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Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe

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Cnr Park St & the Esplanade | Opposite Coolum Surf Club, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
+61 7 5446 3911
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (19 reviews)
“chilli” (17 reviews)
“panang curry” (5 reviews)
Closes in 13 min
Hours
CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
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LOCATION
Cnr Park St & the Esplanade | Opposite Coolum Surf Club, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Food was delicious, service friendly, what more can you want? I'm yeast free, hubby is a coeliac, 3 kids 2-8 met all our dietary and taste needsMore

Thank smyrkyanne
ChilliBean5, Manager at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Cheers for your lovely words! We are over the moon that you loved our food, especially with allergies it can be hard to find good quality food that also tastes great. We are so happy that we were able provide this for you and please...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017

Have visited this very good Thai Cafe many times over the past 8 years and the newish owner ( about 18 months ago) keeps up the quality of the food. Two of us ate here and we both had great food - Curry Puffs &...More

Thank Richard B
ChilliBean5, Manager at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Thank you for your review Richard. We are happy that you enjoyed your meals at our restaurant. We apologise if your experience was negative due to our staff on Tuesday, we expected a very quiet night and did not expect a full restaurant. Unfortunately we...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

The best Thai food I've ever eaten. SILVIA and her staff are so friendly. The food is amazing. I've eaten here lunch and dinner and can't wait to come back again. This restaurant knows it all. Great food, great service and great atmosphere. Wish I...More

Thank HillyJan
Dave S, Owner at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thanks so much for your lovely words! We love that you are enjoying our restaurant and look real forward to serving you again! :)

Reviewed 30 June 2017

Our family, two adults, ten-year-old twins and two pups love this café. Great staff, great service, well priced and the best Thai food we have ever experienced. I’ve eaten at many Thai restaurants in my life but this is absolutely sensational. They've been in business...More

Thank Doug W
ChilliBean5, Owner at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Hi Doug, I can't believe I missed your fantastic review and apologise for my lateness in reply. Your words are very humbling and made us very happy. This is what makes all our hard work and dedication worth while. I actually remember you and your...More

Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

We popped in for a late lunch & shared a green chicken curry & chicken pad thai. Both were excellent. When I told the staff I have a crustacean allergy, they bent over backwards to ensure the freshly cooked dishes contained no traces of shellfish...More

Thank Christine D
ChilliBean5, Owner at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Hi Christine. I m really sorry but only just saw your lovely words and my response is very late. I am very happy that you enjoyed your lunch at the Chilli Bean. We aim to please and have a huge amount of customers with various...More

Reviewed 27 May 2017

Owner very friendly and informative, food was very good,service was a little slow,was not really busy,but all in all was pretty good for a street cafe.

Thank geoffreyp180
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

The food was really good, the staff were friendly and funny. We will definitely come back and will be sure to recommend.

Thank CheckinOutTheWorld
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Ate lunch here on Labour Day public holiday. Brendan was so friendly and the food was amazing. The beef Massaman curry was to die for. We'll definitely be back.

Thank KezBeb
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Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

We have had holidays in this area before and looking forward to having a meal from the Chilli bean after such memorable meals in the past. The restaurant has the same name but changed hands several years ago. Unfortunately, the meal was not a memorable...More

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ChilliBean5, Manager at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Yeah Sorry we ONLY respond to genuine customer reviews. We know who you are writing for.

Reviewed 27 April 2017

Had this place recommended to us by our Air B n B hosts in Marcus beach, so made a point of stopping for lunch on our way home. Wow, totally worth the stop. I had the Thai beef salad with a warm sauce & my...More

Thank Murray C
ChilliBean5, Manager at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. We are super happy that you enjoyed your time at the Chilli Bean and look forward to seeing you back again one day! All the very best to you! :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 29
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Park St & the Esplanade | Opposite Coolum Surf Club, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Coolum Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5446 3911
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