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126 Pacific Hwy, Roseville, Willoughby, New South Wales, Australia
11:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 22:00
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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here with friends on Sunday lunch time. It was not busy and we really enjoyed the atmosphere. I never came here before, but my friends told me they just renovate recently. It is nicely done. It is not really outstanding from outside, so it is easily miss the restaurant. The staff were really friendly and look after the... More 

Thank Cherish66
Sydney, Australia
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137 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here at least 10 years ago and was quite impressed but never had the chance to revisit. Happened to be doing some bush walking in the area earlier in the day and booked dinner here! The place has been nicely renovated. It was a Sunday night and the restaurant was 80% full. A little understaffed but still very friendly... More 

Thank Avidtravelfoodie
Sydney, Australia
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81 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were after a quick, early gluten free meal. The staff fitted us in despite very full bookings & served us promptly. The celiac in our party had been to El Karim a couple of times previously & recommended the food. They didn't disappoint and the Pomegranate Lamb is worth the trip just by itself. We'll be back.

Sydney, Australia
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130 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

This is a large restaurant and we went on a busy Saturday night, a small group of 6. The food was tasty enough and the servings are huge, entree means big main! The table service was nice and friendly and keen to serve but, the food came out lukewarm and very slowly. It's a shame as this brings the overall... More 

Thank Buster953
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We have been for lunch at El Karim's every Sunday for the last three weeks. We have had some lovely vegetarian food. There is a wide variety of mouth watering dishes. I would recommend it for great food, friendly and efficient service.

Thank Raja J
Sydney, Australia
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76 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

El Karim does not offer a long memu, but all hit their best. We tried beef, lamb and pork. Aside from a bit salty, all good! Very good service!

Thank Serene C
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

The food and service is always excellent and the wines match beautifully - we continue to return to this great place!

Thank Tara R
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We were a group of ten ladies and had to order banquets, overall experience was great. Food was very good, calamari and falafel were the best , but in very small portion and all wonder about it!

Thank Usefian
Sydney, Australia
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111 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I wasn't feeling like a slap up dinner, just something small but tasty. The Hommos B'awarma, minced lamb on top of a bowl of hommos, served the purpose perfectly. It came with plenty of fresh Lebanese bread. A tasty side of El Karim slaw, a mixture of white cabbage, green apples, fresh mint, pomegranate seeds and toasted walnuts with lime... More 

Thank Maureen P
Sydney, Australia
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190 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Had a very enjoyable meal at El Karim. It's an old fave but haven't been for a while. Service is always friendly and excellent. Found the food to be very good as well as were the cocktails - the Pomegranate Sour was great. We had 4 small plates, tabouleh, falafel, grilled eggplant and zucchini chips. They provided Lebanese bread as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$36
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Pacific Hwy, Roseville, Willoughby, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Willoughby  >  Roseville
  • Phone Number: 6194164099
Lebanese and mediterranean cuisine that mixes the traditional with the contemporary Lunch and dinner, Tuesday to Sunday in a relaxed, bright but warm atmosphere From light meals and small dishes to share, to full on banquets ideal for large parties that will keep you going for a day or two New fit-out means you could grab a drink at the bar before heading to your table and take advantage of our wine, beer and cocktails list Outdoors dining is also available We welcome families with children. Our dips are usually a big hit with the little ones, and they can get messy, no problem

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?