367 Verified Diner Reviews

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Total Score

8.3
367 reviews
Recommended
(8.6)
Food
(8.5)
Service
(8.5)
Value for money
(7.4)
Atmosphere
(7.6)
Desmond Yee

dined on Thu, 8 Aug 2019

(7)
Cosy place for great food!

dined on Sun, 4 Aug 2019

(9)
This is fine dining indeed. Associated with fine dining comes small portions. Expensive, but, delicious. You have to try every single hopper. It is fab for vegetarians and so many things are made with potato flour, so gluten free peeps can rejoice! Probably wouldn't come without the discount offered by The Fork.

dined on Sun, 4 Aug 2019

(9)
Really good Sri Lankan curries that go very well with string hoppers. Love it.

dined on Sun, 28 Jul 2019

(9)
Lovely restaurant with professional servers and exquisite food. We have great pork curry and lentils and saffron prawn. Dessert with sweet potato is delicious too. Highly recommended.

dined on Sat, 27 Jul 2019

(9)
The food is delicious! The setting is cozy and modern. Service is slow.

dined on Fri, 19 Jul 2019

(10)
Had an amazing dinner at Aralyia! The food was delicious and full of flavor. Fantastic service. Looking forward to visiting again.
Aaron Chin

dined on Sat, 13 Jul 2019

(9)
Black pork curry and the pork belly were both fantastic. The fish wasn't as fresh as I would like it to be but the coriander/lime sauce accompanied it really well. AMAZING HOPPER!

dined on Thu, 11 Jul 2019

(8)
Dinner was a trip to St Kilda, to Araliya a Sri Lankan restaurant. A finer dinning place, dates worthy. We started with hoppers which was quite nice, an eggy bowl the base reminds me of beer bread. Mains, the duck, beef curry with potatoes and root veggies. I ordered the duck which was perfect as it wasn't spicy, though the beef curry had more flavour. We recommend both. . We'll be back to try some other dishes, jas is excited about returning with friends who like it hot. So not me.
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Specials

Pre-Theatre Menu

Two-course set menu for 35.00 per person Available Tuesday to Sunday
When
12 Aug 2019 - 15 May 2020
Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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About Araliya

Spicing up St Kilda Within the white walls of Araliya on Fitzroy Street in St Kilda there is some serious spice going on. Chef Sam Wedande, who was trained in hotel management and cookery in Sri Lanka, melds traditional Sri Lankan cooking and French technique, using Sri Lankan herbs and spices to create unique dishes such as wagyu brisket with cardamom and kithul palm sap; and duck confit in a roast-fennel curry. With Wedande’s wife, Dee, running the restaurant floor, Araliya is a true Sri Lankan showcase where food prevails and conversation follows. Be part of that conversation. Best dish: baked crab - fresh crabmeat cooked with green chilli and cheese, baked in the shell to a golden brown served with a ragi (Kurrukkan flour) roti bread.

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