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Bala's Cafe

1 Shakespeare Gr, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
+61 3 9534 6116
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good20%
  • Average35%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible15%
24 Dec 2016
“Take away ”
29 Oct 2016
“Cheap and quick asian mix”
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Asian, Chinese
1 Shakespeare Gr, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

I have been going to this place for over 20 years. A must have when in St Kilda. Followed by 7 apples ice cream. A must try!

Thank jeaniesnow
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Our standard take away when we visit at kilda. Not strong curry or chilli but liked by all family members!

Thank Jssww
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Dropped in for a quick Malaysian curry lunch - under $10 and excellent. Haven't been for years and was as I remembered - quality food at reasonable prices. Can even get lakhsa.

Thank John H
Reviewed 30 October 2016

They have broad range of asian - thai, indian, chinese mix. We had a quick takeaway back to our apartment. The food was good.

Thank George R
Reviewed 25 October 2016

yup, the meals are cheap, but was it good? nahhhhhh! a strange mixture of mainly indian and some chinese dishes, i had rice with stir fry vegies in black bean sauce and beef vindaloo curry with brown rice. yes, it was sustainable, but I wouldn't...More

Thank 1mightymouse
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Nice set of menu for meat and veg combo, price is right, and I'll definitely buy again trying other dishes

Thank Emmil P
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I could not pronounce the name of the dish I had for lunch but it was good. But, the interior is quite small and simple. The price was reasonable. the restaurant is very close to beach and the Luna amusement park. You need to pay...More

Thank 427BeatleBob
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

For over twenty years this place has been great.now change hands they are already unhappy and quite angry at working there.blandness of the food and the overpowering spicy ness doesn't compensate for poor quality. The stools are very uneven. The door locked and I opening...More

Thank alan9999
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Bala's seems to have been around for years and I can remember eating takeaway from here what seems like only yesterday but was in fact quite a few years ago. I'm glad to say that the standard hasn't dropped at all and the food is...More

Thank Navek
Reviewed 21 January 2016

We spied this cafe after walking on the beach and were pleasantly delighted with the Seouw and a chicken salad. These went down well. The staff were very efficient and always had a smile.

1  Thank Bruce G
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Shakespeare Gr, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9534 6116
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