Chat Thai, Sydney
The newest addition to the Cha Thai chain, the biggest and the most fanciest which is located on level 6 of Westfield CBD.
I have not been a fan of Chat Thai, my previous experience has not been great. I was catching up with M, we were seeing a comedy at the State Theatre and thought we would have an early dinner. Everything on level 5 was pretty much closed except for Charlie and Co and the pasta place so I suggested Chat Thai. We rocked up at about 6pm and the place was already busy with only two or three tables to spare and within 30 mins, there was a queue already.
We opt for the kana mhu grob ($15) – stir fried chinese kale and crisp pork belly. The pork belly was indeed crispy, too crispy making it way too crunchy. The dish was seriously spicy, not what we both expected. It was good but nothing special I thought.
The gaeng daeng bed ($16) – red curry roasted duck with pineapple, lychee and holy basil was nice but also nothing special I thought. The duck was tender, and the pineapple and lychee a wonderful complement.
I am still not a huge fan of Chat Thai, their dessert would probably be the only reason I come back for – especially their sticky rice with durian! YUM! Even their banana fritters is pretty good, their food, it’s nice but definitely not for me. I still do prefer Longrain and Shortgrain!
GA’s rating: 6 / 10
Level 6, Westfield Sydney
Ph: +61 2 9221 0600