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All 49 Coolum Beach Restaurants

Coolum Thai Spice

1812 David Low Way, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
07 54462488
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Ranked #9 of 49 Restaurants in Coolum Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $21
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Families with children
Description: We are an outdoor dining establishment close to many popular outdoor restaurants on the main esplanade in Coolum Beach.This is our 10th year of serving locals and tourists delicious Thai food
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Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We were in Coolum Beach to get away to get away from the G20 mongrels. were not very hungry and so we walked for a while to build up an appetite. We decided to try the classic Thai noodle dish, PHAD THAI. Surprisingly none of the people in the restaurant spoke Thai. The owner is Australian and his wife is... More

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Melinda S, Manager at Coolum Thai Spice, responded to this review

Hello Frank, Thanks for your great review and happy you were pleased with your selection of our great Thai. Yes the chef is Filipino. She worked and trained as a chef in Thailand and our meals are cooked Thai style as she learned in Bangkok and at other Thai restaurants when she arrived in Australia. Hope to meet you next... More

Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This little byo wine only restaurant is great for those wanting an inexpensive yet tasty Thai meal. The Thai basil prawns and the beef massaman curry are two of their tastiest meals. It has a pleasant aspects to for casual outdoor dining. However don't expect too much in the way of service. If the owner serves you all night you'll... More

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Melinda S, Manager at Coolum Thai Spice, responded to this review

Hello Peta N, Thanks for taking time to write a review of of your recent visit and I am puzzled at why the waitress did not get back to you for your requested desserts. We were not busy on the night of the 11th ( I assume this was the night you ate before your review date) as this was... More

Coolum Beach, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Want good Thai food there is no better place at Coolum .. Great service .. Friendly .. Great atmosphere .. I would recommend this place to very one ..

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Melinda S, Manager at Coolum Thai Spice, responded to this review

Hello Heather F, Wonderful to see you were so pleased with your experience at Coolum Thai Spice and thanks for such a nice review. Regards, More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Well worth a visit. Also boy wine. Very busy Friday Saturday but mid week is great. Good food good service.

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Melinda S, Manager at Coolum Thai Spice, responded to this review

Hello Vivien, So pleased to see you were happy with your recent visit to our restaurant. Unsure what you mean by "boy wine" but we also have wine for girls too!! Welcome back next time. Regards, More

Sydney, Australia
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2,514 reviews 2,514 reviews
1,422 restaurant reviews
1,119 helpful votes 1,119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

There are several choices of Thai in Coolum but this is a favourite of locals - always reliable and good quality Thai with value and quality service. actually enjoy the area , unlike the last reviewer, enjoy the seaside atmosphere here with the crowds walking past.

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Melinda S, Manager at Coolum Thai Spice, responded to this review

Hello RonWamberal, Thanks for returning a third time to enjoy your dining experience at our restaurant and pleased to read your great review. Always welcome and hope to meet you here again. Regards, More

Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Thai Spice is set in a not so great area - basically a roadside strip of all sorts of restaurants ranging from Maccas and Subway to Italian etc. We sat outside at night and the food was really good. Coconut prawns and spicy calamari to start and then we shared a stir fry and a Massamun curry, which were all... More

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Melinda S, Manager at Coolum Thai Spice, responded to this review

Hello CMKEX, Thank you for finding time to write your review and I am happy you were pleased with our food and service. We can't do much about the environment as this is where we are but we do try to make it more attractive with potted plants and we tend the garden out front when we can. Hope to... More

Coolum Beach, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Thai spice has been in coolum 4 a number of years owned by the same proprietor...you can always rely on the fact ull get the same taste in your food whether it be dine in or take away which is great if u come back for a dish u really liked and you would expect the same but not always... More

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Melinda S, Manager at Coolum Thai Spice, responded to this review

Hello Jon L Glad to see you are a repeat customer who enjoys our food. Always welcome and do hope to meet your needs again. Regards, More

Mullumbimby, Australia
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The food was ok but lacked any wow factor. All the dishes we ordered were very ordinary in taste. We eat a lot of Thai & were disappointed. Found it quite expensive in terms of what we got.

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Melinda S, Manager at Coolum Thai Spice, responded to this review

Hello Webtones, Thank you for finding time to write a review but was disappointed to see only 2 stars for what you referred to as "slightly disappointed" meals when you gave a better rating to another place which you said was very ordinary. What constitutes a "wow factor" is unclear as you did not say what meals you had. Our... More

Newcastle, Australia
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Meal sizes are really large, my fav is the chilli chicken but we have eaten so many dishes here and never had a bad one. Enjoy

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Melinda S, Manager at Coolum Thai Spice, responded to this review

Hello Rob, Thank you for writing about your pleasant experience at our restaurant and pleased you liked our chili chicken. Hope you return to try something new and do hope you enjoy that too. Regards More

Bangkok, Thailand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

Had dinner with my Aussie friend, by the way I am Thai. Ordered fish cake, tom kha kai and ginger vegetable stir fry with pork. Nothing was authentic, fish cake was awful. I would give a pass for the stir fry, but my friend would not lol. The point is if the restuarant serves 'Thai' food, then we expect to... More

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Melinda S, Manager at Coolum Thai Spice, responded to this review

Hello RoriM, Sorry to read your review which I think is too harsh as we have a large local and repeat customer base who continue returning for our delicious food cooked the way they like it. If we were to cook, as you call it, traditional authentic Thai, which is too hot for locals,then only a few would be back... More

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Additional Information about Coolum Thai Spice

Address: 1812 David Low Way, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
Phone Number: 07 54462488
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Coolum Beach
Average Prices: USD 5 - 21
Cuisine: Thai

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