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100 Darby St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4926 1229
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

These people shouldn't be in the business. We visited with another family visiting Ncle on the 1st of Dec. Out of 8 people, 2 didn't get their meals served even after waiting for 1.5 hrs. The waiter kept telling us that they had ran out of ingredients. First it was chicken, then prawns, chicken again, then the penang curry. Clearly... More 

Thank Suresh_Panicker_NSW
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I only got takeaway from Benjamas but it was better than any other Thai food I've eaten. The tom yum soup and pad see u are spectacular. Highly recommend this place. I can imagine it's even better when eating in!

Thank Rhiannon C
Newcastle, Australia
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

all tasted much the same... red curry, maasamam curry, satay, pad thai.... all really sweet. Red curry was probably the pick. Fair price, prompt service.

1 Thank Alistair A
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Dropped in for a meal while on a business trip to Newcastle. I ordered the Thai Fish Cakes & Stir Fried Duck (Thai Hot) & would rate this as one of the best. The vegetables were fresh & just cooked lightly, the duck tender & the meal sizes very generous. Loved it & will be back when next in the... More 

Thank KezTaz
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We have been loyal customers for over 15 years & the Thai food & service here never disappoints. We ordered our usual entree of satay chicken skewers & a Tom yum soup. The chicken was delicious as always, cooked to perfection with a lot of flavour. The soup was hot & spicy - just perfect ! My little one is... More 

Thank Sarah H
Newcastle, Australia
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649 reviews
352 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Came here for dinner on date night and was a very good evening. Thai places always have such friendly staff! Food was good, prices were good and it's such a nice set up here, feels very authentic. Does good takeaway too!

Thank Granules2013
Gymea, Australia
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I have been here onm many occasions, this time I had not been for a few year's. It was like the last time! Always excellent Thai food thank you.

Thank Stewart R
Corner Brook, Canada
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680 reviews
350 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Busy spot but great service good Pad Thai. Questionable fish cakes. Curry pork tasty. Byo reasonable. Enjoyed our Meal here

Thank Nlenigma
Sydney, Australia
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

This is a great restaurant. The food is very good, the service efficient and the prices are very reasonable. The premises are also very clean. It's fully BYO so no beer or wine on sale but there's a bottle shop attached to the hotel just up Darby Street. Highly recommended.

Thank Wobblers
Perth, Australia
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90 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

food is probably one of the better thai places in newcastle - the tomyum seafood soup is quite good and i super like the green curry with veges & tofu. decor is adorable if you like the thai concept - totally decked out with thai decor!

Thank caremyst

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Darby St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4926 1229

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