Chinese cuisine was never to my liking in Australia,and I’ve eaten Chinese fare all over the world except in China. Closest was Hong Kong! So,the next best option, when it came to Asian food would be Thai. But,Thai is not as cheap as Chinese. The good Thai restaurants nearby to where I live would be in Parramatta,and parking in Parra(as it’s known) is a Nightmare on Elm street Part 3! We had only one Thai restaurant in Wentworthville aka Wenty called Vna and the food was good but the service was nothing to write home about. A Thai restaurant in Westmead,a close-by suburb, was closed on Sundays I reckon. And,me and wifey always forget that. So off we went to Vna in Wenty. But when we arrived,wifey noticed that the name had changed to T.TOP THAI. I was so hungry that I didn’t even notice that even though I was clicking the signboard.
Then the wife found out from the waitress that the ownership had changed hands.I remembered her from before,when this place was called Vna. She was a chirpy little thing albeit a little forgetful. The decor seemed the same,but somehow,it looked a bit different; a bit more welcoming than before!
Wifey was beaming from ear to ear when I went in. I thought she was pleased because the owner’s had changed,but that wasn’t it. They had “Lunch Specials” now. She couldn’t be happier as she loved to save money and I can’t be bothered when hungry):
The icing on the cake was that these were available on weekends also. So, one could opt for a choice of veg/non veg/seafood with rice or noodles or as a dish with plain white rice. I opted for a cashew nut chicken n sauce with plain rice and the wife chose chilli basil noodles with chicken. My order came reasonably fast and it looked very appetizing.
Wifey’s came soon after but the chirpy thai waitress bungled up the order.Instead of noodles,she brought rice. She was embarrased,and wifey is always willing to give a lesson in customer service. Miss chirpy quickly said a sorry and rushed back to the kitchen.She returned a while later with the correct order.
Both the dishes were scrumptious and portions generous. All our complaints vanished with the yummy thai lunch specials! The lunch specials also came with 2 drinks. All in all we were happy; more because of the new owners and the real value for money lunch specials! In any normal Thai eatery,a meal for 2 with drinks will easily be between 35-50 dollars. This cost us just $23.80 and we were feeling rather bloated as the portions were large. So,good on you TOP THAI,and hope you will remain on top with your service and prices!! Cheers
T Top Thai Restaurant is open from 11am to 10pm, seven days.
Lunch specials are available between 11.am- 2.30 pm seven days.
The restaurant is at 73-75 Dunmore St, Wentworthville. Tel: 9636 5599.