One of a kind…

Blending elegantly themed interiors and a unique ambience, Arabesque aspires to be your choice for a fun filled family meal, a quiet romantic dinner, relaxing after work drinks and Meze or even some scrumptious takeaway.

Situated on the Carre Street in Melbourne’s Elsternwick, our Mezze style of dining encourages a sharing environment. Positioned as a modern hub with traditional influences, we have quickly grown not only as a vibrant restaurant but also as a mainstay in the bustling nightlife of Melbourne.

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Experience the incredible at Arabesque.

Inspired Cuisine. Lively Entertainment. Excellent Service.

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  • Bar & Restaurant

    Enjoy our large selection of local and imported wines. Our expert staff can help with selections to complement your meal from red, white to sparkling or treat yourself to one of our delectable Sultan cocktails.

  • Expert Staff

    Our expert, professional and welcoming staff will ensure your dining experience is perfect. From a warm welcome, to attentive service our team’s number one priority is ensuring you have a great night out.

  • Fusion-Inspired Mecca

    Blending elegantly themed interiors and a unique ambience, Arabesque aspires to be your choice for a fun filled family meal, a quiet romantic dinner, relaxing after work drinks and Meze or even some scrumptious takeaway.

Having a party? Choose Arabesque.

We can accommodate for birthdays, engagements and groups of all sizes.
Speak to our team today to discuss your needs. 

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