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Nambucca Sawadee Thai Restaurant

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Riverside Drive, Nambucca Heads, New South Wales 2448, Australia
+61 2 6568 9622
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Nambucca Heads, Australia
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

I had dinner there and I was so disgusted the stir fry had frozen veggies and the curries were tasteless. There was no spice like I ordered. I can't believe there was frozen veggies instead of fresh ones. The prices were to expensive for what we got. Someone better call Gordon Ramsey to makeover this tired old disgusting place

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Nambucca Heads, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

The food was terrible. I had the massaman curry and it was tasteless. No flavour and no spice like we ordered. My friend said she bit into her meal and the vegetables were still frozen inside. I was so disgusted that there vegetables were frozen not Fresh. I'm not going there anymore. I'll go to Lom Talay Thai instead.

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Nambucca Heads, Australia
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216 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

This is the oldest of two Thai restaurants in Nambucca Heads. They offer a very typical menu of all the Thai favourites offered by most such restaurants in Australia. There's nothing either exciting or innovative but this small restaurant has an intimate feel to it, the service is very friendly and the food is reasonable for the price.

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1 Thank Brian T
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

Paid too much for food that was only half eaten, left with a foul taste in the mouth and feeling nauseous. This place needs to go on Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares!!! The owners should stick to a type of food that they are familiar with, it's obvious they haven't ever eaten Thai food because the taste was just wrong! It is... More 

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Nambucca Heads, Australia
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2015

We really like this restaurant, we go weekly and haven't been disappointed. The waitress does struggle with English and the restaurant does need an update but that all adds to the charm of the place...... They are a young couple trying to "have a go"; they are friendly and just want to please the customer. Food is great - no... More 

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1 Thank Jenny B
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2015

thai is my favourite food & unfortunately the smell of the 4 take away main meals tonight may turn me off forever. Couldn't even taste 1 of them from the stink. Four very hungry bellies looks like dip & olives tonight. I couldn't even give this UNTOUCHED food to a person in need!!! UNBELIEVABLE

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Thank Familyoffourxx
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2015 via mobile

Go to McDonald's instead. Food was ordinary , couldn't understand waitress and only ate a third of what was served , honestly save your money , mabey try Thai up the road with good reviews .

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Devonport
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2015

We were very impressed with the service and the quality of food. the waiters was very attentive and she spoke in a real friendly manner. we had a seafood green curry and chicken Pad Thai meal it was excellent especially the curry

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Nambucca Heads, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2015

After reading the reviews i nearly didn't try this place. Either people are giving bad reviews because they want to keep it a secret or the thai they have had is out of this world, i don't know don't care i will be coming back for more and more and more. Quality over quantity any day of the week for... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015

Worse Thai I have ever eaten. We ordered with the chef upon entering however the young waitress came up twice asking if we wanted a menu after I said we had ordered. Although sweet she obviously couldn't speak very much english. If we weren't in a hurry to get back on the road we would have not finished our meal... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riverside Drive, Nambucca Heads, New South Wales 2448, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Nambucca Heads
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6568 9622

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