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109 Elgin St, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
+61 3 9347 0006
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“tabbouleh” (9 reviews)
“lady fingers” (8 reviews)
06:00 - 23:00 Hours
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
109 Elgin St, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you love Lebanese food Ablas is place to go.Food is authentic &absolutely delicious.My favourites are lady fingers, makaneek,baba ganoush & chicken with rice.. mouth watering. Friendly staff great atmosphere.

Thank terry p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant offers a unique old home conversion setting. The food ordered was fresh and tasty, the service was little to be desired. An example of why tipping should be brought into the service culture. I recommend this restaurant, just don't have high hopes on...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Abla’s is a table cloth, mid range restaurant. The fattoush salad is highly recommended. And if you are adventurous with raw meat like I am, they have the best raw kibbi ever. High quality meat served with onion and mint. Olive oil on the side....More

Thank amer h
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

5/5 Food - doesn’t get more authentic than this. Don’t bother looking anywhere else. 5/5 Design - cosy and understated. The food speaks for itself. 5/5 Service - friendly and courteous.

Thank Karim K
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Service was average and the food does not live up to other Lebanese restaurants. We had made a reservation, however, from the moment we went in we felt rushed as our table needed to “be turned over by eight”. However during the time that we...More

Thank 820visitor
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Lebanese resturant, one of the best I ever tried ( I have tried many) Even though we arrived to a packed Resturant ( Tuesday) with no booking we were seated with no hassle, the atmosphere was relaxing even though they were very busy that night...More

1  Thank Fadhley
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Abla's is a must, one of the best restaurants in Melbourne. The food is amazing so delicious, every meal. I thoroughly recommend the set menu $60 and you will be rolling out the door. There is a great selection on the menu and the set...More

Thank Whatdathink
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Must have been 12 years ago since last ate at Abla's but it still does not disappoint. Ordered a range of mezze, surprised to see Kibbe has been elevated to a main dish of 6 pieces with tabbouleh. Two ended up as a doggy bag....More

Thank raffles123
Reviewed 19 October 2017

If you are a fan of Lebanese/middle eastern food this place is wonderful. I went with work associates and we ordered the lunch banquet. We got lots of bread and dips, lady fingers, chicken and rice, lamb kofte, chicken wings, and more. The food was...More

Thank Jessica W
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Came here with family for a celebration meal- very pricey for average food ( menu sounded delicious) but certainly did not deliver- quite bland and lacking flavour-the signature dish of chicken and rice was a huge let down- whilst presented beautifully, the chicken and lamb,...More

Thank Anne-Marie W
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Of all the lovely food we ate, the only item that contained gluten was the pita bread. No doubt you are used to avoiding bread! You will find plenty of gluten free choices on the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 Elgin St, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9347 0006
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