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Kazbah Balmain

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379 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
+61 2 9555 7067
08:00 - 15:00
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Wed - Sun 08:00 - 15:00
Wed - Thu 17:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 21:30
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner with 7 adults and a 6 month old. Room for the pram provided. Settled in and decided on the Royal Feast at 49 a head which was more than enough food. We had one in the party who is lactose intolerant and the wait staff had in depth knowledge of the dishes off hand and also... More 

Thank tomelicknives
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kazbah has a great range of middle eastern foods which can be shared. Its a good place for weekend lunches but it does get crowed and its sometimes hard to get a table. Great décor, great food and good service. Worth the trip

Thank Keith G
Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for something a bit different for a group brunch this is a great, lively place! The food is massive - never try to eat one of the "pan cakes" by yourself!!! Lunch is also good and dinner is really quite fancy!

Thank SallyC-2039
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed. The beef we got served was off......we complained and had the same meat served up again.....they didn't charge for the dish but it smelt off. They said it was the herbs but we never smelt herbs like that. At minimum they should not have charged us corkage and I would not have had to write this somewhat damming... More 

Thank davidhE2659KO
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

It must be good as every weekend my mother and I go up and down the food strip of balmain to find that there is never a seat when we go past so judging on all the places in the peninsula the busiest stick out like kazbah does

Thank sue a
Kazbah_Group, Manager at Kazbah Balmain, responded to this review

Hi Sue, Thank you for you feedback. From your review's subject, I hope you did end up getting a table at our restaurant. If not, you can pre-book to guarantee yourselves a table next time that you want to come and dine with us. We look forward to seeing you soon. More 

Sydney, Australia
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

My friends and I had lunch here on Friday and it was an outstanding lunch. Deliciously fresh and interesting flavours. It's also very reasonably priced for the quality of the meals. We had several mezza and didn't need more food as they were a perfect size. The Cauliflower and eggplant was delicious as was their amazing take on tabbouli. I... More 

Thank Katestu62
Kazbah_Group, Manager at Kazbah Balmain, responded to this review

Thank you Katestu62 for your lovely feedback on our restaurant Kazbah Balmain and are happy to hear you enjoyed your meals. We hope to see you again sometime soon or even maybe on a Friday for our Lunch Buffet. More 

Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Kazbah is easily one of the best restaurants in Balmain. I have been there 3 times and each visit was consistently amazing! The food is delicious, such interesting and unique dishes with delicious flavour combinations! The restaurant itself is beautifully decorated, with colourful tiles covering the walls and the tables. The staff are friendly and helpful and the prices reasonable... More 

Thank cwalt88
Kazbah_Group, Manager at Kazbah Balmain, responded to this review

Thank you cwalt88 for your lovely review on our restaurant. We are happy to hear that you have dined with us on a few occasions and we look forward to you dining with us again sometime soon. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I went to Kazbah with a couple of friends and we enjoyed a flavoursome breakfast for 3 persons. Ingredients and presentation were great. However, it's true that may be we expected a bit more quantity of food for a 3 person dish. The waiter was very kind and recommended us what to order.

Thank franpalma18
Kazbah_Group, Manager at Kazbah Balmain, responded to this review

Hi franpalma and thank you for your review on our restaurant. We are glad you like the flavours and presentation of our food. It is quite odd to hear someone say that they would have expected more as we are well known for our generous servings and there are quite a few dishes that people just can't seem to finish... More 

Randwick, Australia
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141 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Middle eastern restaurant in Balmain beautiful interiors, with coloured walls, mosaic plates with a moroccan theme. A large open restaurant that caters for breakfast, lunch or dinner dining. We were there for breakfast and begun with tea and breakfast cocktails. For the tea, we got the kazbah love: cinnamon, hibiscus and rose buds - we had it as an iced... More 

Thank aroundtheclockfoodie
Kazbah_Group, Manager at Kazbah Balmain, responded to this review

Thank you aroundtheclockfoodie for your wonderful review on our restaurant. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience. The large group you saw would have had the Royal Breakfast Feast which a crazy amount of food that keeps coming out and finishes with dessert and if you can get at least 6 people together I highly recommend you try... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

The food was delish! The watermelon and halloumi was my fave. Great service and decor. Highly recommend a visit!

Thank Kelly H
Kazbah_Group, Manager at Kazbah Balmain, responded to this review

Thank you Kelly for your kind review on our restaurant. We hope to see you dine with us in the near future. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$23
Fusion, Middle Eastern, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
08:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 379 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Balmain>  > Balmain
  • Neighbourhood: Balmain
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9555 7067
Taste of Arabia Middle Eastern Cuisine Tagines Shisha

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Balmain

Neighbourhood Profile
Take the ferry to the inner west suburb of Balmain and be enchanted with this picturesque and eclectic waterside area. A stroll down Darling Street will take you on a tour of coffee shops, boutique delicatessens and shops offering wholefood products and organic cuisines. Yoga studios abound, and live music emanates from the hotels at night. As the place where the Australian Labor Party formed in 1891, Balmain has commonly been known for its “working class culture”. It has evolved into a health-conscious heaven with a laid back attitude, offering one of the most vibrant food and bar scenes in Sydney.
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