Babajis Kerala Kitchen Warburton

Eat & Drink

Babaji's Kerala Kitchen is an award winning, laid-back, South Indian restaurant in picturesque Warburton.

Awarded a One Hat in The Age Good Food Guide 2024, Babajis specialises in home-style curries and Kerala favourites, including banana leaf Sadya, beef fry, mutton curry, parotta, dosa, and biryani.

Enjoy a meal, beside the open fires, with a side of South Indian coffee, Indian-style chai, or an Indian craft beer.

Babaji's is open for lunch and dinner and offers vegan and gluten-free options.

Babajis is dog-friendly, with outside tables overlooking the Birrarung (Yarra River).

Bookings are recommended, especially at weekends and public holidays.

Licensed for 400, large group bookings are welcome. Private events, outside of usual opening hours (including weddings, tour groups and business functions) can be accommodated.

Babajis Warburton is 70 kilometres from Melbourne CBD, a 15 minute drive to the snow at Mt Donna Buang and the majestic Redwood Forest, and close to Healesville Sanctuary.

Babajis has a second restaurant in Belgrave, in the heart of the Dandenong Ranges, just near Puffing Billy Steam Railway.

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


  • Carpark
  • Family Friendly
  • Non Smoking
  • Lawn / Gardens
  • Takeaway Available
  • Bar
  • Coach Parking
  • Pet Friendly - Enquire
  • Alfresco/Outdoor Dining
  • Private Dining Area
  • Suitable for Functions
  • Online Orders
  • Waterside Dining


  • Restaurant and Catering Australia
  • Free Wifi
  • BYO Available
  • Between $20 and $30
  • Between $20 and $40
  • Bar
  • Beer
  • Beverage
  • Dessert
  • Gluten Free Available
  • Halal
  • Indian
  • Other Cuisine
  • Sri Lankan
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Wine


  • 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 use a wheelchair.
  • Caters for people with allergies and intolerances.
  • Caters for people who are deaf or have hearing loss.
  • 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)

$12 award winning Indian lunch with river views

Offer valid 29/02/2024 - 30/04/2024

Come and join in for a South Indian Thali feast with views of the Birrarung (Yarra River). Recently awarded a Chefs Hat by The Age Good Food Guide, Babajis Kerala Kitchen in Warburton brings the best of South India to the Yarra Valley. Enjoy their signature thali plate - five Kerala curries served with rice and poppodam. Vegetarian -$12 Chicken Chettinad / Butter chicken / Kerala beef $15 Yarra Valley wine and beer on tap are available. Pups are welcome in the beer garden.

Terms and Conditions

Available: 12-3 pm, every Thursday & Friday. Take Away orders - walk in or phone orders only.

Contact us on 0382882982 to claim this deal.


$23 Butter chicken and a pot or mulled wine

Offer valid 22/03/2024 - 26/04/2024

Every Friday night 5-9pm, come and get cosy around the campfire with their campfire curries and a mulled wine or pot of Yarra Valley craft beer. Bring your own instruments and marshmallows.

Terms and Conditions

* Only available at outside tables * Not available for take away * Dependent on fire restrictions. No fire on total fire ban days. * Bookings not required

Contact us on 0382882982 to claim this deal.

Bookings & Enquiries
3305 Warburton Highway, Warburton, 3799, Australia

Pet Friendly - Enquire