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Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe

Cnr Park St & the Esplanade | Opposite Coolum Surf Club, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
+61 7 5446 3911
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (18 reviews)
“chilli” (15 reviews)
“panang” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Cnr Park St & the Esplanade | Opposite Coolum Surf Club, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
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1 - 10 of 198 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little restaurant in the main st in Coolum was quite a surprise.They were really busy and the young waitress actually apologized for any wait during the evening as they were short staffed.All the staff were lovely and our food was served very quickly.The food...More

Thank Yvonne C
ChilliBean5, Manager at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Yvonne C......thanks for your lovely words!! We love that you enjoyed your visit at the Chilli Bean. The holiday season can get pretty crazy for us where we try our best to accommodate our local regulars together with the huge influx of holiday makers...More

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We love this place. We have been eating here since September 2014. It's a "must" when we are in Coolum. Sylvia and her staff make you so welcome. Sit outside, and watch the passing parade. Have a wine or beer, and just enjoy the food,...More

Thank Maggie F
ChilliBean5, Manager at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Dear Maggie, Thank you so much for your lovely review! It is indeed a pleasure to see your smiling faces as always. We enjoy your happy disposition and kindness whenever you come and visit us. I wish all our guests were as joyful as you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us had dinner here and it was great. We had a variety of starters and enjoyed all of them. Shared 4 mains and they were delicious. Service was friendly and efficient. Best Thai we have had in a good while. Definitely return.

Thank sandra4509
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely meal experienced by family of four. Panang curry was great. Service was good, and location is excellent. Would recommend.

Thank TheBarkingOwl
ChilliBean5, Manager at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind word.....we are happy you enjoyed your visit. Kind regards from the Chilli Bean Team!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is delicious and a good price. The service is friendly. The location is close to the beautiful Coolum Beach.

Thank AliciaGreen23
ChilliBean5, Manager at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your fabulous review! Very happy you enjoyed your visit to the 'Chilli Bean' and look forward to your next visit. :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited a week ago with family during our holiday. Service was poor and have to ask twice for water and plate. There are a lot of MSG in all dishes we ordered. Small pieces of prawns and poor-quality ingredients. For someone who loves Thai...More

Thank ellieselderson
ChilliBean5, Owner at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi.....you review almost made me laugh out loud...we only reply to genuine reviews and we know who you are writing for!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful Thai restaurant with lovely professional staff. We sampled meals over two nights. Absolutely beautiful. Well done. Lovelt simple clean open air cafe makes for a relaxing night. A beautiful waitress with pink hair made a sensational margarita well worth a try. Thanks guys.

Thank Nora k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic Thai food, will definitely continue to order food from there but only takeaway. The service was just unbelievable, it was almost like a comedy sketch where they are purposely forgetting things. The two waitresses serving us greeted our table with beaming smiles but they...More

Thank Pirie S
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

My son and I went here for lunch after surfing and the food was amazing and cheap. Service was very attentive and friendly, the food came out super fast. We then went to the same restaurant that night p for dinner with three kids and...More

Thank amanda w
ChilliBean5, Manager at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your awesome review. Super happy that you enjoyed your time at the Chilli Bean. We believe in good old fashioned service and value for money, but most importantly we want to give our guests great food that is healthy and...More

Reviewed 11 January 2018

Just had a beautiful lunch here - great selections and awesome good food oozing with flavour! Found ourselves a new Fav spot!

Thank justcloths
ChilliBean5, Owner at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Thank you for your kind words. Its always great to hear feedback from new guests. We aim high to please our patrons and we look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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