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461 High St, Preston, Darebin, Victoria 3072, Australia
Today
10:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Good food on a budget, limited vegetarian options. The pho looks good but haven't tried it as its not veg. Services is great.

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Thank net_girl_82
Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

We frequent this restaurant often and the food is always tasty, fresh and generous. Service is also very quick and no frills. Great for a quick dinner out with the family.

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Thank buzibunga
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55 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Basil House is always busy but we never have any problems getting a table. We have our usual favourites on rotation - seafood laksa, pad thai, five spice chicken. Food comes quick and hot, delicious.

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Thank Celia C
Melbourne, Australia
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

I enjoy coming to this place as food is cheap and delicious. Love their salt & pepper calamari and Tom Yum soup.

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Thank Pazzy1
Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

My parents and I had dinner at this restaurant in the new year and really enjoyed the whole experience! We were served by a teenage waitress who had arrived in Australia five months before and already spoke great English for someone who'd only just learnt. She was friendly, helpful, solicitous and performed her job perfectly. We ordered beef and tomato... More 

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Thank C F
Melbourne, Australia
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55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

I love coming here for a large and cheap meal. The Pho is great and always satisfies. There is a very large variety of Asian cuisines in this restaurant and that's what I love about it. It's always so hard to make a decision as everything is always fresh and tastes great.

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Thank Alexia H
Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

This place is so cheap and yum it has a variety of Asian foods, Vietnamese, Thai & Chinese - most meals are great but there a few that are not the same as what you are used to but they do have over 100 meals on the menu and if only 3 are not that good I say they are... More 

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Thank Bali73
Upper Coomera
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

Just horrible. I love commending good food, this was horrible. I asked for chicken chilli basil, I got chicken capsicum and sauce? Amy asked for Singapore noodles with chicken, there was chicken there was noodles, they forgot flavour colour everything. Crap

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Thank brianyos
Australia, Victoria
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

Fantastic food at great prices. Very busy place. Love the coconut rice with chicken and also the Calamari. Great place to bring the family.

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Thank Tiger37
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

The food here is always excellent. The staff are friendly and you can get a massive pho for a very cheap price. The range of food is enough to keep you coming back time and time again

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Thank Emma G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Vietnamese, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 22:00
Monday
10:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 22:00
Thursday
10:30 - 22:00
Friday
10:30 - 22:00
Saturday
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 461 High St, Preston, Darebin, Victoria 3072, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Darebin  >  Preston

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