan and vegetarian foods to choose from.
For those who enjoy cheese and yogurt, there are a number of delicious dishes, including the popular yogurt dish labheh, a Lebanese cheese salad known as shinkleesh, and savory sambousek, a pastry stuffed with cheese.
For pescatarians and those who prefer a traditional Mediterranean diet that includes fish, Al Waha serves a wide selection of healthy grilled seafood dishes, including a traditional grilled whole fish, savory grilled prawns, and a variety of other Lebanese seafood specialties.
"The cuisine of Lebanon is the epitome of the Mediterranean diet." ~ Sally's Place
vegetarian vegan restaurant in londonWe hear so much about the health benefits of the "Mediterranean Diet," but not as much about how to easily follow this healthy way of eating when dining out. But in London, it's easy to have a healthy, elegant and sumptuous lunch or dinner at Al Waha.
Al Waha's wide selection of dishes, the freshest foods, and healthy ingredients like olives, olive oil and yogurt, make our cuisine a perfect fit for those who follow a Mediterranean Diet. And most of the delicious Lebanese entrees and hot starters at Al Waha are carefully grilled and baked - not fried.
Vegetarian Set Lunch Menu
£13.50 per Person (12 noon - 5 pm)
* Hummous -- pureed chick peas, sesame paste
* Moutabel -- grilled aubergines, sesame paste
* Tabouleh -- Lebanese salad and crushed wheat
* Warak Inab -- vine leaves stuffed with rice
* 1 Sambousek cheese
* 2 Falafel -- ground chick peas, broad beans
* 2 Fatayer
Vegan and Vegetarian Dishes at Al Waha Lebanese Restaurant in London - Selected List
Our full menu has full details about the many vegetarian and vegan options at Al Waha Lebanese Restaurant, but here is a selected list of some of the wonderful selections you'll find at Al Waha:
Hummous: Pureed chick peas with sesame paste and lemon juice.
Moutabel: Grilled aubergines with sesame paste and lemon juice.
Tabouleh: Parsley salad, tomatoes, onions, mint, crushed wheat, lemon juice & olive oil.
Warak Inab: Vine leaves stuffed with rice, tomatoes, onions, herbs and spices
Muhamarah: Crushed nuts mixed with hot spices.
Fattoush: Mixed salad with herbs, toasted Lebanese bread, vinegar and a touch of garlic.
Moussakaat Batinjan: Fried aubergines with chick peas, onions, tomatoes, garlic and spices.
Kabees: Selection of Lebanese pickles (cucumber, turnip, chile).
Foul Moukala: Fried fresh broad beans with garlic, coriander and olive oil.
Salatate Al Rahib: Smoked aubergines, green peppers, tomatoes, spring onions and garlic.
Makdous: Pickled baby aubergines stuffed with walnuts, spices and garlic.
Bamia Bil Zait: Okra fried in olive oil with garlic, tomatoes and coriander.
Moujaddara Bil Zait: Lentils, crushed wheat, onions and spices cooked in olive oil, topped with caramelised onions and almonds.
Batata Harra: Potatoes cooked with olive oil, garlic red peppers, spices and green chile.
Fatayer: Pastry stuffed with spinach, onions, pomegranate, pine nuts and walnuts.
Foul Medames: Boiled broad beans served with lemon juice, olive oil and garlic.
Falafel: Mixture of ground chick peas, broad beans, garlic, onions and spices.
Grilled Vegetable Platter: Grilled courgettes, aubergines, red/green peppers, chili, tomatoes and onions.
Labneh: Strained yoghurt with dry mint and olive oil.
Shinkleesh: Lebanese cheese salad.
Feta Cheese Salad
Cucumber & Yoghurt Salad
Kallaj Bil Jibneh: Halloumi cheese baked on Lebanese bread topped with dry mint.
Sambousek: Pastry stuffed with cheese, parsley or with minced lamb, onions and pine nuts.