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109 Elgin St, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
+61 3 9347 0006
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“falafel” (9 reviews)
“lady fingers” (6 reviews)
06:00 - 23:00All hours
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
109 Elgin St, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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1 - 10 of 154 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant was terrible. The service was good but everything was very very expensive with tiny portion of food and it was not fresh at all - no homemade. And seriously making hummus is not complicated at all! Very disappointed!

Thank Cécile M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Six of us dined here last Friday night and opted for the banquet menu. We were presented with so much food. There were dips, bread, sausage, chicken wings, lamb kebabs, falafels, tabbouleh, chicken and rice. The tabbouleh was the most delicious and freshest I've ever...More

Thank Helen_of_Oz
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

A perfect place for all the family to enjoy a delicious meal, full of amazing flavours, wonderful dishes, something for everyone. If your a vegetarian, or if your not, there is something for everyone. The wonderful authentic Lebanese food, is perfectly cooked and served simply,...More

Thank Pauline S
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We chose this restaurant for my 50th birthday celebration and it was a very good choice. We were warmly welcomed by the beautiful Abla herself - the best birthday gift. The food was delicious - we had the banquet (and the garlic potatoes - so...More

Thank Margie S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

One of the best Lebanese restaurants in Melbourne, by far! A classic menu, which caters for all eaters vegetarian & meat, with consistently good dishes every time. You walk in excited, and leave satisfied. The staff are friendly, and offer advise on what to order....More

Thank 723despinal
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We made reservations, a table for three. It looks simple, cosy and homey. Though it can be noisy(depending on the crowd in the restaurant). Staffs are friendly and efficient. Food tastes mediocre but was a good experience for first timers for Lebanese food!

Thank Putri Q
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Easy to find, very friendly service. Authentic Lebanese food that was tasty. We enjoyed our lunch there.

Thank Helen K
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Home cooked meals, a really nice staff, not cheap, but life is changing, and one change is the hidden inflation in cost of living. Skip the special collections and order precisely what you want. The food is good, ample portions, not a bad place at...More

2  Thank roemanner
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Recently in Melbourne on holiday with a Lebanese friend who insisted trying out Abla's because of it's rave reviews. We all loved Middle-Eastern food so it was not a difficult decision. She already has the Ablas's Cookbook and was keen to make our menu-selection given...More

Thank w0rth0g
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Absolutely delicious home cooked Lebanese food. An excellent menu to choose from. Service was very friendly, helpful and they were willing to alter a couple dishes so that they were gluten free... the dips came with sliced carrot and cucumber, and the wheat was left...More

Thank LynAdel
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have gluten-free options?
19 November 2015|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Kiwifoodfusspot | Reviewed this property |
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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, 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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