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Cinnamon's Restaurant & Bar

$$ - $$$
Asian, Sri Lankan, Indian
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474 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
+61 3 9866 1681
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 18:00 - 22:30
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Adelaide, Australia
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited Cinnamon's last week on a Wednesday; the restaurant was moderately busy. There was one waitress for the entire floor and she was really slow as well. Occasionally someone from the kitchen would come out to serve but she was mostly alone, unable to handle the service. We waited 40 minutes for food. Everything took ages, a long wait... More 

Thank SG110588
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We've frequented this place often. Sadly the last two visits haven't been good at all. I think this is it for us. The food wasn't replenished and once you missed out you missed out. There were no entree type foods like on previous visits and the hopper maker is just too slow. You need at least 6 burners for a... More 

Thank Azmara D
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Worst food for the string hoppers! The food tastes worst ! Chicken curry was fine but not good. No taste at all !

1 Thank Neg0525
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Without a doubt the worst curry I've ever had. Just mud with lumps in it. A jar of supermarket curry would have been better. I don't know how the managed it

Thank Rod D
Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I wanted to go to the Saturday night buffet dinner with a couple of friends so I decided to make a reservation as it gets pretty busy on Saturday evenings. I phoned Cinnamons on Friday afternoon (18-11-2016) to make the reservation. I was spoken to by an extremely rude woman. I kindly requested a table on the lower level of... More 

2 Thank MissPepperCorn
Melbourne, Australia
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81 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I have been here a couple of times before and it seems that what was once a great food spot has been in steady decline. I chose a tandoori banquet which should have been straightforward. I was warned that the chicken had some bones in it. Fair enough, but what arrived on my plate were a number of initially indistinguishable... More 

Thank 857david64
Perth, Australia
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

I am not sure whether the price they charge for the food is match with the food they offer. I feel the price is too high and and the quality is a questionable. I don't think I will go this place again.

Thank samperth2016
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

On this occasion it was a Saturday night dinner buffet offering for $35 pp which offered an exotic and tasty array of Sri Lankan cuisine all supported by a male and female duo singing some popular classics. Great food and ambiance.

Thank Tim H
Christchurch, New Zealand
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Staying south of the city for a conference. Three of us came across Cinnamon's. Spacious, quiet and delicious food. Likely busier and noisier at peak times but Wednesday evening was very quiet. We shared two lots of starters and I had the goat curry main. All the food was delicious and staff attentive. Would definitely return.

1 Thank Brendon A
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Business dinner for 20 pax. Enjoyed the banquet and service was good. Food overall was ok, not too spicy. Price was right, the boss paid!

Thank Ian B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Asian, Sri Lankan, Indian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 474 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9866 1681

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