Serving Sri Lankan cuisine with attitude, Peppers on Fire merges elegance with authentic South Asian cuisine, creating a dining experience that’s exciting and immersive. From well-known curries to lesser-known specialities hard to find outside of Sri Lanka itself, Peppers on Fire is a reliable spot to indulge in some authentic dishes. You’ll find this popular restaurant in Melbourne’s Forest Hill, off of Mahoneys Road and just next to Forest Hill Chase shopping centre.
Forest Hill may have some great South Asian restaurants, but Peppers on Fire is hard to top. Consistently popular with the Melbourne’s heat-seekers and curry fiends, this chic Sri Lankan restaurant serves a mixed crowd of local food lovers. From big families to couples on a first date, you’ll find that Peppers on Fire’s stylish dining room is packed full of locals of all kinds. Bringing the community together with their delicious creations, Peppers on Fire is a Forest Hill favourite.
The menu over at Peppers on Fire is lengthy and full of great options, from street-food inspired dishes like String Hoppers or Kottu on a Griddle, a tasty flatbread stir-fried with eggs, vegetables your choice of meat and curry sauce. Peppers on Fire encourages communal dining, so make sure to try the sharing plates like the vegetarian eggplant moju, the uniquely flavoured green jackfruit curry, or the tasty goat meat curry cooked with special Sri Lankan spices. Scoop it all up with some coconut roti then finish up with an order of watalappan (coconut custard) before heading back out onto busy Mahoneys Road. Reserve ahead before enjoying a meal at this Melbourne legend!
Food was very tasty but there was a buffet and they took too long to refill items that finished through the night. The music was good had a dance some wine and ended the night on some beutiful chocolate cake
The food was excellent. The live music was good. It was not too loud. We enjoyed the evening. We will definitely be going to this restaurant again
Good Sri Lankan food but can't say the same for western cuisine Good service Ash she was very helpful and friendly and Sat entertainment was good