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“Amazing home style cooking from the heart...” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Abla's

Abla's
Ranked #289 of 3,852 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Melbourne, Australia
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1 review
“Amazing home style cooking from the heart...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2012

Always amazing, have been so many times I cannot count, not to be missed! Generous portions, fresh and delicious. The banquet is fantastic, Abla is lovely and often popps out of the kitchen to say hello.

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Bendigo, Australia
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Unchanging.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2012

Repeat visits provide repeat delights. Every dish is interesting. One certainly gets enough to eat. Sunk with the final chicken rice.

Visited February 2012
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Living on its reputation”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2012

Went there a few years ago and it was excellent. We came back recently. Food and service had deteriorated. Very dissapointing

Visited March 2012
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Perth, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“My Bestest Lebanese Restaurant ;)”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2012

We've read many reviews of this restaurant but did not expect to have such a delicious food & a welcoming atmosphere as you get in Lebanon. Although the restaurant is located in a quiet area in a small house, but since you step in you feel like home. We were advised to have shared plates to maximize our Lebanese dinner experience. We had hummous, lebneh, tabbouleh & kebbeh for starter & they all tested great. For main course we ordered mjaddarah, keftah & falafel Which were sooooo great. I can assure you that he keftah & falafel you try their are not the usual ones ;) Although we were full but wanted to try their dessert, so we had lebanese coffee with baglava & halawa. You shouldn't miss that!
Mrs.Abla ,the owner of the restaurant, is a very nice lady. She passed by all her customers & welcomed them as if they were her own house guests.
I went to say good bye to her before i leave & found her supervising the kitchen by herself. She insisted to invite us in her house when we get back to Melbourne.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Lina R
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Australia
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149 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Great food and service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2012

Good value interesting food from a middle eastern kitchen.
Pleasant service and a buzzy atmosphere mad it a good night out.

Visited October 2011
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