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Basil Nut Cafe and Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner


US$5 - US$23
Thai, Asian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The place is small and it was also a very warm evening but no matter: they have one of the most extensive lists of Asian / Thai / Vietnamese / Korean delicasies which all seemed very tempting. Beautiful presentation did not disappoint, the seafood curry,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank OwlQueen
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My partner and I ordered garlic beef and green curry for dinner. The vegetables had zero flavour and tasted like they’d been microwaved, the meat was chewy and the chicken had a strange flavour. The atmosphere was terrible and the seating arrangements were even worse...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JMurgs
Reviewed 4 days ago

Popped in for a late lunch and was delighted with selection available. Had Crispy Pork Belly, delicious. Others at the table had the Asian Street Food platter. Again, they said it was delicious. Would eat here again, recommended.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jenn3505
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dines here for lunch on our recent trip to the Blue Mountains. Good variety on the menu with something even for our fussy children. Ingredients were fresh an the right level of spice! Waitress was lovely and really helpful with our kids.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mountaingrlll
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place might be small, but it wins on flavour. Inside there is room for 20 or so customers and tables for another 20 in the arcade outside. Get in early for a seat. The menu features a variety of South East Asian dishes, done...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank GordonplusE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Party of 4, starters of peanut sauce kebab and rice paper rolls really nice. Fish curries very tasty, but the pork belly was vey dry which was a bit of a disappointment compared to the rest of the dishes. The service staff were lovely and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MartMan28
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

We have lunch here every week, the food is always delicious and the service is always great. You won’t be disappointed.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 986kyliem
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Blink and you'll miss it! Toward the western end of Katoomba Arcade which is found halfway down Katoomba high street, you'll find the sweetest little hole in the wall of a Thai restaurant - Basil Nut. If you didn't know it already Katoomba has some...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Steve M
Reviewed 9 December 2018

I took a group of students here with a variety of food preferences and allergies and they took it in their stride. Good food and plenty of it, friendly and efficient service and if you like Asian food, you'll love this. The fired fish dishes...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JimmyT67
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

What a great find. Down penny lane you will find Basil nut. Great ambience and staff in a Asian delightful small diner in the middle of Katoomba. A great eclectic tour through Asian food Gyozas are very special. Roti first class. But wait until you...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Raelene D
14 September 2018|
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Response from tessah613 | Reviewed this property |
No just BYO
19 October 2016|
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Response from medlow g | Reviewed this property |
They are BYO and have a corkage charge of $5 a bottle.
Eddy Q
30 September 2015|
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Response from Rosada A | Reviewed this property |
The cafe's opening times are "8am till late". They are open every day except Tuesday.
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