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Laffe by Kanzaman

344 Bridge Rd, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
+61 3 9429 3402
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“hummus” (3 reviews)
“baba ghanouj” (3 reviews)
“lamb fillet” (2 reviews)
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Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
344 Bridge Rd, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
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Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

Went to Laffe last night with a large family group. We had told them earlier we would like the $55 banquet menu. This turned out to be the worst value for money ever! There was not nearly enough food and we all left hungry!!! Will...More

Thank Mariella K
Julien T, Manager at Laffe by Kanzaman, responded to this reviewResponded January 29, 2018

Dear Mariella, Thank you for dining at Laffe and for adding your thoughts. We take your opinion very seriously and your disappointment is not something we take lightly. Furthermore, i just wanted to clarify that the set menu we offer is per person, so it...More

Reviewed January 19, 2018

Kanzaman have transplanted their menu to new modern premises further up Bridge Rd. Vibe: Busy but relaxed. Food: Small plates of Muhammara (Red pepper, pomegranate and walnut), Baba Ghannouj and Fotr (Mushrooms in pomegranate molasses, mustard seeds and fresh coriander). $8, $9 and $10 respectively....More

Thank TRexTheCat
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

Great authentic Lebanese food in a cosy intimate setting Billal and Julian provide wonderful hospitality and delicious food We had a great night

Thank hercules800
Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

Met a friend for an early meal on a Thursday night. The staff are attentive and the decorative plates and accessories a lovely touch. Had fried Halloumi, and friend had mushrooms with coriander and other garnishing for entrees. Koftas and chicken breast for mains -...More

Thank RovingTraveller73
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

We went in a group and the banquet was the perfect selection. Only complaint was that the food was served too quickly to begin with for the first few courses. Fresh food and tasty. Friendly service. Would certainly go back.

Thank Robyn A
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

Dropped in for late afternoon drink and snack. Lovely mese menu in modern med style restaurant backdrop. Welcoming and friendly staff, tasty food. Nice touch of complimentary flat bread. We lived around the corner from the previous restaurant and always meant to try. Glad we...More

Thank jacbski
Reviewed August 19, 2017

On a horrible Melbourne evening weather wise this restaurant was a welcoming refuge. We shared all of the dishes between the 3 of us. It all started to come our too quickly however once we told our waiter it all slowed down to a nice...More

Thank MarcoAust
Reviewed August 3, 2017

The Banquet was well balanced with great entrees, mains and desserts. The dips were the best ever tasted and the salads very fresh and had a real zing. Service was friendly and at the pace the diners wanted. Great modern decor also added to an...More

1  Thank maj252016
Reviewed July 19, 2017

Laffe is a smaller place further down Bridge Rd, but still run by the same family as Kanzaman. The menu, food and prices were similar to that experienced at Kanzaman over many years; some good, some not so good! The host is wonderful; attentive, friendly...More

Thank Anon1009
Julien T, Manager at Laffe by Kanzaman, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2017

Dear Anon, Thank you for your review and i am very pleased you had a great time. In regards to the noise levels, we take your opinion very seriously and we will do our very best to resolve this issue. Once again, thank you and...More

Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

The old and established 'Kanzaman' has gone and now we have 'laffe by Kanzaman at 344 Bridge Road, Richmond. Same proprietors, and similar, and fabulous Mediterranean cuisine. The new and fresh smaller premises makes for more intimate dining. My wife and I chose some hummus...More

1  Thank Garry632015
Julien T, Manager at Laffe by Kanzaman, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2017

Dear Garry, Thank you for your kind words and we our very pleased you enjoyed your evening. Futhermore, we love being situated in Richmond and yes, Richmond is the place to eat. Regards Laffe management

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $42
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 344 Bridge Rd, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia (Formerly Kanzaman)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9429 3402
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Situated in the heart of Richmond, Laffe by Kanzaman is a project undertaken by the family run restaurant Kanzaman. Designed to highlight the uniqueness of Eastern-Mediterranean cuisine with an emphasis on Lebanese cuisine and how everyone is welcomed to the table. Our warm and traditional food accentuates our hospitable nature and pleasant environment.
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