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Thai Orchid

21 Riccarton Rd, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
+64 3-343 0790
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crispy duck” (22 reviews)
“thai food” (11 reviews)
“gaeng” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:30 pm Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21 Riccarton Rd, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was our last meal in Christchurch, and a memorable one as well. Their $10 lunch was a bargain, and great quality. We were helped by Jummi, one of its lovely owners, who welcomed us and treated us like royalty. The pad see ew was...More

1  Thank Sonia F
Reviewed 2 days ago

Simply the best Thai Resturant in Christchurch, We have been several times and with the food and service being excellent we will be back. The food has lots of lovely flavours and the menu caters for everyones taste. Highly recommend to everyone

1  Thank andyleac
Reviewed 3 days ago

Fabulous atmosphere with friendly and helpful staff. The food was amazing with the usual Thai favourites to choose from as well as some that I had not tried. I had the jungle curry which was delicious. I Recommend it!

1  Thank Tora H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A friend and I ate at Thai Orchid the other day and I must say it is the best thai I have experienced in Christchurch. Super affordable, full of flavour and definitely value for money. Very quick service and very tasty. I highly recommend the...More

2  Thank Maggie P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Best tom yum in town Chefs had a cook off competition for job interview and winners were hired so they have the 3 best chefs in town.

2  Thank scolmore91
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I come from Thailand and I found that every menu of this restaurant taste like original Thai food. I recommend Phadgaprow and Gangpha. And every staff is very kind.

2  Thank Pruek M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are many restaurants along Riccarton Road but we were staying at the Hagley Park end of it and this restaurant was recommended to us. It was a good choice. The service was friendly and the food was good. They have a small outside area...More

Thank BBTrisha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best Thai food! On our first night in Christchurch, we were told by others to try this Thai restaurant and it lived up to its great reputation. The service was exceptional. Both owners were so nice and accommodating! We were a group of 5 and...More

2  Thank Shirani B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As soon as I stepped in the door we were welcomed by friendly and helpful staff who gave us guidance with the menu before seating us. I got some good advice on the standout dishes and had Mixed appetisers, Crispy duck and Mango sticky rice....More

1  Thank craig s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked down Riccarton road to find a restaurant for dinner on our second night in Christchurch. This place looked welcoming from outside so we decided to give it a try. The place was very busy, but we were lucky to get a seat right...More

1  Thank SWGH123
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24 March 2018|
Response from vennieanakin | Reviewed this property |
They have a small car park with approximately 7 parks. There is also parking available on the side street off Riccarton Rd near the entrance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Riccarton Rd, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-343 0790
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