Tradition, rich flavours and warming service – your visit to Sydney’s Lebanese restaurants will be about more than just a meal.

A melting pot of cultures and cuisines, it’s no surprise that Sydney boasts an impressive selection of Lebanese restaurants that are sure to transport your tastebuds straight to the bustling markets and sun-soaked coasts of Lebanon.

Vibrant, tantalising and mouthwateringly flavoursome, we’ve rounded up the best eateries that are sure to offer your senses a feast.

So, if you’re eager to explore new flavours and cuisines, read on through our list of the top Lebanese restaurants in Sydney for you to try in 2024!


Al Aseel

With six locations, Al Aseel is by far one of our favourite and one of the best Lebanese restaurants in Sydney. Opening their doors 22 years ago, Al Aseel is all about traditional family style feasting – and that’s exactly where you’ll feel, right at home. With cold and hot mezza, Al Aseel’s menu is also grounded by the likes of Shish Tawook ($26), Lemon Garlic Chicken ($28), cumin infused lentil rice (Mjadra $22) and Samek Harrah ($34) a tahini and chili oven baked barramundi to name a few. With plenty to choose from, you can’t go wrong with Al Aseel!

Al Aseel | Various Locations.



Hanging off King Street in Newtown, Arabella offers a captivating culinary journey, transporting guests to the vibrant streets of Beirut. With authentic decor, warm ambiance, and an array of meticulously crafted dishes, Arabella masterfully blends traditional Lebanese flavours with contemporary culinary techniques. Each dish tells a story of heritage and passion through the use of fresh ingredients. Promising to be a memorable feast, Arabella has earnt up its reputation as one of the best Lebanese restaurants in Sydney. A true gem in the city’s diverse dining scene!

Arabella | Unit 12/489-491 King St, Newtown, NSW 2042

El Jannah

With over 20 locations in New South Wales, El Jannah is a haven for casual Lebanese cuisine. Renowned for their mouthwatering charcoal chicken, El Jannah captures the essence of Lebanese street food served up with a modern twist. Perfectly seasoned chicken, creamy garlic sauce and plenty of tangy salads to taste; we promise that you’ll always find a reason to go back to El Jannah.

El Jannah | Various Locations.



Tucked away in Leichhardt, Jasmin1 is considered as one of the best Lebanese restaurants in Sydney. Focusing on the finer details, Jasmin1 stands out with their traditional dishes such as Raw Kebbeh, Fried Cauliflower, Meat Samboosik, Tabouleh, Fattoush, Shawarma and so much more. With seafood, rice dishes, mixed plates and even a set menu, there’s plenty on offer to choose for. Plus, with friendly service and a commitment to using only the freshest ingredients, Jasmin1 will be a cherished experience.

Jasmin1 | 116 Marion St, Leichhardt, NSW 2040



Led by executive chef Paul Farag, Nour aims to utilise classic Lebanese flavours and deliver it to Sydneysiders in a playful and modern way. Open for lunch and dinner, Nour’s menu is divided into three distinct profiles: Mezze, From the Garden and From the Coal Grill & Woodfire Oven. Start with the Beetroot and Sheep’s Curd with House Pita and the Woodfired Eggplant; devour your way through the Barberry Glazed Lamb Shoulder ($49); and finally, you must try their Fattoush salad ($18). For a taste of Farag’s best picks, opt for the seven-course banquet for $89 per person.

Nour | 3/490 Crown St, Surry Hills, NSW 2010

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Feature image: Nour, Sydney. Photographed by Jem Cresswell. Image via Destination NSW.