Where to eat
A trip to Jbeil isn’t complete without a seafood lunch on a sunny terrace. Pepe’s Byblos Fishing Club (09 540213) is famous for its heritage. The walls are lined with photographs of the Hollywood glitterati who used to make up its clientele. Bab El Mina (09 540475, babelmina.com) is another renowned sea-fronter in the port, with great seafood and fish. Adonai Le Petit Libanais (70 236778), located in the souk, is the place to eat a traditional lunch, with meals served in clay pottery. You can also take a lunch stop at écafé Jbeil (09 542224) in Eddé Yard, which offers a modern international menu and great cocktails.