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Bamboo Box

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50 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
+61 2 4782 6998
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10:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Wed 10:00 - 16:00
Thu - Fri 10:00 - 21:00
Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Wellington, New Zealand
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Walking down the street in the freezing cold wind and spotted this little Asian restaurant. Very welcoming,warm and slightly eccentric but friendly. Fast service and a great choice of dishes. Delicious food and not too expensive. For a quick healthy meal this was perfect. Lots of locals as well as visitors. Newspapers and magazines to read and eccentric, friendly locals... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

What a great place to have dinner. The food was delicious and very good value for the money spent. The staff were friendly and we enjoyed the ambiance of the restaurant. We had no problems being given a table (we did not have a reservation) around 6:30 but it quickly filled up. If I couldn't get table the next time... More 

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Sydney
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108 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

The best thing about this restaurant is the staff, they are lovely and friendly and very attentive. The menu is extensive and a little overwhelming with the hybrid modern Asian food. The food was delicious but it's a mix of Malaysian, Chinese, modern Australian.

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1 Thank AndrewBenson
Blue Mountains, Australia
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Thank you Bamboo box for taking the time to serve me wonderful meals. Always very accomodating and welcoming, your prices are value for money. What i appreciate most is the delicious curries and and the tasty vegetarian meals. I wish you could be bigger to fit more of us in.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Food amazing! Service amazing!! When we visited here for dinner on Saturday, it was packed but the staff was already very attentive and friendly while we were waiting. And as soon as we got our table, coloring books and crayons were given to our kids, thanks to this amazing service, our little ones were entertained well until food arrived :)... More 

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Orange
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Have stopped here during the day many times before and always enjoy the options, he goes ready cooked and I usually order from blackboard. This time it was night turns into a warm cosy restaurant with menus and table service really enjoyed food, many choices, friendly service.

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2 Thank FreezingOrange
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Very delicious Chinese food, best in town and very wide variety range of menus to choose from. Staff was super friendly. Will definitely visit again!

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1 Thank David T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Had a late dinner after the movies. Service good, and our food was fresh, authentic and delicious. We ordered Char Kuay Teow A favourite Malaysian dish , green beans with belachan and tofu with greens. Thumbs up. Loved it all. And very reasonably priced.

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1 Thank Lyn C
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We wanted to grab a quick bite on a weekend away in Katoomba, we hit the jackpot with Bamboo Box. Such lovely service and delicious food. Can highly recommend the roti, chicken satay and kung pao chicken but the pork belly was the highlight. Superb flavours. Thanks for a lovely dinner, we'll be back. BYO too.

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1 Thank Lette W
Sydney, Australia
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84 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

I recently stayed overnight in Katoomba and was recommended by a friend to eat here. Lovely Thai food, I enjoyed the prawn and pineapple fried rice. A few regular locals appear to go here, and price reasonable. Would return again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$13
Cuisine
Asian, Malaysian, Chinese, Fusion
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 16:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Blue Mountains  >  Katoomba
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4782 6998
Description
Located at the top of Katoomba Street this popular local cafe offers a variety of quality food at reasonable prices. Whilst modern and traditional Asian cuisine is the speciality, old Aussie favourites are also on offer (lunch only) to cater for all tastes. Locally roasted coffee and house-made sweets make this cafe a one stop eatery, dine-in or takeaway. Gluten free and vegetarian meals available. Mon - Wed 10am - 4.30Pm, Thu - Fri 10am - 9.00Pm, Sat 11am - 9.00Pm. Closed Sunday & Public Holidays.

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