Nour

4.6
356 reviews
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$41 to $100
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Lebanese
Top tags:
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
Nour is built on a dream of presenting classic Lebanese flavors in a fresh, exciting way. Who said falafel has to roll to the same old beat, meal after meal? Why does eggplant only get to hang out smashed with tahini? Don’t you think the humble vine leaf deserves to encase a little mystery once in a while? At Nour we use an unrestricted approach to create food that is vibrant and bold, yet familiar and comfortable
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Lebanese, Australian
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Hours of Operation
Lunch
Thu–Sat 12:00 pm–2:30 pm
Dinner
Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–11:30 pm
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Phone number
(02) 9331 3413
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Payment Options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Business Casual
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Executive Chef
Roy Ner
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Neighbourhood
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Cross street
Arthur Street
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Parking Details
Central Station and buses along Crown Street
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Entertainment
Please note there is limited availability online. If you are booking for a group of more than 12 please contact the restaurant directly on 02 9334 3413. We also offer tables for walk ins along the counter, at the bar and outside. Walk in groups are seated once all parties have arrived. If there is a waitlist you are welcome to have a drink at our bar.
Additional
Chef's Table, Full Bar, Wheelchair Access

Special Offers

Nour's $59 3-Course Menu, with signature dishes & dessert

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Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: 5 June 2018

Ends: 3 November 2018

Availability: Tue-Wed 17:00-21:30
Thu 12:00-14:30 17:00-21:30

What 356 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.7
Food
4.5
Service
4.5
Ambience
4.1
Value
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Great food and service, gorgeous decor. Particularly love the coffee - one of the best I’ve had in Sydney!

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Fantastic food and service - the dishes were creative, tasty and nicely presented.

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

Great feast menu only $65 per person, great decor, friendly staff- excellent presentation and an interesting wine selection! Perfect fun evening!

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

My partner had been before and spoke of taking me there for ages.
We couldn’t decide so ended up with the set menu - it was delicious!
And the cocktails topped it off!

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5.0Dined on 7 August 2018

Food was outstanding. Everything was exceptional. The cauliflower confit was amazing, the hummus with goat fantastic, and the lamb just melted. The yoghurt sauce didn't add anything for a dish this rich, though the beans and lamb pancetta were terrific. Service was a little slow at times with not many patrons, but always friendly and helpful. And for food this good, the price was outstanding.

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5.0Dined on 28 July 2018

The food, service and ambiance was all very good! We will definitly be back!

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5.0Dined on 28 July 2018

Delicious food, drinks and vibe. Service was accommodating for a group of 6, including a Vegan. Definitely recommend - great restaurant!

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4.0Dined on 28 July 2018

Food quality and presentation is great. However, I think they can improve on the service level. Head waitress is quick to remind guests that they only have 2 hours to a meal. I think they serve the food too fast and we felt like we are being rushed. The introduction to the each food wa also too fast and doesnt feel like they take time to describe the dishes with pride.

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5.0Dined on 28 July 2018

Food was incredible as always. Have been there a number of times and on each occasion the service has been exemplary. Met the head chef and was great to be able to speak with him after seeing him on TV on The Chef’s line

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5.0Dined on 28 July 2018

Absolutely DELICIOUS food - I would definitely recommend this restaurant to other people!

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5.0Dined on 14 July 2018

Amazing food, wine list, atmosphere & hospitality. The hummus with smoked goat, the lebanese dumplings,the lamb..everything we ate was delicious and the flavours new. For catching up with friends or an intimate dinner, Nour is a wonderful Sydney restaurant that deserves much more praise than it gets. Highly recommended & cant wait to return.

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3.0Dined on 13 July 2018

Food wasn’t fantastic nor was the wine for the price we paid. Service was good and it’s a beautiful space.

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5.0Dined on 13 July 2018

Have followed Nour on social media and reading reviews since it opened . So the expectations were high . And WOW did they deliver and then some .. absolutely OUTSTANDING . The food was fresh favours were just awesome ,as was the wine and service . Thank you !!

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5.0Dined on 12 July 2018

High quality restaurant food. Quirky variations on mainly Lebanese fare. We had 2 absolute standout meals. The trout and short rib these 2 meals wont be bettered by any restaurant. Possibly equaled but not bettered. The surprise was the risotto - it was so good.
Pricing for the three of us $300 included $60 bottle of wine, unlimited mineral water, 5 meals plus starters for high quality food this value is hard to beat.

