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El-Phoenician

7 Towns Place, Sydney, New South Wales NSW 2000, Australia
+61 2 9633 1611
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
7 Towns Place, Sydney, New South Wales NSW 2000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 110 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of 4 ate here before visiting the Roslyn Packer Theatre. Our meal was beautiful. We ordered the $62/person banquet which was fantastic. We got to taste lots of beautiful, different and new flavours. We then ordered the $15/person dessert share platter which was...More

Thank Dionne C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Has been amazing service, fantastic food and managed to arrange a table for 10 at the last minute. We had the banquet and could not fault it.

Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

AMAZING Lebonese cuisine on the rocks, cold called in a large group and not a problem. Beautiful dips and a magic banquet

Thank Tony H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went before a show without a booking,however they went to the trouble to find a table for us. As we were on a time limit we went Tapas and were not disappointed.The serves are quite large and we had one too many ,however will...More

Thank 246,317
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Is Lebanese the most innovative cuisine in the world? Nope. But who cares when the cooking is this good? This was our third visit to El Phoenician at Walsh Bay, and there has to be a reason why people go back to a restaurant again...More

Thank pete-from-oz
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Ordered a banquet & only got one prawn, one oyster, one spring roll faux crab thing, a few calamari rings, one hard pastry shell thing, one lamb skewer, one chicken skewer & some pita bread & dip & it costed us $85 per person!!!! No...More

Thank Bryce C
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend this place It's like fine dining Lebanese food Great location Great service Excellent food But a bit pricey but worth it Make sure you book in advance

Thank HALM2010
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Pre-theatre dinner. Efficiently served. Shared 3 items - waitress was concerned we might not have enough food, but we were very satisfied. Baba ganoush - excellently smokey, breads on the table when we arrived. Kofta with potatoes and sauces: huge portion satisfied two of us...More

Thank dotc2015
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Went last night with my Lebanese husband and guests from Brisbane, one of whom is Lebanese. The main courses were terrific and the staff, atmosphere, service etc was great. The desserts however were VERY disappointing. I ordered "Ladies Arms"...a kind of rolled pasty with a...More

Thank Jenni F
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

After so many recommendations over the years to visit the sister restaurant at parramatta I finally got a chance to experience the city establishment. I loved there pre dinner platter. It consisted of moorish dips , cheese , olives and gorgeous chicken and lambs skewers...More

Thank Kym P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Towns Place, Sydney, New South Wales NSW 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9633 1611
  • E-mail
Description
One of Sydney’s highest rated Lebanese restaurants, the El-Phoenician, garnered star-driven praises from The Sunday Telegraph proving it is a contemporary and stylistic showcase with a modernistic approach to an arrestingly innovative Middle-Eastern food styling. The El-Phoenician's artistically executed menu and skillfully developed wine lists have been assembled by pedigreed Chefs and an award winning Sommelier - that are truly bent on awakening your consciousness.
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