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Thai Carnation Restaurant

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50 Crown St, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
61242284102
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Nowra, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

We live on the South Coast and our favourite restaurant in Wollongong is "Thai Carnation". It has a lovely atmosphere, the staff are very attentive and the food is always delicious. We have never had a bad meal there. We especially enjoy sitting by the window, watching the world go by as we eat heavenly Thai food.

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Thank christawatkin
Wollongong, Australia
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

I came here recently for a dinner with my close friends for my 21st birthday and it was an awesome night! Every staff member I spoke to over the phone and in person were really helpful and accommodating to making the dinner run as smoothly as possible. I made sure to pre-order the food I wanted as I ordered a... More 

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Thank Kara A
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Thai Carnation has been a favourite of mine for my 5 years living in Wollongong. The food is delicious and they are generous with extra spice if you ask for it. I highly recommend dining in. The atmosphere is always good and the food is presented well. However, I don't rate their take away as highly. Somehow, whenever I pick... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Went there last night with hubby and as usual the food is excellent. Service very good. Close to home. I had the Pad Ped which was a bit hot but tasty as... and it is tradiitional. Hubby had the Seafood coconut meal again and loved it.

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Thank whizzbang2
Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

I have dinner here at least once a fortnight and it's amazing every time! We always get the Panang Curry and Pad Se Ew both with vegetables and tofu - perfection! The portion sizes are good and the prices are really reasonable! The menu is very accessible being that I'm vegetarian and I feel like I can order a lot... More 

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Greater Canberra, Australia
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Reasonable Thai food, but nothing out of the ordinary. The décor of the place is pleasant. Service is good.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Dinner for 3, we chose 3 mains plus rice. Food was OK but average, quantity was good. Dim sum entree was the best. Soft shell crab in light batter was too heavily battered for us. Prawns were good.

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Wollongong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

We've been regular eat-in customers of Thai Carnation and have never been disappointed in either the quality of the food or the service. You must book on the busy nights, otherwise you'll wait or be disappointed because they are popular on weekends and when there's an event at WIN Stadium or the Wollongong Entertainment Centre.

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Thank 694PhilR
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here with a large group of people. The staff were friends and attentive and the food came out extremely quick. It was hot and delicious. The only downside was the portions are quite small, so if you are hungry you might find yourself lingering for more food. But it was a lovely meal and I would go back... More 

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Thank Jess J
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

I love the food here... I eat takeaway from all the time - or home delivery. Home delivery they say 45mins but it's rarely that long, which is great. Tonight I went with my husband to eat in, and my god the service was poor. It took 20minutes before we were even asked if we wanted drinks or water Another... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Delivery
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Crown St, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Wollongong
  • Phone Number: 61242284102

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