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171 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 2 9550 2611
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  • Average10%
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“dosa” (5 reviews)
“curry” (3 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Malaysian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
171 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
Neighbourhood: Newtown
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Different lovely food . Great change from the Thai/ Chinese etc. Sri Lankan food was so tasty. Dosa and string hoppas are very different but so yum!

Thank Cathleen59
Reviewed 14 April 2017

It is a small scale simple restaurant that was fairly busy. We started with some appetizers followed by hoppers, bryani, curry and nan, then desert. Overall the food was good, some very spicy. Service was somewhat slow and very unattentive. There were two servers on...More

Thank WandererSun
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I eat here fairly regulatory, and it never disappoints. For me, you cant go past the dosa and the goat saag. Fantastic!

Thank Muzzatron2000
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I stayed in Sydney for a few days and came back several times to this place. I tried the Veg Thali, the Idli, the Masala Dosa, and the Hoppers. All was authentic South Indian / Sri Lankan food and delicious, at reasonable prices. This isn't...More

Thank hello0013
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We decided to try this place on recommendation of one of our party members after coming out of the cinema. The food was extremely nice and very reasonably priced. We tried some dishes we have never tried before which was great. We wanted some wine,...More

Thank MMLE
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We shared hot and spicy prawn curry, mild chicken curry, beef curry and pea and potato curry. We could taste the spices in each dish. We had naan bread at other meals here but didn't order it this time because if the amount of food...More

Thank Krystyna T
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We first started going to this place many years ago and always enjoyed it despite slightly indifferent service - the food was always good. Then the food seemed to decline and we stopped eating there for a few years. Back today for lunch and it...More

Thank schnaxxl
Sam A, Owner at Kammadhenu, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting and get satisfaction with food and service.hope to see u again. Thanks again Sam

Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

This place serves SriLankan and south Indian food... the string hoppers and curry is really good... best part is the price... they are really cheap

Thank Pulickal S
Sam A, Owner at Kammadhenu, responded to this review

Thanks and really appreciate.hope u enjoyed and plz pass good words amoung ur circle. We are hoping to see u again with ur family and frens... Thanks Sam

Reviewed 30 September 2016

The taste of Sri Lanka served up in an artistic way and delicious to the last bite. "Kammadhenu" is the place to go in buzzing King Street Newtown for authentic Indian fare. Try it out you'll be sumptuously surprised.

Thank David R
Reviewed 6 August 2016

I worked in Sri Lanka a couple of years ago and fell in love with Kotthu and this place recreated that taste for me perfectly! Whenever we go we get the chicken Kotthu and the masala dosa which I couldn't recommend enough. I live in...More

Thank Elicia M
A Bohemian inner-west suburb known for its alternative
music scene, Newtown is a diverse community offering a
multitude of restaurants, art galleries, performance
spaces, thrift stores and bars. Home of some of the
best live music venues in the city, shows can be found
everywhere from the official theatres to the
neighbourhood pubs. From its humble beginnings as a
neighbourhood primarily known for its many Thai
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 2 - USD 12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only
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Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
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10:00 - 22:00
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10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Newtown>  > Newtown
  • Neighbourhood: Newtown
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9550 2611
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Srilankan,Southindian,Malaysain food on its best in here.