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Balance Thai

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50 Ethel St | Shop 7, Seaforth, Manly, New South Wales 2092, Australia
+61 2 8068 7111
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“prawns” (5 reviews)
“lamb shank” (3 reviews)
“pad thai” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
50 Ethel St | Shop 7, Seaforth, Manly, New South Wales 2092, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We ate here for dinner on the recommendation of our Airbnb hosts and weren't disappointed. It was busy on a Saturday evening and i would recommend booking at the weekend. If you get the chance try their special Prawn on Betel Leaf - it's the...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food and people, they do a free delivery people to people who live locally and the food is always delivered in a timely manner.

Thank Jack R
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We eat at Balance every few weeks, it's become our go-to restaurant, and having tried several Thai restaurants in the Mosman to Manly area this is our favorite. Pork belly and duck curry are favorites, but we have yet to find a bad dish.

Thank John D
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Best Thai in Balgowlah! Amazing! Everything come out really quickly and friendly service. Would recommend 100%

Thank Joe A
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Always good food and good service even if the room can be very noisy. Not sure why but each time we have been there the staff start mopping up whilst we are still eating?

Thank GregH04
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This is the first restaurant opened in the area and remains good. When it first opened it was very popular and very loud (hard ceiling and hard flood) however, they have made a major effort to reduce the noise and it remains popular. A good...More

1  Thank Tim K
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Had a very nice, casual meal here last week. All the dishes were really good. Far better than your average local Thai. Sure it was a weeknight, but it was only 9.15 and there were 5 tables left including the table next to us who...More

1  Thank Jenaand
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Love the size of the servings and the variety on the menu. Favourite is the mussaman lamb shank which is great for 2 as a delicious, no fuss take away dinner.

Thank Clare H
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We reserved for a party of ten. We bought our own wine. Everyone ordered a main and one appetizer. After that it was all shared. Soft shelled crab, chicken skewers, followed by salt and pepper calamari, masaman lamb curry, tiger beef, pad tai etc. All...More

Thank Tony G
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We ordered two dishes, tofu with stir fried vegetables, and stir fried eggplant. Both were very oily, soggy and overcooked. Also the menu has the same old dishes with nothing new, nothing creative. Disappointing.

Thank Paulo1122
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Jane O
27 March 2016|
Response from issled | Reviewed this property |
They definitely do :) I came here with a coeliac friend, and there were no issues.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Ethel St | Shop 7, Seaforth, Manly, New South Wales 2092, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Manly  >  Seaforth
  • Phone Number: +61 2 8068 7111
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