As food from the Levant continues to gain an increase in popularity, Lebanese restaurants are making their way to international, high-end streets known for their Michelin-starred places.

From Germany to Australia, Lebanese food is sure to be invading the world, making people either intrigued to visit this country or nostalgic about it.

Here are seven Lebanese restaurants around the world to make you feel at home:

1. Maroush, London

Maroush is a London-based Lebanese restaurant that is particularly famous for its shawarma. Serving Londoners delicious Mezza and fresh pita bread since 1981, Maroush has now over 16 branches all over the country.

2. Abd El Wahab, UAE

Branching from the original restaurant in Achrafieh, Beirut, Abd El Wahab is now in the UAE with five branches between Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

Look out for the one inside Souk Al Bahar, as it overlooks Burj Khalifa and the ever-famous dancing fountains.

3. Maison Issa, Paris

As this place is not big or overly active on social media, it knows how to keep its clients happy and coming back for its Lebanese food and popular brunches. 

Maison Issa is located at 81 rue Olivier de Serres, Paris, and is one of the best and most affordable Lebanese restaurants in the city.

4. Babel, Berlin

Different than the Babel we know in Lebanon, Babel Berlin has been a long-time favorite spot for tourists and locals alike.

Located in Kastanienallee, Berlin, this place offers big colorful platters which seem to be incredibly popular amongst people. For vegans, especially, the Falafel, Halloumi, and Hummus platter proves to be a best seller.

5. Mandaloun, Rome

From the same Mandaloun found in Lebanon, the city of Rome now has its very own. From local wine and beer to authentic Lebanese food, Mandaloun Roma is sure to grace Italy and its visitors with good flavors.

6. Manousheh, New York City

Located at the Bleecker St and Macdougal St intersection in New York, Manousheh has been home to freshly baked flatbreads with your usual Lebanese spreads since 2013. And if you ever feel like drinking Almaza, this is the place to go.

7. Zahli, Sydney

Winner of Australia’s Best Restaurant of 2017 by Talking Lifestyle Australia, Zahli is famous for its modern take on traditional Lebanese food.

Ensuring Zahlé is well represented in the faraway lands, this restaurant has a neat presentation and a beautiful location.