Sydney’s first Modern Lebanese Restaurant – Dine In, Functions, Takeaway & Catering

Welcome to Arabella Lebanese Restaurant – the best modern middle eastern finest dining experience in Sydney. Arabella Lebanese Restaurant was established in 2002.

Nested in Newcastle, Arabella Lebanese Restaurant has become Sydney’s favorite over the years, serving the traditional Middle Eastern and Turkish dishes.

We are proud to be the longest-running and highest quality, Middle Eastern dining experience in Sydney. Our head chef brought the recipes and traditions of Lebanon with him to Australia 18 years ago and has been sharing his knowledge of flavour and creative cuisine with diners in Newtown ever since.
Our chefs finishing touches on the Middle Eastern cuisine menu is what has labeled Arabella as the tastiest Middle Eastern Restaurant in the whole of Sydney, Australia.


A Mecca for Foodies

Arabella has earned a reputation as the best Middle Eastern restaurant in Sydney, and it’s easy to see why when you have a look at our menu. Mezze-style eating means you can sample a range of Lebanese delights such as our secret recipe hummus and baba ghanouj, grilled halloumi and stuffed vine leaves. For the main course, we’ll serve up succulent lamb and chicken skewers straight from the barbecue grill, along with fresh seafood and hearty vegetarian tabbouleh and salads.

The Complete Package – Food, Drinks and Entertainment

When you choose to hold an event with Arabella Lebanese Restaurant Newtown, not only do you get our authentic Lebanese cuisine but you can also choose to take advantage of our fully licensed bar with fun cocktails, wines and beers. If you’d prefer, BYO is always an option! Once you’ve enjoyed your banquet, it’s time for the entertainment! The Arabella events team can arrange DJs, professional belly dancers, wild dancing and more to enthral and excite your guests.

To book a table for a Middle-Eastern feast or enquire about venue hire, call us on (02) 5776 0348 or visit our reservations page now.

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Next door to Arabella…


Shishbella is next door to Arabella in it’s own separate venue not only do we have a large range of Shisha (Hookah) flavours we have some of the most delicious desert’s around town. Whether you want to have traditional coffee and desert or try our Shishabella Desert specials or have a Slice of cake from our friends at PAPA Patisseries whilst sharing the experience & fun in our friendly environment we invite you to come along with you and your friends & family. Our facilities are safe and the experience will have you returning and telling your friends about it.

Don’t forget to ask  our staff about our traditional Knafeh, We have one of the best fresh Knafeh in Sydney.

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Address: Shop 12, 489-491 King St, Newtown 2042

(Parking available at the rear in Alice Street.)

Phone: 02 9550 1119

Address: Shop 1, 501 King St, Newtown 2042

(Parking available at the rear in Alice Street.)

Phone: 02 9550 1119