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The country that holds the world record for the largest ever serving of hummus takes its food seriously indeed – and nowhere is this more evident than in Beirut. Restaurants across the capital serve up everything from classy French dishes to dizzying platters of mezze, via Italian, Sri Lankan and Japanese cuisines. And in a city where fast food is a culinary art in its own right, it would be a crime not drop in for a late-night kafta at Al Falamanki or a dripping sujuk sandwich at Tabliyit Massaad. To simplify your life, we’ve singled out the 20 best restaurants in Beirut, ensuring that the full breadth of its astonishing dining scene is represented. Happy feasting.