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Holy Basil

233 Canley Vale Rd | A, Canley Heights, Fairfield, New South Wales 2166, Australia
+61 2 9727 7585
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fried ice cream” (24 reviews)
“soft shell crab” (13 reviews)
“thai food” (13 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 14:30All hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
233 Canley Vale Rd | A, Canley Heights, Fairfield, New South Wales 2166, Australia
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

This place is packed! Service is very good and the food excellent. The waitresses are polite even though they are so busy and have time to explain the menu. A booking is a must. We had Roast Duck Curry, Satay Chicken skewers, Marinated Lamb Cutlets,Chicken...More

Thank cyeoFantastic
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We have been making bookings for 8 people for years on Mother's Day and Father's Day. They refused to book us in without a minimum 10 people now. Ridiculous.

Thank ohmehgot
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Get there right on opening if you want to sit and eat straight away, as by 6pm you've got a decent wait on a typical crowded weekend night. We got the beef masaman curry. Soooo tender, and an excellent portion size. The penang curry was...More

Thank b_long176
Reviewed 25 July 2017

This has to be the best Laos/Thai food in Sydney. The food is absolutely amazing, an assault to the taste buds. The Duck salad is to die for. The BBQ ox tongue was amazing and so were the other dishes we ordered. The restaurant was...More

Thank Foodcriticmark
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Have been going to Holy Basil for quite a few years now and it never disappoints. Consistently freshly made food and always great service. Will keep coming back!

Thank J_D_V90
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Food is good, not to salty and spicy. Tom Yum soup is amazing. Curry is tasty too. Beef tongue is not too good, a bit chewy

Thank Phi N
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful. Pork Belly stir fry. Reasonably priced and delicious with strong ginger flavours, ultra polite staff as only Asians seem to be able to master. Ample sized portions and authentic taste while the price is very reasonable. On my next Sydney trip, I'll be...More

Thank Eaglerider53
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

It can be hard to get a table here and there is good reasons why. The food is fresh, consistently well cooked and very reasonable pricing. The stand out is of course the deep fried ice cream which is so very different to the usual...More

Thank ozrick33Sydney
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We've visited Holy Basil ages ago with the family and on that occasion thought it was just a over priced hype. Sure it was busy and good then, but the servings were small. Fast Forward a couple of years and got a chance to come...More

1  Thank kazzavan74
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Nice environment, tasty food and great service. We've gone there as a group and we shared whatever we ordered. Everything was delicious, but Thai rice with prown was the best.

1  Thank Eric H
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21 January 2018|
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Response from haipham11 | Reviewed this property |
sorry, was trying to respond back to holy basil manager about my incident When i did take away last time. Opended the lid to my friend fish to find a suprise..thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 Canley Vale Rd | A, Canley Heights, Fairfield, New South Wales 2166, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Fairfield  >  Canley Heights
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9727 7585
  • E-mail
Asian restaurant serving authentic Laos and Thai cuisine located in buzzling suburb of Canley Heights.
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