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Opposite Coolum Surf Club | Cnr Park St & David Low Way, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
+61 54463911
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10:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 10:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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113 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

3 of us ate there, a Sunday night, no booking, nice meals, good food , service pretty good, outdoor seats are okay but room for improvement, but it makes up for it with the food

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Thank Carol H
Coolum Beach, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eaten here a few times - can't fault the food, it's been excellent every time. Friendly staff and good customer service. Turned up once on a busy Saturday night without a booking, but they found an extra table from out the back and set it up for us with no problem. The food here is by far the tastiest I... More 

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Thank suzy3065
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with friends on a Saturday night. We were a big group booking which I understand can be difficult for restaurants but there were not many other diners at the restaurant, it was hardly full. Some people were ordering entrees+mains and some were ordering just mains so we asked the waitress if all the food could come out together or... More 

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Thank Sturner92
Tewantin, Australia
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158 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We met friends for dinner at the Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe. Best coconut rice ever. We enjoyed the meal and the service was excellent.

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Thank thingsthatareunique
Kilcunda, Australia
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97 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Dined here one night and got take away another two nights. The Sunday night we turned up without a booking was no issue, there were plenty of tables inside and out. As well as the main menu there's a specials board with more seafood options. Entree dishes we ordered included prawn spring rolls (dine in) and the mixed entree (take... More 

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Thank Melanie T
Coolum Beach, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

For me to take the time to write a negative review it must be bad. I have lived in Coolum for 15 years. These guys used to make good food when it was down the side street. Just spent $24 on a red duck and it was an absolute joke. We ate the duck and threw the rest out. We... More 

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Thank G7508VZinfo
Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Lovely meals. Definitely try them if you are staying in Coolum Beach !! We paid an extra $6 and had it delivered with friendly service to our accommodation.

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Thank TheGriswalds11
Dave S, Manager at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely words. It means a lot when diners do out of their way to say something nice online. We really appreciate your feedback. Hope to see you again real soon :) More 

melbourne
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We had 4 meals everyone of them was terrific. Sensational taste, they were all different and the prices were quite reasonable. Compared to eating at the surf club or pub it's a winner

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Thank ptwiggo
Mjb1211, Manager at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your glowing review! Its aways great to hear from happy diners. Wonderful that you enjoyed your meals. We really appreciate that you went out of your way to write about your experience and look very forward to seeing you again real soon! :) More 

South Australia
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Have been going to this restaurant regularly for years each year we come to Coolum. It was always very good. However after our last experience we will not be going back, ever. Every dish we had was just rubbish, (as it was take-away we could not return it), we threw it away in disgust. It was sloppy, tasteless and unappealing... More 

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Longford, Australia
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

We ate here on several occasions during our 2 week stay. Each time the food was excellent with wonderful tasty dishes. Friendly capable staff.

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Thank Ezza1960
Mjb1211, Manager at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Ezza1960, thank you for your kind words. It means a lot to the whole team at the Chilli Bean. May good karma be you daily guide! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$164
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 21:00
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 22:00
Saturday
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Opposite Coolum Surf Club | Cnr Park St & David Low Way, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Coolum Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 54463911
Description
We have been operating since 1996 making us the oldest Thai Restaurant on the Sunshine Coast. We pride ourselves as having the tastiest, freshest thai cuisine in the area. Over the years we have had quire a few other thai restaurants open in opposition to us. We have welcomed these new businesses but know we are still the original and the best Thai in Coolum Beach. Come and try it for yourself. Our meals speak for themselves. Come and enjoy our relaxed atmosphere and generous tasty dishes!

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