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3.0Dined on 7 July 2018

Expected the food to be quite be up a few notches on the sort of food I have eaten at Middle Eastern restaurants over the years. It wasn’t. Half a chargrilled eggplant with a few smears of tarator for close to $25? Very salty chargrilled octopus which was cold. Lamb shoulder (lamb is not in season) which was too strong in flavour, which gave the impression of “older” lamb. Fattoush was tasty but tomatoes tasteless. Also, most restaurants do provide bread. Which would have extended the meal a little due to residual tarator etc. I was really looking forward to this restaurant so it’s a shame it didn’t live up to our expectations.

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5.0Dined on 7 July 2018

An amazing dining experience!

I've eaten at a lot of Arabic/Lebanese restaurants, but this by far is the most innovative and exciting I've had!

The food, the service and the ambience...all 5 stars!

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4.0Dined on 6 July 2018

Never had a bad meal here, food quality and menu creativity are exceptional and menu changes regularly.
Highly recommended

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5.0Dined on 29 June 2018

We came for my sisters birthday and had an incredible meal. The food was outstanding, would definitely recommend.

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5.0Dined on 29 June 2018

Can not fault a thing. New fav restaurant in Sydney!

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4.0Dined on 22 June 2018

Nice ombience, good taste, Lebanese with a twist in a good way

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2.0Dined on 22 June 2018

I'm afraid the pleasant atmosphere, good food and good service was marred by the absolutely dreadful and painfully loud acoustics of the restaurant. It was literally impossible to hear each other talk and my ears were ringing for 24 hours after we left.

Not sure what they should do, but there must be an answer.

Otherwise, a great restaurant for the profoundly deaf.

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5.0Dined on 19 June 2018

I only mentioned in passing to my friend about her birthday (why we went to dinner), and staff heard this. They later brought out the dessert we ordered with a candle - a small gesture but really made her night special and surprised me too.

Atmosphere, food and service are all really great and worth the money.

I've been to Nour a couple times already and will be back again.

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5.0Dined on 16 June 2018

Amazing! Food is soooooo tasty and on point!!

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5.0Dined on 16 June 2018

Our dinner at Nour was superb. We thoroughly enjoyed each dish with its authentic flavours. The service was also outstanding, with our staff (dinner 16th June) going above and beyond to make our experience enjoyable and comfortable. Highly recommend!

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5.0Dined on 9 June 2018

An amazing experience, staff were fantastic, food was Delicious and fabulous Cocktails. I really enjoyed my night out.

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5.0Dined on 9 June 2018

Really great food, nice atmosphere, friendly service

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5.0Dined on 8 June 2018

Fabulous modern Lebanese food in trendy Surry Hills - everything delicious

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5.0Dined on 8 June 2018

Sorry I didn’t give you 5 stars on the food everything was delicious except the potatoe dish. When you’d already set your bar so high they seemed a let down.
Thanks for finding us a cosy table at the back away from the door on a rare cold night. Service was spot on through out the evening.
We will be back!

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3.0Dined on 7 June 2018

No complimentary small dessert or drink for a 60th birthday present they were told about during the booking. Even a small gesture would have been appreciated.

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5.0Dined on 2 June 2018

Attentive service and delicious food.

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5.0Dined on 2 June 2018

Beautiful place. Amazing ambience. Fantastic service, and the most delicious food. Nour always delivers. Always

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4.0Dined on 31 May 2018

Very good middle eastern food in contemporary setting . We enjoyed a birthday celebration

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5.0Dined on 29 May 2018

We came here for a birthday . The food was outstanding , plating superb and service really good . Stand-out dishes were the dessert and snapper with cuttlefish

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4.0Dined on 26 May 2018

Second time here and took friends for the first time.
We all loved it. Great food and delicious cocktails.
The only thing I would say that wasn't fantastic, was in the day time it really showed how dirty the lovely soft pink chairs were. This attention to detail is definitely noticed when the sun is shining.

Cheers
Ang

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5.0Dined on 25 May 2018

Food was amazing. Every dish being squally as good.

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5.0Dined on 25 May 2018

We celebrated my sister’s bday here- food is phenomenal and the fitout is amazing. Loved it

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5.0Dined on 25 May 2018

Up to its usual exceptional standard wonderful food and very attentive but unobtrusive service.

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5.0Dined on 12 May 2018

All round great restaurant with perfect service. The food is original and superbly done, though some dishes were a little rich for me. And our table was well-sited but it's not for you if you don't like a noisy restaurant. Highly recommended all the same.

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5.0Dined on 11 May 2018

The food was fantastic and was only surpassed by the service. A great dining experience with all dietary needs accommodated. Excellent, unique cocktails. Great variety on the wine list, more at the higher price range.

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5.0Dined on 11 May 2018

Wonderful evening at Nour. Our second visit and lived up to expectations. Excellent cocktails mixed by the very professional bar staff. Friendly attentive service. Food looked and tasted fantastic. Highly recommmeded.

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