Babajis Kerala Kitchen Belgrave

Eat & Drink

Babajis Kerala Kitchen is an award-winning, laid-back, South Indian restaurant, located in the beautiful Dandenong Ranges.

Recently awarded one Hat at The Age's 2024 Good Food Guide Awards.

Babajis specialises in home-style curries and Kerala favourites, including banana leaf Sadya, beef fry, mutton curry, parotta, dosa, and biryani. Enjoy with a South Indian coffee, Indian-style chai, or craft beer.

Babaji's is open for lunch and dinner and offers vegan and gluten-free options. They are also dog-friendly, with outside tables.

Babajis is located a 40 minute drive from Melbourne CBD, a five minute walk to Puffing Billy, the Dandenong Ranges National Park and the local Cameo Cinema.

Babajis has a larger second restaurant in Warburton with open fires, views of the mountains and overlooking the Birrarung (Yarra River).

Babaji's food truck is available for off-site catering, both locally and across Victoria and can cater for groups of 50-1000.

Bookings are recommended, especially at weekends and public holidays.


  • Family Friendly
  • Non Smoking
  • Takeaway Available
  • Pet Friendly - Enquire
  • Alfresco/Outdoor Dining
  • Suitable for Functions
  • Online Orders
  • Delivery available


  • COVID Safe
  • HACCP Food Safety Certification


  • Restaurant and Catering Australia
  • Free Wifi
  • Fully licensed
  • Between $20 and $30
  • Between $20 and $40
  • Beer
  • Coffee
  • Gluten Free Available
  • Halal
  • Healthy Food
  • Indian
  • Light Meals
  • Other Cuisine
  • Seafood
  • Seasonal Local Produce
  • Sri Lankan
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Wine
  • Dinner
  • Lunch


  • Welcomes and assists people who have challenges with learning, communication, understanding and behaviour. (includes people with autism, intellectual disability, Down syndrome, acquired brain injury (ABI), dyslexia and dementia)
  • Caters for people who are deaf or have hearing loss.
  • Caters for people who use a wheelchair.
  • Caters for people with high support needs who travel with a support person.
  • Caters for people with allergies and intolerances.
  • Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)
Bookings & Enquiries
1/1644 Burwood Highway, Belgrave, 3160, Australia

Pet Friendly - Enquire