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“Sadly Disagree”
Review of Absolute Thai

Absolute Thai
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Ranked #4 of 52 Restaurants in Charlestown
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $23
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Newcstle, Australia
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54 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Sadly Disagree”
Reviewed September 12, 2012

Reading everyone elses reviews... I must say I sadly disagree. I have been here twice with freinds, and on both occasions have found the food to be a little bland, and not really as "amazing" as everyone says it is. On both occasions the service has been poor. I have had to call the waiter over to have our order taken, and you get one drink per meal... they dont come back at any time to see if you need anything else. Dont bother asking for any of the dishes to be changed (a little less spicy?)... they dont accomodate changes. And then we realised this was becuase everything is already pre-made, and they just bring out the takeaway container with your food in it from the cool room, heat it up and its ready to serve. Im not usually one to write bad reveiws... but next time my friends suggest this place, I wont be going! There is a much better place around the corner (except its only take-away) where you can watch them make your food, its all really fresh, you can change it, and the staff are super friendly...and its cheaper!

  • Visited September 2012
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English first
New South Wales
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Some good....some bad...”
Reviewed September 11, 2012 via mobile

We went on a Saturday night (group of 5) and overall we found the food was very good with one exception, the sizzling beef was that tough it was actually inedible. The only other gripe I had was that the live music which consisted of a vocalist and guitarist was that loud you literally couldn't hear each other speak across the table. This is probably a matter of personal taste but we like to be able to talk with each other when dining out. The service was excellent though with everything arriving in a timely manner despite it being a busy Saturday night.

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Thank jasper147
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Newcastle, Australia
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83 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Thai Food”
Reviewed May 28, 2012

great reasturant excellent food friendly atmosphere.

  • Visited April 2012
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Thank sandra s
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Sydney, Australia
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“absolute thai - absolute heaven!”
Reviewed May 4, 2012

great food; served promptly and staff remember you from previous visits - great plus! great value!

Visited May 2012
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Tamworth, Australia
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Excellent Value - Delicious Food!”
Reviewed April 25, 2012

Absolute Thai is the place to go if you are wanting value for money. Honestly, I find that one meal is more than enough for two people! Fantastic service and very tasty food! Chicken Panang Curry is my FAVOURITE dish at Absolute Thai. I've now eaten out at Absolute Thai a number of times, and every time, I walk away a happy customer.

  • Visited March 2012
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Thank 2017Fly
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