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Thai Pothong

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Newtown
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U 4 294 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 2 9550 6277
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Today
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 17:30 - 22:00
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 18:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good BD deco and surprise gifts made my friends so happy for their combined BD dinner. Food and service were excellent and my friends who came here for the first time had a very good impression.

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Thank Jaime K
Maroochydore, Australia
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300 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Local friends who live in Sydney, brought us here. Otherwise, we would not have known about this place. They had amazing food and the service was fast. I love spicy food and they accommodated with birds eye chilies' for my meal.

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Thank KMSM44
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The meal was so good tasty a wonderful selection very difficult not to over-order service exemplary.

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Thank Heather T
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went here last weekend for a birthday party - excellent service, amazing food, great atmosphere - will definitely be back!

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Thank amalj01
ThaiPothong, Manager at Thai Pothong, responded to this review

Hi, So happy you experienced a Thai Pothong Birthday Party. As you saw the staff love to make sure Birthday tables are decorated and the service is perfect, so you experience the best Birthday ever. As you saw we are famous for Birthdays Parties. So happy you plan on getting back to Thai Pothong soon, remember to make a reservation... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What a wonderful experience. The food and service were just amazing. Tried the chilli octopus and satay chicken for entre. For mains tried pork, lamb, prawn and chickens dishes - simply delicious sauces esp the coconut prawn and lamb with potatoes. The staff were so attentive and friendly and even provided dessert for a bday and anniversary celebrations. Definitely going... More 

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Thank Solchris
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had such an amazing birthday party here! The staff and the food was awesome. We had a number of people at the party with allergies and we needed to arrange a very specific menu. The chef altered the dishes to suit five different dietary requirements and it was no problem for them whatsoever. Even with the changes the food was... More 

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Thank simmymissy
ho chi minh city
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70 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A very large restaurant that is so popular it has a queue out of the door and needs advance booking. Lots of large party groups and perhaps a little loud for intimate dinner dates. Great food and location though.

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Thank watfordgeek
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It has been years I haven't been. Still the best restaurant in town. Had the best time and all my friends enjoyed it thoroughly. Will definitely come back. A great team of staff and best service ever. Thank you to all the staff there especially Nick. Love the smiles on all your staff. Thank you again very much for making... More 

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Thank Julie H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice food, best curry and good pad thai. There were however some drawbacks that they could improve, though: the noise of the place, and the service is "too intrusive", in the sense that they serve you water and so on far too often for my taste. I prefer them to leave me more alone. Also a real tragedy could... More 

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Thank Juan H
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to Thai Pothong yesterday and we just loved it! I can highly recommend this restaurant to everyone. We had a really good service (thanks to Alex!), the food was fresh and delicious and the cocktails (Lychee cocktail) was amazing. Highly recommend the red duck curry, the pad Thai and the ice sorbet. Thanks to the whole team !

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Thank Sarah C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 4 294 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Newtown>  > Newtown
  • Neighbourhood: Newtown
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9550 6277

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

Staying in Newtown

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Newtown
A Bohemian inner-west suburb known for its alternative music scene, Newtown is a diverse community offering a multitude of restaurants, art galleries, performance spaces, thrift stores and bars. Home of some of the best live music venues in the city, shows can be found everywhere from the official theatres to the neighbourhood pubs. From its humble beginnings as a neighbourhood primarily known for its many Thai restaurants, Newtown has evolved into a foodie's paradise with a delightful array of highly innovative cuisines from around the world. It is still possible to eat on a budget, but if you crave a more sophisticated menu, Newtown will not disappoint.
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