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Holy Basil

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233 Canley Vale Rd, Canley Heights, Fairfield, New South Wales 2166, Australia
+61 2 9727 7585
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Wed 12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Have been to this restaurant a few times now always order the banquet as they give you a really good variety, make sure to try the mango chilli whole snapper its hands down the best dish I have ever had, waiters are friendly. You can only reserve tables for large groups so prepare for a wait as its popular with... More 

3 Thank sean88syd
Sydney, Australia
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276 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Last minute decision to eat here and wow I am so happy we did. The bbq pork chilli basil was out of this world. You have to give it a try. Great service and good price.

3 Thank hartland2004
Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

My wife and I have visited often, and taken many friends here and the result has always been outstanding. You do have to wait to be seated, but it is worth it as the food is outstanding. Do keep room for the fried ice cream, it is an experience. Some items of food may be unusual but do try them... More 

2 Thank Walter L
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The food was average. Customer service was shocking . Not worth the wait. Very pricey for the amount of food.

1 Thank Peter P
Christchurch, New Zealand
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65 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Red curry with duck was so tasty! Ox tongue was a highlight... Every dish we ordered the other day was so delicious. Have to mention the deep flied ice cream! It's quite a creative way and very tasty!

2 Thank Lexi0311
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

So it's a tad expensive for thai but the food is beautiful. Well worth the wait in the queue. Service is quick once you sit down.

2 Thank Emma V
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

It was quite busy and had to wait 30 mins to get a table, after that service was quick. Peanut skewers weren't very good but the spring rolls were. BBQ beef was nice An average meal

Thank Joe O
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Went first time with my husband. The menu is nice with ingredients, details & images of the dish. The ambience was alright, Being precise it's not a calm & relaxed kind of a restaurant. The staff doesn't interact too well... They are always in rush. But apparently because I was there at the peak hours!!! But no doubts that the... More 

2 Thank VerveKanika
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Sometimes the wait is terrible but once your in your taste buds will be dancing really nice thai food.Caramel fried ice cream is to die for lol

Thank Koalabear4u
Greater Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Good food, However service isn't the best..we got a bottle of wine, the waiter asked if we wana try it, We said yes, and exchange it for another one..after, on the bill they charged us like $5 for trying a sip of wine..when I called him over to ask what the addition $5 charge is, he just said "im sorry"... More 

Thank alobre123
H0lyBasil, Manager at Holy Basil, responded to this review

Hi Could you please contact us at info@holybasil.com.au and advise day time and where you sat so we can locate your bill. We certainly don't charge customers to taste wine. There are no bill item with a $5 charge do it's impossible to charge this amount on any bill. If you have your bill please send us a copy so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 Canley Vale Rd, Canley Heights, Fairfield, New South Wales 2166, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Fairfield  >  Canley Heights
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9727 7585

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?