Below is a list of the top and leading Thai Restaurants in Adelaide. To help you find the best Thai Restaurants located near you in Adelaide, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Adelaide’s Best Thai Restaurants:
The top rated Thai Restaurants in Adelaide that deal with Thai cuisine and dining are:
- Nu Thai Restaurant
- Social Street S2
- S2 on Flinders
Nu Thai Restaurant
Nu Thai Restaurant was opened by Thomas Ng in June 2004 on Gouger Street Adelaide. He named it Nu Thai as it was another way to say ‘New’ or Modern Thai cuisine. Since 2004 he had built quite a reputation from his customer. After 10 years of operating on Gouger street, Thomas decided to move to another location. A much bigger place located at 228 Morphett Street. October 2014 was the grand opening of Thomas’s new location. It is spacious, modern and creates warm atmosphere for customers to enjoy there meals.
Thai food is all about vibrancy and texture, the complexity of flavour is the secret of creating a nice Thai food. They serve Central plain (Bangkok) cuisines and street style food. They source fresh ingredients from their local central markets and some of their secret recipes have made a big hit with customer.
Thai Dumpling, Flat Prawn Spring Rolls, Chicken Satay Skewers, Thai Fish Cake, Vegetables Tempura, Tom Yum Goong, Tom Kha Gai, Green Papaya Salad, Thai Beef Salad, Pad Thai, Pad See-Ew, Thai Fried Rice, Coconut Rice
“Great service, attentive staff, good ambiance. Tried the duck spring roll, chive dumplings and pork belly and mushroom veggie option. All very well cooked, good portion sizes, not too large. They have a good wine and beer list plus whiskey. Highly recommended.” – Sailendra Singh
Social Street S2
Social Street S2 – Their story began in Adelaide, on one of the historical streets of the city. They are a group of people who love people, and passion of hospitality service and most important is they all love the Thai Street Food. They also love chili and they understand how frustrating it can be to have the wrong chili hit in your meal! They know how important it is to have the right level of heat for every customer so most of their meals are graded.
At S2, their dream is to create a place anyone can love. A place for people to relax and chill with friends and family. Moreover, they want people to have experiences they will remember. They also want it to be a place that makes you feel welcome and at home.
Vegan Spring Rolls, Fish Cake, Sea Flower, Thai Fried Chicken, Larb Gai, Tom Yum Soup, Tom Kha Soup, Pla Salad, Roast Duck Salad, Stir-fry Satay Sauce, Kao-Pad, Sarawak Laksa, Drunken Noodles, Red Curry, Green Curry, Roast Duck Curry, Sweet Sticky Rice
“I highly recommend this restaurant. Great tasting food, unique flavours, generous quantities, friendly service. If I lived In Adelaide it would be a favourite place for Thai food.” – Daniel Boase-Jelinek
S2 on Flinders
S2 on Flinders is a cosy Thai establishment often referred to as the “hidden gem of Flinders Street”. Beautiful food, wine and a jazzy atmosphere make it perfect for casual and romantic dinners, business meetings and lunches. Once you’ve booked your table just sit back, unwind and let us do the rest!
Located below Soho Hotel and near to Hutt Street, S2 features a full glass window surrounding and small boutique atmosphere suitable for small wedding receptions, birthdays and casual cocktail functions.
Vegan Spring Rolls, Fish Cake, Sea Flower, Chicken Wings, Tom Kha Soup, Tom Yum Soup, Roast Duck Salad, Pla Salad, Roast Duck Curry, Green Curry, Red Curry, Thai Wok Star, Drunken Noodle, Thai Deep-fried Chicken, Basil Stir-fried
“This is a hidden Gem. The restaurant is small but please don’t underestimate their food. The Curry Puffs were absolutely amazing because they make the pastry from scratch. The main course was also superb. The waiting staff was polite and welcoming. The restaurant exceed my expectation when they served these delicious peanuts. If you like Thai food then please visit this restaurant you won’t be disappointed.” – Vedant Rohatgi
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