Khao Pla Macquarie

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$40 and under
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Thai

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Thai food accompanied with a modern twist, Khao Pla has expanded its services by presenting original and new flavours in Macquarie Centre. The food is created by Pla, combining his knowledge of traditional Thai food and experience in some of the Top Asian Restaurants in Australia. Khao Pla food is then created using modern techniques in cooking to create a unique plate of Thai flavours. Come into try the award winning ‘pork ribs’ from the SMH Good Food Guide 2015.
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4.7
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3.3
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3.8
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4.0
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SF
1 review
Dined on 31 October 2019
Overall3Food5Service1Ambience2

Would only recommend for the food , although small serves. Service not good. Not very attentive.

MS
4 reviews
Dined on 30 October 2019
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience3

Very tasty informal business lunch for 6 people. Any more than 6 would make it hard for everyone to hear one conversation. Pork ribs great as usual. Nashi pear and soft-shell crab salad also well-received, although some found it a bit chilli hot. Duck curry also very tasty. Beer and wine selection not bad for an informal venue. We were tucked in a corner, so shopping centre location wasn't a big negative.

JB
1 review
Dined on 16 October 2019
Overall3Food5Service1Ambience5

Everything was good but someone came to take the order after 25 mins that too when me and my friend both had raised our hands and kept them raised till someone came to our table. We basically forced people to look at us. The attendants were just standing there telling each other to take the order. It was Wednesday, unlike a Friday. 6-7 tables were occupied only. The service was extremely disappointing.

MS
5 reviews
Dined on 27 August 2019
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience3

Great food. Not exactly quiet, but a group of 8 people could still converse well enough.

SN
1 review
Dined on 24 August 2019
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

Enjoyed pork belly, soft shell crab salad and some desserts with a girlfriend. Food was exceptional.

ID
1 review
Dined on 6 August 2019
Overall3Food5Service2Ambience3

The food are always good. I'm just a bit disappointed with the service as we were sitting at the end table but the waiters hardly check on us and so we have to wait for a bit when we needed something, eg. putting out order in, asking for cutleries and etc.

P
Sydney / NSW
7 reviews
Dined on 27 June 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A great experience at Khao Pla. I'd dined at the Chatswood restaurant before and while the food was of course excellent, the size of the restaurant and the wait time was a deterrent. The new restaurant in Macquarie Centre is massive so it was easier to get a table (although it was quickly filled even for a weekday lunchtime, which says a lot about its popularity). The food was expectedly excellent. Would definitely come back!

VR
1 review
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

Good food , but disappointed they did not have record of my booking even though it was confirmed.

G
1 review
Dined on 18 May 2019
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Great and fresh food, really good value for the quality of food they offer. The staff was very nice to explain all the dishes calmly and nicely.

h
1 review
Dined on 13 April 2019
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience3

Nice option in Macquarie for a group dinner. Food is delicious and service was good.

SC
Sydney / NSW
2 reviews
Dined on 4 January 2019
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Khao Pla is my favourite Thai in Chatswood and surrounds but I was worried if they could maintain the quality of food in another branch. My concern was not needed! Booked this place for the boss' farewell dinner and it did not disappoint! Although there was not a proper big table to accommodate us due to the intimate space this is in, the food more than made up for it. Everything was delicious and we could cater to everyone's tastebuds from vegetarian to the spicy ones. Will definitely be happily patronising again =o)

GG
1 review
Dined on 18 December 2018
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience4

The food at Khao Pla is always tasty and the portions are of a decent size. The service can be a bit hit and miss which can be disappointing to the overall experience.

One thing I will point out is that despite most people using Apple Pay or other electronic forms of payment, Khao Pla charges 1.5% for the privilege.

In my opinion this is an unacceptable practice given that we are slowly becoming a cashless society. Furthermore, in my experience, 99% of vendors for which I use my phone to make payments DO NOT charge a fee for doing so.

S
Sydney / NSW
6 reviews
Dined on 6 September 2018
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience4

Delicious food in a casual, trendy and noisy setting. Love it!