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Thai Pothong

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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U 4 294 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 2 9550 6277
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
All 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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The staff, food, service was all amazing. It was my birthday they had balloons on the table, they really do add all the little details. Our waiter was fantastic knew the menu very well and gave my father a great recommendation for his main meal. I got a cocktail which was just great, can you tell I love this restaurant... More 

Thank Natalie B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We tried this place based on a recommendation from our b&b. We were not disappointed. The food and service were both very good. We ordered the crab fried rice with the special whole fish. Both are very good. We even tried tried the gluten free vegan dessert. It matched the meal. It is not a fine dining experience but it... More 

Thank justravel
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has been going for years and consistently good service, good food and food value. Can't fault it except hard to park near it.

Thank Sushmita H
Sydney Australia
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Arranged a lunch for my monthly lunch group. We were 18 in total. Nick and very capable staff took excellent care of us. The food as usual was sensational. The prawns and accompanying sauce just the right amount of heat. The chicken, beef and pork all very tender and delicious. I have been going to Thai Patong now for over... More 

Thank Tlong59
Kiama, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The food was great, service was great. We had a fantastic meal at this restaurant. Even though it was busy, service was fast.

Thank Jaxta61
Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been there several times, can't stop thinking about food after I am back home. The restaurant is always busy, but the staff r always nice n helpful. Their gift shop is also impressive.

Thank FloraZou
Sydney, Australia
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45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thai Pathong delivers an authentic Thai taste in all their dishes. This time with a table of four, we ordered the Phuket Banquet. It was superb. Excellent value for fabulous food.

Thank kangachick
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome Thai with friendly service! Good prices that definitely warrant a return visit! Yummy food and good selection

Thank 492susie
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Honestly the meal I've just had is in the top five of all time. Unbelievable flavours. The service is also incredible, you never want for anything with the servers attending to your every need.... also, interesting decor in the toilets 😋. Don't even hesitate bringing your custom here!

1 Thank John M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our hotel concierge suggested this gem. We caught the train from Wyard to Newtown very easy to do and founf the restaurant easily - we are very glad we did. Fantastic food service and atmosphere - not flash but not cheap just a great night out very well suppoted by locals which is a good sign tooo. Make sure you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 4 294 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Newtown>  > Newtown
  • Neighborhood: Newtown
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9550 6277

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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?

Staying in Newtown

Neighborhood Profile
A Bohemian inner-west suburb known for its alternative music scene, Newtown is a diverse community offering a multitude of restaurants, art galleries, performance spaces, thrift stores and bars. Home of some of the best live music venues in the city, shows can be found everywhere from the official theaters to the neighborhood pubs. From its humble beginnings as a neighborhood primarily known for its many Thai restaurants, Newtown has evolved into a foodie's paradise with a delightful array of highly innovative cuisines from around the world. It is still possible to eat on a budget, but if you crave a more sophisticated menu, Newtown will not disappoint.
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