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Bayleaf Balinese Restaurant

227 Lake St | Corner of Lake & Gatton Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 4622
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“satay” (60 reviews)
“rijsttafel” (23 reviews)
“corn fritters” (24 reviews)
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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 via mobile

We went to this place almost at closing time so the place was almost empty, but the ambience was still quite good. The food was quite authentic, portions were good and the service was prompt and efficient.

Thank Praveen K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was exceptional and food was outstanding. Fantastic atmosphere and will certainly be going back.

Thank Saulaly
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Try to looking Indonesian food in Cairns, and decide to try this Balinese restaurant. Try two kind of dish, marinated grilled fish in banana leaf and braised beef in coconut milk. The taste is super, especially the grilled fish. Definitely come back here sometimes to...More

Thank Santi_Ang
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I dropped in here on a Sunday evening for dinner recently. It was on the recommendation of a friend that lives in Cairns. Having had a big lunch I was after something small and ordered the small mixed satay and, for mains, a favourite of...More

Thank MrAustralasia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a place. Amazing ambience and amazimg food. Having a balinese cooking background, I am very critical in indonesian food and i was amazed. Very delicous food and great cocktails! Enak sekali!

Thank Indra W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us have been travelling Australia and have been in Cairns for the last 4 days of our trip. Yesterday we decided to try something different for lunch. We had never had Balinese food so decided to try the Bayleaf. What a pleasant surprise!...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 8 April 2018 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 7 April 2018 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 5 April 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Pedro R
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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|
Response from Mike Z |
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Restaurant Details

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