Best Known For
Thai Massaman Beef: cooked with coconut milk, chillies, shallots, garlic and potatoes.
For quick, sumptuous fare that doesn’t hurt the hip pocket, take to Bala’s Café in St Kilda. Cosily set, this well-loved local on Shakespeare Grove has been the venue of choice for many Melburnians eager to chow down on tasty Indian and Thai fare at reasonable prices. A vibrant menu showcases a selection of classic South East Asian salads, stir fries, curries and noodles, like lamb Madras – diced lamb cooked with mustard seeds, chilli and coconut. Embark on your culinary adventure with vegetable samosas to share, or perhaps chicken satay skewers; before heating things up with a hot and spicy beef vindaloo curry from Goa, with sides of coconut rice, cucumber raita and naan. Those looking for something extra special may opt for Bala’s signature prigpow duck, stir fried with mixed vegetables.
1C Shakespeare Grove, St Kilda 3182 VIC - See Map
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