Arabella Lebanese Restaurant - A Taste of Lebanon

Arabella brings the delicious flavours of the Middle East to the heart of Sydney. It has the all the Arabic and Middle Eastern cuisine along with Turkish food dishes. The main cuisine’s available on offer is Middle Eastern BBQ, Sea Food, Dessert and Drinks along with Some our Chef’s special dishes and other Secret Recipes. Choose from an exciting selection of hot and cold mezze options, flame grilled meats, hearty salads and creative vegetarian and vegan dishes. Stop by for your afternoon coffee or fresh juice with a slice of authentic baklava at our restaurant. Finish up your evening with shisha and dessert at our sister café Shishabella.

Arabella restaurant has quite sleek and discreet look with bathed in muted chocolate browns & warm greys like Middle Eastern or Arabic Restaurants. It has all the modern & funky fit out with banquettes & a luxurious cushion corner among the alcoves secreting Middle Eastern artifacts which develops an ambiance that blends everyone into Arabic or Middle Eastern theme and feels like sitting in a true Middle Eastern Restaurant in Newtown, Sydney

From Beirut to Sydney

Our head chef learned his trade in the souks of Beirut, honed his skills in some of the best kitchens in Dubai and then came over to share the delights of Middle Eastern cuisine with diners in Sydney. Along with the finest Middle Eastern dishes served at Arabella restaurant in Sydney, NSW which also offers exceptional & welcoming service that is suitable for any event including birthdays, hens nights, engagements, corporate functions & many more. Our menu is a blend of classic Turkish and Lebanese dishes along with our chef’s own secret recipes perfected over the course of 22 years spent cooking in kitchens across the world.

Arabella also provides corporate breakfast, lunches, dinners and other corporate events in its lebanese and turkish cuisine restaurant in Sydney area of NSW, Australia and also offers Middle Eastern food catering services in Sydney.

Two Venues - One Vision

Whether you’re enjoying a banquet dinner at Arabella or a business lunch at our sister venue, Shishabella, you’ll receive the same high standard of food and service in Middle Eastern inspired surroundings. Relax on a colourful cushion with shisha and cocktails in the evening at Shishabella or celebrate your special occasion in the sleek interior of Arabella – either way, you’ll forget you’re in the heart of Newtown as you are transported to the vibrant atmosphere of the Middle East.

We are quite sure that almost everyone who visit our Middle Eastern Restaurant in Newtown and have tasted our dishes always used to come back again and they always used to have the same pleasant Arabic or Middle Eastern restaurant which they have experienced when they arrived for the first time.

Newtown's Premier Function Venue

If you’re looking for a corporate event venue or party venue in Newtown, you’ve come to the right place. We offer private dining or full hire options for events and celebrations of any kind. Choose a banquet meal to celebrate your engagement or take over the whole venue for your Newtown corporate Christmas party.

Sydney's First and Foremost Lebanese Restaurant

When Arabella was founded back in 2002, we were the first Lebanese restaurant in Sydney. Now 16 years on we are proud to be the best at what we do – bringing the flavours and atmosphere of the Middle East to the heart of Newtown. Our diners return again and again to enjoy authentic Lebanese food unmatched in Sydney.

To make a table booking or enquire about holding your event with us, head to our reservations page now.


    Note: Group Bookings Required 20% Deposit.

    ADDRESS : SHOP 12, 489-491 KING ST, NEWTON 2042


    02 9550 1119
    SHOP 1, 501 KING ST, NEWTOWN 2042


    02 9550 1119