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The bastard child of Khao San Road and your favourite warehouse conversion, it's a broad-scale takeover of historic Curtin House's first floor: part sophisticated beer barn, part Thai cafeteria where the food matches the noise levels blow for blow and hardworking staff focus the  runaway circus atmosphere. Chef Karen Batson has been flying the flag for authentic Thai food since long before the Longrain and Long Chim interlopers hit town, and her encyclopedic menu continues to hit the high notes across the standard playbook and beyond, from steamed mussels lavished with ginger, lemongrass, chilli, kaffir lime and coriander to braised calamari stuffed with chicken and glazed with a sticky chilli-garlic sauce. Heat levels are not for the meek, but with an equally lengthy wine list backed by an able support cast of craft beers and creative cocktails, quenching thirst shouldn't be a problem.

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At a glance

  • Food:
  • One Star
  • Wine:
  • Three glasses
  • Price:
  • E $11-$29

    M $24-$26

    D $12-$14

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Wheelchair Access
    Outdoor dining
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Diners Club
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • Karen Batson


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