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Thai by Night by Chalee

187 River St, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
+61 2 6686 7217
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“thai food” (11 reviews)
“red curry” (3 reviews)
“satay sticks” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
187 River St, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this little gem last night and had a fabulous meal with some of my friends The dishes had lovely strong flavours and have no complaints as to the quality and freshness of the ingredients Those that like a little extra kick just ask...More

Thank Fuzzweld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where do I start! We sat down, the restaurant was not full and our order was taken a short time afterwards. The waiter was mucking around with the kids during the order when in hindsight he should have put more concentration into what he was...More

Thank Karen A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in here for a quick dinner and were not disappointed. I had the spring rolls followed by the massaman beef curry. The decor is basic, however who cares when the food is so flavoursome and the staff make you feel so welcome. I’m...More

Thank TravellingAussieMuso
Reviewed 8 September 2018

I searched Trip Adviser for a place to have dinner in Ballina that was BYO. So many said no. I don't understand why they don't say NO, but if you come tonight, you can bring your wine. Each time they say no, they lose business....More

Thank valentinetyson
Reviewed 18 August 2018

A friendly restaurant on the main street that offers eat in and take-away options. Some prices are steep and the containers were far from full (see photo), but the food was good. The som tam (papaya salad) needed more lime, and despite asking for the...More

Thank dalton1skiing
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

No pretentiousness about this place, but good service and great food at a reasonable price. Will be back next time we visit Ballina

Thank Margaret n
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Food was great, satay sticks were excellent as well as the ribs. Wish we lived local to visit more often. Photo of our man rice dishes and daughter loving the vegetables

Thank April H
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

A qaint little no frills Thai restaurant , situated in River st Ballina that really packs a punch with flavour, freshness and authentic cooking! Service is lovely and really well priced. Love this place.

Thank TraceyEveringham
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Food reviews were good so we thought we give it a go. Would not recommend or visit again. Tables we were sticky as we were travelling with our little girl we needed a high chair. They high chair was all dirty and sticky. Food it...More

Thank Almir M
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful dinner. Full of fresh vegetables and delightful flavours. Fabulous coconut rice and sticky rice. Authentic Thai food. Thank you.

Thank Lissa A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 187 River St, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Ballina Shire  >  Ballina
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6686 7217
Thai by Night by Chalee is Ballina's favourite Thai restaurant serving Authentic Thai food featuring fresh organic herbs from Chalee's garden, fresh locally sourced produce and friendly service. Many Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten free options available.
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