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Thai Pothong

#85 of 4,210 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
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Inner West
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Shop 4, 294 King St | Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 2 9550 6277
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 126
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Really good

I really enjoyed this place. The staff were friendly and the food was very good. The only not so good point was that they didnt serve the entrees at the same time

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
Craig M
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Havelock North, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Special occasions
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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117 reviews 117 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

I went for lunch as travelling alone and did not want to walk home in the dark after dinner. I had papaya soft shell crab and I presume the papaya was in the dressing as not visible. Soft shell crab was ok. The spicy yellow curry was very average and greasy on the bottom. I asked if there was a... More 

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New South Wales, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Good service, friendly staff, yummy food I cannot really complain like even through its a restaurant its a laid back one oh it has a gift shop- I didn't get to look at it but it sure looked pretty cool as I was walking past it

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The food was excellent but it was marred by being so close to the next door table that we could hardly hear each other - group of 4. We had to shout to be heard. Next table far too close. We could hear all of their conversations as they were yelling too.

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Havelock North, New Zealand
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69 reviews 69 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I really enjoyed this place. The staff were friendly and the food was very good. The only not so good point was that they didnt serve the entrees at the same time

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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I had organised a surprise birthday party for my boyfriend last night with 21 guests. From the minute I had started organising this the Thai Pothong team were there ready to help and cater to what I wanted, they let me choose my own menu and set up a private room for me and my guests! They set up balloons... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Went there for dinner on Sat night without booking, very crowded and full of customers. Luckily we went there early, otherwise missed out. Good dining atmosphere, lots of Thai style decorations that wouldn't see in any other Thai restaurants. Kids offered helium balloons. Ordered simple food such as beef Thai salad, stir fried noodles and rice - all very tasty... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

From my cursory look at their website, I was expecting a somewhat typical Thai restaurant but when we turned up, it was anything but that. The place is huge and it was totally packed even at 9:30pm. It has a fantastic atmosphere and is colourfully decorated in a traditional Thai style throughout. The two large predator models at the very... More 

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Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

So much to choose from on the menu. We were two families and everything we ordered was delicious. Service was attentive, without being overbearing. Polite and friendly. Very busy but not noisy so you can hear your conversations. The food was presented well and everyone loved all the dishes. We will definitely return on our next visit to Sydney. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We loved the food & service so much on Friday night, we went back Saturday night. This place was packed both nights, but you still get amazing service. The food is INCREDIBLE!!!!

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Suva, Fiji
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87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Dined for the second time in six months saw continuous improvement in customer service. Still the best Thai in Australia. Great menu with staff with positive attitude makes this place a special.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Shop 4, 294 King St | Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Inner West
  • Neighborhood: Inner West
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9550 6277

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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