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Bala's Cafe

Opens at 11:00 AM

1C Shakespeare Grove, St Kilda VIC

1 Review

Best Known For

Thai Massaman Beef: cooked with coconut milk, chillies, shallots, garlic and potatoes.

About Bala's Cafe

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.

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Location & Map

1C Shakespeare Grove, St Kilda 3182 VIC - See Map

Opening Hours

Mon  11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Tue  11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Wed  11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thu  11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Fri  11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Sat  11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Sun  11:00 AM - 9:30 PM

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Member Reviews (1)


A long standing local St Kilda Business. Great for a quick bite or take away. Fragrant curries of mammoth proportions.(Best shared) Healthy stirfrys and delicious homemade chicken dim sims. Great value and very casual