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248 Maitland Road | Mayfield, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
02-49603667
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Greater Newcastle, Australia
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This restaurant looks very unassuming from the outside, however the decor is nice and neat and comfortable. The staff are so very friendly and all speak very good English. The choices on the menu are exceptional but most of all are the flavours.....so wonderfully good quality Thai. Tuesday night is a very busy night as it is specials night so... More 

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Thank Kerry T
Surfers Paradise, Australia
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Caught out by daylight saving we needed a restaurant that would feed us late. We phoned a couple of places but they weren't interested, then we found Ruan Kao Thai. They were more than happy to take a rush order over the phone on a promise we would show up in 15 minutes. When we got there our table was... More 

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1 Thank John N
Nelson Bay, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Lovely food. Lovely service. A great dining experience! Will definitely be going back soon. Highly recommended.

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Thank Kath G
Sydney, Australia
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127 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Really great authentic Thai. Satay skewers and curry puffs were amazing. Then the pad Thai and mussaman curry were both so tasty! The beef in the curry was so tender! Lovely staff and great prices. Will definitely be back!

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1 Thank aleeahjodie
Nashdale, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Satay skewers here are well marinated and peanut sauce is tasty but a little less sauce with a bit more bite would have complimented the chicken better. Mains are generous for Thai food but the red curry was missing the sweetness generally associated with the dish. Pretty happy overall service was great food was fast and fresh on a Wednesday... More 

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Thank madmickyd
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Me and Partner love getting food from here when we are yoo lazy to cook. Pad see ew with chicken and the salmon chuchee are highly recommended. Nice staff never had a problem with the food or service. Overall a nice family owned restaurant

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Thank Elijah S
Newcastle, Australia
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Clearly the best Thai food in the Newcastle area. Well priced and always quick service. Some afternoons are busy but calling ahead and ordering saves time. The lunch specials are good value. My favourite is the satay chicken skewers and rice, with fresh chopped chillie. The staff are friendly and provide a great service.

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Thank Homeland2014
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Always delicious. Best Thai in Newcastle. Growing up in Thailand, I have high standard for my Thai food. Consistently great food at Ruan Thai and very reasonable prices.

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Thank Kirstin D
Brisbane, Australia
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66 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

If like us you need a quick bite after a long road trip after reaching your Newcastle motel you do not need to look any further than the Ruan Kao Thai restaurant on Maitland road They are friendly nice people and the food is good and hot prepared on demand (not your usual run of the mill thinggy where everything... More 

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Thank Dodger3771
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Checked this out after reading the reviews and was definitely not disappointed. Staff were lovely and really enjoyed our meal!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 248 Maitland Road | Mayfield, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: 02-49603667
Description
Dine in, takeaway

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?