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Thai Pothong

U 4 294 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 2 9550 6277
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (101 reviews)
“fish cakes” (25 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
U 4 294 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Its a weird, whacky, wonderful place! When you walk past and see transformers (well sculptures) in the window - you know its going to be cool! The service is fantastic, the staff are pleasant and friendly and when you have a meal with 10 people...More

Thank Brett L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Was very impressed with the food, the service and the decor of this place. We went here for a work party and it was fantastic!!! Highly recommend!

Thank Yasmine Y
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I dinned out the Thai Pothong on Saturday August 11th. We walked in off the street and were lucky enough to get a table. The restaurant was very busy with over 600 booked in plus probably another 100 or more walk ins....More

Thank 630alf
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been visiting this restaurant for over 20 years. It is always consistent, great food, well priced, excellent customer service. Keep doing what you are doing Thai Patong!

Thank Susan F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We celebrated a family birthday here. We have been many times and keep going back. It’s really good quality food and the staff are extremely friendly and attentive. And for birthdays they really look after you. If you pay in cash you get vouchers to...More

Thank Anthony N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a Thai food lover this is my favorite place to eat Thai food in Sydney. The food is divine, the restaurant is classy and so clean, also the prices are ok. Staff is super friendly. This is my to go place for Thai food.

Thank Blerina D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to celebrate with a large group. Friendly service, good food, good location. Skilled at giving personalised service, accomodating variable dietary requirements and making each person welcome.

Thank Diane G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently moved to Newtown from Melbourne, my husband and I dined here a week ago; Friday night and it was packed; many diners in big group celebrations. Despite the number of people, the service was faultless - attentive but not intrusive,and our waiter couldn't have...More

Thank Prudence G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Thai Pothong has become a landmark institution in the heart of Newtown, where many restaurants come and go leaving hardly a trace. It is very reliable and the quality is consistent. The food is fresh and the service is good. This is a very...More

Thank martyn626
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's been awhile since I visited this place. Not due to any reason but it's far from where I live. But everytime I eat here it makes me think if I should move closer. The food is always delicious, penang curry was is my choice...More

1  Thank jpflies
A Bohemian inner-west suburb known for its alternative
music scene, Newtown is a diverse community offering a
multitude of restaurants, art galleries, performance
spaces, thrift stores and bars. Home of some of the
best live music venues in the city, shows can be found
everywhere from the official theatres to the
neighbourhood pubs. From its humble beginnings as a
neighbourhood primarily known for its many Thai
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29 January 2018|
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Response from Elyssebeth | Reviewed this property |
HiI I am sure they will answer this question directly. for you if you ask. No patron would be able t tell you this - unless they too have asked directly. Regards E
26 November 2016|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
If in doubt, get an uber. Reasonable and you don't have to stress about parking.
Megan B
26 November 2016|
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Response from ThaiPothong | Property representative |
Hi Megan, We have over 25 Thai Restaurants in Newtown each with it own style of service and cooking. All are different. We offer to our guests a restaurant where you can relax and enjoy not only a Thai meal but and whole... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 4 294 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Newtown>  > Newtown
  • Neighbourhood: Newtown
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9550 6277
  • E-mail
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