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#8 of 111 Asian in Cairns
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USD 14 - USD 27
Asian, Indonesian
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

How anyone can give this place a five star review beats me, I found the food to be bland tasteless and unsatisfactory for the price they charge not to mention the price of there drinks, always been suspicious of places that only accept 1 Bill...from table ,anyway if you like bland food and overpriced drinks this is highly recommended for you.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately meats were too chewy and dried. And overwhelming of dishes, pricey too. Bit confused on five stars reviews .... not really special I would say.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From excellent service to amazing food this place really delivers authentic Balinese cuisine....this must be the 10th time I’ve been here and it’s always of high standard. The restaurant has a great feel to it and the staff are happy and accommodating. From the steamed...minced duck parcels, spatchcock, and Sate it’s hard to fault any of these dishes and that’s why l keep coming back again and again... There was a table of 6 of us and all food came out very quickly over the course of the night.....More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 25 March 2021 via mobile

Really good attentive service and fantastic flavor food as always. The staff are always friendly here and the food portions are generous. Whether here for lunch or dinner we always do one of the banquets as it is a great way to get so many...different flavors in one meal. Highly recommend any one of the set menus…More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 20 March 2021 via mobile

Had a very average experience unfortunately.. Local and have been many times before and was always A1. This time though the meat was fatty, the curry tasteless, wine glasses chipped and service very ordinary. Expect more with the high prices for a dish.. I would...rank a shopping centre food court better quality food... Won't be back.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 3 March 2021

Food was excellent, service was good and the menu suitably varied. Drinks were reasonably prices and a good range of non alcoholic drinks for those not imbibing.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 21 February 2021 via mobile

Waited more than 1h for drink and food, drink order was lost since they didn’t know what we had ordered. Run out of the main dish I wanted to try the crocs skewer. Didn’t offered an apology and not even the drinks on the house!...The food is delicious and the chefs did a great job considering they were understaffed, but I won’t come back sorry.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 9 February 2021 via mobile

Has a Bali feel when you arrive.. decor, music, smells of good food and lovely staff. Really great food, definitely will not leave hungry. Was actually grateful our hotel was at other end of Esplanade so we could walk off dinner 😊 And of course...icy Bintangs On the must do when in Cairns list.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 11 January 2021

This is really the most authentic Indonesian food from Bali. Very nice meals. Price is good. Service is excellent. Atmosphere, We feel like in Bali.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 31 December 2020 via mobile

Had great dinner at Bayleaf. Authentic Balinese dishes bring back memories of days traveling in Bali. Ordered the set banquet menu with matching wine. It is certainly enough food. Satay screwers and curries all very tasty. And dishes were presented nicely. Service was so friendly....Will definitely go back again.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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13 June 2020|
Response from PURPLEROSE73 |
The private dining room can seat up to 16 but with the covid-19 restrictions and recommendations in Queensland, we can only take a maximum of 10 in the room at the moment. Regards, Andrea
27 May 2020|
Response from PURPLEROSE73 |
Hi - yes, thats fine, we can swap the dishes.
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 !
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bayleaf Balinese Restaurant

  • Yes, Bayleaf Balinese Restaurant offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, Bayleaf Balinese Restaurant offers delivery services.

  • Bayleaf Balinese Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4.5