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Total Score

8.4
325 reviews
Recommended
(8.6)
Food
(8.7)
Service
(8.4)
Value for money
(7.5)
Atmosphere
(7.4)

dined on Sat, 9 Feb 2019

(9)
Great vegan options. Of note was the Kotthu roti and the coconut sambal. The drinks lists looked pretty promising. Look forward to returning.

dined on Fri, 8 Feb 2019

(10)
The staff were very friendly & attentive. Cocktails & food were absolutely delicious!
We are chuffed, thank you for appreciating our efforts!
Dee WEDANDE, Araliya responded on Mon, 11 Feb 2019

dined on Sun, 13 Jan 2019

(9)
First time and we were not disappointed. Really enjoyed all the dishes we ordered. Will be back to try other menu items

dined on Thu, 22 Nov 2018

(10)
Everything about this restaurant was perfect! We will be back to try a fish dish next.

dined on Tue, 25 Sep 2018

(9)
Great food as always, we were able to try a couple of wines before deciding. Service was good.

dined on Fri, 8 Feb 2019

(8)
The tastiest (aromatic layers of spice) food & great, unusual, cocktails.

dined on Fri, 8 Feb 2019

(10)
Best Sri Lankan food in all of Melbourne. Thilini was a wonderful help in organising the night. Thank you!
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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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