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116 Lygon Street, Brunswick East, Moreland, Victoria 3057, Australia
+61 3 9388 8255
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Middle eastern Restaurant should receive REWARDS for Excellence in Staff Service, Customer Satisfaction, Cleanliness and Amazing Food! My birthday dinner party of 27 people was amazing. Right down to the correct lighting! Food come out all at once with a number of staff serving at the same time! Staff gave us a personal touch. Since making the booking I had... More 

Thank Kkrock C
Adelaide, Australia
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63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here several times when visiting from interstate & always look forward to dinner as a special experience. This visit I came away less enthusiastic - staff were friendly, food was satisfactory but the rushed delivery of courses spoiled it all. On booking we'd been made aware that there was a 2 hr turn around time & were fine... More 

Thank Ginger151219
Melbourne, Australia
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81 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here recently again and loved the food - fresh, vibrant and extremely tasty. The duck skewers were the stand out dish for us but everything was lovely.

Thank ContentedTraveller51
Perth, Australia
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here 3 times now since moving to Melbourne 4 months ago, the food is really nice, arrives quickly and is well priced. If we want a quick family wholesome meal this is the place. Slow cooked Lamb shoulder, potatoes yum! Grilled Eggplant, vegetables all cooked uniquely. Price is good we will just keep coming back.

Thank AlexBaldivis
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome. Had the banquet and it was great food and service. Rumi cocktail was good too. Also had room for sleeping infant in pram beside the table.

Thank Andrew P
Brisbane, Australia
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61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in on a busy Thursday night and was lucky enough to get a table. The waiter made great recommendations, beer and wine list good, servings generous. Really enjoyed the quail and lamb dishes with Freekah salad. Disappointed the goat wasn't available. Just yumm

Thank Erica B
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

I been there so many times never disappointed really amazing food and great coffee service is top class

Thank Elani1990
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Ate here with my husband and teenaged son last night. Good was excellent especially the sliced smoked duck Breast appetizer just amazing! All the food was delicious and well presented. The lamb main course was almost as fabulous as the appetizer of duck.It melted in a wonderful way when your fork touched it, and has a lovely smoky taste. My... More 

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Melbourne Australia
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334 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

The move to larger premises has only allowed more people to enjoy the Middle Eastern treats a la Rumi. Certainly far above the Kebab palaces that abound;at Rumi you will discover fine Lebanese style food as seen from a Melbourne foodie perspective. Not exactly Beirut, Tripoli, Sidon or even Zahle... But very enjoyable nevertheless. Excellent range of drinks available but... More 

Thank Billabongshade
Portland, Australia
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

First visit to restaurant, easy to book online, text reminder appreciated. Great service, very attentive waiters, left the food decisions to them and were not disappointed. Our food was diverse in flavour, and the lamb was so tender. The desserts came on a platter to share, with a candle for the birthday girl.

Thank acford

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$13 - $18
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Persian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Lygon Street, Brunswick East, Moreland, Victoria 3057, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Moreland  >  Brunswick East
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9388 8255

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?