We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Bamboozle Oriental Kitchen & Bar

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
151 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch 8032, New Zealand
+64 3 366 9991
Website
Today
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
Mon - Fri 17:30 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 17:30 - 22:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

175 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 173: English reviews
Level Contributor
36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice fit out, big menu with lots of choices. Great waitstaff. Booked at 6 and needed to be out by 8. Dishes didn't take long to arrive after ordering and the place was packed. Wouldn't recommend if you are out for a quiet romantic dinner, and some dishes are quite pricey for what you get, which is a shame as... More 

Helpful?
Thank lucjay2
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A long time ago, when Bamboozle was only in Sumner, I was told I should check it out. Years later and I am, only it's now in the CBD. A good selection of meals; my sashimi and tempura were both excellent. The service was good and my meal arrived promptly, though, it was lunch time and they weren't busy. The... More 

Helpful?
Thank AvesNZ
Rotorua
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here in a recommendation of my daughter and was not disappointed. Food was banging with flavour and exciting food with a point of difference. Yvonne new her stuff, friendly and helped with portion control !! The cocaine rice was addictive and must do again, Maggie of Beijing lamb dish unreal, the yellow prawn curry (Thai me up and drank... More 

Helpful?
Thank Outback67
Christchurch, New Zealand
Level Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful variety of contemporary Asian food. The sharing courses are interestingly plated with fresh produce and a burst of taste sensations. The lunch service was quick for those in a hurry but you could take your time. The sea food was fresh and watch out for the horseradish it has a kick. Interesting colourful decor with parking just around... More 

Helpful?
Thank sjclitheroe
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

had the cocaine rice, and from the robati grill the beef fillet and salmon. for starter we had the beef brisket won ton. they arw sensational. overall, great food. service was quiet but efficient and the hope grove chardonnay was delicious. will definitely be back.

Helpful?
Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I went to Bamboozle restaurant a couple of nights ago with friends, prior to going out to a comedy show. Firstly, it's good to see some new, different restaurants starting to pop up in the CBD, some 6 years after the earthquakes. I enjoyed the food, service and sense of humour in the menu. The price was reasonable; about $60.00... More 

Helpful?
Thank Kelvin H
Christchurch, New Zealand
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We ordered the set menu , the food was excellent and so was the service Very enjoyable night , couple of drinks next door pre dinner was a good way to start the night We Will be back Thank you

Helpful?
Thank gormant1
Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Cool atmosphere in this place but was really disappointed with the food. Quite overpriced. Food wasnt great- didnt even finish it... Wouldn't recommend.

Helpful?
Thank alexiawilliams
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

My Partner and I came here for dinner tonight, would highly recommend this place. Great service and vibe! We had the duck, it was amazing definitely reserve a duck, so not to miss out, the presentation was amazing. Would come back here again

Helpful?
Thank Goldiegal92
New Zealand
Level Contributor
71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We had heard mixed reviews about this place from friends but were intrigued to try a new Asian fusion. Yes, it is pricey for individual plates (the set banquet for $65/person is actually a better deal for a small group) and drinks are pricey ($10 for 400ml beer) too. So this would be a once in a while place to... More 

Helpful?
Thank ExplorerMeg

Travellers who viewed Bamboozle Oriental Kitchen & Bar also viewed

Christchurch, Canterbury Region
 
Christchurch, Canterbury Region
Christchurch, Canterbury Region
 
Christchurch, Canterbury Region
Christchurch, Canterbury Region
 

Been to Bamboozle Oriental Kitchen & Bar? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch 8032, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3 366 9991

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Bamboozle Oriental Kitchen & Bar staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?