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Merry Thai

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231 Papanui Rd | Merivale, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-355 0355
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Christchurch
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely family meal. Our 12 & 11 year old sons loved it as did we. Great food, service and very affordable. Great option for all diners.

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Thank Catherine P
Christchurch, New Zealand
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Ordered a take out which wasn't worth the containers it was served in. Food tasted as if it had been cooked from frozen and apart from tasting of freezer burn, had no flavour whatsoever. Everything was covered in oil and there was not a single vegetable, apart from limp onion, to be seen in any of the dishes. The meat... More 

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Thank seira007
Christchurch, New Zealand
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Thai at its best. Lovely lovely staff. Fumie always looks after us. The food is divine. So fresh and well cooked. They really care about their customers. We love Merry Thai and keep returning after 7+ years now.

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Thank tussocktree
Hobart, Australia
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Just off the plane my dad and I were looking for a nice place to eat close to the hostel when we stumbled on this gem. The food was delicious, the service was great and the prices were very reasonable.

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Thank usc_97
Bathurst,,Australia
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138 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Meeting up with my longest serving friend, having recommended this place, as he had been there before. The service was immaculate, the food fresh and very tasty. Vegetarian rolls were starters, followed by ginger stir fried beef and sweet and sour prawn. We took our own wine. A very pleasant evening.

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Thank troppodon
Whataroa
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

Usually takeout, really enjoyable every time. Full of flavour and the vegetables are cooked beautifully - we usually get a garlic & pepper dish, have tried a few and always been happy with our meals. Definitely recommend to others. Not a long wait and staff are friendly.

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Thank Phonse-Charolette
Blenheim, New Zealand
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216 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

Beautiful Thai meal with smiling service from lass with good English. Quiet suitable music. We were the only dining in customers early on Saturday evening but phone ringing off hook with takeaway orders. Hubby disappointed with amount of fish he received on his dish but enjoyed what he got. Love to go back again.

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Thank CFD20
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Don't rush to eat here. Lots of other Thai restaurants in the area that are better. I had a stir fry dish that was terrible, loads of onion, hardly any greens and insipid. probably the worst Thai dish I have experienced.I have enjoyed much better in this area.

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Thank dusty1948
Dunedin, New Zealand
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15 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Watery and flavourless. The chicken tasted like rubber. The only good thing is that it offers gluten free but id still never go back.

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Thank meganrose04
Sydney
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

Ordered takeaway after a long day in Christchurch, which I will be doing every week for few weeks and was looking for good take away. Taste was just ok, but the worst thing was it was watery,not much substance, Massaman beef was solid, hard, looked like corned beef chunks. Very disappointed won't be back.

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Thank Adam D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 Papanui Rd | Merivale, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-355 0355

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