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1 / 1-3 Carre Street, Elsternwick, Glen Eira, Victoria 3185, Australia
+61 3 9523 1108
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18:00 - 23:00
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Tue 18:00 - 23:00
Wed - Sun 18:00 - 23:30
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was absolutely divine. We had the Turkish banquet and every dish was fresh, beautifully presented and packed full of flavour. The lamb cutlets were melt-in-the-mouth delicious. The service and coffee were exemplary. Thanks Dylan and staff, we can't wait to come back!

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Thank VicMelbs
Melbourne, Australia
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55 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant some years ago and decided to go again for our catch up with friends. Our friends hadn't been to this restaurant before but liked the food and were happy with our restaurant choice. We also liked our meal and were glad that the food was as good as our last visit. We made the... More 

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Thank Priya V
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We tried this the day and found it to be surprisingly good. I say that because neither of us had ever tried the cuisine. We had the Mixed Grill and found the flavours much to our liking. Will definitely put this one on my to do again list.

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Thank Russ K
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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful in every sense Bit pricey The service was excellent and professional The food was exceptional but servings were a touch small

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Melbourne, Australia
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Such a great restaurant in elsternwick great good and service The Lebanese fish with the rice was such a highlight such great flavours it was delicious Also had the grilled meat platter which was amazing Will be back for sure

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Thank Georgie_girlie
Elsternwick, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I've been a regular here for some years. It has really well cooked, innovative Middle Eastern food. I highly recommend this for a good night out. The only negative is that it can be noisy at times.

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Thank Tony W
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

A very busy place on a Friday night but the food was superb. The banquets were extensive and flavoursome. Service was excellent. A great place to visit and enjoy the cuisine.

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Thank Rod L
Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

A varied menu with some different dishes from other middle eastern restaurants. The shared platter of meat was very well presented and cooked. Service very good. I don't usually have dessert but we all tried something on the menu and were pleasantly surprised. Very reasonably priced.

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Thank JimDon17
Melbourne, Australia
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152 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We knew very little about this restaurant except for the fact it served Turkish and Middle Eastern food. We had a very good variety of the meze, a number of small dishes for starters. We particularly liked the sizzing prawn hotplate,the Hellim and fig, Jajik (cucumber dip) and the Wild Za'taar dip. For mains (again we shared) and the ones... More 

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Thank Marilyn674
Caulfield South
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88 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We had the one of the house banquets and this was a serious amount of delectable varieties of cuisine from their chef. Customers are made to feel that they are valued and the service is excellent. Maybe it was Xmas but guess that bookings are a good idea for this very popular venue.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Turkish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:30
Thursday
18:00 - 23:30
Friday
18:00 - 23:30
Saturday
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 / 1-3 Carre Street, Elsternwick, Glen Eira, Victoria 3185, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Glen Eira  >  Elsternwick
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9523 1108

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?