About Rotana CafeThe Best of Dublin Restaurant 2018 (Hot Press Guide Magazine).
Rotana Cafe voted as One of the Best Restaurants in Ireland 2013 and 2014 Irish Foods Guide and in The Dubliner 100 Best Restaurants 2010 and 2011.
Rotana Cafe was opened in May 2008 by Mohammed Abuissa and has gone on to become one of Dublin’s most popular Lebanese restaurants. The restaurant has been voted as one of the best restaurants in Ireland in 2013 and 2014 by the McKennas’ Irish Food Guide as well as being named in The Dubliner 100 Best Restaurants 2010 and 2011. Rotana Cafe has also been awarded a Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellance and has been named in Dublin’s Best Restaurants in the Hot Press Best of Dublin Magazine 2014. Rotana Cafe has been serving some of the best authentic Lebanese food in Dublin since it’s opening and is now well known in the city for its delicious falafel and homemade baklava sweets. Everything served at Rotana Cafe is fresh, exciting and reasonably priced and is just the right spot to try something different. In this casual and friendly atmosphere you can relax and enjoy some traditional Lebanese food and music and smoke a flavoured Shisha in the outside terrace. Now you too can experience a taste of Lebanon!
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“You can hear the grilled meats sizzling as soon as you walk into this no corkage BYOB Lebanese establishment which is also renowned for its baked vegetable pastries and homemade sweets of the sticky honeyed variety!
Best Dish: Chicken Mishwe – €15.90
Set Dinner Menu-€19.90″
““Rotana is one of the stars of hip Portobello. If the cookery books of Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi have given you a taste for a falafel sandwich with tahini sauce, or for dolmades, or for chicken shawarma with Lebanese bread and garlic sauce, or for lamb tagine cooked the Lebanese way,then you have to make your way to Mohammed Abuissa’s lovely bright room in the hipster district of Portobello....”
“…No wonder it’s all bells and whistles; they have the best falafel in the land…”
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