Rumi is a modern Middle Eastern restaurant dedicated to promoting all things Eastern Mediterranean and beyond.
Since opening in 2006, Rumi has grown from it's small beginnings to become one of Melbourne's favourite restaurants. Joseph and Natalie Abboud's homage to the flavours and generous hospitality of Persia, Turkey and Lebanon sits amongst Australia's best Middle Eastern restaurants.
Rumi has appeared on "Food Safari", Anthony Bourdain's "No Reservations" and is consistently rated by Melbourne chefs as one of their chosen places to eat.
Whether it is a large group celebration, an intimate dinner with friends or a quick nourishing bite- let our dedicated team look after you.
116 Lygon street
We are open 7 nights a week.
Make a booking
We take reservations for groups of all sizes. If you would like to book our 30 person function room, please email us for a quote
Please note groups of 8 and above are required to have a banquet. For groups of 7 and above please call the restaurant on (03)93888255.
First time diners please note- we are located in Brunswick East.
We are not BYO
Please note we have two sittings at Rumi Restaurant. Please note all 6PM and 6:30 tables will be re booked after two hours.
Take away is available every day.
Alternatively call (03)93888255 after 6PM. Allow 20 minutes to half an hour for your order to be prepared.
Prices and menu items are subject to change.
THE 'NEW' RUMI CLASSIC BANQUET - 2 person minimum
THESE DISHES HAVE EARNED THE 'CLASSIC' STATUS AT RUMI, SOME OF WHICH HAVE BEEN ON THE MENU SINCE DAY ONE. THE RUMI CLASSIC BANQUET IS A REAL CROWD PLEASER THAT GIVES YOU A TASTE OF 11 DIFFERENT DISHES THAT ARE TRIED AND TESTED WINNERS.
11 dishes $50 per person
** Add dessert tastes $5
CHEF'S SEASONAL BANQUET - 3 person minimum
THE CHEFS SEASONAL BANQUET TAKES IN 14 DIFFERENT DISHES THAT ARE BASED ON PRODUCE FROM DAY'S WALK FARM IN KEILOR THAT IS IN SEASON AND AT IT'S BEST RIGHT NOW.
THIS MENU CHANGES DAILY
14 dishes $60 per person
**add dessert tastes $10
Please note we are unable to take reservations over our general enquiry form.
For reservations please use our online reservation system or call us on (03)93888255