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Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe

Cnr Park St & the Esplanade | Opposite Coolum Surf Club, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
+61 7 5446 3911
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“thai food” (21 reviews)
“chilli” (18 reviews)
“panang curry” (5 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Cnr Park St & the Esplanade | Opposite Coolum Surf Club, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Vegetarian Vegan Menu
" vegetarian friendly menu. I was spoiled for options. And delicious "
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2. Great alfresco restaurant
"Vegetarian option. It was really delicious - very tasty sauce"
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3. Best @@lunch@@ spe ials
"I’m a local and LOVE this place, friendly service, quality food"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Sunday night meal was not what we expected. Our normal Thai was closed for holidays so we decided to go back and try as we had heard good reports from our son. The takeaway meal took over 35 minutes, which if you know Coolum on...More

Thank Mordys
ChilliBean5, Owner at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We only respond to genuine customers! We know who you are Leanne & Christian disguising your name is a joke....our wonderful local customers know you personally and have informed us of your disgusting attacks on our business on social media! Hot Chilli Bean has been...More

Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

What a great little restaurant. Beaut atmosphere lovely wait staff. The salt & pepper calamari was to die for as was our seafood main course.could not fault the authentic flavours and I am fussy when it comes to Thai.will definitely revisit.

Thank Symone C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My son had just arrived from Victoria. He so wanted to try this Thai food. It was a Saturday night and we hadn’t booked. We waited well over an hour for our entree and the place wasn’t packed. Meals were ok. But considering we were...More

Thank Sandy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did a take away. It is not your standard Thai take away flavor which is what we enjoyed the most. It was fresh and flavoursome. Will definitely be back.

Thank Lookingforthespot
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Good food, great hosts. Was with a party of nine and everyone enjoyed what they had The duck dishes particularly tasty outside seating was good

Thank Roger B
Reviewed May 14, 2018

A very good little restaurant specialising in Thai food ...fairly priced .Wine /beer list good .Really excellent waiting staff

Thank guy b
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

A friend and I walked the strip trying to decide what we wanted to eat and we ended up coming back here because of their vegetarian friendly menu. I was spoiled for options. And delicious options at that. Service was impeccable even when they were...More

1  Thank Shannii
Reviewed May 1, 2018

Great little sidewalk restaurant with amazing service. Food was delicious and no MSG - loved the whole experience.

1  Thank sharon B
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch and had the basil and chilli chicken and a noodle dish. Delicious flavours and very reasonably priced. The smells are amazing and remind me of Thailand. Friendly staff, Will be back

Thank Nelly A
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Had the chicken red curry here and it was amazing. My partner had the beef mussamun and it was so tender and delicious. Such a great dinner

Thank ivanrobinson42
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $29
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Park St & the Esplanade | Opposite Coolum Surf Club, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Coolum Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5446 3911
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