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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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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“thai food” (19 reviews)
“chilli” (17 reviews)
“panang curry” (5 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Cnr Park St & the Esplanade | Opposite Coolum Surf Club, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

A beautiful Thai restaurant with lovely professional staff. We sampled meals over two nights. Absolutely beautiful. Well done. Lovelt simple clean open air cafe makes for a relaxing night. A beautiful waitress with pink hair made a sensational margarita well worth a try. Thanks guys.

Thank Nora k
Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic Thai food, will definitely continue to order food from there but only takeaway. The service was just unbelievable, it was almost like a comedy sketch where they are purposely forgetting things. The two waitresses serving us greeted our table with beaming smiles but they...More

Thank Pirie S
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

My son and I went here for lunch after surfing and the food was amazing and cheap. Service was very attentive and friendly, the food came out super fast. We then went to the same restaurant that night p for dinner with three kids and...More

Thank amanda w
ChilliBean5, Manager at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2018

Thank you so much for your awesome review. Super happy that you enjoyed your time at the Chilli Bean. We believe in good old fashioned service and value for money, but most importantly we want to give our guests great food that is healthy and...More

Reviewed January 11, 2018

Just had a beautiful lunch here - great selections and awesome good food oozing with flavour! Found ourselves a new Fav spot!

Thank justcloths
ChilliBean5, Owner at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2018

Thank you for your kind words. Its always great to hear feedback from new guests. We aim high to please our patrons and we look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. :)

Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

We have been to the Hot Chilli Bean in Coolum on a fair few occasions and found the service to be pretty good. Unfortunately our most recent experience was less than positive. Attention to detail had diminished considerable. Simple things like providing serving plates for...More

Thank PJS1958
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

Waited over an hour for food, after one of our entres were forgotten about. The service in general was terrible when we asked for the forgotten food "oh no we havent forgotten" came out 10 minutes after everyone had eaten theirs. On the plus side...More

Thank Nick D
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

I’m a local and LOVE this place, friendly service, quality food and awesome lunch specials daily. Highly recommended (:>

Thank IloveCoffs
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Our family had lunch here. It was clear that much of the food is prepared on site. There was a large range, including most being available in gluten- free choices. Delicious, but would note the spice level for 'medium' in the Penang curry was more...More

Thank Phileas_001
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

We had a great time at Hot Chilli bean Thai Cafe! Delicious food and good service. Highly recommended place to visit and spend good time with family and friends.

Thank Nahuel P
Reviewed December 29, 2017

The food is just awesome and is very reasonably priced at this pavement style cafe. Great location with plenty of shade. If you like or love Thai food, you need to make this a must do next time your in the area

Thank Paul W
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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
Families with children, Kids
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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