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Wok On In

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174 Kendal Avenue | Burnside, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
+64 3-357 8979
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
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16:30 - 21:00
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My job has taken me to Christchurch for the last 9 years on a regular basis. Each time I arrive I am always on the lookout for a restaurant offering Malaysian cuisine. With the closure of Malaysian Delight, this is the only one left offering anything decent. The ambience is simple so don't expect fine dining. What matters most is... More 

Thank JCF73
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We needed a place to eat and we found this Malay style café it is very basic but the food was very good with a choice of 2 drinks either Tea or water no BYO we would certainly eat here again

Thank oldsoldier42
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

It's hidden in a little corner within an estate. Once you enter the restaurant, you could hear the familiar mandarin and Cantonese songs. The food are authentic Malaysian food with generous portion. Prawn noodles soup is close to what we have in Singapore although it looks spicy but not at all. They serve red cut chilli! Yes red cut chili... More 

Thank trilogy247
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126 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We walked to this place from our motel. It is cheap but good, even if the food was a little greasy. The hot food is HOT, which I love. One important tip. The noodle dishes come with little, if any vegetables. Be sure to order side dishes of greens or another vegetable. We saw a Chinese couple do it and... More 

Thank LesP_Lexington
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Great wee place. Love being able to walk on in and have a night of cooking! Something for everyone and as much tea as you can drink 😋

Thank John and Anne C
Hong Kong, China
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

As a HongKonger, I have to say, its very close to the standard of authentic fried beef noodle(乾炒牛河), its not on their menu, but they are happy to make that for me! Highly recommended!

Thank Alan H
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

It has been a long time favourite of ours, can't beat the quality and affordability. It's not just a "good for the price" place. It's good! And it's cheap!

Thank Dany W
Christchurch, New Zealand
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106 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Great prices and good serve sizes, extra point for that. Some of the flavours are good, closer to authentic than you get in many, but that also leads to some unusual flavours. Too much MSG in some dishes. Nasi Goring was my favourite.

Thank classicchch
Christchurch, New Zealand
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

It's Thai food at a reasonable price and good quality. small room good service and fresh cooked food. Will be back.

Thank ChristchurchCoopers
Chennai (Madras), India
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed eating here, combination fried rice too good. In a day we stayed in Christchurch we ate twice here, it was that good.

Thank Lilosimbha

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 11
Chinese, Asian, Singaporean, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 174 Kendal Avenue | Burnside, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-357 8979

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?