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Araliya St Kilda

₱₱ - ₱₱₱Asian, , Vegetarian Friendly
157 Fitzroy St | Opposite Albert Park Greens, underneath Adina Apartments, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
+61 3 9078 6757
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
157 Fitzroy St | Opposite Albert Park Greens, underneath Adina Apartments, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Memories of Sri Lanka!
"the most amazing selection of veggies!"
Annette F
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2. Fantastic Sri Lankan Cuisine
"First time we had eaten here and it won't be the last."
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3. Lucky find
"Delicious. A real treat."
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited this place several times over the last few months. The food is good and quite authentic. The hoppers are great. It has separate seating for dining and a bar style area. I hope they keep focusing on the food - because it...More

Thank Lorenzo1952
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Brought back wonderful memories of Sri Lanka and it's generous and welcoming people. Warm and friendly welcome from Dee who was only too happy to help us choose from the extensive menu.Four of us shared yummy Pork belly, lemongrass chicken, twice cooked duck and the...More

Thank Annette F
Dee W, Manager at Araliya St Kilda, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Thank you so much for visiting and the wonderful review, we appreciate your kind patronage and look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us ate here last Friday and it was delicious. Being from out of town, and St Kilda having so many eateries to choose from, we were very pleased that we happened upon Araliya. Ordering is easy if in a group as there is...More

Thank Marc C
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

A little gem in St Kilda. Have sat here two days in a row, two years in a row to sip Aperol Spritz with my sister in law while watching the F18 jets fly over the formula one Grand Prix. Tasty treats, great people watching...More

1  Thank Rosy S
Reviewed 12 March 2018

First time we had eaten here and it won't be the last. Firstly, we arrived early and had a few drinks at the bar, service was prompt and the bar tender was very friendly. We shared all our dishes which is the best way to...More

Thank Jenny0401
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We love coming to visit Ariliya/Mrs Hopper when we are in Melbourne. We first ventured here before we travelled to Sri Lanka, and now we visit to reminisce the food we ate in Sri Lanka. Dee and her staff are always so welcoming, and Sam...More

1  Thank SharlsG
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Up front disclaimer: I'm a fan of Sri Lanka, Sri Lankan cooking and the people. Even so, Araliya didn't disappoint, but this is Sri Lankan cooking on a different level. Not the country style hearty food you get at most Sri Lankan places in Melbourne...More

Thank StevoHughes1
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Awesome food and service. Dee and Hashini were fantastic. Dee was able suggest and help us with deciding dishes which we highly appreciate. Highly recommend the restaurant and look forward to visit again soon.

Thank Srinath J
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Stylish, spacious, clean, modern restaurant in St. Kilda. The service we received was excellent -very friendly and efficient. The clear descriptions given about the dishes on offer was exceptional. We ordered some fresh oysters, however were told not too long after, the chef wasn’t happy...More

Thank Robyn H
Dee W, Manager at Araliya St Kilda, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Thank you for the beautiful review, we appreciate your kind sentiments and look forward to seeing you again at Araliya.

Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Amazing food, amazing staff that go well above and beyond to be accommodating. Great menu for gluten free. Can’t wait to go back.

Thank Julie W
Dee W, Manager at Araliya St Kilda, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2018

Thank you very much for the beautiful words, we are chuffed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 157 Fitzroy St | Opposite Albert Park Greens, underneath Adina Apartments, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9078 6757
  • E-mail
Araliya St Kilda is a contemporary Sri Lankan Restaurant in the heart of St Kilda. Our food is cooked with passion from chef/owner Sam Wedande who uses locally sourced produce cooked with a modern edge, inspired by the food and spices of Sri Lanka where he was born.
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