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Spice AVe


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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Indian, Asian
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

The banana leaf rice and accompanying foc toppings are authentic. Portion is good for price and food tastes fresh. Go for the Indian dishes but don’t opt for anything western as that’s not their specialty. If dining with kids best to arrive before peak as...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank sigemuk
Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

Hi all , We tried the banana leaf set with sambal prawns ..fried king fish and chicken 65 .. The food was tasty and fresh.. The hosts were extremely hospitable.. Its a place that really hits the taste buds..

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Sandip G
Reviewed March 1, 2019

Authentic flavors, great friendly service, good value Basic package is good, with additional choices that will not burn a hole in your pocket

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank drleongkc
Reviewed February 1, 2019 via mobile

Ok, the menu always tempts me, so, I always end up ordering from here but the noodles are just so terrible. The murtabak & paper thosai are very nice: 5/5. They didn’t have 2 items that I ordered. I’m giving them 3.3/5 this time because...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank LC888
Reviewed December 3, 2018

The GOODs: 1. Nice décor. 2. Friendly staff. 3. Food are reasonably priced The BADs: 1. Order the chai kway teow. It was sloppy. It has been cooked with too much oil. 2. The bamboo briyani rice lack the bamboo aroma. I guessed the bamboo...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank FlashG_12
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Ordered via deliveroo after our long flight back from Paris. The banana leaf option in the app didn’t have any meat/dish option as was previously & for $12.90, I thought it would come with some meat, not just some veg & sauce. The mee goreng...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LC888
Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

Very authentic and very reasonably priced Malaysian food! The curries were very good - particularly the spicy sambal chicken and fish curry! Can’t wait to go back again!

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank tirukumart
Reviewed October 9, 2017

We dropped in here for a quick lunch after we saw the sign outside. What a sensational meal for the price. We got a platter with samples of veg, super hot spicy chicken, pappadum, rice and topping,and potato with a small lentil soup. It was...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank hbrisbane
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

Very delicious banana leaf rice with the extra side of sambal squid. That was very good. Do not miss. The mamak Mee Goreng was.....nice. A little different than expected from the traditional mamak style, extra salty, sweet and dark, almost like a cross with a...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank karyinc
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

Was recommend to try this banana leaf restaurant by a close friend. We made the 1 hour trip across town. Had trouble making a booking as the old owners did not inform many of the sites and this, the telephone number was wrong For good...More

Date of visit: June 2017
1  Thank Gerald S
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