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Afghan Gallery Restaurant

€€ - €€€
Middle Eastern, Afghani, Halal
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327 Brunswick St, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
+61 3 9417 2430
18:00 - 23:00
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Saratoga, California
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a delicious, flavorful meal at Afghan Gallery. Our server helped us select a good mix of dishes for our group of 4 and we devoured everything. We will be back the next time we are in Melbourne.

Thank MJB521
Port Hedland, Australia
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Took a bit of a punt on this one having never tried or heard about Afghan food, to be honest my daughter just wanted "some kind of soup" for dinner (7 year olds!!!) anyway passing this menu with soup as its first item and we were sold! Had the place to ourselves which was lucky as we took our time... More 

Thank OZ_Rhino
Darwin, Australia
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

While visiting Melbourne recently and organising dinner with a group of friends I asked one "would you prefer to go to an Afghan or Ethiopian Restaurant?" She chose Afghan and, by the end of the dinner I think everyone was glad she did. I have never been to Afghanistan, so can't compare what we ate to anything you might get... More 

Thank michaelseymour2014
Brisbane, Australia
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Food was very tasty and the waiter was extremely friendly, but still left you to enjoy the experience on your own. The pilaf was the highlight, and the Afghani ice cream with saffron for dessert was pleasantly surprising.

Thank fitfoodie99
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Visited Afghan Gallery fri 3 Feb 2017 in a group of 10. We had the big $45 banquet. I had not visited this place for about 20 years but it was still awesome. Food was plentiful, tasty & enjoyed by all. Nothing was any trouble (wait staff even added an extra table to give us more room, were attentive, laid... More 

Thank Carol B
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across this amazing restaurant when visiting Melbourne. I have to say it was a highlight to our visit. The food was amazing, we were upstairs in the tent party area & it was such a unique experience. Arid & his family are wonderful hosts.. will definitely return when back in Melbourne. Definitely a favorite.

Thank JoannaAsh67
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Went with some Afghani and an Iranian friend. Food was very good. Especially recommend the ice cream. Great ambiance.

Thank Embert1
Melbourne, Australia
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Went here for a midweek meal with a friend after reading great reviews. Food was excellent, especially the eggplant dishes. Banquet is excellent in value and variety. Waiter was the owner of the restaurant and very attentive, giving great advice on the dishes. Great afghani decor and real ambience. Also quiet enough for real conversations - a find amongst the... More 

Thank TaniaT2012
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We had a great dinner at this restaurant with our friends. Food was very good (very spicy though), environment was great. I do recommend this restaurant for a night out.

Thank Antonio-Mel
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

I have eaten here several times and have loved the meal each and every time. The banquet is fantastic and the service was lovely. Thoroughly recommended!

Thank Jojonosnothin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Middle Eastern, Afghani, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 327 Brunswick St, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Fitzroy>  > Fitzroy
  • Neighbourhood: Fitzroy
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9417 2430

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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?

Staying in Fitzroy

Neighbourhood Profile
Fitzroy is an unusual blend of working class roots, hip gentrification, and a robust bohemian work ethic. Along Brunswick Street and its side streets, you'll find little independent shops where local clothes and furniture designers display their wares. There are specialist bookshops, funky record bars, and quality vintage clothing shops where browsing is the next best thing to buying. Gertrude Street is famous for its cuisine and art galleries, but if you want to buy an old-fashioned snooker table, there is a shop for that too. Small pubs still exist, tucked away on the corners of suburban side streets that serve up traditional Sunday roasts. Live music abounds, and the street performers play so hard you worry to tip them would ruin their concentration. Venture to the Spanish quarter on Johnston Street and you may even find street dancing. It is all happening amidst off-beat street murals and the shuffle of a very funky neighbourhood that embraces both old and new.
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