ROYAL THAI HOBART
Hobart and Surrounds, TAS

Home to some of Hobart's most authentic Thai Food, Royal Thai is ambient, flavoursome and hugely popular with locals. Found in the city's north, guests to this charming eatery can relax in the comfortable dining room while enjoying delicacies from the Chef's special menu as well as a wide variety of specialty vegetarian dishes.
Accepts
Opening Times
Address:

199 Elizabeth Street
Suburb:
North Hobart
Contact:
Tel: +61 3 6234 1366
Cuisine:
Thai
Price Range:
$$$$ ~ $$$$
License:
Licensed & BYO (wine only)
DETAILS
PROFILE BY BEST RESTAURANTS
Christopher Wong and Frederika Low came from Malaysia to study at the University of Tasmania, hitting the books on computer science and accounting respectively. Originally from Kota Bahru on the Malay/Thai border and raised by a family of chefs and restaurateurs, Wong found he preferred the kitchen to computers and opened Royal Thai restaurant in the city in early 2008. He says that having grown up eating Thai-influenced food and living in Bangkok for two years, his aim, with himself and three young Thais in the kitchen, is to serve food that is as authentic as possible.

As seems par for the course for Asian restaurants, the menu is an extensive compilation that includes 17 appetisers, eight soups and 53 stir-fry mains of vegetarian, chicken, beef, pork and seafood among it's pages. While many of the same combinations are repeated through the menu, it is the fresh, bold flavours and lively spicing of the dishes that most impresses. Sample the fragrant jump-out-at-you aromas and sourness of lemongrass and lime in the tom yum gai, the deep, intriguing flavours of the octopus marinade, the tingling chilli heat and mint freshness in the prawn salad and the rich sweet and sourness of the special red curry served in a coconut shell. The wine list might be small but it is well-selected and reasonably priced and the service comes with a friendly Thai smile.
Graeme Phillips
This restaurant does not have any feature.
Awards
This restaurant does not have any awards.
199 Elizabeth Street
North Hobart TAS 7000
CHEF RECOMMENDATIONS
There are no recommendations for this restaurant.
REVIEWS
HAVE YOU DINED AT Royal Thai Hobart?Write your review
Best Restaurants of Australia invites your comments on your dining experience.
You are welcome to share your views with our many readers under our conditions of use*
(will be displayed on the site)
(will NOT be displayed on the site)
Currently there are no reviews for this restaurant.
Be the first to share your experience.
OUR PARTNERS
de Groots Best Restaurants of Australia © de Groots Media 1996 - 2014