The Oracle

Places to eat outside at the oracle

From Lemoni to The Real Greek, here’s the best outdoor dining spots we have to offer

When the sun’s shining, there’s nothing better than enjoying a leisurely lunch or post-shop dinner with your mates. Need some inspo on where to eat at The Oracle? We’ve picked out some of the best restaurants where you can sit back, relax and tuck in to some delicious food – all while catching some rays. Just don’t forget your SPF! Lemoni 

Love Greek food? Then head to Lemoni. Situated on The Riverside with a lovely balcony overlooking the river, this newly opened restaurant boasts an authentic Greek dining experience with traditional dishes from the Mediterranean.  If seafood is your thing, you have to try the Jumbo Shrimps, served with roasted vegetables and their signature Lemoni cocktail sauce. Or how about their gorgeous Traditional Greek Salad, which is packed with fresh ingredients like feta cheese, tomatoes, cucumbers, olives and red radish.

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Tuck in: Traditional Greek Salad at Lemoni Comptoir Libanais 

Also situated on The Riverside is the Lebanese favourite, Comptoir Libanais. Grab a table on their outdoor decking and watch the world go by as you tuck into their flavoursome dishes. If you’re heading there for a post-shop dinner, go for the Chicken Moussakhan – a hearty dish of marinated half baby chicken served with pomegranate molasses, walnuts, sumac, slow-roasted onion confit alongside a fattoush salad and vermicelli rice.  Or for a light lunch bite, try the irresistible Halloumi @ Za’atar Man’ousha flat breadCôte Brasserie 

If you’re a fan of French food, then pop down to Côte Brasserie on The Riverside. They have a little terrace out front which is perfect for a spot of outdoor dining.  You can’t visit without trying their Sea Trout – a delicious pan roasted sea trout rustled up with new potatoes, green beans, spring onions and Hollandaise sauce. Pasta fan? Then tuck into their handmade goats’ cheese Ravioli served with roasted red and yellow pepper, black olives, garlic and fresh chives.

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Taste of summer: Sea trout at Côte Brasserie Miller & Carter

If you’re looking for the perfect spot to gather your mates together after a day of shopping, then Miller & Carter is your place. Situated on The Riverside, this famous steakhouse has a great outdoor terrace where you can sit and enjoy a delicious dinner.  Been before? Try something a little different to your usual rump and give their beautiful Grilled Seabass dish a go. Served with crushed baby potatoes, tenderstem broccoli and a lobster and Prosecco sauce, this refreshing in-season dish is bursting with flavour.  If you’ve still got room for dessert, don’t miss their Blackcurrant mousse tart – a sweet sensation served with strawberry and Prosecco sorbet, and fresh berries.  The Real Greek

Another popular restaurant situated on The Riverside is The Real Greek. They have a lovely terrace area for you to relax and feast on some traditional Greek dishes and dips like dolmades and taramasalata.  For a vibrant summer dish, try their Beetroot, feta and lentil salad which is topped with a tangy lemon dressing. If you want to try something heartier then tuck into their classic Lamb kefte souvlaki wrap – a gorgeous flatbread stuffed with chips, homemade tzatziki, Cypriot halloumi and a mix of fresh vegetables. 

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Fresh flavours: Beetroot, feta and lentil salad at The Real Greek