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Pira Thai

U 18 13- 23 Unley Rd, Parkside, Adelaide, South Australia 5063, Australia
+61 8 8373 3780
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“pad thai” (9 reviews)
“pork” (4 reviews)
“fish cakes” (2 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 21:30All hours
Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
U 18 13- 23 Unley Rd, Parkside, Adelaide, South Australia 5063, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A mid week visit, on the fly with no booking, satay chicken sticks were great, beef massaman curry was excellent, and stir fried vegetables fresh and flavoursome. Service was okay, decor a little tired but fine for a quick bite to eat.

Thank Carole T
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We ate at this restaurant a few years ago. The last time we ordered the same fish dish and it came out totally different and was awful - perhaps with a very different cook! Decided to give it another go after a long absence. The...More

Thank Rose R
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Walked to a nearby resturant--choose this Thai one. I was shocked and disappointed with the food that came from the kitchen. We provided the server with information about the poor quality of the brown rice (I mean really, how can you screw up brown rice?)...More

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Ate lunch here on the spur of the moment with my wife. Ordered Green chicken curry and drunken seafood to share. Service is pleasant and quick but the food well below par. The drunken seafood had a couple of tiny prawns and mussles in it...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 23 November 2016

One of the best Thai restaurant in Adelaide. Fresh good value for money. You must try Barramundi with green mango, Green curry and Stir fry Cashewnut.

2  Thank Nat C
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Went here on the recommendation of a friend. The food was extremely expensive for the quantity served and the taste was average. We had an entree plate - two skewers of satay chicken with two small pieces of chicken on each stick, two spring rolls...More

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I have come to Pira Thai since 2007 and never, ever been disappointed by the dishes or service. It is a busy place so make sure you come there early! you wont' be disappointed.

2  Thank Philclem61
Reviewed 17 September 2016

A cosy place on a cool night. Reasonable selection of dishes and wine. Most small dishes came with three pieces but since we were sharing and there was four of us we ordered four pieces – fish cakes, chicken pieces etc. Mains very well cooked,...More

2  Thank Ian44866
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Adelaide, being a little town always had passable Thai restaurants, and despite numerous TripAdvisor reviews, the top few are only so-so, but Pira Thai stood out amongst them. Firstly, let's start with drinks. Those who've been through South East Asia, and especially Thailand must be...More

2  Thank M L
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

The lunch time specials make great value for money and is well presented. The atmosphere is pleasant and food quality is good. Being on a low fodmaps diet, i found the staff was most helpful in accommodating my no garlic or onion and low salt...More

1  Thank Helen P
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 18 13- 23 Unley Rd, Parkside, Adelaide, South Australia 5063, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide  >  Parkside
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8373 3780
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