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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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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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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 5 days ago 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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

Thank Morten J
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank gillgreenwood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've eaten at alot of good places and this was not up there with them. Service was mildly good.. my waiter was a vegetarian and could not recommend much to me. I chose two mains and both were average. Maybe I should have chosen better...More

Thank DarrenManager
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was a little unsure about trying this restaurant, especially as I need gluten free. How glad I was that we went, I could choose from most items and the food was amazing. Great service too. If you are in Cairns it is definitely one...More

Thank LynF53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great night. Started off with table service slow and the waitress was a bit rude at first. We were nice and then she warmed up. The buffet was great for $55 a head. The only thing that I thought would be good if...More

Thank paulajhanley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The family visited Bayleaf based on the positive TA reviews and the food sounded amazing. I must say that Bayleaf never let us down. The food was amazing - the highlight being the fish wrapped in the banana leaf. Anytime the family goes back to...More

Thank Dingsternak
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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 |
20 - 30
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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, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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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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