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Newtown Thai

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177 King Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 2 9557 2425
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

We tried soup and the other meal once, the soup was excellent. However, the tast of other food wasn't match with us, t was sweet, but we should ask before ordering, though. It was my mistake that didn't like sweet food. The service was good, although it was busy night.

Thank elnaz i
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70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

We had to seat ourselves and the restaurant is cramped with tables on top of each other. Food was delivered very quickly. The chil basil chicken was ok but the massaman curry was revolting with big chunks of gristly meat -we had to leave most of it. Needless to say, we wont be back.

Thank fenellak
Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

Ordered dinner and the food was pathetic, and the service was really bad. The waitress was rude and lease customer friendly who kept screaming while I was eating my food. With food way below average, and service so pathetic, I would never go back and would not recommend this restaurant to anyone even if this was the last place serving... More 

Thank rdhard
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

Ordered the Lunch Special of Rice and Stir Fried Veges with seafood. Bad service was partly due to how busy it was, and also because the number of staff seemed to be inadequate.

Thank rkmepm
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132 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Decided to have lunch here today and was a bit disappointed. Sat down and and waived at the waitress who then decided to ignore us for 5 minutes, even though the place was not busy. Noticed that this also happened to another couple that came in. Food was OK but don't think I will go back.

1 Thank Peter P
Burleigh Waters, Australia
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

We eat here often and love it! We usually order: pad see ew, red curry and a large rice which we share. Pricing is great perfect for a good budget meal. Enjoy!!

Thank Kelly W
Melbourne, Australia
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196 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

Had dinner here with some mates, it's a very busy spot so you will definitely want to book if you have the chance. The service was lightning fast, and the food was decent, probably above average when compared with most Thai places. It was very well priced though, so on balance, it's a good option for a meal.

Thank Nicholas P
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110 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

Called here for lunch the other week and were enticed by the lunch time deal. I could see the food on other tables that it looked good and it also tasted good. You can see the food being cooked whilst sat on the table. It didn't take long to be served as it took minutes to cook. The vegetables were... More 

Thank Rhia2000
Sydney, Australia
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183 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

I popped in to Newtown Thai for a quick lunch. Craving a curry I ordered panang with chicken, which was in front of me in less than 5 minutes even though the place was full. The curry was fresh and tasty with lots of chicken and veges and more rice than I could eat. All for $7. Can you beat... More 

Thank princesslom
Sydney, Australia
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68 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Located right in the heart of bustling King St, Newtown Thai serves up delicious dishes and very affordable prices. Service is quick and efficient and it is BYO only so you can bring your own beer and wine.

Thank JeffK191

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 13
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 177 King Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Newtown
  • Neighbourhood: Newtown
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9557 2425

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Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Newtown

Neighbourhood Profile
A Bohemian inner-west suburb known for its alternative music scene, Newtown is a diverse community offering a multitude of restaurants, art galleries, performance spaces, thrift stores and bars. Home of some of the best live music venues in the city, shows can be found everywhere from the official theatres to the neighbourhood pubs. From its humble beginnings as a neighbourhood primarily known for its many Thai restaurants, Newtown has evolved into a foodie's paradise with a delightful array of highly innovative cuisines from around the world. It is still possible to eat on a budget, but if you crave a more sophisticated menu, Newtown will not disappoint.
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