Locals to Newcastle, you’re a lucky bunch! With so many amazing amazing options to choose from, whether you’re in the mood for some Thai food with kick, or a mild rice dish, you’ll find it at these amazing Newcastle restaurants. Grab your friends and family, pile them into the car and head over to these amazing hotspots across Newcastle for some seriously delicious food. From spicy chilli dishes to mild soups, there’s something for everyone at the locations below.
Mon’s on Darby Thai

Step inside to a world of flavour, Mon's on Darby - Newcastle
Step inside to a world of flavour, Mon’s on Darby – Newcastle

Boasting amazing reviews, Mon’s on Darby Thai is a local favourite when it comes to authentic Thai cuisine. As one of the longest-established Thai restaurants in the area, you can be sure this restaurant has survived so long for a reason! Dine in and enjoy delicious dishes served up in a friendly, laidback atmosphere.
Open 7 days for lunch and dinner, you can rely on the dedicated chefs here to create culinary delights. Don’t feel like eating in? Takeaway is also available for your convenience. Mon’s on Darby Thai also cater for gluten-free and vegetarian requirements. If you’re looking for some fantastic Thai for lunch or dinner, this should be your first destination!
Where: 150 Darby St, Cooks Hill NSW 2300

Top Thai Restaurant
Bright and alluring exteriors, Top Thai Restaurant – Newcastle

Delight your senses by visiting Top Thai Restaurant—truly a top Thai restaurant! Offering a range of sumptuous meals including Pad kee mao (Thai-style fried noodle dish), Thai laksa and spicy cashew nut dishes, there’s something for every palate here. Open for dinner 7 days a week, as well as lunch Monday to Friday, this restaurant is perfect to stop in on your lunch break or to take the family out to dinner. They also cater for gluten-free requirements, making this a great option for just about everyone!
Don’t want to cook, but fancy staying in? Take advantage of Top Thai Restaurant’s convenient delivery and takeaway services. They also have a specials board that is updated regularly, so you can always have more Thai food for less!
Where: 10 Kemp St, Wallsend NSW 2287

Benjamas Thai Restaurant
Amazing Thai cuisine, Benjamas Thai Restaurant - Newcastle
Amazing Thai cuisine, Benjamas Thai Restaurant – Newcastle

Got a craving for authentic Thai food full of flavour? Head to Benjamas Thai Restaurant in Cooks Hill. Open for lunch and dinner, you will find everything you could want on their extensive menu. Whether you feel like something spicy, such as the gaeng panand (chicken, beef or pork cooked in chilli paste and coconut milk), or something a bit milder such as the pad khing, every dish is a winner here.
With fantastic meals all at very affordable prices, you’re sure to love it at Benjamas Thai Restaurant. The chefs here work with only the freshest ingredients, ensuring your dish is tasty and flavoursome. This restaurant is BYO, and also serves a range of refreshing drinks for a great night.
Where: 1/100 Darby St, Cooks Hill NSW 2300
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