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264 Centre Rd, Bentleigh, Glen Eira, Victoria 3204, Australia
9557 1635
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“thai food” (11 reviews)
“lamb shank” (8 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
264 Centre Rd, Bentleigh, Glen Eira, Victoria 3204, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing!! Fresh light flavours all the way through- a touch of sweetness here, kick of chilli there, a fresh herb, so incredibly delicious! Best ever. Perfect date night restaurant.

Thank Sally A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Love the food here, everything is full of flavour and we can never get enough, the curried are divine and pretty much everything has always been consistently mouth watering. It's BYO but suggest booking as it gets very busy.

1  Thank Veefin
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Thank you for friendly and amazing food & service. Your Pad Thai is my all time favourite !!! ‘Fish on the beach’ is to die for!!!

1  Thank Thitiwan C
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely tiny restaurant with outstanding foods. Thai food with twist makes it interesting to try e.g. the Pork belly, Lamb shank Massaman, Pad Thai etc. Every dish is beautifully presented and is reasonably priced. Service is warm and attentive. Renee’ and the girls are doing...More

1  Thank Jibenz1234
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Finally we could able to dinner at this lovely Thai restaurant. Every time I drive pass centre road, i always see this shop is packed. As i am Thai their food is flavoursome and the way Sumalee present is awesome. (We had Thai arancini, prawn...More

3  Thank Pijak B
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Our family do appreciate the presence of Sumalee. We do not always see a small restaurant like this doing business with the high level of care to their customers. We always ask the lovely owner for her recommendations and never once get disappointed. Although Sumalee...More

2  Thank FabulousGastronomy
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Not sure what the fuss is all about really. Nothing spectacular from what we had, and what we saw others having. Cannot rate it in my Top-5 Thai cafes / restaurants. But nonetheless better than your average Thai suburban fare. However, as lamb shanks curries...More

Thank ERIC L
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Sumalee is THE place for Fantastic,Tasty, Fresh, Thai food. It is our number one choice for our date night each week. The staff are amazing, friendly, relaxed and funny. Go there, you will not be disappointed.

2  Thank Tinks6666
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Great venue for small (<6 people) gatherings and a bonus is that it is byo wine! Massaman and arancini balls are amazing

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We went as a group of 4 with a last minute booking on a busy night. The staff were so friendly and welcoming even though they were very busy, and were able to recommend an appropriate amount of food to order. The food was great....More

Thank Lexie A
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Kathleen B
14 February 2017|
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Response from Robert D | Reviewed this property |
We took wine, not beer. Ok to drink the wine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 264 Centre Rd, Bentleigh, Glen Eira, Victoria 3204, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Glen Eira  >  Bentleigh
  • Phone Number: 9557 1635
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