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Hannibals Lebanese Restaurant

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Surry Hills
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557 Elizabeth St | 95-97 Glebe Piont Road, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 8065 8085
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17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Tue 17:00 - 23:00
Wed 12:00 - 22:30
Thu 12:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Forbes, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A friend and I had dinner here the other night. Great authentic feel to the restaurant, great service. We had the banquet, lots of great food. Would recommend.

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Thank corinamoo
Sydney, Australia
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212 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This restaurant had a fun vibe and I loved that we had to sit on cushions on the floor (although its probably not for everyone). There is a large selection of food to choose from, and most meals are designed to be shared. The garlic bread was crispy and delicious. We also ordered a meat platter to share and that... More 

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Thank Emma W
Newcastle, Australia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in on recommendation from a friend. We were seated straight away and we had the choice of traditional Lebanese cushion set up or normal table. We took a table near the bar. We had the "Lady Fingers" to start and they were fresh and tasty. They are kind of like a small sausage roll with fresh filo pastry... More 

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Norfolk
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78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was expecting something different with the menu but the food was decidedly average and totally unimaginative. Nothing particularly wrong with it except the flat bread was very tough and I think that it would be more enjoyable eating a piece of cardboard. The big problem was the standard of service. We visited on a Monday evening when the restaurant... More 

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Thank Robin2512
Sydney, Australia
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We went using a Groupon voucher, and were delighted with the quality and variety of the food. The staff were very pleasant and attentive. We would definitely return. Excellent Food, service and ambience.. Entrée was very nice and appetizing especially the baba ganouch and tabouli were great...The service was also top notch with a smile. Overall would definitely recommend it... More 

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Thank Intiyaz A
Sydney, Australia
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56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Really helpful staff and comfortable cushion room, All the food as excellent and the belly dancing interesting with a lot of patron participation- a good fun night and great catch up with firends

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Thank 32Jules
Vernon, Canada
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

My husband and I really enjoyed our meal. We ordered the feast and found all the food tasty and there was plenty of it. The cinnamon tea was a wonderful end to a delicious meal.

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Thank acadia_mom
Nerja, Spain
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160 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We have been many times to Hannibals but never again, we had a 6 course banquet, the falafel tasted like it was out of a packet and no tabouli was served. The ladies fingers were not edible, we went home hungry, disgusting

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2 Thank jockeygirl
Sydney, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We got the banquet and it was so stingy, we had to fill up on bread and order more dishes (never left hungry from a banquet normally!!) Food took sooo long and was not that great and expensive. The service was really poor. Can't believe this place has a 4 star rating. Go elsewhere for yummy Lebanese food.

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3 Thank MilaVero
Sydney, Australia
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Held our hens night at Hannibal, small old house changed into a restaurant. Food served on our buffet were nothing different to a take away food except more expensive and on a plate. The staff doesn't have product knowledge and don't understand customers well. Tho they are nice and attentive they lack the communication skills to provide what the customers... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:30 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 557 Elizabeth St | 95-97 Glebe Piont Road, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Surry Hills
  • Neighbourhood: Surry Hills
  • Phone Number: +61 2 8065 8085

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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