Thai cuisine is known around the world for its usage of fresh herbs and spices, its varied choices and its bold flavours. Thai Silom acts as the perfect representative for the cuisine, offering diners dishes using the freshest produce and the finest ingredients, all at an affordable rate. Thai Silom’s Surfers Paradise outlet on Surfers Paradise Boulevard – the other branch can be found in Broadbeach – is well known for its stylish setting, friendly servers and of course, excellent food. Popular dishes at this local hotspot include the coconut lamb prawns, the pla lard prik (deep-fried fish topped with sour & spicy sauce with garlic, fish sauce, basil, palm sugar), the fig lamb and the macadamia prawns with chilli paste garlic, capsicum, snow peas and crushed macadamia nuts. For dessert, the banana tempura with ice cream and the sticky rice with taro are both fine options. Make sure to book ahead for a table at this popular Gold Coast restaurant.