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Rumi Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Experience Melbourne’s finest Middle Eastern dishes along with fresh vegan options at Rumi Restaurant. This Middle Eastern food place is known for its flavourful halal chicken recipes, Persian meatballs, freshly made salads, and much more. Rumi’s passion for providing wholesome food can be seen in their savoury combinations of Lebanese and Turkish food items. The restaurant even has appeared on ‘Food Safari’, another certification of its undoubtedly delicious taste. Plan dinner with your friends and family or even parties with Rumi. Reserving your table is just a few clicks away. Visit the site to know more.
$13 - $18
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Persian
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here first for a Greens fundraiser. Gone back quire a few times with family. Some inventive things like deep fried cauliflower and Persian meatballs. Slightly prefer a la carte to the fixed menu. Wine okay beer fine. Staff are really nice. Old bank building...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tomfrombrunswick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fabulous restaurant. Fantastic service and perfect food, will definitely be back on my next visit to Melbourne!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 329josephm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a family meal at this highly rated restaurant. People were queing to get in all the time and expect an hour and half as allocated time. there were 6 of us including a vegetarian and one with a nut allergy. We ordered a number...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank DilluManchester
Reviewed May 7, 2019

Limited vegetarian in the degustation menu (which was compulsory for the booking that we had) . There appeared to be no a la carte menu. Plates consisted to a large degree on salads and picked vegetable, and the only interesting meal was a cheese filled...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank Ozads
Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

Went to rumi tonight with 8 people. The food was average. We had 3 entertainment cards between the 8 of us.the manager wouldn't accept the cards only the app.told us we needed the tear out from entertainment book.explained that rumi was not a tear out...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Sophie S
Reviewed March 31, 2019

The food is a good representation of middle eastern fare but I think it's too expensive. We had the recommended number of shared dishes, less than 2 drinks per person and paid over $200.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank MelbourneTravelbug
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Great food but its small Have to try there lamb when u go.Only thing I suggest is whn u serve bread gv them hot or make your own.Its just regular lebense bread.Also tea cups r tiny other than that its great.You defo need a reservation...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Farah A
Reviewed March 3, 2019

Our last visit here was a last-minute decision so we were given a short window before more organised diners. Our wait-person and the kitchen ensured we had about 4 delicious and satisfying dishes which included succulent marinated lamb shoulder and wines by the glass.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank hennyrenjo
Reviewed February 20, 2019 via mobile

Every dish we ordered was full of flavour. The ice cream dessert was a winner. Staff were respectful and very friendly.

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Dale P
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

This place has it all Good atmosphere, friendly service, reasonable prices and great tasting food. The cuisine is Persian. Tasting menus are super affordable at AUD55 with desssert for 12 dishes or AUD60 without dessert for 14 dishes. Must try items: Lamb shoulder, potatoes, fatous...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Christine L
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Not that I know of. I have been to this restaurant several times because I take all my visitors there. C
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