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The Tall Lemongrass

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4/136 Willoughby Rd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Canberra, Australia
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food, atmosphere and service were all of an excellent quality. From the complimentary chili lime 'biscuits' that were brought to the table whilst we decided what we'd order to the several dishes our party of 8 consumed, everything was great. If I had to pick on something it would be the lack of a full size bottle of sparkling... More 

Thank Craig M
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57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good environment, authentic foods and desserts. I have tried some of the curries and they are tasty, especially the more spicy ones that really burn you. The prices are also very reasonable. I think for that price you get a very good value.

Thank amiri455
Sydney, Australia
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146 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Nice little neighbourhood restaurant, fast friendly service. the food is really good when you eat in - I have read other reviews about the takeaway and it just isn't the same with most dishes. I had the red curry duck, it was delicious and they put the leftovers in a dish for me to take home, no problems at all.... More 

Thank Nicky_c79
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Delivery food came and found short thick black hair in food. Thats enough to put you off an already average tasting meal.

Thank Annabel S
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
85 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

This is a large restaurant and on a Friday night one would expect it to be very busy. Actually it was quite empty which should have set off the alarm bells then. We dined with two other couples. The offerings for a banquet menu were the boring old Thai staples of fish cakes, spring rolls, etc etc so decided to... More 

Thank Us3Sydney
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Friday night out for dinner with four friends, where none of us had been before. The restaurant could seat approximately 60-70 but there were only 15 diners (including us) on a Friday night? Entrees appeared to be heated frozen food and not all that enjoyable. We ordered 4 main courses which were reasonable except for the 'The Sexy Lamb' which... More 

Thank 795georged
Level Contributor
42 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

This is without question the worst Thai food in Sydney. The ingredients are mostly frozen and of poor quality. What's more it's incredibly overpriced. I have lived in Crows Nest for over a year, and there are many good restaurants in the area. This one, hands down, is the worst.

1 Thank SydneyBestever
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
78 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

By chance we stopped near by and decided to pop in for a bite to eat. Greeting is your standard meet and greet. Nice touch with a bowl of spicy prawn crackers when you sit down. Vegetable spring rolls are very good, good flavour & texture. The Vegetarian Pad Thai was a good portion and tasty. The Crispy pork belly... More 

Thank Darren H
Sydney, Australia
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98 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I've shared a meal here with friends and family on a few occasions and each time have found something different and enjoyable to eat. The food is good, portions are great and the service is very good. There's plenty of choices on the menu and all your favourites are there. The restaurant is spacious and decor interesting.

Thank Bernadette M
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

This restaurant is very, very average and in a sea of restaurants on the Willougby Road strip it needs to lift its game. The mixed platter entree was probably the most edible dish on the night. The chicken and cashew nuts was full of capsicum and not much else. The crying tiger was crying out for flavour and the Barramundi... More 

1 Thank MissPearlPrincess

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4/136 Willoughby Rd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney

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