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Absolute Thai

Shop L1, 1034 Charlestown Square Shopping Centre | 30 Pearson Street, Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2290, Australia
+61 2 4943 7710
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
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Shop L1, 1034 Charlestown Square Shopping Centre | 30 Pearson Street, Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2290, Australia
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1 - 10 of 147 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very loud and busy in the restaurant. Staff running around everywhere. We decided to take away. The two Thai curries we ordered were great. Would try again.

Thank John G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere good food especially the soft shell crab. Licensed easy to get there. Friendly staff.

Thank Trish H
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

It is famous for papaya salad and nice ambiance. There is a play ground outside and thus let the kids play while waiting for the food. It is located in ChAles Town Square and you can park in the shopping center . parking is free...More

Thank mitchellesing101
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

If you want great absolute Thai go to the restaurant (Yes the absolute Thai canteen also has good food but restaurant is nicer) Great service and big serves we get a medium rice and a chicken cashew chilli jam dish to share!

Thank World-Of-Kaos
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Every time I am near Charlestown Square I always head straight to Absolute Thai for their Kaprao Moo Krob. Delicious pork belly with beans, basil and chilli. The sauce is amazing. A bit light lately on the pork belly serving, much more vegetable but delicious...More

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Tonight I got takeaway from here and ordered the Thai beef salad which was fatty beef and basically a whole tomato chopped into 4 and the garlic pepper beef which had zero flavour. Very disappointed and won't be returning.More

Thank Pat C
Wirat P, Chef at Absolute Thai, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2018

Dear Pat C, I am sorry to hear you have had bad experience in our food. Beef salad - we do use wagyu beef which is naturally includes few of saturated fat on the piece to enhance flavor and tenderness and it is our standard...More

Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

This is a fabulous Thai restaurant that caters for families as well as everybody else. Fantastic food great atmosphere. We found that there was very little wait for your food order. You are aloud to take your own wine no problems.

Thank Noel A
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

...but I need to write 100 words. Heavy, super-rich, oily and over-salted food. Felt gross after eating and better after purging. Service was slow but the waiter was by himself until mid way through service so not his fault. Restaurant is loud. I eat a...More

Thank Andyjam2110
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is a great place to eat, they are always busy and the food is superb. The ambiance in this restaurant is great as well.

Thank Q3679RZphilipm
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here a lot over the past 4 years & have never had a bad experience. The food is always top quality & delicious. Service is quick and friendly, plus it is reasonably priced. Very hard to find fault with this restaurant. Would...More

Thank mel c
Wirat P, chef at Absolute Thai, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2018

Dear Mel Thanks for always be our regular customers. Have a great year! Wirat Pattanakajorn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 3:45 PM
4:00 PM - 9:45 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:45 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop L1, 1034 Charlestown Square Shopping Centre | 30 Pearson Street, Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2290, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Lake Macquarie  >  Charlestown
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4943 7710
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