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Thai Orchid

21 Riccarton Rd, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
+64 3-343 0790
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good29%
  • Average20%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible11%
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Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21 Riccarton Rd, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been going to the Thai Orchid freqeutnly after it is under new management. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful and will always go over and above what is expeted of them to satisy their customers. The food is always fresh and served...More

2  Thank jmjnz
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Thai Orchid has been a very enjoyable experience with our many visits to enjoy the delectable menu with a great variety of tasty dishes. Jum is very friendly and welcoming and attentive to our needs. A couple of our favourite dishes are the crispy...More

2  Thank Dianne M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Enjoyed my meal and the staff were very friendly! Always a good time at the thai orchid! Have been here a few times, once for a large party and once for a small dinner. Both times I have been impressed by he food and the...More

2  Thank _jesshope110
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have eaten at many Thai restaurant's, but will probably not go back to this establishment. The food was not fresh and tasty - it was bland with no fresh flavours. We ordered several appetisers and main dishes. We ordered fresh spring rolls, and were...More

Thank JaneyG09
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a returning customer I can say that the Thai Orchid has always prepared delicious food served in good time with a smile. The restaurant is very clean and tidy and is a recommended place to dine with easy parking.

3  Thank 6swell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in a party of seven, we visited last Saturday night. Jum and Jules were fantastic. Very friendly. Food was amazing. It was my friends 65 th birthday and they made her feel very special. Bought dessert out for her with birthday candles, and...More

2  Thank alisonknights
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food is okay but the service was terrible and very frustrating. Toilet was also dirty and needs doing up and cleaning. Never going back there again.

Thank Emeeleelee
Reviewed 12 August 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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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