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Bayleaf Balinese Restaurant

227 Lake St | Corner of Lake & Gatton Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 4622
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
18:00 - 21:00 Hours
Asian, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
227 Lake St | Corner of Lake & Gatton Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This restaurant is definitely a favourite of mine. Delicious curries with seriously good flavour. Also thought the food was reasonably priced.

Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Each year I visit Cairns I eat at the Bay leaf. As my kids say, the food and service is "the balm", or something like that. Excellent experience. No restaurant in Brisbane comes even close to matching this one.

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow. Just eaten here for dinner with the family whilst visiting Cairns. We searched all Asian restaurants via TripAdvisor to see what others had recommended and we are soooo glad we came here to dine. Dined inside. Prawn crackers to start (complimentary). When our mains...More

Thank CharlieJake
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were referred & what a gem it was We had the full on menu with alcohol to suit the courses & it was a sumptiuous feast Book early if you expect to get in

Thank Wes B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ambience is very traditional and unique Drinks - Delicious Strawberry Daquiri & Villa Maria Merlot (partners personal favourite) Food - INCREDIBLE fresh and full of flavour - I highly recommend the following: - Satay & Sambal Kacang - Ayum Sayur - Nasi Goreng - Be...More

1  Thank MissMicharie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the $75.00 a head menu Wines delicious Food delicious too, far too much for two old codgers. We did our best! What a great restaurant The staff are classy and on the ball. Prices are reasonable for the meal. Loved the ambiance. The photo...More

Thank Cityviewe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I, together with some friends, had dinner here as it was central to both couples. This was probably our fourth visit. It was quite busy the night we were there which was a Friday night. The staff presented us with menus fairly...More

1  Thank Ozzmo1962
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had dinner here with three mates while up in Cairns for work. It’s a nice relaxed environment with friendly service. There are lots of options and each of us enjoyed our meals which were all served quickly.

Thank Nick Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can only comment about the one meal that I had because I was eating alone and only had one course which was their special - the Beef Rendang. It was serve beautifully with rice and pickets and salad and lemongrass decorations and the curry...More

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The chicken curry was probably the best I've ever had. It was incredible. Served with extra little pots of chicken salad and vegetables. I had an equally incredible salad as an entree. Was looking forward to dessert on the night but after the very generous...More

Thank Pantherboy
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Mia Y
30 December 2016|
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Response from sennekkah | Reviewed this property |
from memory, with drinks it was around the $70 mark. but well worth it !
Wendy D
11 January 2016|
Response from Mike Z |
20 - 30
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$24
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 09:30
18:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 09:30
18:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 09:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
06:30 - 09:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
06:30 - 09:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
06:30 - 09:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
06:30 - 09:30
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 Lake St | Corner of Lake & Gatton Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 4622
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Bayleaf Balinese Restaurant has been a well loved and highly regarded restaurant in Cairns for many years, serving authentic Balinese cuisine. This multi award winning restaurant offers a true dining experience. Head Chef Made Upadana was trained in Bali at the highly regarded bumbu bali restaurant and cooking school and worked along side Heinz von Holzen the master chef and respected food writer of the Balinese Cuisine. Our signature banquet menu the Balinese Rijsttafel offers a feast of flavours and is highly recommended.
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