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196A Lyons Rd,
Drummoyne NSW

Licensed Cafes & Licensed Informal Restaurants
Traditional Afghan Cuisine

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Ancient Herat Cuisine Overview

Experience Afghani hospitality, food and culture at Ancient Herat Cuisine on Lyons Road in Drummoyne. Transporting diners to the Western Afghani capital of Herat, this family-styled restaurant boasts polished wood floors, crisp white tablecloths and feature walls embellished with images of the home country, creating a welcoming vibe ideal for lingering over a meal with family and friends. Expect exceptional flavours from authentic herbs and spices on the menu, showcased in dishes such as lamb backstrap skewers grilled over a charcoal fire; or delve into beef ashak – a semicircle of pastry filled with Chinese chives, steamed and served with beef kofta, lentil, tomato and onion sauce, a touch of yoghurt and dried mint. For a sweet finish, team a serve of baklava with saffron ice cream.

Best Known For

Bolanee: flatbread filled with potatoes, chives, leeks and a range of spices, toasted with a light crisp and served with cucumber raita.

Ancient Herat Cuisine Chef

Farooq Babury

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Opening Hours

Tues17:00 - 22:00
Wed17:00 - 22:00
Thur17:00 - 22:00
Fri17:00 - 22:00
Sat17:00 - 22:00
Sun17:00 - 22:00

Features & Facilities

Seats: 40

  • Functions
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Takeaway
  • Degustation Menu
  • Gluten Free Options
  • BYO
  • Child Friendly
  • Romantic
  • Catering
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Payments Accepted

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • EftPos