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Thai Pothong

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Newtown
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U 4 294 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 2 9550 6277
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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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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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What an institution of the inner west. Aside from the crazy gift shop items, and the gorgeously attentive waitstaff, the food really is that good. We were here for an anniversary dinner recently, and despite having to line up to get in, once we were seated it was like we were the only two people there (being lucky enough to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I celebrated my birthday with 22 guests at Thai Pothong. Not only was the food delicious, the service quick and warm but all my guests left with a big smile. I cant thank the staff at Thai Pathong enough for their warm welcome and helpfulness. They even gave me a birthday present, vouchers to shop at their little store and... More 

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Thank Kanwal N
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Dined here recently, & I'm pleased to say I was not disappointed! Had excellent service by friendly staff, & the food was exceptional !! Will definitely be coming back for more ! =)

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Thank ShaniaAl
Mendooran
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192 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the warm welcome to the delicious food. These people are good at what they do. I am always impressed by the food at the service. Full plant based menu option. Nothing but 5 stars. Well done Thai Pothong.

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Thank Royal B
ThaiPothong, Manager at Thai Pothong, responded to this review

Hi Mendooran, Thanks you for your good restaurant review and your appreciation of the food and service. Our staff enjoy and appreciate getting good feedback from our customers . So we can continue to improve. Regards, Nick. More 

Newcastle, Australia
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to this restaurant for the first time with my friends and my young son. He was doted on by all of the staff, we were served extremely well and never had to ask for a thing. The food was fresh and just plain amazing! The only thing better than the food were the cocktails. Definitely try the betel leaf... More 

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Thank LaurenHemp
Sydney, Australia
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32 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Always good to go for celebration! Good service and good food A bit expensive but worth it to try if you are in Newtown!!

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Thank Tomjelly
ThaiPothong, Manager at Thai Pothong, responded to this review

Hi Tom, Thanks for your review. Yes we are getting so popular for Birthday Celebrations, thanks for your good comments on our food and service which we are always trying to improve. Looking forward to serving you again. Regards, Nick More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Must go in Sidney! Delicious food and great service in a very interesting enviroment. For the ones who love Thai food, is a wonderful experience

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Thank Claudia L
ThaiPothong, Manager at Thai Pothong, responded to this review

Hi Claudia, Great to get a review from Rio de Janeiro. Thanks for your good comments and hope we will get more fun customers from Rio who are looking for a good Thai experience . Regards, Nick More 

Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Thai Pothong a few days ago. Really nice food and friendly staff. I'm happy that I choose for this Thai!

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Thank cillemeesters
ThaiPothong, Manager at Thai Pothong, responded to this review

Hi Cille, Thanks for your time to send your review. So glad you enjoyed your evening and hope you will keep on choosing Thai Pothong. Regards, Nick More 

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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is by far the largest restaurant amongst the dozens you find down King Street. It is busy but always has capacity. The service is absolutely great, friendly, quick and unobtrusive. The Deep Fried Pork with Chinese Broccoli (on the Chef's Special) was amazing. The Lamb Massamam was tasty (but not brilliant). V reasonable price. You could probably do... More 

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Thank docemmettbrown
ThaiPothong, Manager at Thai Pothong, responded to this review

Hi Docemmet, Thanks for your time in sending in your detailed review of Thai Pothong. Happy to know that you enjoyed the food and service. We have a very large and diverse customer base and we are constantly review the taste to satisfy every taste and to improve the service. Looking forward to serving you again. Regards, Nick More 

Orange, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our fave Thai restaurant in Sydney always great service the set up of this restaurant is the best the food is amazing the flavours are fantastic never wait for food to come out even though huge restaurant and always busy the staff are great quick service and they know the menu and can answer any question you ask and will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Newtown

Neighborhood Profile
Newtown
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.