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Kazbah Balmain

379 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
+61 2 9555 7067
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (25 reviews)
“tagine” (35 reviews)
“rice pudding” (11 reviews)
Opens in 21 min
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CUISINES
Fusion, Middle Eastern, Moroccan, Mediterranean
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
379 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Haven't been to Kazbah in years but went recently with friends for brunch and wasn't disappointed. Good coffee, good service and *great* food (try the lamb tagine - absolutely delicious!) make this restaurant a must-do in Sydney. Also feel that Balmain feels a bit more...More

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A private dinner with my husband at Kazbah in Balmain turner so much better than expected! We were greeted by the host, Omar, and felt like the only people in the already busy restaurant. Dinner was great made of 3 dips, tabouleh and beef kebab...More

Thank nadiabertoldi
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

If you stick to the vegetarian options at Kazbah then you'll get some really tasty food. We had a load of dishes and thankfully only ordered one meat one. We got the chicken skewer which is really expensive and it's just 4 pieces of BBQ...More

Thank CarlEdinburgh
Kazbah_Group, Manager at Kazbah Balmain, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Hi CarlEdinburgh. There are quite a lot of vegetarian dishes on our menu which always please both vegetarians and non-vegetarians. As for the Chicken Taouk Shish Kebab Sword, it's priced reasonably fair considering it actually has 5 - 6 big pieces of marinated chicken thigh...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017

Really friendly staff and yum food. Had no qualms about adjusting the food to make it vegan friendly - which can be rare and is appreciated.

Thank Michelle D
Kazbah_Group, Manager at Kazbah Balmain, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you Michelle D for you kind review of our restaurant Kazbah Balmain. We do our best in whatever way we can to accomodate everyone's dietary requirements. We hope to see you again sometime soon.

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We love coming here as the staff are so friendly and accommodating. The tagines are spicy and full of flavour. Their breakfasts are good too. We also enjoy their French rose.

Thank Mark S
Kazbah_Group, Manager at Kazbah Balmain, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you Mark S for your lovely review of our restaurant. Judging by the French Rosé comment, it sound like you are regulars. We look forward to seeing you soon and will have a bottle of the Petits Detours Rosé on ice waiting for you.

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

I have been visiting Kazbah since 1999! Exciting fabulous food. Wonderful service and delightful waiters always giving impeccable service with a smile. I cannot get past the lamb tagine! A delicious combo of lamb mince, chorizo, feta, spinach, tomato all with a wonderful combination of...More

Thank Sunmoonvenusmars
Kazbah_Group, Manager at Kazbah Balmain, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Hi Sunmoon44266. We know we must be doing something right when we have regular customers like yourselves who keep coming back for over 18 years. Thank you for your lovely review on our restaurant and we always look forward to having you dine with us...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Went there for Friday lunch and found out they have a $35 banquet. It was so delicious with a huge variety! I even went back for dinner the following Saturday night. Great food, friendly service, fun atmosphereMore

Thank ali-mur-phy
Kazbah_Group, Manager at Kazbah Balmain, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Hi ali-mur-phy and thank you for your review. The Friday lunch buffet is great value for money with such a wide range of dishes to help yourself to including a dessert station. We are glad you enjoyed it so much that you decided to come...More

Reviewed 23 July 2017

Having been here for brekky, we thought to try the evening experience. Came with my wife & 2 very young kids, it is still suitable for families despite the fine dining ambience. Service is superb. The dinner dishes are modern Moroccan & Middle Eastern dishes....More

Thank Lawrence C
Kazbah_Group, Manager at Kazbah Balmain, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Hi Lawrence C, Thank you for your review of our restaurant Kazbah Balmain. The Kazbah Board has been a hit since we introduced it to the menu and we are happy to hear you enjoyed the wide variety of dishes on it.

Reviewed 15 July 2017

The quality of food for breakfast spoke for itself. Generous serves of an impressive quality. What made this visit more impressive was a call to refund the voucher which was accidentally forgotten to have been taken off the bill. Now that's service for you! Recommend...More

Thank John B
Kazbah_Group, Owner at Kazbah Balmain, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Hi John B, Thank you for your wonderful review of our restaurant. I was the person who called you back to let you know that the discount had not been taken off your bill. I couldn't let you walk away not knowing that you had...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

We loove the Turkish bread, cauliflower., haloumi cheese. My wife and the children love the lamb . Great ambience, high quality service, great foods.

Thank wisepine
Kazbah_Group, Owner at Kazbah Balmain, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Hi wisepine and thank you for your kind review of our restaurant.

Nearby
Balmain
Take the ferry to the inner west suburb of Balmain and
be enchanted with this picturesque and eclectic
waterside area. A stroll down Darling Street will take
you on a tour of coffee shops, boutique delicatessens
and shops offering wholefood products and organic
cuisines. Yoga studios abound, and live music emanates
from the hotels at night. As the place where the
Australian Labor Party formed in 1891, Balmain has
...More
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Malcolm C
17 September 2016|
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Response from carolina d | Reviewed this property |
I only eat breakfast at Kazbah so not sure about lunch or dinner. It looks very casual and you can call to clarify this.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$24
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
08:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 379 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Balmain>  > Balmain
  • Neighbourhood: Balmain
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9555 7067
  • E-mail
Description
Taste of Arabia Middle Eastern Cuisine Tagines Shisha
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