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85 Commonwealth St | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 9280 2888
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“thai food” (37 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
85 Commonwealth St | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the past six years I travel from New York am in Surrey Hills on business/pleasure and eat at Longrain at least twice. Always consistently world class cuisine and nice environment. Usually eat alone at the bar or small groups. The oysters are always a...More

Thank Gregory L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We heard of Longrain whilst watching Masterchef on TV in the UK, and made an email booking. The girl at reception took an age checking that we had a booking even though we had confirmed by email that morning and had a number. The layout...More

Thank cotswolds47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was ok but my two dishes (one meat and one veg) were delivered so far apart that it spoiled it a bit.

Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really interesting very tasty Thai good. Unusual but very good. Very large space but noisy when busy. The betel leaf entrees were very tasty - though only bitesize. The eggnet very interesting taste sensation, while the Thai fried chicken in turmeric sauce was sensational. The...More

Thank Peterk9999
LongrainRestaurant, Longrain Restaurant at Longrain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Peterk9999! We are grateful for your lovely review. Looking forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a visit to Sydney from England we booked this restaurant for eight people. It was pretty much a last resort as other popular restaurants were fully booked. Disappointing to say the least. We hadn't realised that they provide a "sharing" approach and no member...More

Thank moyra p
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

I stopped in by myself as I was away for work and staying nearby. What an amazing little gem. Sat at the bar and confirmed I would like the meal quick so I could leave! Started with the tuna which was absolutely amazing and had...More

Thank Belinda B
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Not worth time, tastebuds, or money. Such great reviews online but sadly disappointed with the pricing and taste

Thank Richie R
Longrain, Manager at Longrain, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Dear Richie, We were extremely disappointed to read your review. We would like to speak to you further regarding your dining experience. Would you mind contacting us on info@longrain.com or 029280 2888 to discuss further please?

Reviewed 18 October 2017

We visited from Melbourne last Friday and we managed to secure two seats near the bar at the bench which was great for an early 6.30 start. The new filled egg net dish was sensational, sweet and sour to boot. The veggie curry to die...More

Thank AndieC14
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Highly anticipated booking to celebrate our wedding anniversary at a restaurant that has been going as long as my wife and I have been married. Unfortunately didn't live up to expectation. We waited for 5 minutes at the counter for someone to greet us into...More

Thank AntoineLT
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We have been coming here for approx 18years since it first opened and very little has changed except the menu;) We started with the oysters, beetle leaf and the Ocean trout tartare it was delicious;) Mains we shared green curry prawns and the amazing deep...More

Thank Franco D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$77
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Commonwealth St | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Surry Hills
  • Neighbourhood: Surry Hills
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9280 2888
  • E-mail
Longrain Sydney is located at 85 Commonwealth St in Surry Hills. Inspired by the communal eating philosophy of the Asian table, our menu is made up of dishes created for sharing. Longrain's menu has evolved from Martin Boetz's original Longrain vision, bringing South East Asian influences to carefully sourced ingredients with fresh, zingy flavours. His vibrant menu is carefully balanced with wines and cocktails chosen by restaurateur Sam Christie. Our long, shared tables encourage the spirit of eating together, so you can try each dish as part of a full tasting experience, just as it was intended (limited reservations available). Book one of our individual tables for parties between 6 - 10 people; or Private Dining Room for 12-18 guests.
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