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Nara Thai Restaurant

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L 1 165 Pacific Hwy, Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2290, Australia
17:30 - 20:30
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Sun - Thu 17:30 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 20:45
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Newcastle, Australia
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 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 the night and it was nowhere near ready. Restaurant itself dull, decor badly in need... More 

Thank Erkienewc
Newcastle, Australia
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295 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
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
Newcastle Australia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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 drinks but he wasn't what you'd think would come out of a Hospitality course. DARK... More 

Thank annegillies53
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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 bother with it. It was a strange colour and I ordered it with chicken and... More 

Thank Jo B
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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
Level Contributor
26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 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
New South Wales, Australia
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2016

My work colleagues and I had lunch at Nara Thai today. We were greeted by a lady in her gym attire. She said that she was hoping to go home early today that is why she was not in work attire, I also overheard her say to another couple who came in for lunch that she was hoping know one... More 

1 Thank Kaylyn20
1 review
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Tried to order takeaway by delivery thru eat now. Waited over an hour and a half with no contact and after two calls to the restaurant and then multiple calls to the restaurant i was informed the driver could not find my address and was simply left at that. Waste of time and was probably going to taste like garbage... More 

Thank James A
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Tasty takeaway with prompt service. Tried the green chicken curry and chicken satays. Nice satay sauce.

Thank anneMEL016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?