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Layla Restaurant

110 High Street, Esher, KT10 9QL

(((() Lebanese
  •  - Surrey
  •  - Surrey
  •  - Surrey
  •  - Surrey
  •  - Surrey
Average
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25

Yes we love the food and the attention to detail. they also look after us very well
the food was Beautiful presented

Beatriz Hall 14 March 2017
from Esher

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An exciting blend of Lebanese-inspired recipes, Middle Eastern style and energetic live music, Layla Restaurant is an exotic setting for flavoursome mezze dining. Intimate alcove tables allow for cosy group meals, while the atmospheric lounge bar serves colourful cocktails and puts on exciting live music.

The Layla menu is packed with a huge selection of hot and cold mezze dishes, as well as hearty mains that include influences from the Mediterranean. To share, there are mussels in Sapporo beer batter with homemade garlic mayonnaise, goats' milk yoghurt balls with mint and cucumber, and hand-rolled vine leaves filled with rice, herbs and spices. For mains, seared duck with Madeira sauce is a popular favourite, along with generously-filled shawarma and falafel wraps.

Desserts at Layla in Surrey include pistachio slice with marzipan sablé biscuit base and a hint of kirsch, as well as special cocktails like the After Eight Martini. Afternoon tea at Layla is given a Lebanese twist, with lamb shawarma and tahini sandwiches served with exotic teas and seasonal bellinis.

With vibrant colours, exciting live bellydancing performances and a warm, buzzing ambience, Layla restaurant is a true taste of Lebanese hospitality. Esher Rail Station sits a 5-minute drive away.

Layla Restaurant

110 High Street, Esher, KT10 9QL

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Customer reviews for Layla Restaurant

4.3 (((() (based on 22 reviews)
86% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (16)
  • large parties (7)
  • romantic (7)
  • entertainment (6)
  • private dining (4)
  • trendy (4)
  • business (2)
  • child friendly (2)
  • lunch (2)
  • luxury (2)
  • value (2)
  • afternoon tea (1)
  • ((((* 12 April 2017 by Lisa Flanagan from Woking

    Went for lunch with friends - food was great and very generous portions
    Service was a bit strange (turned up and no-one in the restaurant to meet us) and a little slow, but friendly and waiter offered different deals on the menu (on top of existing deals / set menus)
    Would go back, as waiter explained there is live music at weekends and restaurant more buzzy

  • ((((( 8 April 2017 by Bina from Esher

    Beautiful classy restaurant, staff are extremely helpful and polite, food is absolutely delicious. We celebrated a family birthday so had our 3 children from 10 to 17 and they really enjoyed the food - we had the sharing platters and ordered extra, any of the chicken Farooj and lamb Shawarma dishes were favourites, and the falafal and Harra diced potatoes were great for vegetarians (and everyone else).

  • ((((* 14 March 2017 by Ildi Pelikan from LONDON

    The service is a bit slow but it is absolutely worth the wait. The food was amazing . Friendly staff.
    Definitely will be back

  • ((((( 14 March 2017 by Beatriz Hall from Esher

    Yes we love the food and the attention to detail. they also look after us very well
    the food was Beautiful presented

  • ((((( 12 March 2017 by Maxine Adams from Esher

    Layla's is a lovely Restaurant, the service was amazing. The food delicious. I can't wait to return.

  • ((((* 15 February 2017 by Ian Tanton from Esher

    The food was good but the service was very poor.

  • ((((* 15 February 2017 by Shima from Leatherhead

    Lovely dinner. Good service. On your website you had something about belly dancing but did not see anything in the restaurant?

  • (((** 12 February 2017 by Ellie Bouali from Carshalton

    The food was lovely, however the service was hit and miss and we waited 20 minutes for one round of drinks. I was also brought the wrong drink because the waiter didn't write down what I asked for. The ladies toilets were disgusting which detracts from the experience, ladies love a clean space. The entertainment was late starting so we only got to hear one song before we left. I did leave a substantial tip, however it wasn't necessarily deserved. We spoke to Mustapha about these issues, but got the impression that he wasn't particularly interested which is a shame because this has the potential to provide a truly great dining experience.

  • ((((( 10 January 2017 by Mikey Horiguchi from High Wycombe

    This restaurant was very clean and well decorated. Foods were very fresh and tasty. The waiter was polite and efficient. We went for lunch. So, we really want to try dinner next time. When I went to Beirut, I had a Lebanese beer. So I wanted to try again. They said they don't serve anymore. This is only shame. We strongly recommend this fantastic restaurant.

  • ((((* 8 January 2017 by SS from Esher

    Fab food, great ambience. Excellent local restaurant for a quick date night, without kids!

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