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Arabesque Dining & Bar

1-3 Carre St, Melbourne, Victoria 3185, Australia
(03) 9523 1108
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
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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84 reviews 84 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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86 reviews 86 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
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
14 helpful votes 14 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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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

An absolute SHOCKER!!! Unfortunately I never had an experience like this before anywhere in Australia & around the world, even in the third world countries! I can’t restrain myself & simply writing this review to warn potential patrons what to expect from this business. I booked my Birthday Dinner Party with them approximately 1 week in advance for 12 people... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

Had a meal at Arabesque in Elsternwick last Saturday, 6:30. It turned out to be a good choice of time, because this place was full at 7 and easy to see why. The service here is outstanding: my BYO wine was decanted for me; the waiter was exceptionally knowledgeable about meal selection; there was no time waiting for water to... More

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Senior Contributor
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11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Loved this place. Great food. Tasty and flavoursome. I would go there again. Love love love. Better then all the other Turkish restaurants iv been to and almost as good as mums cooking

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Additional Information about Arabesque Dining & Bar

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

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