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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 good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
233 Canley Vale Rd | A, Canley Heights, Fairfield, New South Wales 2166, Australia
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Came here for dinner with friends on a Saturday night. We had to wait for a table as they don't take bookings but we expected that. The guy who took our orders was really efficient and knew his stuff and the menu was extensive. All...More

Thank Dustin09
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

This place is a little small so if you coming in big groups you might have to sit on different tables. The food is amazing always busy especially weekends.

Thank kimchii3
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We often go here to celebrate with friends and family; and enjoy the various food on their menu. Their serving is a bit on the small side but big on their flavour!

Thank janneth233
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This just so happens to be one of our top ten favourite restaurants in Sydney. Always serving Fantastic food, attentive Staff & friendly service. If your game, try the BBQ ox tongue, it's superb. Very highly recommended.

Thank Foodcriticmark
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

What a great find. Right in the heart of Canley Vale on Canley Vale Road. Carpark behind. Open verandah style beautifully fitted out. The food is fabulous although one should realise some dishes are strong on chilli like the papaya salad. Try the duck with...More

Thank Swell55
H0lyBasil, Manager at Holy Basil, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Thankyou! We have just opened in shop 5, 330 Church St Parramatta on the riverbank so distance may be a bit shorter to travel!

Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Wow, what a find. If you are looking for great tasting food at good prices, this is it. We had a group of 6 for lunch and were seated very quickly. The food came very fast and all of the dishes were beautiful and tasty....More

Thank Bellbirdweb
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, 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
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Asian restaurant serving authentic Laos and Thai cuisine located in buzzling suburb of Canley Heights.
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