Rumi is a modern Middle Eastern restaurant dedicated to promoting all things Eastern Mediterranean and beyond.

 Joseph Abboud opened Rumi restaurant with his wife Natalie in 2006 to critical acclaim and in 2011 opened The Moor's Head. 

We offer a menu based on traditional dining experiences in Lebanon where small to medium sized dishes are shared amongst the table. The food is authentic but done with a refined approach and a deft interpretation of a classic cuisine. The plate size encourages sharing in the traditional dining style of Lebanon.




(03) 93888255



116 Lygon street

East Brunswick 

Melbourne, Victoria




We are open 7 nights a week.

Dinner only


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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, 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. 




Sit back and relax while the kitchen sends you their best selection.

5 Courses $60 per person

6 Courses $70 per person (with dessert)

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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

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