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Chinwag Eathai - CLOSED

104 Victoria Street | Christchurch, Christchurch 8000, New Zealand
+64 3-366 4544
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pork hock” (10 reviews)
“quail egg” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
All hours
Asian, Thai, Fusion, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
104 Victoria Street | Christchurch, Christchurch 8000, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 235 reviews

Reviewed 21 March 2017

We had one dinner here, on our 1st night in Christchurch. We had a grilled soy duck and a mango salad with pork, very pleasing to eat. If we were staying longer in Christchurch we would have returned a 2nd time.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We lucked onto Chinwag when our first choice was fully booked. The staff here were extremely busy for a Monday evening (Bruce Springsteen was in town). We had to remind them several times that we were in the outdoor seating area. Wait staff were apologetic,...More

Thank Kevin51
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Been there couple times. Great Thai food! Mango salad is amazing. Sweet and sour soup and oysters also so yummy!

Thank Winnnnnnnnnnnnns
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing! I love this place. The pork hock with chilli vinegar & the green mango salad were highlights! Great to come as a group and share lots of the delicious dishes! The cocktails are also fantastic, my pick was the 'late night market'

Thank James-Kacey
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Massaman curry was terrible, meat was tender and the spices quite balanced, but this iconic dish was murder by adding too much sugar....far too sweet. The Pork Hock was tasty and tender very enjoyable. The Squid Salad was good, the squid was tender but the...More

Thank Vincent C
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Went there with colleagues for dinner. Great ambience with awesome food. Good service from staff too. Totally worth it if you like Thai.

Thank B4Bhupati
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We ate there last night at short notice. The staff were brilliant at accomodating us with a table, the service was great, the food excellent.

Thank Loisanne63
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Very friendly service, runs through the menu nicely, awesome authentic thai dishes, entrees were enjoyed and main course was beautiful, thanks very much

Thank 71ryleyh
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

attended with a large group and we were well catered for. mains all served a roughly the same time, everyones food looked delicious. our hostess was good at explaining the menu and checking the food was good, only flaw was it was really hard to...More

Thank bigplans28
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere was quite a modern setting lots of pretty lighting and plenty of tables. Cocktail list awesome!!! Food was really yummy I had the pork pineapple curry and it was absolutely fantastic!! If you are not super adventurous and keen to try new random...More

Thank Becky S
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 Victoria Street | Christchurch, Christchurch 8000, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-366 4544
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