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Arabesque Dining & Bar

1-3 Carre St | Elsternwick, Glen Eira, Melbourne, Victoria 3185, Australia
(03) 9523 1108
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English first
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

My wife and I often come here when we have a middle eastern craving. We often recommend Arabesque to our friends. We travel over 40mins to come to this restaurant and yes whilst there are many restaurants closer to us, it is well worth the trip. The food here is some of the best middle eastern food on offer in... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I visited this restaurant tonight with my husband and two of our adult sons. Fortunately, we had made a booking because the place was packed. The food was delicious, and because we were having trouble choosing, decided on a banquet meal (which is usually for eight (8) plus people), but because it was a Sunday night, our waiter informed us... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Your mouth will thank you for the little Middle Eastern holiday you will give it at Arabesque. Forget the ubiquitous dips and falafel and order yourself the unusual entrees like silver beet and the bell peppers. The flavours are divine and not like anything you have had before. The signature dish, for me, constantly changes and on this occasion it... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

A very bustling lil gem of a restaurant. We go there at 8:30pm and there wasn't an empty table. Food was fantastic. The baklava was sooo moorish that it melted in your mouth. Highly recommended, would go back there again. Food portion was enormous. The service was excellent too. Our waitor was fantastic!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

If you crave Middle Eastern/Turkish flavours then this is the restaurant for you. With so many restaurents in Melbourne what makes one return to the same one? Simply - the food. Order some of the vegetable entree dishes as they are absolutely tastebud tingling and you will never had seen courses like these. The chef importantly likes food too or... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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85 reviews 85 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

A small, popular, crowded restaurant. The fact that it's so buzy adds to the atmosphere and we did not find it too packed in. The waiters are very professional and friendly too, couldn't fault them. Service was unobtrusive and efficient even though they were flat out. The food was all delicious. Plenty of variety we had silverbeet, lamb, quail and... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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83 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Hidden in a back Street of Elsternwick this place is a little gem. It’s bustling with dinners and the waiter is excellent. We choose the $65 ph banquet. Dips, Turkish bread, calamari, Tabouleh salad, mixed pickles, calamari and meat cigars. For mains a slow roasted lamb claypot, chicken shish and grilled fish. The meal is to die for. The mixed... More

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Melbourne
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18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Stop. Right now. Put this review down and go book a table at Arabesque Elstenwick. We had a table for 5 surrounded by other tables of people obviously having a great time. We were ushered to our table by a friendly and attentive waiter. This was a feature of the evening: pleasant, helpful, attentive staff with a sense of humour.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

The staff had fantastic customer service- its been a long time since ive received such great service while out for dinner. The food was absolutely delicious, we ordered the banquet which I highly recommend as you get heaps of meze size meals so you get to try bit of everything. All meals were delicious & we also loved their home... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Fantastic food, ambience & service every time. If you only had the time to go to dinner once in Elsternwick then don't bother going anywhere else!

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Additional Information about Arabesque Dining & Bar

Address: 1-3 Carre St | Elsternwick, Glen Eira, Melbourne, Victoria 3185, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 9523 1108
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
Cuisine: Middle Eastern

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