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Suwan Thai Launceston

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158 Elphin Road, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Tue - Sun 17:00 - 20:00
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Launceston, Australia
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

I've eaten Thai all over the world and this is was by far some of the worst. Cashew beef...more onion than anything else. Even after removing all of the onion, the whole dish tastes disgusting like onion. No vegetables! Gross!!

Thank ChesterSkywalker
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Yes as above, can't complain about the service as there was none, had to ask to come take drink Orders , then never came back again.. Meal very ordinary.. Staff putting jackets on at 9.30 as if to say ok go now! Would never go back again ..

Thank Phyllis P
Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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82 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

decided to try takeaway with friends quite tasty range of food (maybe "westernised" a little but this is typical of suburban asian) $110 adequately fed 6 adults

2 Thank macdee_don
Level Contributor
13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

This place seems to cop a bit of a hard time on Tripadvisor which surprises me. We have take-away from here regularly and always love it. The Pad Thai, Green Chicken Curry and Nuer Aroy are some of our favourites but it's all good.

2 Thank trippytrips66
Bangkok, Thailand
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

We ordered larb gai, pad thai, and khao pad tonight. Larb gai came with no mint (the key herb of the dish)! Larb tastes sweet which is wrong as larb is supposed to be sour. Pad thai is like a normal stir-friend noodle with only a few pieces of meat. There's nothing special about khao pad either.

Thank Natchaon C
Launceston, Australia
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Booked ahead and we were shown to our table and that is where we sat for the next 20 minutes. No one asked if we wanted a drink while looking at the menu. Sat patiently and decided what we would like to order. 2 waitresses were in and out of the room bringing in meals and showing customers to their... More 

2 Thank Jenny262013
Launceston, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

Thai is a particular favourite and Suwan hasn't let me down yet. The Penang Curry was fabulous - I'd like to see coconut rice added to the menu

2 Thank Pamela D
Moama, Australia
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

Wasn't keen on the position of the restaurant but it was absolutely beautiful, so much fresh flavour, when in Hobart again would go back for sure

Thank kaye s
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110 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

We did take out ( take away) and were very pleased. Good massaman .Pad Thai was just so so. Food was ready when promised. Very small area for take away. Reasonably priced. They have another restaurant in Hobart so that's why we selected it.

2 Thank mreesebryan
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

The worst thai food we have ever eaten. 40 minute wait for take away and it was clearly re heated and not fresh in anyway. Just don't go

Thank Hoddy13

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 Elphin Road, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston

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