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Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe

Cnr Park St & the Esplanade | Opposite Surf Club, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
+61 7 5446 3911
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (17 reviews)
“chilli” (15 reviews)
“spring rolls” (7 reviews)
Opens in 14 min
All hours
CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
Cnr Park St & the Esplanade | Opposite Surf Club, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Returned to Coolum for an overnight stay and returned to the Hot Chilli Bean for a meal. The hospitality shown by Brendan and Sylvia was outstanding, not to mention the beautiful food on offer. Our prawn spring rolls were fantastic followed by Prawn Soup. Our...More

Thank PJS1958
ChilliBean5, Owner at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for going out of your way to give us such a lovely review. It is always wonderful to hear excellent feedback from our returning guests. We aim to please so its great to know our hard work is being well received....More

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We love this place. We have been eating here since September 2014. It's a "must" when we are in Coolum. Sylvia and her staff make you so welcome. Sit outside, and watch the passing parade. Have a wine or beer, and just enjoy the food,...More

Thank Maggie F
ChilliBean5, Manager at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Dear Maggie, Thank you so much for your lovely review! It is indeed a pleasure to see your smiling faces as always. We enjoy your happy disposition and kindness whenever you come and visit us. I wish all our guests were as joyful as you...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Engaging service from a friendly and patient waiter. We were busy talking and coaxed us towards making our order without being pushy. Good food - loved the unique little bamboo pot my sticky rice came in. We both had Good pineapple juice - so great...More

Thank Barb B
ChilliBean5, Owner at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Barb, thank you for going out of your way to write us such a lovely review! We are super happy that you enjoyed your visit at the Chilli Bean. The construction work in the centre was very irritating and thank goodness has finally been...More

Reviewed 14 September 2017

Went to this restaurant based on two recommendations Very happy with the meal - if you like good Thai...go here!!! (crispy fish was fantastic!) Drinks were priced at very affordable rates and meals were priced good as well Very happy with choosing to go here...thanks!More

Thank Frankly-speaking100
ChilliBean5, Owner at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words! Its always lovely to hear nice feedback from happy visitors. We aim to please and want to offer all our guests value for money as well as fresh healthy delicious Thai food made by our fantastic Thai Kitchen Team....More

Reviewed 6 September 2017

This restaurant provides really excellent meals. They are there for lunch & dinner and all meals are terrific, They are licensed and wine is served by the glass or bottle The owner all other staff provide meals with grace and kindness, It is a great...More

Thank camerohl
ChilliBean5, Owner at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Wow thank you for your great review! It makes us very happy to read such nice words as we try hard to give our guests a great experience when dining with us. Hope to see you again one day!

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

The guy who served us was great. Very nice, friendly and easy going. We shared a meal which was no problem at all, and it was great. Would definitely eat here againMore

Thank Jasmine W
ChilliBean5, Owner at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you Jasmine for going out of your way to give us such a nice review! Our meals are generous enough to share and that's what visitors often do to try different meals with us. We love to give you good old fashioned service with...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

we got take away for dinner for our family while on holiday the food was great couldn't fault it, service was average. We were sitting outside waiting for sometime for our take away thought we would go up and ask after a period to find...More

Thank Loz_1703
ChilliBean5, Manager at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for your feedback....greatly appreciated. I am glad you enjoyed your meals and apologise that you had a bad experience on pick up. The staff on duty may have missed calling it out thinking it may be a phone or internet order, most of our...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Food was delicious, service friendly, what more can you want? I'm yeast free, hubby is a coeliac, 3 kids 2-8 met all our dietary and taste needsMore

Thank smyrkyanne
ChilliBean5, Manager at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Cheers for your lovely words! We are over the moon that you loved our food, especially with allergies it can be hard to find good quality food that also tastes great. We are so happy that we were able provide this for you and please...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017

Have visited this very good Thai Cafe many times over the past 8 years and the newish owner ( about 18 months ago) keeps up the quality of the food. Two of us ate here and we both had great food - Curry Puffs &...More

Thank Richard B
ChilliBean5, Manager at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Thank you for your review Richard. We are happy that you enjoyed your meals at our restaurant. We apologise if your experience was negative due to our staff on Tuesday, we expected a very quiet night and did not expect a full restaurant. Unfortunately we...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

The best Thai food I've ever eaten. SILVIA and her staff are so friendly. The food is amazing. I've eaten here lunch and dinner and can't wait to come back again. This restaurant knows it all. Great food, great service and great atmosphere. Wish I...More

Thank HillyJan
Dave S, Owner at Hot Chilli Bean Thai Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thanks so much for your lovely words! We love that you are enjoying our restaurant and look real forward to serving you again! :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Park St & the Esplanade | Opposite Surf Club, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Coolum Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5446 3911
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