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Arabesque Dining & Bar

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1 / 1-3 Carre Street, Elsternwick, Glen Eira, Victoria 3185, Australia
(03) 9523 1108
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Tue 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Sun 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got the 'top' banquet, $65/head. The food was delicious, but the serves were almost bite sized. All in all it felt like almost a full meal, not a banquet. A couple of us left partly hungry. It also didn't help that the desert came for 2 to share, and the apple tea was micro-sized (espresso cup or smaller). The... More 

Thank jacko2017
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

When we got home our ears were ringing and we had sore throats from trying to talk. But what I really hate is having the tables so close that the serving staff kept on bumping into me. I didn't really like the food, we had the $55 banquet, there was lots of food but I didn't like it. The minced... More 

Thank David F
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

This was the first time we had been to this restaurant but it wont be the last. The aromas when you walk in are amazing. We were booked for 8.00pm and arrived a little early but no problem we were seated straight away. The service was very good and out orders were taken quickly. The food was very good with... More 

Thank Bellendj
Gold coast
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Having travelled extensively thoughout the Middle East I was amazed to find this incredible restaurant serving tradional middle eastern cuisine. The dishes were sensational. The waiters exceptional in every detail. Truly an amazing dining experience. Congratulations to the management!

Thank wrightfrank823
Melbourne, Australia
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78 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

This place is floor-less, The staff, the serves and the Amazing flavors is something your rarely fined in the suburbs of today. 5 star is an understatement You must try it for your self

1 Thank Mem A
Dingley Village, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Booked 1 month in advance for a table of 9 - booking was made for 8.00 - not seated till 8.40 pm and on a table for 7 - two of our party had nowhere to sit - when the staff were advised they looked at us blankly - needless to say walked out and went to find another place... More 

2 Thank Monkeys1
Melbourne, Australia
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43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

The service is usually pretty good and the waiters pleasant. However, when having booked a table for 3 we are shown to tables near the doorway and draught whilst people related to the restaurant are sat at the very table I requested - not happy. The food is generally good and tasty but the restaurant is too crowded. Accepting large... More 

Thank YLM2014
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

What a treat last Wednesday with the fresh and innovative entrees - especially loved the delicately spices prawns and the charcoal-smoky babaganoush. Our waiter Ergan was wonderfully friendly and helpful with excellent service. The decor and ambience is beautiful - and is much improved since our last visit a few years ago... not noisy now - the carpet is a... More 

2 Thank ursulabetka
Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

I've been here about 6 times over the last couple of years and my guests and I have had a wonderful experience every time. My most recent visit last night included a bottle of wine, meat cigars, dumplings, braised silverbeet and the Turkish bread all from the Mezze menu. All the food was beautiful! Great flavours, plated really nicely and... More 

2 Thank mishajl
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

Saw this restaurant first on Food Safari on SBS 2 years ago and been coming on Monthly basis ever since. My fiance got sick so there was a period we stopped going but we had a craving for a good winter hearty meal. Honest hardworking owner / team. Would probably just say it was a little cramped. Not enough to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Turkish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
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: (03) 9523 1108

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?