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Absolute Thai

Shop L1, 1034 Charlestown Square Shopping Centre | 30 Pearson Street, Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2290, Australia
+61 2 4943 7710
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“thai food” (7 reviews)
“curry puffs” (5 reviews)
“krob” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shop L1, 1034 Charlestown Square Shopping Centre | 30 Pearson Street, Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2290, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there for dinner and had a good cross section of the meals on the menu. Pretty good overall, the scallops were left too raw but nice flavours. Informal and a tad noisy but good for a quick dinner.

Thank Reinhold F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dropped in here for lunch and had a great meal with friendly staff. Food was full of flavour and arrived quickly.

Thank David B
Reviewed 22 June 2017

My daughter took me there for my birthday for lunch. Omg, the food is so tasty and the portions huge. Lunch specials were not skimped on like most restaurants. Staff were attentive, fast service and great value for how good it was. Can't fault it...More

Thank Possybum
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

This is a go to for a friend and I if we can't decide what we want The Thai green curry is flavoursome and has a good bite to it the satay is also fantastic if you're after something more mild My friend gets the...More

Thank Kirsty W
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Visited Absolute Thai Charlestown on the weekend for dinner & have to say that nothing has changed...... It still offers the same good quality food at reasonable prices, good atmosphere and friendly staff. If you're a lover of Thai food I highly recommend Absolute Thai...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Went there for an early birthday dinner. The show they bring out with the cake is fantastic!! Go on your birthday! Only negative is meals were delayed between serving which meant some of us had to wait and my father had finished his before my...More

Thank GeckoGirl J
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Admittedly only went for the Tom Kai but this is my favourite that I try everywhere and this was one of the worst I've had. anywhere. I'm sure the staff are really nice but food was Bland, too sweet and no heat at all. Usually...More

Thank Bombadil77
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Have been Here for Lunch probably 8 Times in the last year and each time have found the Food to be Consistently Good, the Service and Servings always satisfying! Dollar value is very Reasonable The only Problem is to Sometimes find Seats as can be...More

Thank Dusty M
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere.. great food. Pretty good service. Reasonable price. One of the best thai food i have had in long time. Definitely gonna visit again.

Thank Danny S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Revisited after about two years. Still excellent. Service is friendly and professional. The atmosphere and décor are acceptable, although I found the timber chairs a bit uncomfortable after the first hour. No real problem. We ordered Massaman Beef Curry, Kaprao Moo Krob (Pork belly with...More

Thank Richard T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:45
16:00 - 21:45
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:45
17:00 - 21:45
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:45
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:45
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:45
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:45
11:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop L1, 1034 Charlestown Square Shopping Centre | 30 Pearson Street, Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2290, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Lake Macquarie  >  Charlestown
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4943 7710
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