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Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe

Opposite Coolum Surf Club | Cnr Park St & David Low Way, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
+61 54463911
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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“chilli” (14 reviews)
“pad thai” (8 reviews)
“spring rolls” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 22:00All hours
Asian, Thai, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Opposite Coolum Surf Club | Cnr Park St & David Low Way, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
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Reviews (84)
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1 - 10 of 84 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in for a late lunch & shared a green chicken curry & chicken pad thai. Both were excellent. When I told the staff I have a crustacean allergy, they bent over backwards to ensure the freshly cooked dishes contained no traces of shellfish...More

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Had this place recommended to us by our Air B n B hosts in Marcus beach, so made a point of stopping for lunch on our way home. Wow, totally worth the stop. I had the Thai beef salad with a warm sauce & my...More

Thank Murray C
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Lacking in service, senior staff dismissive and rude. Waited over 1hr for our food, after our order was missed, no apology was given, 'these things happen when we are busy'. I understand things happen, but the key is how you manage the situation when it...More

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed the food and atmosphere of this lovely little cafe at Coolum. We'd recommend the Pad Thai with chicken and the Red Thai chicken. Yum! Also a reasonable range of beers. Great footpath casual dining; would certainly recommend.

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Very disappointing, cold stir fry and rice. Never happened before apparently, and argumentative staff. Try alternative.

Thank Mark N
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I have dined here several times and each time I have the Pad Thai. It is the best outside of Bangkok. Needless to say, we jump in the car and drive 45 minutes just for dinner. Although it is 95 kilometres, it is worth it....More

Thank Annette A
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Lunch was great i like it hot so asked for chilli and fish sauce on the side . Lunch special fabulous and fast . Freshly cooked and delicious.

Thank Jody W
Reviewed 26 November 2016

3 of us ate there, a Sunday night, no booking, nice meals, good food , service pretty good, outdoor seats are okay but room for improvement, but it makes up for it with the food

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Eaten here a few times - can't fault the food, it's been excellent every time. Friendly staff and good customer service. Turned up once on a busy Saturday night without a booking, but they found an extra table from out the back and set it...More

Thank suzy3065
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Went with friends on a Saturday night. We were a big group booking which I understand can be difficult for restaurants but there were not many other diners at the restaurant, it was hardly full. Some people were ordering entrees+mains and some were ordering just...More

Thank Sturner92
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 168
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Full Bar
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Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Opposite Coolum Surf Club | Cnr Park St & David Low Way, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Coolum Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 54463911
  • E-mail
We have been operating since 1996 making us the oldest Thai Restaurant on the Sunshine Coast. We pride ourselves as having the tastiest, freshest thai cuisine in the area. Over the years we have had quire a few other thai restaurants open in opposition to us. We have welcomed these new businesses but know we are still the original and the best Thai in Coolum Beach. Come and try it for yourself. Our meals speak for themselves. Come and enjoy our relaxed atmosphere and generous tasty dishes!
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