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289 Wairakei Road | Bryndwr, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-359 6950
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17:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sun 17:00 - 21:00
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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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1 Thank Ajaywar08
Vancouver, Canada
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275 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 359 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Mays Thai would have to be one of the best in town for flavour and quality. Can be busy at times which just goes to show how popular it is.

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3 Thank annemarie p
sussex
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69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

Tucked away in a line of unpretentious shops this is not the most appealing of aspects but once inside the food is good. The service was friendly and, having shared a combo starter we enjoyed both pork pad thai and spicy duck. It is very small so can lack atmosphere when almost empty but who cares if the food is... More 

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1 Thank voyagerSussex
Christchurch, New Zealand
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Four of us went for dinner on a Thursday night. It was very quiet with only one other couple. The service was very average and the meals disappointing. We have enjoyed this place many times in the past and did have to wonder if it had changed hands but were told it hadn't. My meal was the tastiest of all,... More 

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Thank MitchandKev
Christchurch
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

A little shop front Thai place in Burnside. Looks very basic from the outside and doesn't give the appearance of being particularly 'des-res'. Don't let that fool you - the food is EXCELLENT! Fresh flavours, seasonal veggies (my curry had asparagus which is in season as well as all the standard vegetables). The curry was perfectly spiced with heat coming... More 

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1 Thank CantabRob

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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
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 289 Wairakei Road | Bryndwr, Christchurch, 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?