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Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe

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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Vegetarian Vegan Menu
1. Vegetarian Vegan Menu
" vegetarian friendly menu. I was spoiled for options. And delicious "
Shannii
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2. Great alfresco restaurant
2. Great alfresco restaurant
"Vegetarian option. It was really delicious - very tasty sauce"
travelbugbitten10
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3. Best @@lunch@@ spe ials
3. Best @@lunch@@ spe ials
"I’m a local and LOVE this place, friendly service, quality food"
IloveCoffs
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About
We are the oldest Thai Restaurant on the Sunshine Coast and have been established since 1996. We moved onto the Coolum Beachfront 5 years ago into a bigger and better location and now offer great alfresco dining in a chilled out atmosphere opposite the beach. Anne, our head chef from Bangkok will charm your tastebuds with the most amazing Thai Cuisine your will eat in Australia. If you are a lover of good Fresh Thai food you will love our meals, mostly Gluten and Daily Free. We do not add any MSG or stock powders or fillers to our dishes and are extremely Vegan and Vegetarian friendly. We have created a whole menu just for Vegan/Vegetarian guests. Our restaurant is fully licensed for Beer, Wine,
PRICE RANGE
USD 8 - USD 29
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Asian, Thai
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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Reviewed 2 days ago

More than two years since our last holiday here, this restaurant is still providing authentic Thai dishes that are a standout. This visit I had Yellow Curry with Vegetables and so much enjoyed the perfect blend of spices. Such a big serving too, and such...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank travelbugbitten10
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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

What a great little restaurant. Beaut atmosphere lovely wait staff. The salt & pepper calamari was to die for as was our seafood main course.could not fault the authentic flavours and I am fussy when it comes to Thai.will definitely revisit.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank fresym2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very busy as it was school holidays so we booked. Our teenage girls loved their satay chicken and prawn spring rolls, I loved my beef massaman, so much flavour and lots of meat, on tap Asahi also a plus!!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank M1065SKchrisd
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely and busy little cafe. It seems to have lots of Vegan and Vegetarian options too. I ordered the Prawn Spring Rolls, Beef Thai Red Curry and Chicken with vegetables in a Peanut Satay sauce. The spring rolls were a little dry...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Mapia08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

1st time trying this place, dedicated vegan menu (woop!) fairly priced, great service, FANTASTIC soups, nice setting and good vibes. It got pretty busy as we ate, a sign of a good place to stop and eat. very filling!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank calo_87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a long standing restaurant in Coolum. Clearly popular and best to book. Staff are very friendly and efficient. We had a red chicken curry and a pad Thai. Both tasty. There is also a children’s menu. The cost is also family friendly; the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 781hilarya
ChilliBean5, Owner at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a lovely review to read. Super happy that you enjoyed your visit to the Chilli Bean. We try very hard to please and offer great value for money, fabulous healthy meals and a great experience for locals, visitors with or without children. Thank you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food, very fresh and full of flavour. Lovely friendly service. Will definitely be back when next in Coolum. Highly recommend this place!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Echoalot
ChilliBean5, Owner at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to write such lovely words! We are happy you enjoyed your visit and look very forward to your next visit! Happy New Year!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really wanted to like this place with it’s good location and vegan menu but as so often happens with Thai, it was all just too sweet. Tom yum soup should be sour but tasted like syrup. Main meal also full of sugar. Will try...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank josimo11
ChilliBean5, Owner at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Well this is a first....don't know who you are but we are the 'HOT Chilli Bean' and have huge Vegan/Vegetarian following and been in business 23 years and certainly never been called too sweet, that you don't even state what your main meal is, makes...More

Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

Whenever we're staying at Coolum Beach we know where to get a really tasty meal. And we are necer disappointed. We love the Sate Chicken sticks as entree followed by Chicken Red Thai with coconut rice. A good wine and beer selection too. Friendly service.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Peter L
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Nothing better after a swim than a well earned lunch. This little restaurant served up a tasty bowl of pad Thai vege that was delicious and well priced.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Karen W
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Sorry I do not know why. We attended the restaurant to order our takeaway.
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