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Holy Basil

#340 of 4,625 Restaurants in Sydney
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233 Canley Vale Rd | Canley Heights, Sydney, New South Wales 2166, Australia
+61 2 9727 7585
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12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Wed 12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They serves Good authentic Thai food. The portions are Big. And their fried icecream is yum. Recommend that you book for a table or come at a non busy period.

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Thank 30noni12
Sydney, Australia
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155 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As always - BUSY! And waiting still around 30-40mins for dinner to get a table. For newbies, sign your name on the waiting list - although reservation is accepted for 8 or more people. More staff attending and more efficient in managing the wait and seating people down as tables become available. Prices remain reasonable at less than $20 per... More 

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Thank Philip P
New Delhi, India
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206 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a Thai restaurant within a famous Pub with restricted entry however has a good variety of Thai food with authentic taste. The paces closes by 11pm but you can enjoy drinks in the Pub until 3am in the morning.

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Thank Deepak1708
Gold Coast, Australia
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

No table reservation, first come first serve Food and services here are very good. Roast (or deep fried) quail and fried Ice Cream is a must. The only thing I don't like about coming this restaurant is the wait, you can wait up to an hour, but it is well worth it :-)

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Thank Mich159
sydney, Australia
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

This place can get very busy especially as they do not take bookings so expect to line up if you don't arrive early. I went with a group of friends and we were not disappointed. The food was delicious and service good. This is some of the best Thai food in the west. The dessert topped it off, the fried... More 

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Thank Lisa Q
Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Went as a family of five and tried many different dishes. The food was very good, but it was hot and a bit noisy. They need to provide a more comfortable atmosphere. Service was good too, so it must depend on who the wait staff are that look after you. Will definitely be going again and suggest you give it... More 

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Thank mummamac
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Having visited Green Pepper Corn in Fairfield i was told this place was better. No Way this place is overrated and you feel been pushed out. Food was good but not great and very unfriendly.

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Thank Rodrigo V
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

I've been to Holy Basil many times because it has amazing food. All the entrees and mains I've tried have been great. But everyone comes for the fried ice cream which is one of a kind. The real downside here is the service (dirty plates sitting on your table the whole time, tables are sticky and unclean, waitresses not attentive).... More 

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Thank MitN197
Greater Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit if you want to taste Thai- Laotian food Friendly staff and wonderful service Busy place and booking may be essential

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Thank sujaysri
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We had to wait an hour for a table but it was seriously worth the wait. The food is amazing and the servings are huge. The salt and pepper calamari are to die for and the roast duck in plum sauce a taste sensation!!! The beautiful king prawn red curry was loaded with prawns and fabulous. We did manage to... More 

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Thank Lorraine M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 Canley Vale Rd | Canley Heights, Sydney, New South Wales 2166, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9727 7585

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