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Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe

Cnr Park St & the Esplanade | Opposite Surf Club, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
+61 7 5446 3911
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“thai food” (10 reviews)
“beans” (15 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Cnr Park St & the Esplanade | Opposite Surf Club, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Service was great and wait staff took the time for small talk too which was nice. Great green chicken curry, Yum...best!! Will definitely be back.

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Coolum was buzzing prior to the first fireworks display and so was the HCB cafe. The heat of the day was perfectly matched by the heat of the chilli dishes. Considering it was NYE, the service was fast and efficient. Its BYO and there's a...More

Thank thephantomfan
Reviewed 10 January 2017

The best meal we had in our Christmas break. Flavours packed into some very fresh foods. Service and atmosphere were good, and kids catered for.

Thank stevehatherell
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Absolutely the best Thai food . Scrumptious flavours and friendly service. Just the payment line up at the end was disappointing, they need to have a better system.

Thank BettyAndRoyce
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Have been a fan of Hot Chilli Bean for many years. Visited Coolum over the long New Year weekend and made two separate visits. Food is very tasty. We had and exceptional plate of sate chicken as an entree. Followed up with main of crispy...More

Thank PJS1958
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Lunch was great i like it hot so asked for chilli and fish sauce on the side . Lunch special fabulous and fast . Freshly cooked and delicious.

Thank Jody W
Reviewed 26 November 2016

3 of us ate there, a Sunday night, no booking, nice meals, good food , service pretty good, outdoor seats are okay but room for improvement, but it makes up for it with the food

Thank Carol H
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Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

This has previously been our family's favourite Coolum restaurant. We have not been to Coolum for a couple of years. Tonight, my husband and I looked forward to going to The Chilli Bean. Service was terrible. We had to ask for water, wine glasses, water...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2016

Eaten here a few times - can't fault the food, it's been excellent every time. Friendly staff and good customer service. Turned up once on a busy Saturday night without a booking, but they found an extra table from out the back and set it...More

Thank suzy3065
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Went with friends on a Saturday night. We were a big group booking which I understand can be difficult for restaurants but there were not many other diners at the restaurant, it was hardly full. Some people were ordering entrees+mains and some were ordering just...More

Thank Sturner92
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Park St & the Esplanade | Opposite 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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