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56 Johnston Street, Collingwood, Yarra, Victoria, Australia
0394158818
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Thu 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great tastes and value

Made up our own tasting selection and everything was lovely . From rabbit to kibbeh to salmon all were delightful --- perhaps the highlight was the lamb kibbeh . The wine list was also superb including wines by the glass . The only criticism I could make [ and I am fussy ] was that it was a bit... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
JvB0625
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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102 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Made up our own tasting selection and everything was lovely . From rabbit to kibbeh to salmon all were delightful --- perhaps the highlight was the lamb kibbeh . The wine list was also superb including wines by the glass . The only criticism I could make [ and I am fussy ] was that it was a bit noisy... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

Bayte lifts the bar so so high on all levels. We chose the tasting plate, and it provided a huge range of offerings we devoured over two hours. Everything was fresh, varied in flavour, texture and colour. All beautifully presented and tasting of heaven. Fabulous.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Located on Johnston street, this was one of the best Lebanese food I've had. Very simple but elegant decorations. We tried the tasting menu, which I think was a good choice. It allowed us to taste a variety if dishes and flavours. Being a vegetarian, I was well catered for. Fresh bread and dips. A delicious chickpeas and. beetroot falafel... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

A little Middle Eastern gem is tumbledown slope of Johnstone St. Morphing from cafe to restaurant May have lost a few brekkie followers, but found a bunch more. Dips and soft, warm flatbread. Succulent skewered squid and chicken. Spicy falafels. And terrific whole ocean trout. Well-thought out wine list that doesn't ignore Europe. Just looking for a little more attention... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Gorgeous middle eastern food and great service. Discovered reviews of Bayte by some stroke of luck and it will definitely be on my favourites list from now on. Try the duck and anything else for that matter, everything was cooked beautifully. Only criticism is that the drinks are very expensive. As a bonus, unlike the current trend in Melbourne's restaurant... More 

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Gold Coast Queensland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

For tourists this restaurant is a bit tricky to find because of the street numbering but well worth the effort! The food is absolutely fabulous! Share the meals so you get a taste of lots! Great service! We love Lebanese food and we were not disappointed! Great work Bayte!

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Noosa, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

What a great local 'Modern Lebanese' restaurant. Every mouthful was yum. Probably the best Lebanese I have had (part from my mum's) The atmosphere was great too. WE liked the Lamb ribs with a pomegranate molasses the best!!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We had the $55 tasting menu. The food was lovely, fresh and different. Probably not an ideal place for kids, pretty expensive for the little they ate. Drinks were very expensive and choices limited. No BYO.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Great small Middle Eastern restaurant with impeccable service and food. Highly recommend. Staff were very attentive and made sure we had an enjoyable evening.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The warm flat breads are hard to resist with lashings of garlic-laden babaganoush or rich and creamy labne. Our favourites are the best falafels we have ever tasted along with the bbq chicken skewers and slow roasted lamb shoulder. Keep going back for more. Never disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 56 Johnston Street, Collingwood, Yarra, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Collingwood
  • Phone Number: 0394158818

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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