The Sydney stalwart's northern beaches outpost.
August 03, 2020
Chat Thai has a cult-like following in Sydney, and for good reason. The brand's well-priced, well-portioned and authentic tasting Thai food is hard to beat, as is the huge variety of dishes you can order — some of which you may not already know.
Sure, it's got your classic padt si-ew (pad see-ew), mussaman nuea (massaman beef) and papaya salad. But Chat Thai is also slinging suki (braised chicken with glass noodles in a spicy fermented tofu broth) and grapao bped (five-spice roasted duck stir-fried with fresh chilli, garlic and basil). If you want a bit of everything but don't want to share, go for the 'one plate wonders' option, which pairs some of the restaurant's most popular dishes — like grilled turmeric and lemongrass chicken and stir-fried crispy pork belly — with a single serving of rice.