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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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“thai food” (39 reviews)
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85 Commonwealth St | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Longrain is a favourite because of the quality of the Thai food. Its different to other Thai restaurants with those touches in the sauces and preparation that lift it above the ruck - last night's caramelised Tofu (Mar Hor) was a treat. The service is...More

Thank Tonybuts
Reviewed 15 January 2018

We arrived at 6pm opening time, we hadnt made a reservation but they found a place.We sat at a long table beside each other, and enjoyed some amazing food.everything was cooked and presented to perfection. We could see partly into the kitchen, as it very...More

Thank raewynpete
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Recently visited Longrain for the second time. We were really lucky to get a table as we hadn’t booked and we were seated within 5 minutes if arriving. Their drinks menu has plenty of choices, but it’s the cocktails here that are a stand out....More

Thank Choccylove
Reviewed 11 January 2018

We wandered in @ 7PM and lucky to find a table on a Thursday night. Just came from Sydney Fest enjoying "Riot." Friends from Balmain were with us and we loved every bite. Sensational service and a really delicious meal with gorgeous presentation. Would return...More

Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Family get together 9.1.18 $65 banquet what a feast! Exquisite meal served by great staff Highly recommended

Thank Adam S
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

My Sydney based daughter chose Longrain for my 78th birthday dinner, mainly because I had said I would like Thai cuisine and because it is near to our hotel. We were a party of four. We were seated at one end of a long table...More

Thank Kevin S
LongrainRestaurant, Front Office Manager at Longrain, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Thank you for your review Kevin. We are glad to know you enjoyed spending this special evening with us. We also wish you very happy birthday! Hope to see you again in Longrain.

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

I was ready for an amazing experience and i was disappointed... the food was good but was it greatly different to regular Thai food... no, but the price was! Did the staff attempt to create a special ambiance... no! So you wonder why did we...More

Thank Pontouf78
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

I used to lunch here regularly and always loved it. I had an early dinner with my husband last week before a show and it was a good as ever. We shared betel leaves and entrees of the egg net, salt and pepper tofu, and...More

Thank eafromsydney
LongrainRestaurant, Front Office Manager at Longrain, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Thank you very much for such a lovely review. We appreciate you taking the time to write it. We hope to have you dining with us again soon!

Reviewed 6 January 2018

Some people enjoy nitpicking and others find ways to be offended. This is especially true of restaurants and hotels that have earned a reputation over the years. Longrain is certainly a Sydney institution in a city that has been dominated by Thai restaurants for a...More

Thank cfreedma
LongrainRestaurant, Front Office Manager at Longrain, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Such a fantastic review! thank you very much, we are very grateful. We are looking forward to seeing you again in Longrain soon.

Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

My friends and I shared many delicious dishes and found it hard to choose our favourite. Such beautiful flavours. Fabulous service and wine topped off a wonderful Christmas catch up

Thank oscarbayley
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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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