Banana Leaf holds a prime position in the Canberra City. It has soft furnishings and lovely attentive service.
Catering for both Sri Lankan and modern Australian style dishes, meals are designed to be eaten by one person rather than shared.
Vegetarian Delight – Potato and green pea with Sri Lankan spices wrapped in a triangle shaped patty pastry and lightly fried. Served with chilli yogurt $22.90 for three ($15.90 for two)
Garlic or Chilli Prawns – King prawns lightly pan fried with garlic-infused olive oil, cream and white wine Served with savoury rice and garnish $19.90
Chicken Pan Rolls – Mildly curried minced chicken and potato rolled in a crepe, finely crumbed and lightly fried, served with a garnish and sweet chilli $15.90
Wattleseed Mussels – Green shell mussels cooked in macadamia and olive oil with birds’ eye chillies, Spanish onion and garlic, served with wattle seed mayonnaise $17.90
Tasmanian Salmon- Pan-sealed and grilled Tasmanian salmon fillet on Sri lankan milk rice with mung dhal cake topped with mango and ginger gravy. $29.90
Pan grilled Barramundi – Grilled with lemon myrtle and dorrigo pepper, served on a bed of sweet potato and macadamia mash and vegetables of the day $28.90
Pork Black Smore – Slow cooked pork loin casserole prepared with black spices from southern Sri Lanka, Served with savoury basmati rice and sweet mustard pickle $28.90
String Hoppers – Sri Lankan rice noodle dough pressed through a special mould and steamed on string hopper mats, served with your choice of beef, chicken, fish or vegetarian curries and the traditional accompaniments $28.90
Spicy King Prawns Curry – Sri Lankan spice induced Prawn curry served with fried vegetable rice and pappadam strips accompanied with coconut and chilli sambol $29.90
Corkage is $12.90 per bottle, but wine is also available by the glass.