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116 Lygon St, Brunswick East, Moreland, Victoria 3057, Australia
03 9388 8255
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sydney, Australia
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38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The flavours and variety of the food was sensational. We shared 4 dishes between 2 of us and it was more than enough.There were 2 large family groups that night yet the service was prompt, friendly and effortless. Rumi is an absolutely top class restaurant !

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Thank Kenneth L
Australia
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222 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Modern Middle East in Suburban Melbourne I dined at this suburban middle eastern restaurant at the recommendation fo a friend and I was not disappointed. The dark décor is pleasant. The service was prompt and polite. I enjoyed some lovely broccoli with lemon, freekeh salad and a great lamb dish. The wine by the glass was reasonably priced and a... More 

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Thank DiboTraveller
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful food, we come here every time we're in Melbourne! Great service, consistently good food. The king prawns and beef cheek are must haves!

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Thank Rio C
melbourne
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103 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a find, this is by far one of the best Restaurants in the area. Absolutely every thing we ordered was amazing. Its left me craving for more. Every thing was perfectly cooked perfectly seasoned for a taste sensation & amazing service to boot. The dishes are designed for sharing but I said to my husband next time I'm going... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Return visit after some years. Food still of a very high standard, as is the service. It was Saturday night and pretty busy, but they still seemed to accommodate a couple of late walkups (we had booked, I'd recommend). We found 5 dishes was more than enough (1 small, 2 medium, 2 bigger) for 2, then we indulged in a... More 

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1 Thank Dee F
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

The staff said 3 to 4 dishes will be enough food for two of us. It's not!! Portions are so small and overpriced. Noting special about the food. Ok food. It's not worth queuing up.

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Thank nicole s
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We dined at Rumi on Saturday night and was very let down by a few things. First of all - there is a huge problem in both toilets that needs attending to - the smell was abominable. Hopefully that will be attended to. Secondly - I requested a nice table, as it was mine and my husbands wedding anniversary and... More 

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2 Thank michelle m
Brisbane, Australia
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Really creative and delicious Mediterranean food. Both the vegetarian and meat dishes were very tasty and service was very friendly. Suggest you book A table to avoid disappointment.

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1 Thank PBW60
Renton, Washington
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207 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

I admit, I went to the restaurant because Anthony Bourdain came here... However, I feel the food and service definitely met the hype and it ended up being the best restaurant we visited in our two week trip in Sydney/Cairns/Melbourne. BTW, it looks like the restaurant slightly moved its location to new improved digs a little while back, so you... More 

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1 Thank lsli88
Christchurch, New Zealand
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118 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Dropped in for dinner tonight and it was soooo tasty. Service great also with a good selection of wines and beers. Can recommend.

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Thank Graeme M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$13 - $18
Cuisine
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Persian, Mediterranean, Halal
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Lygon St, Brunswick East, Moreland, Victoria 3057, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Moreland  >  Brunswick East
  • Phone Number: 03 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?