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Ruan Kao Thai

248 Maitland Road | Mayfield, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 4960 3667
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good26%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (9 reviews)
“pad see ew” (4 reviews)
“curry puffs” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
248 Maitland Road | Mayfield, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the pork chilli jam - fantastic for very reasonable price. Will definitely revisit and recommend. Don't let the outside appearance put you off, inside although basic is clean and comfortable.

Thank Rory M
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Great thai food - would be the best in mayfield. The staff and always very friendly and fast!! They have very affordable lunch specials which are great and quick. I would recommend trying the pad thai.

Thank Pixrun
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Have dined here a few times and never disappoints. Big thumbs up. One of the best Thai restaurants in Newcastle

1  Thank Diner017
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Back at Ruan Kao last night...beautiful smoky flavours in Chilli Jam Prawns and some sweet heat in the Jungle curry

2  Thank Bill S
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This restaurant looks very unassuming from the outside, however the decor is nice and neat and comfortable. The staff are so very friendly and all speak very good English. The choices on the menu are exceptional but most of all are the flavours.....so wonderfully good...More

1  Thank Kerry T
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Caught out by daylight saving we needed a restaurant that would feed us late. We phoned a couple of places but they weren't interested, then we found Ruan Kao Thai. They were more than happy to take a rush order over the phone on a...More

2  Thank John N
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Lovely food. Lovely service. A great dining experience! Will definitely be going back soon. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Kath G
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Really great authentic Thai. Satay skewers and curry puffs were amazing. Then the pad Thai and mussaman curry were both so tasty! The beef in the curry was so tender! Lovely staff and great prices. Will definitely be back!

1  Thank aleeahjodie
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Satay skewers here are well marinated and peanut sauce is tasty but a little less sauce with a bit more bite would have complimented the chicken better. Mains are generous for Thai food but the red curry was missing the sweetness generally associated with the...More

Thank madmickyd
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Me and Partner love getting food from here when we are yoo lazy to cook. Pad see ew with chicken and the salmon chuchee are highly recommended. Nice staff never had a problem with the food or service. Overall a nice family owned restaurant

Thank Elijah S
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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 248 Maitland Road | Mayfield, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4960 3667
Dine in, takeaway
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