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Thai Orchid

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21 Riccarton Rd, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
+64 3-343 0790
11:00 - 23:30
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5 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were staying at a hotel close to this restaurant and saw this on our way. We didn't go there at first and thought we would try a restaurant on Colombo St. Without being able to find the right restaurant on Colombo St we drove back to this. We were warmly welcomed by the friendly staff. I ordered the vegetarian... More 

Thank Dilum P
Christchurch, New Zealand
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83 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In for a weeknight meal, tempted by a voucher deal. Plenty of menu options and photos as well as description were very clear. Food was good with generous portions but staff running all night but not keeping up. Not sure if short staffed or unorganised. Not racing back.

1 Thank Steve M
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service was outstanding. Would like to mention about Ronny our server who was very hospitable . He had accommodated us last minute when the restaurant was about to close. He was a one man show I would say running from pole to post and ensuring the smooth operation of the restaurant. Will definitely come back

Thank Ambica A
Christchurch, New Zealand
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305 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a curry and noodle dish from here and both were yummy. Plenty for leftovers the next day. Be warend though, prices for takeaway meals can be in excess of $30 if you order unwisely. There are cheaper options if you are not too picky. Always phone in your order to save waiting on the day.

1 Thank EarthlyAmbler
Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Excellent food, loved it. Quite cheap, comfortable location, very satisfying experience.Strongly recommended

3 Thank Subie86
Christchurch, New Zealand
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Six of us for dinner. The staff were delightful and helpful and the premises were pleasant and comfortable. An extensive menu, and we elected to choose a main each and share. Without exception all of the mains were both generous in quantity and well flavoured, some very ornate carving of some of the vegetables was appreciated by our party. Excellent... More 

2 Thank ColHenderson
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Service ++ good. Length between ordering and being serviced was perfect to allow for conversation and ambience to sink in. Food- ordered the fresh spring rolls, cashew chicken and duck. Amazing flavors and huge portions! However duck did have a confusing sea food flavour. Lovely valentine's day experience, satisfaction all round.

3 Thank Grace E
Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Food was really tasty. Came in good time and the staff were friendly and helpful. Would recommend to anyone

2 Thank lordpeter68
Christchurch, New Zealand
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Haven't visited for a long time after disappointing meal in the past but now under new management a great meal

3 Thank 300ajm
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I took my family of 6 there last night, we were all really impressed with the food quality presentation, and generous portion sizes. Staff were excellent helfulp and extremely lovely. Thankyou for a lovely evening. Julie and family

4 Thank Julie F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?