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Kunyit

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283 Doncaster Rd, Balwyn, Boroondara, Victoria 3104, Australia
+61 3 9816 3292
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Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

a group of us returned here recently and thoroughly enjoyed our meal. highlights were chicken and chive samosa, thai beef salad, kari ayam (really nice). give it a go. they should be busier than they are these days

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1 Thank anniebell8
Melbourne, Australia
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

My wife and I had dinner at this restaurant on a Friday. It was probably about half full, so we could get a table without any problems. The staff were friendly, but seemed very busy. It was sometimes difficult to get their attention. The food was good, but nothing to make it stand out from any other Thai restaurant. The... More 

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Thank Philip Y
melbourne
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623 reviews
402 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Ate there for lunch yesterday, we were the only 3 people in there. Had entrees and main courses. All were just ok. Service was pleasant but a bit slow considering no one but us there. BYO handy. Food went cold very quick as it was a cold day and the plates and dishes were obviously not pre warmed. Not cheat... More 

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Thank emelian
Melbourne, Australia
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Organised lunch with friends (6) looking for somewhere to dine while actually having a conversation without shouting. Chose Kunyit and were not disappointed! We were made to feel comfortable from the time we arrived until leaving (which was well past closing time). The food was great. We had hoy jor and fried quail tossed in szechuan for entrees. The quail... More 

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Thank Rhonda J
Melbourne, Australia
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618 reviews
363 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

The restaurant space feels good. It is nicely located and laid out. Surprisingly so. The service is calm and moderately efficient. The food is mid range and occasionally just above. There's nothing in what we had out of a number of standards including pad Thai, steak and black bean sauce, etc that reaches above average heights. If anything, the place... More 

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Thank TwoSheds57
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

I took some clients for lunch and was very surprised. The decor is modern, ambience supportive of quiet discussion and the food was first class. Good service. I'll be back

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Thank Rapid C
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Caught up with friends here fri night who had been here b4 but a while ago. There weren't many other people in the place which was telling. We shared entrees which were ok but when they brought out the mains they needed to go back as they weren't very warm almost cold. Then they didnt bring out the fried rice... More 

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Thank Stu R
Barford, United Kingdom
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211 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2015

We decided to eat at home so we fronted up to get some takeaway. We ordered curry puffs and three main courses. With only one table of four diners we thought it would be quite quick......wrong 35 minutes! When we opened the containers I was disappointed that it looked quite bland. The chicken and mixed vegetables did not even contain... More 

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Thank MissAnnie1955
Melbourne
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 June 2015

We regularly visit this local restaurant and enjoy the red duck curry with lychees. We share this meal and add roti bread and thoroughly enjoy a delicious and inexpensive meal. Love it!!!

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1 Thank MelbourneJones
Melbourne, Australia
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332 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Everything was so tasty and the service was attentive. The servings however were half what we expected for the price. There was no ambience in the restaurant - just two or three other tables occupied while others waited ( some impatiently) for their take away. Thank goodness it was a BYO restaurant otherwise it would have been more expensive than... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$23
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Malaysian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 283 Doncaster Rd, Balwyn, Boroondara, Victoria 3104, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Boroondara  >  Balwyn
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9816 3292

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