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Thai Container

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151 Bealey Avenue | Corner of Bealey & Caledonian Rd, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 21 139 4881
10:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Auckland, New Zealand
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Called in here after a long day of travelling and a craving for tofu - this definately ticked the box. Good portion sizes (had left overs for late night snack) and the rice came in a separate contains which was appreciatesd. Loads of fresh vegetables, heaps of tofu and good flavour.

Thank hardlymorethan
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We ordered basil chicken and fried noodle this evening.Both are delicious but not really typical Thai flavor.

Thank thelalu
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the pad thai noodles n satay chicken service was good quick and efficient was popular place for locals n take away great flavours

Thank Darryl D
Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ordered spicy chicken and garlic prawns. Both were tasty and fresh. The only drawback was the boy who served us was not very polite. If you are after a quick Thai meal this place is good.

Thank wagnorneal
Gold Coast, Australia
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184 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Prices are ok. Food is average. I expected a bit more after seeing the reviews. Staff was not really friendly as well. Maybe she just had a bad day, it's fine. But the whole package was just an average experience.

Thank Benjamin F
Austin, Texas
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't know what a container restaurant was, so was a bit surprised when we got there. The best way to describe it is it's a food truck next to - duh - a container where the cooking is done. There are outside communal picnic tables, but we decided to take the food back to our motel to eat. The... More 

Thank AustinJudith
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent Thai food. Especially the green curry! Fast service! You can sit down but best is to take away.

Thank Laszlo A
Ellenbrook, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered chicken phad tai and beef pad see ew, the food was delicious and service was good. Waiting time is around 5 minutes. Would recommend this place to anyone who's looking for great Thai food.

Thank addison4993
San Jose, California
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great place to eat recommended by the motor lodge. The food was good, we especially liked the deep fried egg rolls and the fried rice. The place was crazy busy so we had a feeling the food was going to be good. They do all their cooking in the container and there is a bit of seating... More 

Thank Terri_and_Hugh
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not as amazing as I thought it would (based on reviews). I've had better :) But it's not bad. It's okay. I would eat there again.

Thank Abby A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 11
Fast food, Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Bealey Avenue | Corner of Bealey & Caledonian Rd, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 21 139 4881
We are a relocated restaurant from the city due to the earthquakes. After the Earthquakes we managed to start up again this time as a takeaway with outdoor seating and making great use of a 40ft container which we converted to a 40ft Kitchen,
Our Chefs are still serving restaurant quality food, at takeaway prices. We have a busy little spot so wait times can average between 5-15mins for your meal , txt orders are a good way to go on a wet day ... We look forward to seeing you here.

Just remember when placing feedback ..If you have had a problem let us know straight away so we can resolve it, it's hard to be given a opportunity to fix things if you don't tell us.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?