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“Great Thai food”
Review of Thip's Thai

Thip's Thai
Ranked #277 of 1,362 Restaurants in Canberra
Cuisines: Fast food, Asian, Thai
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Melbourne, Australia
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93 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Great Thai food”
Reviewed 6 July 2013

This is a real hidden gem in an office block in Belconnen - a very hole in the wall of an office block kind of place. You come here for the food as the setting is really basic. The service is friendly and personal - it's a family run affair where the door is closed promptly at closing time, which is rather early, even for Canberra standards. The special Thai chicken is excellent - all choices are very local style food that you'd get in Thailand.

  • Visited June 2013
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English first
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39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Best Pad Thai ever!”
Reviewed 7 June 2013

Great little hole in the wall-esk eatery. I absolutely love the food here and find it hard to resist their chicken Pad Thai - mmmm

Visited January 2013
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Canberra, Australia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Authentic Thai food - home away from home”
Reviewed 19 September 2012

I cannot get enough of pad thai with prawns from Thip's Thai. Not only it's the best in Canberra, I can safely say that it's one of best in Thailand. Lunch time is always a mad house with a long line for ready-made hot meals, come early to avoid the queue, or book a table and pre-order a la carte around 11 am. If you have a big group, it's probably better to come in the evening. Thip's Thai is the closest to the authentic Thai street food experience you can get. It's not a fancy place to take your date to but if you want real Thai food how it's done in Thailand, this is the place.

  • Visited September 2012
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288 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
“Think Thai Street food; great food, lovely service, but very, very basic setting.”
Reviewed 15 August 2012

Thip's is a winner because the food is so great. Service is quick and friendly. But the setting is like a takeaway. BYO is cheap but only open Monday to Friday and no credit card facilities. Park in Myer carpark and walk over the foot bridge to the churches centre. Great pics were the
Pad Thai,  Hor Mok steamed seafood and vegetable in special curry paste, Thai style fried chicken in special sauce, banana wrapped in sticky rice and icecream

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511 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 314 helpful votes
“Serendipity strikes again, excellent Thai food in unpretentious surroundings”
Reviewed 5 June 2012

We found this restaurant completely by accident whilst wandering around the area. The place itself is plain and unpretentious. Yet the food is anything but, very very nice indeed. So nice in fact, that we had to go back and validate our previous visit... and yes, yet again, the food was excellent. Recommended!

  • Visited December 2011
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