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489-491 King Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 2 9550 1119
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible15%
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“mixed plate” (3 reviews)
“lemon chicken” (2 reviews)
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Turkish, Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
489-491 King Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

We chose the $60 banquet and everything was absolutely delicious. Bread basket constantly topped up. Service started off well but towards the end (at about 9pm, it started to get quiet (not that it had been overly busy) and we ended up waiting over 20...More

Thank pinkkkkkk
Reviewed April 3, 2018

I organised a work lunch for 10 people over their website. They gave me a quick confirmation phone call, which I appreciated. We ordered the mid-price banquet. The food was plentiful and very tasty. Service was efficient and organised, I was surprised they could get...More

Thank Nasonh
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Booked a table for my 18th birthday! The food was absolutely beautiful and the staff were amazing nice. They also surprised me by playing happy birthday over the speaker. Best Lebanese restaurant in Sydney in my opinion. Try there kabbi naya, signature dish

Thank reneenehme28
Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

I cannot express to you how good this place is! I love Lebanese and this place takes the cake! The falafel was incredible, best ever as it was perfectly crisp on the outside and fluffy inside! I ordered the vegan mixed plate and everything was...More

Thank Giselle B
Reviewed February 26, 2018

We went on valentines day.. i love the food there but was a little disappointed that i had to order off the set menu - there is a lot of food for two people - you wont go home hungry. One thing ill mention as...More

Thank car0l78
Reviewed January 10, 2018

Every time we are hanging out in Newtown we have to go to Arabellas. Their food is amazing, we haven't been disappointed by anything on their menu. Service is always good, and the place is always packed. Its perfect for groups and families. PS they...More

Thank bchgrrrl
Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

My friends and I are not from the area however we always make the effort to dine at Arabella! The staff treat us like family at each visit and we always leave super satisfied. The food never disappoints and the coffee is always on point....More

Thank brittany h
Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

Best coffee, food and service. Have been to a million similar places but nobody does it as good as these guys do. Every visit has been nothing short of perfect. Won't be going anywhere else!!!

Thank Megan R
Reviewed December 12, 2017 via mobile

This is a little gem of a restaurant. We had a feast here that was worthy of any celebration. The dips were sublime, especially the hummos. There was so much food with such variety that it was hard to take it all in. When we...More

Thank Cakesx2
Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

I had a great time here, it is a very comfortable atmosphere to be in enjoyed my food and beverages. I personally am a big fan of Lebanese food and this place completes my cravings for food.

Thank tonylobez
A Bohemian inner-west suburb known for its alternative
music scene, Newtown is a diverse community offering a
multitude of restaurants, art galleries, performance
spaces, thrift stores and bars. Home of some of the
best live music venues in the city, shows can be found
everywhere from the official theaters to the
neighborhood pubs. From its humble beginnings as a
neighborhood primarily known for its many Thai
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Lunch, Late Night, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 489-491 King Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Newtown
  • Neighborhood: Newtown
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9550 1119
Arabella was established in 2002. The man behind the burners in Arabella's open kitchen is head chef Mohamad Zouhour. Mohamad has over 22 years experience & has shared his talent in some of the world's greatest kitchens in Beirut, Canada & Dubai. Mohamad's finishing touches to his Lebanese cuisine menu is what has labeled Arabella the tastiest Lebanese Restaurant in Australia. Arabella is a sleek, discreet restaurant, bathed in muted chocolate browns & warm greys. It has a modern & funky fit out with banquettes & a luxurious cushion corner among the alcoves secreting Middle Eastern artifacts. Along with the finest dishes served Arabella offers exceptional & welcoming service & is suitable for any event including birthdays, hens nights, engagements, corporate functions & many more. Arabella strives for all it's diners leaving the restaurant with a "WOW" impression. For a true Beirut night life experience right here in the heart of Sydney, Arabella is the place to be.
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