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Blue Orchid Thai Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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22 Bulcock St, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
+61 7 5491 9433
17:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 23:30
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Whenever I'm on the Sunshine Coast I always come back here. It's casual dining and a simple setting but the Thai food is fresh and full of flavor.

Thank Austravellingworld
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had 4 mains and 2 rice as take-away meals to feed 4 and all of us (2 adults and 2 kids) thought the meals were of excellent quality. We had a Thai green chicken curry and 3 other dishes all were fantastic. Would recommend to all.

Thank Alan7777777777
Toowoomba, Australia
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Happy visit to Blue Orchid. We were put off at first because we couldn't see in to the restaurant from the street but decided to go with other reccomendations. Inside it is comfortable, but maybe a bit dark, with tables quite close together. Thai fish cakes were tasty and obviously freshly made. The green prawn curry was superb but probably... More 

Thank Christopher H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely food, good atmosphere, the service was the reason for 4 rather than 5 stars. Service suffered because they were busy - asked if we wanted dessert and then forgot to bring the dessert menu. Wine very reasonably priced by the glass - how refreshing, normally feel ripped off if I buy just a glass or two. We enjoyed the... More 

Thank Debbie A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't be fooled but the tucked away location, the food here is consistently exceptional. Great Thai food.

Thank Journo77
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We eat a lot of Thai all over the place and we came across this little gem whilst holidaying in Caloundra. Bookings are essential ...great service and food comes out fairly quickly. Had 3 mains ...special massamun beef was to die for tender and full of flavour ...slow cooked perfect...Chicken and cashew nuts full of flavour ... beef with oyster... More 

Thank michael w
Gold Coast, Australia
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I read a few glowing reviews online before trying Blue Orchid so my expectations were high. Usually when this happens I get disappointed, but not this time. Blue Orchid is the best Thai I have ever had. The garlic prawns were superb and the red curry chicken was perfect. It costs a few dollars more than other Thai places in... More 

Thank Mirimeth
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did not dine in the restaurant as we had very tired children, so opted for a take-a-way meal. Food was ordered and there was only a short wait (10 minutes) for the meals to be ready. The food was amazing and very, very tasty. There was fight the next day for who had the leftovers for lunch.

Thank Leslee C
Sunshine Coast, Australia
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We tried the green chicken curry - okay but not an authentic green curry at all, disappointing but we arrived as the kitchen was closing so maybe it was hurried instead of curried.... Green curry should be the defining dish for a Thai restaurant We tried the Thai fish cakes - nice but not quite spicy enough, a bit "Australianised"... More 

Thank Arkward4552
Sunshine Coast, Australia
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff are so very obliging, the food Is heavenly and presented so beautifully. It is such a pleasure to take interstate and overseas visitors to this restaurant. I recommend a visit if you like Thai and also want a lovely experience.

Thank carolineeagar

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Bulcock St, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Caloundra
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5491 9433

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