23 Glebe Point Road
Glebe NSW 2000
Venue Type: Restaurant with function facilities
Function Menu not available
People looking for a venue with a point of difference to host their next event need look no further than Sydney's iconic Middle Eastern restaurant, Almustafa. Diners can sample a broad range of Middle-Eastern cuisine while enjoying live bellydancing in an exotic environment. Renowned for its festive atmosphere, the 'Cushion Room,' that fits up to 100 people, looks like the inside of an Arabian sheik's tent. Guests sit on cushions on the floor and eat off low tables. An ideal venue for parties and corporate social events.
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Located on Glebe Point Road, patrons can park their cars adjacent to the restaurant on Glebe Point Road with metered parking up until 10pm and free parking there after, Broadway Shopping Centre Car park located conveniently behind the Almustafa premises offers the first 3 hours free.
The restaurant is divided into a ground floor dining room and the upstairs cushion lounge. There is fabric styled tents on the ceilings, colourful wall hangings and original oil paintings of Belly dancers on the walls. Mismatched furniture, brass and wood bric-a-brac and displays of argillah (hookahs) also adorn the space, and can be sampled upstairs. Where there are two balconies and cushion seating for 120 people. Almustafa’s dining room is most suitable for, and usually booked for tables of 4 to 25 people. Most Friday and Saturday nights there are four or five parties in the lounge. Arabic Music plays throughout the night to provide a lively Arabic social experience whilst you indulge in a banquet meza.
The restaurant can cater comfortably for groups of 40, 60 and even 80 if the whole dining room floor is booked. Reservations are generally made for birthdays, business and social dinners. There is a garden courtyard at the rear of the dining room suitable for tables of four to twelve people, or a maximum group of approximately 25 people. Almustafa’s upstairs Cushion Lounge is most popular for parties of 10 to 60 people. It can aslo cater for one individual party of up to 100 people. The seating arrangement is Bench Cushioned seating about 50cm off the floor.
FOOD & BEVERAGE
All of the recipes on the menu have been passed down to Chef Salwa Loghmji from her grandmother. Behind the scenes, she goes to great lengths to ensure the food is just what you'd experience in her own home. The menu features a large selection of traditional mezze including dips, vegetarian dishes, meat and seafood. There is an a la carte menu as well as set banquet menus for group dining and an exclusive cushion lounge banquet menu when the lounge is hired by large groups. A small wine list of New Zealand and Australian drops is well priced and accessible and BYO is also available.