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The Rising Sun Thai & Pan-Asian

123 Purewell, Christchurch BH23 1EJ, England
+44 1202 486122
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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11:00 - 23:00All hours
Asian, Thai, Pub, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
123 Purewell, Christchurch BH23 1EJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hadn't booked but they set us up a lovely table. The food was delicious with great service and not too pricey either! Worth a visit.

Thank Kate T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our two friends who invited to the Rising Sun for "The Saturday Lunch Special" are " regulars" and having tried the place ourselves a couple of years ago I can vouch for the quality, consistency and value for money. Ample menu choices backed up by...More

Thank david w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such an an awesome place. Outside is lovely and relaxing, and the staff are so friendly. Would definitely recommend!

Thank Georgi P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Despite this being our local pub/restaurant its been a while since our last visit,however,after this evenings meal I expect to improve the frequency,excellent service,excellent food,service was first class really can't fault it.

Thank Stuart L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We totally enjoyed our "Siam banquet", (£19.95 per person): 4 starters on a platter followed by a selection of mains, again, served together. The staff were geared-up and happy to replace a couple of the set dishes with our preferred choices too. A variety of...More

Thank Johnfrisbee
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Been here a few times and always enjoyed the food and the pleasant staff. The food is often cooked to order and is well presented. The luchtime menu is good value and it's best to book a table

Thank keyboardbrian
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I have been visiting the Rising Sun for years but recently less and less. The Thai foo was OK but now is bland - whether it is 'warehouse' based I don't know but tastes that way. The ladies behind the bar were friendly and helpful...More

Thank Watchman077
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Second time I have been and now can say it is the best place to eat in ChristchurchThey have a rare combination of really great service, very efficient and very tasty food. It is really busy and lively with an lovely outdoor area for drinks....More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Many proprietors should go and have a drink, a simple formulae, friendly welcoming helpful staff. Tip top take away and a proper gin and tonic in a decent glass. Great work well done. We will come back and recommend it, it has the standard of...More

Thank bribiza
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We dined on what turned out to be an extremely busy Friday lunchtime. Despite this the lunch menu was excellent, portions first class, fairly priced and served by cheerful and well trained staff. Must go more often.

Thank Mike N
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Juanpa M
24 April 2017|
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Response from rising-sunxchurch | Property representative |
Hi there! I'm pleased to say we now do. If there's anything else i can help you with, please don't hesitate to contact us. All the best, Justin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 31
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Purewell, Christchurch BH23 1EJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 486122
winner of Best pub or wine bar and Best business lunch, the Rising Sun Thai Restaurant in Christchurch is the place to eat drink and enjoy. Come and experience the best in pan asian cuisine with drinking premium brand spirits, top wines or maybe a nice real ale.
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