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Nara Thai Restaurant

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L 1 165 Pacific Hwy, Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2290, Australia
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17:30 - 20:30
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 17:30 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 20:45
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Newcastle Australia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't think this restaurant has seen a makeover for at least 30 years. Air conditioning didn't work real good so the western sun beaming in made it like a sauna. Food was nice but too expensive for what you got. The barman made good drinks but he wasn't what you'd think would come out of a Hospitality course. DARK... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First timers for this restaurant and we ordered take away over the phone. Great service, reasonable prices, ready on time. Service upon pick up was friendly and efficient. We got home and we were both intrigued with our meals. Pad Thai- was not good. Don't bother with it. It was a strange colour and I ordered it with chicken and... More 

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Thank Jo B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We found this restaurant in Charlestown, Newcastle almost by accident. We had a long drive and a busy afternoon and needed sustenance. The place was quiet on a Sunday night. The staff were very friendly and the food was both plentiful and absolutely delicious.

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Thank Robert R
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

Nice little restaurant with great music playing in the background. Service was ok. I did not like the massaman curry, my colleague also ordered it and hers was much nicer, I am not sure why.

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Thank Kirstin F
New South Wales, Australia
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

My work colleagues and I had lunch at Nara Thai today. We were greeted by a lady in her gym attire. She said that she was hoping to go home early today that is why she was not in work attire, I also overheard her say to another couple who came in for lunch that she was hoping know one... More 

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1 Thank Kaylyn20
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Tried to order takeaway by delivery thru eat now. Waited over an hour and a half with no contact and after two calls to the restaurant and then multiple calls to the restaurant i was informed the driver could not find my address and was simply left at that. Waste of time and was probably going to taste like garbage... More 

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Thank James A
Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015

Tasty takeaway with prompt service. Tried the green chicken curry and chicken satays. Nice satay sauce.

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Thank anneMEL016
Gosford, Australia
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2015

Had take-away last night (Easter Sunday) Not much else open and staying in nearby hotel Chicken Sate - chicken was microwave cooked on the stick ( white pale and VERY fatty) and never saw a grill Sate sauce was ok. Pad Thai - lots of Thai noodles with sticky peanutty coating and 4pieces of, again, Boiled chicken. No other colours... More 

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1 Thank Marcel V
Newcastle, Australia
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458 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 749 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2014

Have eaten here a number of times. The staff are very friendly and polite. Food is great. There is a set of stairs leading up to the restaurant from the street level. They also offer take-away meals. I found it to be good value for money.

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2 Thank b121
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2014 via mobile

I discovered this place recently with my bestie. We placed a takeaway order for a curry. It was very different than normal - not over-flavoured as most places. Since then ive been back multiple times and dont intend to stop

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 20:30
Monday
17:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 20:30
Thursday
17:30 - 20:30
Friday
17:30 - 20:45
Saturday
17:30 - 20:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: L 1 165 Pacific Hwy, Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2290, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Lake Macquarie  >  Charlestown

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?