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Khin Khao

21 Aplin St | Shop 3, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 8581
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (37 reviews)
“green curry” (9 reviews)
“chicken satay” (4 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:00All hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
21 Aplin St | Shop 3, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My word. What a place. I had the Pad Thai and it might well be the holy grail. I spent quite a bit of time in Thailand earlier this year, and had some phenomenal food – and this place is up there in Thai food...More

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here the other night, LOVED the pad thai. It was my boyfriend's first time having pad thai and I'm glad it was a good experience. The waitstaff were pretty good but when it came time to get the bill they walked past multiple times...More

Thank jgullickson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great value lunch menu with all your favorite Thai classics and good Thai for an Australian palate. Fast and friendly service.

Thank Isis B
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

After our Thai massage we fancied Thai food. The lunch specials were fresh, delicious and not filled out with too much rice. We had Penang Curry and Stir fry Vegetables with Basil and vegetarian Tofu, delicious. An iced Thai tea with lemon had a slightly...More

Thank bmac961
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

If you want the best Thai food in Cairns you must visit this restaurant. Traditional, tasty fantastic looking restaurant with awesome staff. I have been eating here for over 5 years and we decide on Thai this is where we eat. Nestled in Cairns City...More

Thank paulaO9221LF
Reviewed 6 October 2017

The quantity was average, the quality and ingredients very basic. The food was not typical Thai Cuisine and too much sugar ! I don`t recommend it !

Thank just4enjoyment
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Away from the esplande. However very delicious food. Nice menu. Good service. This is really a highly recommended restaurant. Plus good value for $$

Thank markchanchan
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

amazing food ! amazing experience ! you can feel the good quality of the products, fresh food and very authentic! feels like a one way ticket to Thailand!!

Thank Michal G
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Khin Khao was the best food i've had in months.flavours were spectacular and was the best atmosphere. Service was AMAZING, looked after us very well with great attitude- defiently recommend and we will be back Khin Khao!!😊

Thank Viktor R
Reviewed 12 September 2017

My husband and I dined here just over a week ago while on holiday in Cairns. I have given it an excellent rating as although the venue is not plush, it is comfortable and has good atmosphere. It is both licensed or BYO. The service...More

Thank Patricia K
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Cherry C
28 September 2016|
Response from arunparanjpe | Reviewed this property |
Yes they certainly, we are strictly vegetarian, no eggs, no sea food and we had quite a few choices.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Aplin St | Shop 3, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 8581
Authentic Thai restaurant located in the Cairns CBD. We specialise in bringing the flavours of Thailand to our customers.
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