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Chat Thai

#357 of 4,623 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Central Business District
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Shop 5 Food Ave, 500 George St., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
10:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 02:00
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Innisfil, Canada
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272 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looked busy so we decided to give it a go and we were happy we did so. The food was very good. I had the spicy chill fried rice with chicken. I would recommend if your in the area to give it a try.

Thank Valli C
Level Contributor
61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Grabbed dinner here. Was really craving some spicy Thai, and this filled the bill. Had the spicy chili fried rice with chicken and veg. Very tasty.

Thank Nicole B
Cincinnati, Ohio
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142 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found a table here on a busy Saturday night. Good dumplings, decent dumpling soup, outstanding red curry with duck & fried squid. Huge menu and lots of drink and non-alcoholic options as well. Great buzzy spot if you're in the mood for solid Thai! Word of warning that there's a prawn shortage so several menu items weren't available but... More 

Thank luv2travelgrrl
Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

Stumbled across this place when looking for another restaurant. Service and food were outstanding. And service was us know too. They didn't have a table for two as it was busy so We were offered seats on a larger table with others which was fine. Food was fresh and the drinks were cold. We paid around $70 for 2 drinks... More 

Thank PaddyK3152
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Visited for the first to have Thai food. Firstly did not have to wait in the line big plus. The staff very very friendly and the setup and ambiance was just too good. The food menu was quite extensive and easy to understand. Can't fault anything in this restaurant beautiful food tasty and nicely spiced. The best thing not expensive... More 

Thank Rajesh L
Norwalk, Connecticut
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212 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

This feels somewhere between a restaurant and fast food. There is always a queue, so sometimes they seat you with other people. The menu is extensive but as others have noted, not all traditional Thai dishes are on it. Still there's plenty of good items to choose from, and you should consider designing your own dish as I did (see... More 

Thank shell202020
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We went here after reading positive reviews. We found the menu didn't feature some of our favourite Thai dishes like coconut rice and panang curry, deep fried veggie spring rolls and more. The chicken used both in the satay skewers and the green curry was the scraggy bits I'd feed my pet at home and not up to the standard... More 

Thank Tig T
Sydney, Australia
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Food is delicious as always but being a food court, it is hard to judge the service, however, there is a lady at the cashier who is really grumpy and unfriendly every single time I see her. They don't really tell you when your food is ready either so you have to keep an eye out.

Thank Reinaaaaaaaa
Brisbane, Australia
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Ordered the Gra Pao Chicken which was ok but seemed to be more basil (stalk and all) than anything else. Maybe that's authentic but not to my taste so no complaints on that. However when ordering I had to wait in line while a couple had a 5+ minute conversation with (presumably) their friend who was taking orders (all in... More 

Thank Allen H
Overland Park, Kansas
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689 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 330 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

This is a great restaurant in the Mall. Lots of good menu options. Service is good and prices are reasonable.

Thank Bill F

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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
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 13
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 5 Food Ave, 500 George St., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 92210600

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

Staying in Central Business District

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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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