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Kazbah Balmain

379 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
+61 2 9555 7067
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (28 reviews)
“tagine” (21 reviews)
“rice pudding” (12 reviews)
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Fusion, Middle Eastern, Moroccan, Mediterranean
££ - £££
379 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had grilled haloumi, fried cauliflower, baba ganoush, king prawns, spiced feta cheese, chicken shish kebab and lamb kebab. Tasty food, fresh ingredients, authentic flavour. Good service, nice decor and ambience. Casual but pretty place. Easy to book online. Great location- can get there by ferry...More

Thank lilandy80
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I’ve been meaning to go to kazbah for ages because I walk past it nearly every day and it looks so nice with it’s intricately tiled walls. I finally went for brunch, it was hard to choose because there were so many amazing sounding options....More

Thank Isobel C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bring your Friends and Family members here. It’s all About sharing yummy tasty food Food 8/10 Service 9/10 Ambience 7/10 Value 8/10 Recommend

Thank Coffeemylife
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

We came to Kazbah one Friday evening with friends and it didn’t disappoint. The food and ambiance we brilliant, and the staff were friendly. Would recommend to anyone.

Thank Phil K
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Had breakfast with family and friends and the food is amazing,especially the rice pudding and spicy meat tagines. Great value and can't wait to go again.

Thank helen_reihana
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We went to Kazbah on Sunday with family for lunch. Very disappointed we booked on line and when we got there were told on line bookings not checked regularly so they didn’t know if they could fit us in ( even though it looked empty)....More

4  Thank melinda c
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Yesterday we celebrated my husband's 80th birthday with 45 guests for breakfast at Kazbah Balmain. Everything about the party was great from our initial meeting with Anthony, the manager, a few weeks before the party, to the actual event itself. We ordered the Royal Banquet...More

1  Thank Laura G
Kazbah_Group, Manager at Kazbah Balmain, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Thank you Laura for your wonderful review of our restaurant. We are pleased to hear your husband, yourself and all of your guest enjoyed themselves on such a special day. we look forward to seeing you dine with us again sometime in the future at...More

Reviewed 7 January 2018

Our waiter was incredibly helpful and friendly. The food here was exceptional. We tried several dishes and all were excellent. The fried cauliflower was delicious, the Casablanca lamb was so very tasty, but the winner of the day was the chicken taouk. It was that...More

Thank Anthonne S
Kazbah_Group, Manager at Kazbah Balmain, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Thank you Anthony S for your kind review of our restaurant Kazbah Balmain. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 6 January 2018

We went on NYE ($75pp). The meat we got served was off. The chicken was smelly and it looked like store bought mayo was placed on it. All the other meats served was also smelly. It was a 5 course menu but I have to...More

1  Thank Divya K
Kazbah_Group, Manager at Kazbah Balmain, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Hi Divya. Sorry to hear you felt disappointed. The meat was not off and the sauce on the chicken kebab is not store bought mayo, it's actually garlic toum which we make ourselves and put into a piping bag to squeeze all over the chicken...More

Reviewed 2 December 2017

Have enjoyed it many times over the years and still love their variety of middle eastern food. Normally have the shakshuka but had the spicy lamb mince today - lovely dish prepared as it should be and a nice spice touch.

Thank RonWamberal
Kazbah_Group, Manager at Kazbah Balmain, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Thank you RonWamberal for your lovely review. We hope to see you again sometime soon.

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
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Malcolm C
17 September 2016|
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Response from carolina d | Reviewed this property |
I only eat breakfast at Kazbah so not sure about lunch or dinner. It looks very casual and you can call to clarify this.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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
  • E-mail
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