This summer, a new Lebanese has popped-up at the InterContinental London Park Lane – Najma (meaning ‘star’ in Arabic) Lebanon champions the region’s flavoursome cuisine whilst offering authentic Middle Eastern hospitality.

The menu takes inspiration from Georges Rahme, the acclaimed Lebanese chef based in IHG Hotels and Resorts in Dubai’s Festival City and features a myriad hot and cold mezzeh, signature plates and desserts. Fresh, flavourful dishes, designed for sharing, are an exercise in contrasts with subtle scents and complex spices.

The journey starts with hot and cold mezzeh such as Lamb merguez, Spiced beef with hummus and Labneh. Followed with salads of Taboulleh, Fattouche of Salatit arnabit with golden cauliflower, king prawns, coriander cress, sesame paste sauce and pomegranate seeds.

The main event features sharing platters of mixed seafood and grilled meats as well as signature plates that include Pan-fried seabass with wilted spinach, chilled tomato dakkous and charred lemon; Grilled lemon sole marinated with lemon, chilli and garlic, wilted greens and sumac beurre blanc; and Chargrilled lamb chops with slow-cooked tomatoes and crispy fried potatoes.

Desserts include Maamoul, a butter cookie filled with crème anglaise and pistachio ice cream, a Traditional Osmalieh with rose-infused roasted vermicelli and vanilla Chantilly cream or assorted Baklava.

A set menu serving two at £65 comes with four mezzeh, two salads, a mixed grill plater laden with lamb chops, beef kofta, chicken wings and skewers, served with chilli garlic aioli, wild rice and baklava.

Najma Lebanon is now open from Wednesday – Sunday, with bookings available via [email protected] or +44 (0)20 7409 3131.

Najma Lebanon
One Hamilton Place,
Park Ln, London

Instagram: @icparklane

Opening times: Wednesday – Saturday: 5.30pm to 1.30am (last booking 11.30pm) Sunday: 4.30pm to 12.30am (last booking 10.30pm)