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21 Bond St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9629 5900
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb” (139 reviews)
“pilaf” (23 reviews)
“hummus” (62 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
21 Bond St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It's not a cheap degustation, but the food is really delicious. The service unfortunately needs a lot of work. At the beginning of the meal we were looked after, by the end, we were getting our matching wine pours a full 30 minutes before the...More

Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely meal with some old friends from Paris who know their cuisine; Maha didn't let us down. Had the 8 course degustation for the first time and it was great; only one shared plate course unlike the others which is nice for a change. Service...More

Thank RicJClark
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maha was a great fine dining experience for me and my friends. We had the vegetarian 6 course dinner menu with matching wine selection. It was not cheap. But, every single dish had its own flavour and was absolutely delicious. It was a feast for...More

Thank the_wandering_cow
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant that didn’t disappoint. Fantastic food and equally good service. Excellent venue. We went for a family birthday and were well serviced including obligatory candle. Best hummus I’ve ever eaten

Thank HobartAnna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

can't fault anything really from the food side.....perfectly balanced....modern takes on simple dishes but keeps true soul of them......only gripe could be that the decor needs a major face lift....too dark dingy and depressing.......though I am more than happy to put up eating exceptional food...More

Thank Adi M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had the 6 course degustation lunch menu with the matching wine selection. The flavours in some of the dishes were stunning. The use of spices added hidden surprises and lifted the intensity of some of the dishes. We each had our...More

Thank Great_Explorer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Overall the service was attentive and highly polished. The arrival unfortunately was not which was disconcerting. Our party of 3 waited in a very cold foyer. A staff member appeared only to be told to wait until she retrieved the coats for about six people...More

Thank Kevin T
ElleR143, Guest Relations Manager at Maha, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Kevin T. Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts. We're happy to hear you enjoyed our degustation menu. We appreciate your feedback regarding your coats. We are always looking for ways to improve and will be sure to pass this onto...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a birthday celebration and had the 4 course vegan tasting menu paired with wines. Every dish had interesting flavors and were presented well; it was a lot of food so go with a good appetite! The wines were good and complimented each course...More

Thank Ruth20904
ElleR143, Guest Relations Manager at Maha, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for this lovely review Ruth20904. It's great to hear you enjoyed our 4 course vegan menu with matching wine. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We both loved the food here -- right up our palates. It says "middle Eastern" but was quirky and inventive. The dishes were very complex (teetering on the "too" but not...) and we liked all of them. Took the $115 menu with the wine pairings;...More

Thank Ana-Maria Z
ElleR143, Guest Relations Manager at Maha, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Ana-Maria Z. Thank you for this wonderful review. We're happy to hear you enjoyed your experience. We appreciate the recommendation and cannot wait to welcome you back next time!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us dined here and we selected the four courses for $ 85 per person. The Hummus was good. The taste on the two types of fish was okay but nothing special. Lamb shoulder was good as was the Octopus but in terms of...More

1  Thank thesmdm
ElleR143, Guest Relations Manager at Maha, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi thesmdm. Thank you for sharing your experience. We're disappointed to hear you felt underwhelmed. We are always looking for ways to improve and will make sure to share this feedback with management. If you'd like to share anything further, we welcome you to contact...More

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Questions & Answers
10 May 2018|
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Response from AnamJ216 | Reviewed this property |
Short answer: No. They do course-by-course banquets and can be quite expensive. The food is creatively presented and can feature unusual features. Not sure if kids will appreciate that.
Katie R
18 February 2018|
Response from Alan S | Reviewed this property |
Yes has plenty of Pizazz! Maha is also about to reopen with a major refit .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$47
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Bond St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9629 5900
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