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Bayleaf Balinese Restaurant

227 Lake St | Corner of Lake & Gatton Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 4622
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“satay” (62 reviews)
“rijsttafel” (24 reviews)
“corn fritters” (26 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 am - 9:30 am Hours
Asian, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
227 Lake St | Corner of Lake & Gatton Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed today via mobile

Ambience is very traditional and unique Drinks - Delicious Strawberry Daquiri & Villa Maria Merlot (partners personal favourite) Food - INCREDIBLE fresh and full of flavour - I highly recommend the following: - Satay & Sambal Kacang - Ayum Sayur - Nasi Goreng - Be...More

Thank MissMicharie
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had the $75.00 a head menu Wines delicious Food delicious too, far too much for two old codgers. We did our best! What a great restaurant The staff are classy and on the ball. Prices are reasonable for the meal. Loved the ambiance. The photo...More

Thank Cityviewe
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I, together with some friends, had dinner here as it was central to both couples. This was probably our fourth visit. It was quite busy the night we were there which was a Friday night. The staff presented us with menus fairly...More

Thank Ozzmo1962
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had dinner here with three mates while up in Cairns for work. It’s a nice relaxed environment with friendly service. There are lots of options and each of us enjoyed our meals which were all served quickly.

Thank Nick Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

I can only comment about the one meal that I had because I was eating alone and only had one course which was their special - the Beef Rendang. It was serve beautifully with rice and pickets and salad and lemongrass decorations and the curry...More

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The chicken curry was probably the best I've ever had. It was incredible. Served with extra little pots of chicken salad and vegetables. I had an equally incredible salad as an entree. Was looking forward to dessert on the night but after the very generous...More

Thank Pantherboy
Reviewed 1 week ago

As we were staying at the attached hotel and the TripAdvisor reviews of this restaurant were so good, my daughter and I decided to have dinner there one night. The lamb stew was about 1/4 gristle and fat and totally inedible and for what I...More

1  Thank VivianC972015
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is easy to reach from Cairns CBD and there are lots of on-street parking around. The food was tasty, particularly the crocodile satay which was full of flavors. The rich aroma of food was easily noticeable as you enter the restaurant, which speaks...More

Thank Paddy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is attached to the hotel. The food is reasonably priced but not cheap. The Rijstafel has so many dishes and starts off with satay and a great tasting soup - by which time you aren't hungry any more. So go with an empty...More

Thank Laetetia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food a little spicy, but not too hot, large portions, we didn't leave hungry. Loved the tofu, cooked to perfection in the sauces. The staff friendly and professional.

Thank Cindy A
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Mia Y
30 December 2016|
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Response from sennekkah | Reviewed this property |
from memory, with drinks it was around the $70 mark. but well worth it !
Wendy D
11 January 2016|
Response from Mike Z |
20 - 30
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 am - 9:30 am
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:30 am
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:30 am
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:30 am
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:30 am
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:30 am
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:30 am
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 Lake St | Corner of Lake & Gatton Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 4622
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Bayleaf Balinese Restaurant has been a well loved and highly regarded restaurant in Cairns for many years, serving authentic Balinese cuisine. This multi award winning restaurant offers a true dining experience. Head Chef Made Upadana was trained in Bali at the highly regarded bumbu bali restaurant and cooking school and worked along side Heinz von Holzen the master chef and respected food writer of the Balinese Cuisine. Our signature banquet menu the Balinese Rijsttafel offers a feast of flavours and is highly recommended.
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