I absolutely love the dining precinct at Westfield Sydney. Given it’s location in the Sydney CBD, I think it was the perfect idea to create a dining experience with actual restaurants and not just with a food court especially beyond the trading hours of a shopping mall. I am slowly trying to make my way through Level 6 and Chat Thai has now been ticked off the list.
Located on Level 6, Chat Thai is constantly busy during lunch and dinner service. It seems to be no different with all their other branches. We go for a dinner seating and unfortunately have to wait a fair bit for a table. I would highly recommend booking beforehand to avoid any lengthy waits.
The only other exposure I’ve had to the Chat Thai group is quick takeaway for lunch at The Galleries Victoria branch which is situated within a food court, so I was excited to have a sit down feed.
I love these cups. They definitely add to the experience and are a bit of fun.
Som Dtum Thai $14
We start off with a green papaya salad with peanuts and dried shrimp. It combines the spice, salty and sweet flavours which was perfectly balanced. A great refreshing way to start our dinner.
Yum Woon Sen $18
We thought we would try something different with a salad of glass noodles with minced chicken, calamari, mussels and prawns. This was another refreshing salad which got our taste buds going, particularly with the spicy lemon dressing. I’m a sucker for thai food because I love how flavours are so well developed.
Bped Mar Kham $18
We diverge away from the normal dishes we always seem to order when having Thai and go with something completely different. We actually get won over by the pictures on the menu (sometimes this makes things so much easier). The roasted duck breast is cooked and served with a caramelised tamarind sauce. We are blown away with the presentation as the duck pieces were piled mountain high in a pool of the glossy taramind sauce. The duck pieces were very tender with the skin still cripsy and had absorbed all the flavour of the tamarind.
Gaeng Kaew Gai $16
There’s one dish that we always have to order when eating thai, that is a curry. We opt for the chicken green curry with apple eggplants, kaffir lime leaves and basil. A comforting mild curry is generously filled with tender pieces of chicken and an array of vegetables which does not dissapoint.
Our table tiny table filled with plenty of food
Overall, we were very impressed with the quality of food, portions and services here at Chat Thai. All the flavours really excelled in flavour and that’s always a two thumbs up for the boy and I. It’s a pity that the sticky rice and mango dessert is seasonal so was not avaiable at the time that I went. Considering it is now on the back end of Spring and Summer only days away with mangoes already in season, I think this would be a massive hit. Make sure you get your fix and please do let me know how good it is.
Level 6, Shop 6002
Cnr Pitt & Market Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Tel: +612 9221 0600