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El-Phoenician Lebanese Restaurant

328 Church St, Parramatta, New South Wales 2150, Australia
+61 2 9633 1611
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (23 reviews)
“shawarma” (5 reviews)
“skewers” (10 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
328 Church St, Parramatta, New South Wales 2150, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a Wednesday night, when arresting locally for business. Place was encouragingly busy for mid week. Food was delicious with ample portions. Waiting staff friendly and helpful. Would eat here again.

Thank Simon S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

First experience with Lebanese cuisine and it was spectacular and service was impeccable. Highly recommend the humans the aubergine spread and the chili and garlic spread. Start to finish the meal was an experience to remember and I will put Lebanese on my must return...More

Thank hoke5150
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Food is outstanding. Atmosphere is classy. Tony, the owner and host, could not be more friendly and hospitable. Natasha and Lyn, The waitresses, were similarly friendly, helpful and attentive. A superior Lebanese restaurant guaranteed to please.

Thank bigtrev2010
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We had 40 people in a private dining room. Food was fantastic and served by efficient staff. No one left hungry.

Thank Marc S
Reviewed 20 September 2017

This is new to me. The food is so good. When you order here it's all about sharing! The food is little but the taste is so nice. You have to try.

Thank AmberSwift
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I really like this place will come back if given a chance. Went here to celebrate our succesful project and ordered their banquets!

Thank Bert G
Reviewed 3 September 2017

ORDERED Salt and pepper Squid: Semolina-crusted squid with lemon and aioli $18.00 Sizzling prawns: Green prawns simmered in a tomato confit and served in a hot pot $24.00 Combination (Shawarma): Chicken and lamb. Served with mixed pickles, tahina, chilli and garlic $ 30.00 Spinach pastries...More

Thank Jeanine J
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We had the vegetarian platter for two; the starters were really very good, the rest of it was a tiny bit bland for our taste but well cooked; the lentil dish in particular could have had a little more oomph. That said the service was...More

Thank Cathy H
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We were recommended by our hotel to come here and we were not disappointed! We ordered 3 entrees between 3 of us and it was plenty for us for dinner! Service was great friendly and so tasty! Will be back!

Thank donna k
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing food, one of Sydney's best for Lebanese! Good service to accompany and a reasonable price means this place hits all 3 major categories.

Thank Telchar1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$57
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 328 Church St, Parramatta, New South Wales 2150, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Parramatta
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9633 1611
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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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