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289 Wairakei Road | Bryndwr, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
+64 3-359 6950
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16:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sun 16:00 - 21:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As the title says, my wife and I tremendously enjoyed our order of spicy drunken noodles with chicken. We ordered it "medium" spicy and it was certainly on the top end of what she and I can handle (despite having a significant tolerance to heat) so be wary of ordering it too spicy. Again, for us it was perfect and... More 

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1 Thank Daniel C
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

We ate here on our last night in New Zealand. The restaurant was mostly full, but we still had extremely fast service! The food was delicious and so fresh!

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1 Thank Lacey B
Christchurch, New Zealand
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102 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We love good authentic Thai food and search it out in NZ and overseas. Outside of a place we found in Fort Collins Mays Thai would rate up there as one of the best meals we have ever had. If you are going for the meal and really nice staff you won't be disappointed. If you are going for a... More 

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1 Thank Paul L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We had wild yellow curry, crispy pork and duck cashew nuts and prawn garlic sauce, GREAT dishes. Keep up your work guys. Great Job!

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1 Thank EatTilDie
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We have started using this Thai takeaway as our regular. I probably wouldn't dine in because the ambience and decor could do with a bit of work but that doesn't matter if you're taking away! The green curry is just so delicious. The Thai basil and chilli stir fry is a great dish if you are after something fresh and... More 

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6 Thank Ajaywar08
Vancouver, Canada
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293 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 373 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Visited on a recommendation and must say we were extremely pleased with the service and the most importantly the flavours of the curry and their recommendation of the MasMun curry. The place is not very big but big enough to seat people comfortably and away from earshot of others. The food was freshly prepared and we found it slightly expensive... More 

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4 Thank Jpart
Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We. Is it his place often! Great food again last night! The crispy pork and duck basil chili is so fresh!

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3 Thank ECGGlubb
Christchurch, New Zealand
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96 reviews
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We go here often, it's not far from home and they always do a great feed. Entrees and main courses are always good. We have dined in, but often do take out. The prices are a little bit high compared with similar restaurants, but we don't mind paying.

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1 Thank classicchch
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Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Fresh veggies and a good but not overwhelming menu. Prices are same for eat in or takeaway so save the washing up and get a table. Choose your meat at different prices but $18 per dish for chicken going up to $22 for more unusual meats is a good guide. You only need one dish per person. I love this... More 

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6 Thank Julesthekiwi
Christchurch, New Zealand
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Have ben here a couple of times with groups of friends and we have always enjoyed our meals and the staff have been great. Busy little local for both dining in and takeaway. Only let down is the fish cakes - not as good as many others sorry.

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2 Thank deanneleanne

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Cuisine
Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
16:00 - 21:00
Saturday
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 289 Wairakei Road | Bryndwr, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-359 6950

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