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“Take away was very disappointing”

Shelley's Thai Restaurant
Ranked #22 of 73 Restaurants in Coolum Beach
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Lovers of lightly cooked, delicious Thai dishes flock to Shelly’s Thai Family Restaurant! Discover the authentic flavours of chilli, ginger, garlic, basil, coriander, and other amazing herbs and spices. Join the thousands of people who have enjoyed our heavenly combination of Thai country side and fusion recipes, with a choice of mild to hot, to suit your taste. Each dish is individually cooked to order and not precooked or reheated and is made from the freshest ingredients available, so please relax kick-back and enjoy!
Reviewed February 20, 2012

Maybe if you eat in the food is better but the take away meal that I recently bought was very average. The rice was nice (not outstanding) but the beef in both the Thai special fried rice and Beef and cashew was very tough. Maybe worth a trip back to eat in but not convinced. Coolum Thai Spice was much better.

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Thank Relal
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Reviewed February 2, 2012

Perfection. Loved it. I will be back. Best Tom Yum and Red Duck Curry. Keep up the brilliant work.

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Thank MPeckover
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Reviewed January 12, 2012

Unless you live in a big city it is hard to find really good authentic Thai food - but this place has some very good food and hints of what you would find in Thailand. The Pad Prik Khing - on the house specials menu - is quite good. Essentially Pad Prik Khing is a dry curry - meat stir fried in the paste - so should be quite spicy, which this was - and it was very good. See photo.
They give you the option of ordering 'medium spicy', 'Aussie Hot', or 'Thai Hot' - and we ordered 'Thai Hot' - but 'Thai Hot' is really 'Aussie Hot' when compared to what you find in Thailand.
Also ordered the chicken stir-fry with pepper and garlic - comes on a sizzling hot plate - bit of a gimmick - but was a nice dish.
Dishes come with lots of vegetables - which is great - but not much thought seems to go into what vegetables suit each dish - seems like they just toss the same medley of vegetables in each dish.
Also tries fish cakes - plain tasting - need a bit more spice (red curry paste) - and should be served with sweet chilli sauce - which they are here. Veg spring rolls - very average - also served with sweet chilli sauce.
Service was missing - we had to get up and ask for menus and we had to request the waitress take our order, and then had to walk up to cashier to pay so we could leave.
Value - good given food is quite good compared to other similarly priced Thai restaurants in the area.

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Thank LassiComeHome
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Reviewed January 7, 2012

Shelley's used to be great, our last experience there was take-aways. The main dishes lacked flavour and vegetables. Rather disappointing since the cost for mains is on the higher side for Thai food.

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Reviewed January 1, 2012

We had two of the curry dishes and they were outstanding!

Thank Llling
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