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55 Joslin St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2289, Australia
+61 2 4952 3333
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great spot for chinese malaysian food. We try to get take away at least once a week. Always tastes fresh and hot. Great service. Very enjoyable.

Thank Melissa T
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185 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

Excellent food and tremendous value. If looking for Asian food in this part of the 'burbs, highly recommended. At times can be noisy but that is part of the alive, authentic atmosphere. Often frequented by Asian students who enjoy the food. BYO. Tariff is moderate, prices reasonable--effective combination for a most enjoyable meal. Do recommend a booking.

Thank Headframe
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

If you are dining for atmosphere...Go elsewhere. If you like good Asian food at reasonable prices - come to Hooi's recipe. Friendly tasty clean and BYO. We loved it.

Thank ZippoD
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

This unsuspecting little take away style place is more than meets the eye. The food is fantastic, and the ridiculously extensive menu covers a huge range of Asian cuisines. The Chef is the real deal, and produces authentic dishes that impress. Some of the sauces that come out with the dishes are impressive in their own right! The service is... More 

Thank Jonathan P
Greater Newcastle, Australia
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6 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2015

Truly a remorseful purchase ! The fried rice was oily and tasteless I purchased 5 dishes the satay chicken floating on a raft of oil thigh chicken meat with fatty skin still on. Garlic combination had two small prawns 4 pieces of beef and about 5 small pieces of chicken lots of onion thou ! Chicken omelette was disappointing and... More 

Thank Lizzzza T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

I spent $65 on take away meal from hoois it was terrible value for money and the quality was also dreadful I would not recommend at all

Thank Warpig123
Newcastle, Australia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2015

This is my local chinese restaurant. It's really nice food. Give it a try and you won't regret it! I mainly get takeaway but the restaurant serves tables also.

Thank Lutz B
Newcastle, Australia
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2014

The only reason i did not give HOOI'S a 5 is because of size. only seats 28 but intimate and friendly. Hooi cooks various styles. try his MIXED PLATTER(for 2) for starters. hidden in a mid town suburb visitors would need guidance to find it. hard to advise on a particular dish. make your own choice. Visitors Enjoy== locals go... More 

Thank porgy328
Newcastle, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2014

Small restaurant which is slightly difficult to find but in a small shopping complex in the suburbs. The staff are friendly and the food is well cooked and tasty. They are famous for their laksa which is great. There are only about 6 tables as it is a small restaurant but getting a table is noy usually that difficult as... More 

Thank paul20152014
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2014

Food is ok, won't say it is bad but certainly nothing to rave about. Think it is expensive for what it is, but in Kotara area there aren't many other options for take away unless you get Maccas or KFC.

Thank trinityau1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Chinese, Thai, Malaysian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Joslin St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2289, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4952 3333

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