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85 Commonwealth St | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 9280 2888
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pork hock” (37 reviews)
“thai food” (39 reviews)
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6:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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85 Commonwealth St | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This continues to be one of the few restaurants in Sydney where you can 100% guarantee an excellent meal every time. Been around a long time and never become complacent or lost its edge. A real go-to for a great experience. Communal dining tables, which...More

Thank Ali S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff and the food make up for the parking difficulty and communal eating tables. The red lamb curry and green beef curry was finished off with praline and coconut ice cream. And yes, the Italian server from Milan made our night.

Thank mastermuzz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I used to visit Longrain over a decade ago and found my recent visit to be disappointing. The flavours seem toned down and after explaining to the waitress that we wanted spicy-Thai hot dishes our food was bland and lacked chilli. The shared seating belongs...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went expecting great things based on the reviews here but was really disappointed. I love Thai food but to me this was over-priced and under-flavoured. The service was pretty abysmal. You are seated at long tables - as we went as a couple we were...More

Thank LizzieGLondon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently enjoyed a great evening at Longrain having arrived at Chin Chin too late to get a table on the same day !!!! Luckily we managed a table for four here with only a 45 minute wait. We ordered the banquet for each of...More

Thank ASM2108
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner here, as a couple, we didn't have a reservation but they managed to fit us in. We sat at one of the long tables and whilst it was a little noisy, we were seated close to each other and had no trouble...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A superb restaurant offering absolutely delicious Asian inspired sharing dishes in a location with a brassy and friendly ambiance. The spanned crab betel leaf starters were delicious. The stir-fried squid was equally memorable. It’s hard to go wrong with any dish on this menu. The...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant for gluten free options. Not often being coeliac you can choose from many options on the menu. Highly recommend the Betel leaf crab, eggnet prawn and pork dish and the northern Thai lamb curry. Excellent. The people opposite us did get the chicken...More

Thank wsmith1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

1st visit to Longrain and while it was a little pricey, the food was outstanding and the portions ample (so much so that we had a yummy lunch for 3 the following day!). The seafood spring rolls are like no spring rolls you have tasted...More

Thank Lynne8962
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

The food is supposed to be Thai but lacks the punch in terms of the spice factor. Everything we ordered was fresh & nice enough but somehow the food seemed to cater for more delicate palettes. Sydney has a large number of Thai outlets from...More

Thank scorpioshanghai
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 24 - US$ 79
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Commonwealth St | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Surry Hills
  • Neighbourhood: Surry Hills
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9280 2888
  • E-mail
Longrain Sydney is located at 85 Commonwealth St in Surry Hills. Inspired by the communal eating philosophy of the Asian table, our menu is made up of dishes created for sharing. Longrain's menu has evolved from Martin Boetz's original Longrain vision, bringing South East Asian influences to carefully sourced ingredients with fresh, zingy flavours. His vibrant menu is carefully balanced with wines and cocktails chosen by restaurateur Sam Christie. Our long, shared tables encourage the spirit of eating together, so you can try each dish as part of a full tasting experience, just as it was intended (limited reservations available). Book one of our individual tables for parties between 6 - 10 people; or Private Dining Room for 12-18 guests.
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