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Nara Thai Restaurant

L 1 165 Pacific Hwy, Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2290, Australia
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible28%
2 Dec 2017
“Loved it ”
7 Oct 2017
“They should be closed down”
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Asian, Thai
€€ - €€€
L 1 165 Pacific Hwy, Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2290, Australia
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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent night, friendly staff, great live entertainment. The food was lovely in an intimate setting. It was refreshing to be able to go somewhere that wasn’t overcrowded and noisy. We look forward to revisiting soon.

Thank Allison K
Reviewed 7 October 2017

To begin with combining Thai and Indian in one place should have been a warning sign. Terrible service, dated atmosphere, over priced, but the worst was the food. The worst Indian meal I have ever eaten in my life. The beef was inedible. The dahl...More

Thank AustraliaKitkat
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

This could be fraught with danger...the regular place was fully booked 😣 plus side he can Indian & I can Thai DO NOT GO TO THIS RESTAURANT 1. It is trapped in the 80s, where cleaning, dusting or reno didn't happen 2. Money bags do...More

1  Thank Janefuller
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

As other tripadvisors have said. Don't come here for the decor. Do come here for tasty Thai and Indian, do come for a lovely host and good service. Dine here in a group or alone, you will be welcomed.

Thank Wendy P
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Attended this restaurant with a table of 10 and as soon as we arrived, knew we had made a mistake. Were told immediately to have a drink in the bar? As the owner had left two work experience girls to set the restaurant up for...More

Thank Erkienewc
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Thai and a curry house....interesting. Food was nice and although the decor was rather dated the service from the staff more than made up for it. Really enjoyable dinner.

Thank RLNR
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I don't think this restaurant has seen a makeover for at least 30 years. Air conditioning didn't work real good so the western sun beaming in made it like a sauna. Food was nice but too expensive for what you got. The barman made good...More

Thank annegillies53
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

First timers for this restaurant and we ordered take away over the phone. Great service, reasonable prices, ready on time. Service upon pick up was friendly and efficient. We got home and we were both intrigued with our meals. Pad Thai- was not good. Don't...More

Thank Jo B
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We found this restaurant in Charlestown, Newcastle almost by accident. We had a long drive and a busy afternoon and needed sustenance. The place was quiet on a Sunday night. The staff were very friendly and the food was both plentiful and absolutely delicious.

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Nice little restaurant with great music playing in the background. Service was ok. I did not like the massaman curry, my colleague also ordered it and hers was much nicer, I am not sure why.

Thank Kirstin F
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31 July 2015|
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Response from Memyselfiirene |
The owner or manager was rude they stuffed up our bill They badly organized And drinking on the job wow
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:45
17:30 - 20:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: L 1 165 Pacific Hwy, Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2290, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Lake Macquarie  >  Charlestown
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