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109 Elgin St, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
+61 3 9347 0006
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tabbouleh” (9 reviews)
“lady fingers” (7 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
109 Elgin St, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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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
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a must if you love Lebanese or have been wanting to try. Go for the set menu - its the best and try some Lebanese wine - the Chardonnay was great value. A+

Thank Sharpie747
Reviewed 11 June 2017

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 1 June 2017 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
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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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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