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Thai Pothong

U 4 294 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 2 9550 6277
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (72 reviews)
“fish cakes” (17 reviews)
“prawns” (43 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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U 4 294 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
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1 - 10 of 740 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a super busy restaurant and the reason is that the food and service are both very good. The food is what I would call good solid thai food consistent with the way thai food should be. The service was good. If you are...More

Thank Michael Y
Reviewed 3 days ago

This restaurant has a Thai riffic buzz and is very popular for Birthday Party bookings. The food is an obvious highlight but the added bonus is the interesting and very stylish Thai themed decor (there is also a gift shop located in the restaurant which...More

Thank Jeembo11
Reviewed 5 days ago

We are locals and we come and go quite regularly. The quality is consistently good and we just love the vibe and friendly staff. We always pay with cash and get thai pothong dollars.... one day we'll get one of those buddhas to take home!!!...More

Thank BB2025
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were a group of colleagues from office. The ambiance was good and the restaurant was buzzing as we walked in. The waiter s were solicitous and attentive. We ordered the rice paper rolls(Good) and the tamarind Tofu (Very good)to start with. For the mains...More

Thank Srinath S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We could not fault this restaurant . The service was outstanding, the food , the best thai we have had, and a lovely atmosphere. We will definitely be back !

Thank jmay66
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Barramundi curry was simply the best I've ever had so far.. Great service, ambience and tasty food. Highly recommended!!

Thank Rajesh N
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place never fails to please. Great and so tasty food to share. Nice wine. Good service. No waiting. Altogether this is the joint to be seen at.

Thank Lee337337
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are so many excellent Thai restaurants in Sydney but after 20 years this one is still a standout. Great food great service good prices. We now buy their online takeaway as well. 👍👍👍

Thank geoffsam1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took some visitors from overseas to Thai Pothong. This can often be a slightly nervy situation at times- when you try to please an entire group. Thai Pothong did not let us down. The service was BRILLIANT! Clear and professional from the online booking...More

1  Thank phaedranics
Reviewed 1 week ago

My favourite Thai restaurant in Sydney! The staff are amazing and nothing is a problem! Highly recommended!

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1  Thank Corrine W
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
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Where would I park? I can not walk far.
26 November 2016|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
If in doubt, get an uber. Reasonable and you don't have to stress about parking.
Megan B
Is it expensive compared to other Thai restaurants in Newtown?
26 November 2016|
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Response from ThaiPothong | Property representative |
Hi Megan, We have over 25 Thai Restaurants in Newtown each with it own style of service and cooking. All are different. We offer to our guests a restaurant where you can relax and enjoy not only a Thai meal but and whole... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 4 294 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Newtown>  > Newtown
  • Neighbourhood: Newtown
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9550 6277
  • E-mail
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