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13-14 Carlton Courts | 4 Papanui Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-355 6229
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:30
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not much of a decor, but service was friendly and attentive. Only a few items on menu gluten-free but food was quick and very tasty. Everyone at our table enjoyed their food. So this is an ideal place if you are simply looking for a good reasonably priced meal.

Thank April N
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner with my wife. Place looked nice and relaxing from outside, inside was bland and not very welcoming. Would have been great to sit outside but owner had decided that out side was where he wanted to sit and constantly smoke making that area unusable. Ordered two meals. One mild the other medium. I was concerned that the medium... More 

Thank JonBuc
Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last night I visited Keo Thai with some friends. I was incredibly disappointed. While the food was okay, the customer service was shocking. We waited a good 20 minutes to pay for our meal - I used to be a regular customer and will not be coming back.

Thank ktee89
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We have dined here before so were surprised at the change in the quality of the meals.Awful food, our stirfry was covered in thick glutinous gravy, not at all like the usual Thai food. The view from our table was out to the area where all the rubbish bins are.. Smoke was drifting into the restaurant from the people smoking... More 

Thank Liz B
1 review
Reviewed 5 March 2017

TBH, the service was pretty average and the food wasn't amazing. The thing that killed it for us though was people smoking at the tables in the outdoor dining area - not really my idea of ambience. So we moved inside and advised the waiter why we were doing so - he didn't care. It was, all in all, a... More 

Thank Guus K
Waikuku Beach, null, New Zealand
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

A wonderful Thai experience in the very charming Charlton lane great atmosphere and the staff are excellent meals came out in good time and when they poor a glass of wine it's a good size this awesome place also has fantastic outdoor dining as well

Thank Annaiantaya
Christchurch, New Zealand
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122 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Hadn't been for a while, and they have ceased the BYO option which adds to the cost of course. Overall very busy and the food was still good, although the chicken Satay was a bit bland, but the service had slipped a little with staff hard to understand. Overall disappointed with our Thai night out.

Thank Steve M
Christchurch, New Zealand
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Have been here a few times always the same. Food is usually of a good standard but service ok at best. We waited 15 mins until someone came for a drinks order and that was only after we asked them to come. We wanted our selections all at once.. a combination of entrees and a main but didn't happen. It... More 

Thank Lisa255118
Christchurch, New Zealand
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Nice interesting place to visit with an indoor outdoor flow. the food is real thai and is excellent. the service is also very good and the meals are priced right. The only issue we had is getting a craft beer, the message got lost several times but not a biggie

Thank K1W1bruce
Ashburton, New Zealand
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130 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We were advised to try this restaurant which we did. We opted for a take away dinner. Staff were friendly and helpful when discussing the menu. To get to the restaurant you had to walk past the relatively smokey courtyard. There was a good selection of dishes on the menu. The menus were actually a bit tatty! We were satisfied... More 

Thank Rosemary73

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13-14 Carlton Courts | 4 Papanui Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-355 6229

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