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Chat Chai

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88 Darby St | First Floor, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
(61) 4926 3222
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Overview
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good63%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“coconut rice” (3 reviews)
“chai” (7 reviews)
“great thai” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
88 Darby St | First Floor, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed my dinner with friends at Chat Chai on the weekend. Getting a table was easy and service was very polite! Between two people, meals and a glass of wine each cost us less than $45. Would go again and would also recommend to...More

Thank Kirsten M
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We went here for a simple meal on a nice Winter's day. Fortunately you can see the attractive balcony before climbing the dimly lit stairs. There are good value lunch specials but more designed for western palates and lacking in Thai flavour. Staff are pleasant...More

Thank grussellt
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Cashew nut stir fry, with coconut rice is tonight's dinner, ordered by number. I'm also having apple juice. Like most of the other diners I chose to sit on the balcony, leaving the extensive inner area to perhaps one table of fellow guests. It's Monday...More

Thank Ian A
Reviewed 11 July 2016

It's an interesting place to get to as you go through a stranger little opening but once inside its a great setup. Good food, heaps of traditional thai meals, all nicely priced within a moderate budget. You can get takeaway here too.

Thank Granules2013
Reviewed 6 May 2016

When we arrived at this restaurant we were surprised by the unattractive entrance. We walked with some misgivings through a small door, along a dark passage and then up some steep stairs to get to the restaurant. However, once there we were impressed by the...More

1  Thank Aussielins
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Good prices, friendly service, really good food. You can put together your own stir-fry as well. Would recommend!

Thank Lian V
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Very nice food - it has a slight Australian taste to it but still very nice and as authentic as you can get in Australia or anywhere outside of Thailand. Staff are extremely friendly!!! Just walk up the stairs and be greeted!!!

Thank Sean966
Reviewed 10 June 2015

Foot sore and weary we stumbled up the stairs to this modern thai restaurant with some trepidation since no one else was around. Admittedly this was 5.30 ish and numbers rolled in. The balcony was offered over Darby street but temps were down. The food...More

1  Thank Dennis A
Reviewed 23 January 2015 via mobile

I was disappointed because we took my little brother there for his birthday and they said they would set the table up for his birthday which a special table runner etc. They did nothing. Don't expect anything from their customer service. Food is average. Curries...More

Thank Deepthi-Daniel
Reviewed 6 January 2015 via mobile

Went for a later dinner as our second last day of our holiday and were left waiting... and waiting.....!! Then they got our entree order wrong. My husband offered to pay for his beer before walking out and they declined.. As they should! We have...More

Thank k8eus
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Darby St | First Floor, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: (61) 4926 3222
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