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42-44 Main Rd, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“jungle curry” (4 reviews)
“smoked fish” (3 reviews)
“thai food” (10 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
42-44 Main Rd, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Catfish to celebrate my 30th birthday with 7 other & it was delicious. The food is amazing & staff catered happily for a variety of dietary requirements without compromising on flavour. Staff were friendly, knowledgable & ensured our night was fantastic.

Thank Natti4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have moved from a place where we were lucky to have a lot of restaurants with hats .... Ballarat Catfish is wonderful and much more deserving that 1 hat. Every time we have visitors we take them to your restaurant it's sublime . We...More

Thank Katrina P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Catfish does it well and provides quite innovative Thai style food with good service. You do nt find many really good Thai restaurants in melbourne but to find one way above average in Ballarat was a great surprise.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A gem! Nothing at all like the Thai restaurants that scatter town. This is real Thai food. Not a dish of slop to be seen. Finesse with a balanced hand delivers subtle flavours beautifully balanced as well a a punch of flavour to surprise and...More

Thank ClockmakersWife
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner and Catfish did not disappoint! The food was a taste sensation with each dish delivering sublime flavour, texture and presentation. Wine and cocktails were perfect! Thankyou Catfish!

Thank Alli S
Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

Wow! What a great restaurant. I was looking for somewhere to go and thought... you know what, the reviews are good so let's give it a go! The flavours are so unique. I've never been to a Thai restaurant like this one. The menu changes...More

1  Thank StephiFord88
Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

I love Ballarat and every time we travel up from Melbourne I make sure to book a table at Catfish. I cannot recommend it highly enough. We have been as a couple and with kids too. Food is superb and authentic. Service and atmosphere are...More

1  Thank Tobye V
Reviewed May 16, 2017

Had to spend the weekend in Ballarat for business so took the opportunity to dine once again at Catfish. I took one of my clients on Friday night at the later time of 8.30. We ordered the $77 banquet which we found to be exceptional...More

1  Thank Richard B
Reviewed May 15, 2017

This quaint little restaurant is unassuming but delivers on flavour. Some modern twists to traditional Thai dishes elevates it to a new level. The sticky pork side dish was one of the best I have eaten (better than Chin Chin and Long Grain). My only...More

Thank Adam S
Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

Food was sublime, service spot on. Although we did have some wait time between courses, it was worth the wait. We were celebrating a special occasion and were treated to a complimentary glass of bubbles. We will definitely be back!

Thank Andypj21
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42-44 Main Rd, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Ballarat
  • Phone Number: 6153315248
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