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151 Bealey Avenue | Corner of Bealey & Caledonian Rd, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 21 139 4881
10:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This container restaurant has become our local weekly takeaway place. Service is incredibly fast, portion sizes generous and great value for money.

Thank harvarddriver2016
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great customer service, very patient staff when my mum asked a million questions about their dishes. Very quickly prepared and extremely tasty (and generous) dishes! Awesome experience!

Thank Fiona S
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Passing through town with motor home and stopped in for a feed for dinner!! Very nice Thai fried rice and green Thai curry! Would give 5 stars but they were out of stock of spring rolls so dropped to a 4. Would recommend!!

Thank willsamtroy
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped by on a wet evening to grab dinner. Tables & seats are few, but they are wet too from the rain and not ideal to sit down for a meal. Did a takeaway. Wide selection of Thai food to choose from. Ordered the pad thai, beef with cashew nuts & tom yum kung. They are yummy and portion big... More 

Thank Yuanqi T
Christchurch, New Zealand
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

No so much a restaurant as an actual container (one of many such container stores that popped up since the 2011 earthquake) serving a variety of Thai food. Take-away or eat at the outside picnic tables (we eat here often). Menu includes seafood dishes, stir fried dishes, noodles and rice dishes, vegetarian offerings, curries, salads and more. Close to the... More 

Thank pjkiwi99
Te Anau, New Zealand
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chose this place as it was closest to our accommodation on a very wet night, but based on tonight's experience we would quite happily go back every night! Service was so quick and food delicious, so fresh and tasty, and great value for money! A must if visiting Christchurch.

Thank TravelTwins2011
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128 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is not too far from the city center and easy to get parking lot. The food is delicious with generous portion. The price is very affordable as well. We had their Pad Thai, Fried Rice, Tomyum and Cashew nut chicken. A great place to have a meal.

Thank Genesis89
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking for something quick, fresh and yummy at a reasonable price then the Thai Container is for you. Centrally located and easy to find, this is a no mess, no fuss meal option. They have a good variety of Thai dishes that cater for everyone including those of the vegetarian, vegan and celiac persuasion (you can even ask... More 

1 Thank cest m
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was good, quickly made, good price, good taste and spice. Probably best for takeaways but some park bench style seating

Thank honestreviewer2015
Tauranga, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Groovy set up, super quick and absolutely delicious. We would highly recommend this as a top cheap eatery. We had takeaways but there are picnic tables to eat at.

Thank Alty67

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$11
Fast food, Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Bealey Avenue | Corner of Bealey & Caledonian Rd, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 21 139 4881
We are a relocated restaurant from the city due to the earthquakes. After the Earthquakes we managed to start up again this time as a takeaway with outdoor seating and making great use of a 40ft container which we converted to a 40ft Kitchen,
Our Chefs are still serving restaurant quality food, at takeaway prices. We have a busy little spot so wait times can average between 5-15mins for your meal , txt orders are a good way to go on a wet day ... We look forward to seeing you here.

Just remember when placing feedback ..If you have had a problem let us know straight away so we can resolve it, it's hard to be given a opportunity to fix things if you don't tell us.

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