Adelaide, South Australia

One of Adelaide's oldest halal restaurants, Quiet Waters is well known for its Lebanese food, served to busy diners in the city's CBD. Expect all your favourite Middle Eastern dishes, from tabbouli to juicy grilled meats. The dining room is a little oasis; it's a spacious, comfortable area draped in red velvet and softly lit. It's recommended that groups try the banquet menu to sample a range of dishes.

75 Hindley Street
Adelaide CBD
Tel: +61 8 8231 3637
Halal, Middle Eastern
Price Range:
$$$$ ~ $$$$
$$$$ = Mains under $20
$$$$ = Mains $20 - $30
$$$$ = Mains $30 - $40
$$$$ = Mains over $40
This restaurant has not scheduled any events.
Please contact the restaurant for further information.
Cheap & Cheerful
Suitable for Groups of 10
This restaurant does not have any awards.
75 Hindley Street
Adelaide CBD SA 5000
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As one of Adelaide's oldest halal restaurants, Quiet Waters is well known for fresh, good quality Lebanese food. Tucked downstairs, well away from the changing scenes of Hindley Street, you can expect traditional food cooked from old recipes served in a comfortable room with many paintings, walls hanging, red velvet booths and candles. Belly dancing is not out of the question either, with Quiet Waters made even more authentic by the availability of Shamira every Saturday night. Although not much has changed on the menu, the Elmawey family have kept Quiet Waters a well respected city secret with modestly priced food and good old fashioned service for the past 25 years.

Quiet Waters is also a favourite with vegetarians for its good choice of beautifully spiced vegetable dishes and dips. With the increasing number of coeliac and yeast-free diets, Quiet Waters is still capturing this market by adequately catering to those needs. Big groups are not a problem here either and visitors can easily pre-order appropriate halal cuisine by calling a few days in advance. Start your evening with homemade pita and dips and don't forget to try some of the specials from the board. BYO own wine if you feel like drinking. Dishes to try include the bamya (a stew of okra and tomato) and sulabi (black-eyed beans, spinach and spices).

Belinda Aucott
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