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100 Darby St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4926 1229
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
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Newcastle, Australia
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

all tasted much the same... red curry, maasamam curry, satay, pad thai.... all really sweet. Red curry was probably the pick. Fair price, prompt service.

Thank Alistair A
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Dropped in for a meal while on a business trip to Newcastle. I ordered the Thai Fish Cakes & Stir Fried Duck (Thai Hot) & would rate this as one of the best. The vegetables were fresh & just cooked lightly, the duck tender & the meal sizes very generous. Loved it & will be back when next in the... More 

Thank KezTaz
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We have been loyal customers for over 15 years & the Thai food & service here never disappoints. We ordered our usual entree of satay chicken skewers & a Tom yum soup. The chicken was delicious as always, cooked to perfection with a lot of flavour. The soup was hot & spicy - just perfect ! My little one is... More 

Thank Sarah H
Newcastle, Australia
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562 reviews
322 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Came here for dinner on date night and was a very good evening. Thai places always have such friendly staff! Food was good, prices were good and it's such a nice set up here, feels very authentic. Does good takeaway too!

Thank Granules2013
Gymea, Australia
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

I have been here onm many occasions, this time I had not been for a few year's. It was like the last time! Always excellent Thai food thank you.

Thank Stewart R
Corner Brook, Canada
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614 reviews
321 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Busy spot but great service good Pad Thai. Questionable fish cakes. Curry pork tasty. Byo reasonable. Enjoyed our Meal here

Thank Nlenigma
Sydney, Australia
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

This is a great restaurant. The food is very good, the service efficient and the prices are very reasonable. The premises are also very clean. It's fully BYO so no beer or wine on sale but there's a bottle shop attached to the hotel just up Darby Street. Highly recommended.

Thank Wobblers
Perth, Australia
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90 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

food is probably one of the better thai places in newcastle - the tomyum seafood soup is quite good and i super like the green curry with veges & tofu. decor is adorable if you like the thai concept - totally decked out with thai decor!

Thank caremyst
Newcastle, Australia
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Benjamas is our very popular "go to" local Thai restaurant. The food is delicious and authentic, the service is excellent and if you are dining in, it's BYO! If you are looking for a dine in experience, make a booking as they can be extremely busy. The take away meals are as delicious as as those served in the restaurant... More 

Thank JMR926
Greater Newcastle, Australia
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54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

This is a busy restaurant with very nice food and good friendly staff. The restaurant is BYO and did not charge corkage. While we were there they did a large amount of takeaway as well. Overall a good experience.

Thank geoff r

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Darby St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4926 1229

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?