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171 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 2 9550 2611
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good51%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“dosa” (5 reviews)
“curry” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
Indian, Malaysian, Sri Lankan, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
171 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for dinner. Stringhoppers were tasty as was the curry I had. Extremely good coconut sambol. The waitress was completely disinterested in whether you were there or not. Not once was I asked if I enjoyed the meal either by the waitress or the...More

Thank Octaganol
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Everything about this place screams, YUM! The only down-side is that literally everything on the menu looks and (I'm sure) is delicious, choosing what to have is a delightful process of elimination and over ordering ;)

Thank Mattia B
Reviewed 18 June 2017

The best dish to order here is a thali, which has a number of different curries. Also the puri, potato and chickpea dish, which is a bargain at around $10. The eggplant is super spicy. Not outstanding decor, but a good place to get a...More

Thank 584adeles
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Visiting Sydney for the night and had been a long day of travelling. Walked down King Street looking for somewhere to eat 7pm on a Sunday night. Had Thai in mind but with this place advertising Sri Lankan food out the front I was keen...More

Thank LizzieCooper
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Different lovely food . Great change from the Thai/ Chinese etc. Sri Lankan food was so tasty. Dosa and string hoppas are very different but so yum!

Thank Cathleen59
Reviewed 14 April 2017

It is a small scale simple restaurant that was fairly busy. We started with some appetizers followed by hoppers, bryani, curry and nan, then desert. Overall the food was good, some very spicy. Service was somewhat slow and very unattentive. There were two servers on...More

Thank WandererSun
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I eat here fairly regulatory, and it never disappoints. For me, you cant go past the dosa and the goat saag. Fantastic!

Thank Muzzatron2000
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I stayed in Sydney for a few days and came back several times to this place. I tried the Veg Thali, the Idli, the Masala Dosa, and the Hoppers. All was authentic South Indian / Sri Lankan food and delicious, at reasonable prices. This isn't...More

Thank hello0013
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We decided to try this place on recommendation of one of our party members after coming out of the cinema. The food was extremely nice and very reasonably priced. We tried some dishes we have never tried before which was great. We wanted some wine,...More

Thank MMLE
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We shared hot and spicy prawn curry, mild chicken curry, beef curry and pea and potato curry. We could taste the spices in each dish. We had naan bread at other meals here but didn't order it this time because if the amount of food...More

Thank Krystyna T
A Bohemian inner-west suburb known for its alternative
music scene, Newtown is a diverse community offering a
multitude of restaurants, art galleries, performance
spaces, thrift stores and bars. Home of some of the
best live music venues in the city, shows can be found
everywhere from the official theatres to the
neighbourhood pubs. From its humble beginnings as a
neighbourhood primarily known for its many Thai
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$2 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Newtown>  > Newtown
  • Neighbourhood: Newtown
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9550 2611
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