I don't know if you're already aware, but Crepaway now welcomes guests into its new interior, starting with their branch at Beirut City Centre. This new location is a must see. The whole place has changed, the concept, the furniture, the layout… it now looks more like a casual restaurant with a variety of food… I was truly impressed as I walked in and enjoyed all the details that make up this place.
Located on the "T" floor (Terrace) next to PF Chang's
and Shake Shack
is a large space redesigned for the pleasure of your eyes. Enter the door to be welcomed by a real wood parquet and choose to sit on the metallic chairs of the sofas that follow the right and left walls alike.
The restaurant is spacious and interesting full of details around, including artifacts, books, wall art… There’s a vintage/industrial feel to it.
Choosing to relax on the sofas I took some time to enjoy the details:
- The high ceiling makes the place looks nice, wide and soothing
- On the right side is a long wall filled with design items setup on metallic and rugged wood shelves. Planes, cars, books, clocks, musical instruments, posters and TV screens on a white tiles background adding freshness and simplicity
- On the other side another wall with more sporty items, wood utensils, musical instruments, toys and books
- Under the shelves are long benches of light brown leather
- Look well, where 12 posters of life, time and fart magazines broadcast life's best moments
- Te place is filled with square and rectangular wooden tables surrounded by metallic chairs covered with colorful leather cushions
- In the middle of the place are few light brown sofas were having dinner is relaxing and fun
- The place has right LCDs broadcasting RedBull videos
- Interestingly divided bookshelves covering complete walls
- Different sections, each with a different feel and style – yet all complementing the place
- Show lights bulbs used to write Crepaway’s slogan, “All Good” – it’s the first thing you see when you walk in – bright and red
- Eight dangling projectors from the ceiling down to the bar, impressive
After reviewing Tonino's crepes not too long ago I was a bit taken back by the idea of eating crepes. It was said to be one of the best places to serve crepes. I was great disappointed but thankfully after the experience I enjoyed at Crepaway, I was rejoiced. I tried I few amazingly tasty crepes. I am happy again.
Let's see what I ate:
- Nat: Oat crepe filled with ham, fresh mushrooms and oregano on light cream and Edam cheese, served with a refreshing side salad. The juicy mix pour out softly with every cut along with melted cheese, small pieces of ham... Yum. The crunchy light oat dough adds a slight sweetness to the overall taste. If you're on a diet, this is your perfect order
- Jeanne: Ham, fresh mushrooms and oregano on edam and Parmesan cheese. Melting white cheese with a taste of sweet bitterness that the Parmesan provides with the fresh mushrooms that add the needed finesse. I enjoyed it even though I'm not a fan of sweet doughs. I loved the filling and its generosity. The ham quality and thickness as well as the non oily cheese
- Martine: Chocolate spread, banana and nuts. This is one of the first items on the Crepaway menu introduced thirty years ago, which made me fall in love with crepes again. Looking at this creation makes you mouth water. A thin slightly crunchy dough generously filled with premium ingredients that melt on your tongue making you moan indistinctly. A homemade callebaut chocolate with crunchy nuts and thin sliced bananas. Awesome textures of passion and love. My goodness, this is heavenly
- Michele: White chocolate spread topped with strawberry oculus and fresh strawberries - delicious! In one word: "Ouf"... Tasty and adequately sweet, this majestic and generous topping of strawberries, shredded white chocolate and homemade strawberry couli makes this crepe a piece of heaven on earth. If you've already tasted it, you'll understand what I mean
The only little things that I will change is have a distinct savory crepes dough without sugar and the one used now for sweet crepes and its hint of sweetness. I like Crepaway, and as my titles suggests, they are called Crepaway for a reason. They perfect this creation which I enjoy every now and then. Thank you for bringing back my love for crepes.