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Thai Orchid

21 Riccarton Rd, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
+64 3-343 0790
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good31%
  • Average21%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible12%
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“tom kha” (2 reviews)
“noodle dish” (2 reviews)
“green curry” (2 reviews)
Opens in 13 min
All hours
Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
21 Riccarton Rd, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

All things considered Thai Orchid offered a very sub-par experience. From the triple booking of the function room which saw us shafted downstairs, where we weren't given enough space to fit our booking of 22. The apology from the establishment amounted to a "We're sorry"...More

Thank Josh G
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This place is great for lunch or dinner. Excellent quality food, fast and friendly service. Always enjoyable to visit here. Good prices too. Most happy to recommend

2  Thank SD2606
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We were back yet again at Thai Orchid, and left as satiated and happy as on previous occasions! We started with vegetarian curry puffs - served hot and fresh. Our mains were Panaeng vegetable curry, chilli basil vegetable curry, sweet & sour vegetable curry -...More

2  Thank ShirishParanjape
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This was a birthday diner with my close family. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The food was good, in fact delicious. they even dimmed the lights of the whole restaurant and brought a dessert with candles on which was a surprise. Certainly recommend...More

2  Thank Caroline S
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Always fantastic!! Meals are beautiful and the price is exceptional! Atmosphere is great and the decor is also good! Great place to go with friends!!

2  Thank Agapantha56
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Visited with my Thai wife. She is often hard to please when eating out but not this time. Generous sized servings and tasty food. The staff were also friendly.

2  Thank Geoff M
Reviewed 27 April 2017 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...More

3  Thank Dilum P
Reviewed 19 April 2017 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....More

1  Thank Steve M
Reviewed 8 April 2017 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...More

2  Thank Ambica A
Reviewed 24 March 2017

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...More

3  Thank EarthlyAmbler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
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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