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Bayleaf Balinese Restaurant

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227 Lake St | Corner of Lake & Gatton Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 4622
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“satay” (60 reviews)
“rijsttafel” (23 reviews)
“corn fritters” (24 reviews)
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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 yesterday

I shared a nasi goreng and gado gado. Both were superb. Friendly service, food came quickly, great atmosphere. We ate here twice!

Thank Sunrise720
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the second you walk in the door all your senses are activated, excellent service and even better food, this is a must for all

Thank Aaron B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is fantastic, my personal fav os the pork in soy sauce. Satay stocks are great too and everything is cooked really well. Service is good with friendly staff, it can be a little slow when it's busy but that's not a big issue...More

Thank J-H0ney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant, all decorated, dishes really great and awesome flavor . Dishes are big, so small eaters can share

Thank Pedro R
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Service Food Desert and Taste was all absolutely amazing and delicious and we could not complain about anything. The restaurant was very busy but the service was still the priority of the staff

Thank Mark N
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

The ambience is lovely (I especially liked the torches lining the patio area), the staff was the most friendly and attentive during my whole trip to Oz, and we loved our meal. The shrimp chips to start was a nice touch, and the highlight of...More

Thank Crysee
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Norway has very few Indonesian restaurants, and we wanted to try this kitchen. We were served seafood curry, and prawns. Could not be better: spicy, delicious, full of flavor. The staff was friendly, helpful and nice. Though absolutely packed with guests (Chinese New Year celebrations),...More

1  Thank Morten J
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We were a group of 3 adults. We did the banquet...to avoid having to choose! It was amazing. The food was great & very filling. The customer service was good & very attentive. I would definitely recommend the Bayleaf as a relaxing, off the Main...More

Thank simlid
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Beautiful setting, good menu, very attentive and knowledgable staff. Loved the food. Set back away from the hustle and bustle of the main restaurant precinct but still close enough to enjoy. Would be perfect for a romantic night out on the balcony.

Thank oscarfish
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Clean restaurant with attentive staff. Different sorts of food for me to try, but dishes were explained and well presented and filling

Thank gillgreenwood
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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|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 26
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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
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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