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Araliya St Kilda

₱₱ - ₱₱₱, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
157 Fitzroy St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
+61 3 9078 6757
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Sri Lankan, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
157 Fitzroy St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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

Thank SharlsG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 February 11, 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 February 12, 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 January 29, 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 January 21, 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 January 22, 2018

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

Reviewed January 19, 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 January 21, 2018

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

Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

I found the dishes are really small and was pricey. For two couples we got a bill of $300 which was way higher than other Sri Lankan restaurants in Melbourne. When I spoke to other Sri Lankan friends about this restaurant they had the same...More

1  Thank Punarji N
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

$120 for two, including 2 wines. SriLankan food Really nice. The menu was very complicated and I still don't know how we should have ordered better. Great location at the end of Fitzroy St.

Thank David F
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

Years ago I went to Araliya when it was around the corner from my parents home in Hawthorn. Very much a family affair it was like being invited around by friends for a really outstanding feast so I was thrilled to discover their new place...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
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
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 157 Fitzroy St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9078 6757
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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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