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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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“satay” (60 reviews)
“rijsttafel” (23 reviews)
“corn fritters” (25 reviews)
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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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1 - 10 of 957 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Probably the best Balinese I've ever had, and the service staff was fast and friendly. Don't skip out on the brulee if you have the chance!

Thank Heidi F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Five people from different places all meet for a relaxing and enjoyable dinner. The staff were very attentive and did their best to explain the dishes. Good arrived in a timely manner, delicious and plenty of it! The whole evening was memorable and we will...More

Thank Gordon P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A delicious dinner- with mixed satay, a prawn curry and rice. Both entree and main were served with an assortment of sides which made for a filling and tasty meal. On arrival we were greeted and seated with some prawn crackers and chilli sauce. Excellent...More

Thank Jessica H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here twice in the span of 3 weeks and on both occasions we had the best service and the quality of food was excellent. The secret to a good curry is making food that doesn’t taste the same twice, this place knows how to...More

Thank Arpee88
Reviewed 1 week ago

There were 6 in our group and it worked out at $50 each for food and drinks. We ate a lot for that, so it was great value. We ordered several dishes and shared. Food was spicy, interesting and tastes matched well. We booked (you...More

Thank Tassylass
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the satay lilit, thought I was back in Indonesia for a moment. All mains were also spot on. Black sticky rice for dessert tasted right but the rice was way overcooked, very mushy when black rice is meant to be crunchy. Beside that...More

Thank Jeremymowling
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner at bayleaf after reading several reviews and it did not disappoint. good food and drinks, with the corn fritters and curry as highlights.

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Never had a bad meal here in the four visits we have had. Tried some different food this time and all were really nice. Excellent service, great ambiance and quality food with a twist. Staff really attentive and pleasant. An absolute must is you like...More

Thank Jayne D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

3 of us visited this restaurant which was quite close to our accommodation and which we more or less fell into whilst walking past and so glad we stopped for dinner. The food is excellent and staff very friendly and helpful. Waitress asked us if...More

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this place almost at closing time so the place was almost empty, but the ambience was still quite good. The food was quite authentic, portions were good and the service was prompt and efficient.

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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
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  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$25
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, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 09:30
18:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 09:30
18:00 - 21:00
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18:00 - 21:00
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18:00 - 21:00
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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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