629 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia
Cuisine: Modern Australian
Price Guide: $21 to $36
Contact No.: 03 9818 5120
The common misconception of South East Asian cuisine is that the hotter is defenitely the better.When you walk into ARALIYA, leave all those thoughts at the door and gear yourself for an experience you won't forget. Established for over 23 years, it is of no surprise that ARALIYA is one of Hawthorn's treasures.
From the moment you enter, subtle aroma of cinnamon lingers in the air and you are taken into a place where time ceases. The interior modern, yet warm enhances the cosiness and you will realise that this is no ordinary eatery.
With a surprising blend of spices,, Head Chef Sriyan Wedande has perfected the definition of fusion that you won't comprehend where the west ends and east begins. Mt Leura Lamb Shanks with roasted cummin and dates is the ideal meal for a cold wintery night or try the Jaggery beef so tender that melts in your mouth. To the varied seasonal vegetables ARALIYA is famous for, from twice cooked eggplant with dates to the unconventional shredded Brussels sprouts with coconut and mustard seeds. no vegetarian or Coeliac will miss out at ARALIYA.
Like most fine dining restaurants, ARALIYA is wine- centric with an inspired wine list that flawlessly matches the food; it is reasonably priced and extensive in range.
If authentic Sri Lankan food is what you are after, ARALIYA now offers, TRADITIONAL SRI LANKAN EXPRESS LUNCH/DINNER AT OUR INFORMAL DINING AREA FROM 18.00 PER PERSON, JUST GREAT FOR YOUR OFFICE LUNCHEONS.
ARALIYA has a function room to cater up to 26 people comfortably. It can cater for office functions during daytime or evening, wine club dinners (special corkage applies). The bar can be booked for drinks and cocktail parties with canapes and finger food supplied. Enquire re Araliya Cookery Classes held for 6 or more people, including a sit down dinner/lunch of the cooked meal.
Licensed, Outside dining area, Private dining area, Secure parking, Street parking, Takeaway, Wheelchair access