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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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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“thai food” (7 reviews)
“fish cakes” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 3:45 PM Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
Shop L1, 1034 Charlestown Square Shopping Centre | 30 Pearson Street, Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2290, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 March 15, 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 March 17, 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 February 5, 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 January 17, 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 January 4, 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 December 28, 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 January 7, 2018

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

Reviewed December 17, 2017

Very average food, I waited over 10 minutes for food, and there was more rice than actual food, I ordered Crisp Pork Belly with Green Beans and Chilli, the rice was more than anyone could eat, the food was fresh but the pork belly was...More

Thank leobowen61
Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

Had a big get together tonight, restaurant was understaffed ,so service suffered because of that , most meals were good , but the Pad Thai that a few had was atrocious, burnt and tasteless Meals are now too overpriced and drinks are also expensive so...More

Thank dazzlindazzer
Reviewed November 9, 2017

I have eaten here twice both using the entertainment voucher. The staff are always so helpful and friendly but our experience with the food and delivery isn't so good. This restaurant is always busy and full of people. The service is great up until the...More

Thank IsabelleTravellerx
Reviewed October 20, 2017

A monthly lunch spot for the last year. Always very friendly staff, always great food with really great prices, and heaps of it. Well worth a visit. In a great spot with large windows overlooking Charlestown. A fun visit if you are having a birthday,...More

Thank TJT101
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
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
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:45 PM
4:00 PM - 9:45 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:45 PM
5:00 PM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
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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