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Araliya St Kilda

157 Fitzroy St | Opposite Albert Park Greens, underneath Adina Apartments, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
+61 3 9078 6757
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood curry” (9 reviews)
“beans” (5 reviews)
“pork belly” (5 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
157 Fitzroy St | Opposite Albert Park Greens, underneath Adina Apartments, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Araliya St Kilda
1. Memories of Sri Lanka!
"the most amazing selection of veggies!"
Annette F
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2. Fantastic Sri Lankan Cuisine
"First time we had eaten here and it won't be the last."
Jenny0401
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3. Lucky find
"Delicious. A real treat."
John B
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 1 September 2018

From the moment we stepped through the front door, we knew we were in for a treat. A nice warm greeting from the staff member as we were shown to our table. We were presented with an extensive menu with lots of interesting combinations, particularly...More

Thank RussCanberra
Dee W, Owner at Araliya St Kilda, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thank you for the elaborate review we are chuffed

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 12 March 2018

First time we had eaten here and it won't be the last. Firstly, we arrived early and had a few drinks at the bar, service was prompt and the bar tender was very friendly. We shared all our dishes which is the best way to...More

Thank Jenny0401
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

The decor of Mrs Hoppers is so inviting and romantic that we decided to go here for our special dinner date. None of us have tried authentic Sri Lankan cuisine other than apams and curries (which comes from the Tamilians who migrated to Sri Lanka...More

2  Thank Ozzy-Kunnu
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We have been here a number of times and the service is always very good. Each time we have ordered tapas style to share and it has never disappointed. Nice bottle of rose! Certainly one of the best on Fitzroy St.

Thank Nick S
dee w, Manager at Araliya St Kilda, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you for your continued support, another 5 bubble review from a genuine follower and appreciator of our efforts!

Reviewed 9 July 2018

We went to Araliya for our Anniversary and as a Lankan i am always looking for a great authentic treat. We arrived and there was no one in the restaurant and the team looked surprised to see us even though we had a booking. There...More

Thank Returntohangar
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Food was wonderful, especially the market fish dish! And I would definitely recommend their mulled wine! Staff were very friendly and helpful when it came to choosing dishes!

Thank April T
dee w, Manager at Araliya St Kilda, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2018

We are chuffed, thank you!

Reviewed 10 May 2018

I have visited this place several times over the last few months. The food is good and quite authentic. The hoppers are great. It has separate seating for dining and a bar style area. I hope they keep focusing on the food - because it...More

Thank Lorenzo1952
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Four of us ate here last Friday and it was delicious. Being from out of town, and St Kilda having so many eateries to choose from, we were very pleased that we happened upon Araliya. Ordering is easy if in a group as there is...More

Thank Marc C
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

A little gem in St Kilda. Have sat here two days in a row, two years in a row to sip Aperol Spritz with my sister in law while watching the F18 jets fly over the formula one Grand Prix. Tasty treats, great people watching...More

1  Thank Rosy S
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We love coming to visit Ariliya/Mrs Hopper when we are in Melbourne. We first ventured here before we travelled to Sri Lanka, and now we visit to reminisce the food we ate in Sri Lanka. Dee and her staff are always so welcoming, and Sam...More

1  Thank Sharlene G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 29
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 157 Fitzroy St | Opposite Albert Park Greens, underneath Adina Apartments, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9078 6757
  • E-mail
Description
Araliya St Kilda is a contemporary Sri Lankan Restaurant in the heart of St Kilda. Our food is cooked with passion from chef/owner Sam Wedande who uses locally sourced produce cooked with a modern edge, inspired by the food and spices of Sri Lanka where he was born.
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