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Arabesque Dining & Bar

1 / 1-3 Carre Street, Elsternwick, Glen Eira, Victoria 3185, Australia
+61 3 9523 1108
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“turkish bread” (4 reviews)
“baklava” (6 reviews)
“chicken” (10 reviews)
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Lebanese, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1 / 1-3 Carre Street, Elsternwick, Glen Eira, Victoria 3185, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I've been here on a few occasions, alway have the Moroccan lamb, very tasty. However, the place can be noisy and the tables can be a little too tightly located. I hate sharing conversations with the tables next to you. The staff are usually very...More

Thank 417briscoe
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went with a large group and had a banquet meal. The food and service were both terrific, they were timely to serve the meal and regularly refilled water jugs. All staff were great. My only complaint is that it was very noisy and difficult...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Arabesque Dining & Bar for dinner and we had the Turkish banquet. Started off with some amazing entrees including sizzling prawns, dips, quail, lamb dumplings and other treats. Mains included the most delicious lamb cutlets, chicken skewers served with rice and creamy potato...More

Thank Travelsoulsister
Reviewed October 27, 2017

The latest restaurant from the same Turkish ethnic family. North African, Mid Eastern, and Mediterranean menu options are available. So, straight away, there is a problem of Gordon Ramsay proportions/. The venue has a vibe of Pop Turkish. The seating was a bit hard and...More

Thank ArtInOz
Reviewed September 9, 2017

The restaurant suggested we have a banquet as we were a large party which we agreed to. The servings were extremely small and not enough food for all of us.For example we were served a prawn dish which consisted of 8 small prawns (prawns were...More

1  Thank Anita B
Reviewed September 5, 2017

I iked the three unusual mains we had - slow cooked lamb claypot,the fish and the stuffed squid.Our fourth dish a chicken was unusual in that it had really nice tamarind flavioured rice something not encoutered in this style of cooking. Saturday night - real...More

1  Thank David H
Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

First time visit and here and I suspect probably the last. Firstly the service was terrible. We waited over an hour for our food and drink - too long. Meals were tasty and servings were large but the night was spoilt chasing up our drinks...More

Thank Di_Australia1302
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Worth the trip to Elsternwick for the fabulous food. Staff were very helpful and friendly. I am always pleased to see an owner who visits every table - love the personal touch. Everything was so tasty and serves were large. Highly recommended.

Thank cotts4
Reviewed June 23, 2017

We ordered 2 different lamb dishes chicken vegetaian and a platter of chips as well. all to share . we started with a plate of houmus and tahina and salad $8 to share with arabic bread,desert was baklava $8 apple tea and cappuchino as well...More

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

Friendly comfortable good food. Ambient atmosphere. Friendly staff. Need to keep them informed of what you need. Food is good. Slightly salty. Tasty. Turkish bread excellent. Enjoyable.

Thank Mark C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
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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