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Top Choice Homewares in Beirut

Orient 499

Entranced by Middle Eastern design, Frank Luca and Aida Kawas decided to establish this atelier and boutique, where they design and make some objects (including Aida Kawas' wonderful clothing) and also sell products…
Mall in Beirut

Beirut Souks

The historic Beirut markets were destroyed during the Civil War; their place has now been taken by this swish complex that includes shops, eateries and a cinema. Architecturally it's all rather impressive and intere…
Fashion & Accessories in Beirut

Starch Foundation

Diverse collections by the latest class of designers, produced under the auspices of Lebanese fashion star Rabih Kayrouz, are on sale in the Starch boutique in the Beirut Souks. Founded by Kayrouz and a few colleagu…
Department Store in Beirut

Aïshti

Lebanon’s premier luxury department store, Aïshti is a draw for fashionistas across the Middle East. Come to browse international designers as well as local darlings like Zuhair Murad, Elie Saab and Reem Acra. For t…
Arts & Crafts in Beirut

L'Artisan du Liban

Head down the marble passageway between Pasteur and Gouraud to find this shop, which sells ceramics, silverware, traditional clothing, soap, embroidery, textiles and toys, all made by Lebanese artisans.
Books in Beirut

Librairie Internationale

This venerable bookstore near the American Hospital holds a wide range of English-language titles among quality French and Arabic books.
Gifts & Souvenirs in Beirut

L’Atelier du Miel

With produce and plants that befit a lush Mediterranean paradise, Lebanon has some pretty happy bees, and this beautiful shop is where to go to taste the fruits of their labour. Honey and honeycomb from trees and fl…
Mall in Beirut

ABC Mall

This sizeable complex sits up the hill from central Ashrafieh and has a wide range of Lebanese and international shops as well as a department store and eateries.
Mall in Beirut

City Mall

Lebanon's largest shopping mall has some 150 shops, a big cinema complex and a range of family-friendly eateries.