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Nyala's African Restaurant

Level 1 356 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria, Australia
9419 9128
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Ranked #79 of 167 Restaurants in Fitzroy
Price range: $9 - $18
Cuisines: African, Ethiopian, Moroccan
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Service was a little slow, but it was not a reflection on the food. A very plain restaurant with no frills, but the food was superb. Would definitely go again.

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London, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

not happy with this place at all. service was poor even though there weren't many people eating there. food took ages to be served and when it was served the food was cold. cannot say in good faith that I enjoyed the food here. would not come back

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Me and my boyfriend were wanting something a bit different after dining out fancy for four days straight. I found this restaurant on urban spoon and I wasn't disappointed. Delicious hearty flavoursome meals. Good Food. Good vibe. Good value. Highly recommended!

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Bondi, Australia
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125 reviews 125 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We wandered past on a Tuesday night and popped in, apparently it is so packed you can't get in on the weekends so we were pleased that there was plenty of space. I think the meals are supposed to be shared but as I was vegetarian and my friend was not we had our own meals. They are huge, delicious... More 

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Alice Springs, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

The wait staff provided good service with a smile. We ate heaps but still had some left when we'd finished so one of my companions took it home to enjoy for breakfast.

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Modena, Italy
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86 reviews 86 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013 via mobile

Food is tasty, a bit rough in flavors. Service is ok, with a nice atmosphere. An affordable choice in the middle of brunswick.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

Wandering along Brunswick St.with my dining partner we thought we would try this upstairs eatery as it sounded exotic. A beautiful tastefully decorated large and airy room, a tasty menu and friendly service. Beaut African beer and cider list and tasty meal ensued. A discount card to return was a nice surprise at the end.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

First time to try African food, may be not used to the taste but I don't find much special in it. The place was quite crowded but we make a reservation so getting a table is not a problem. I don't think I will go back again any time soon

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Lyon, France
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

Walking around Fitzroy and I stumbled upon Nyala Restaurant. As I was very curious about African food, I decided to come back with friends several days later. Food was good, especially the different meat dishes they provide, me being a meat lover. Quantity is more than sufficient. You will not leave this restaurant with a hungry stomach. Staff are African... More 

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Gold Coast
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

I have never had African food before Nyala's and this was an excellent experience. We had the deep fried cauliflowers for entrees and it was delish. For mains we had the mixed platter which is fantastic value as you get 4 curries and salad. The portions are huge. We had it with the traditional injera bread which I definitely recommend... More 

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Additional Information about Nyala's African Restaurant

Address: Level 1 356 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: 9419 9128
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Fitzroy
Average Prices: USD 9 - 18
Cuisine: African, Ethiopian, Moroccan

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