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563 Elizabeth St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 9698 1275
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“falafel” (13 reviews)
“kibbe” (3 reviews)
“lady fingers” (3 reviews)
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Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
563 Elizabeth St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
Neighbourhood: Surry Hills
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in between many other Lebanese restaurants, this part take away shop part restaurant has stood the test of time. The food I tried was very good - tabouleh, humus, baba ganoush, beans labyah and potatoes , felafel, and rice were all very good. Staff...More

Thank fsb g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tried this place for the first time today. Bloody awesome ! .. looking forward to checking it out again .. the lamb was super nice ...

Thank Alvin F
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

it's simple decor and slightly tired look should not detract from why you would come here. the usual lebanese fare is available, falafel, shish kebab, kibbe, lady fingers... The food is superb. Turkish coffee is great, baklava and turkish delight is tops. the mixed desserts...More

Thank rlore
Reviewed 19 March 2017

My friend and I took another friend to Abdul's on Friday night for a birthday celebration. Yes they were busy but the staff could not have seem more disinterested in serving us. We asked a waitress for help on what to order for dishes to...More

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I returned to Abduls after a 20+year break. Menu looks the same and the food is just as good as I remembered it. Good fresh tasty food was served by a no fuss waitress. Will return soon!

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Abduls has been here for as long as I've lived in/visited Sydney, and that's quite a few decades. Its food is homecooked, its shwarma is real lamb (not reconstitued crap), its baklava is freshly made daily, and its staff are the friendliest. The setting is...More

Thank Sandi L
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Food is good, though there is better nearby. Staff are friendly. The atmosphere is best in the back rooms with a large group.

Thank catvtoast
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Impressive various flavors in the same plate. We are looking for something not too expensive and good. We found this place. The room is not outstanding but food is impressive by quality. You can enjoy a good meal for 2 with a tea around 40$....More

Thank Romain L
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Like the many others here I have been going to Abduls for 42 years. Its most endearing quality is that it is still exactly the same. I have never had tabuoli, falafel, homous, baba ganouge, garlic chicken, baklava, turkish delight or coffee as good as...More

Thank Thomas E
Reviewed 18 October 2016

In my 20's I used to frequent Abduls. I went there on a visit to have dinner with a girlfriend last Saturday night. I live in Brisbane now and 30 years later, the food is still as delicious! It is nice that this unpretentious restaurant...More

Thank Perlissima
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 563 Elizabeth St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Surry Hills
  • Neighbourhood: Surry Hills
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9698 1275
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