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289 Wairakei Rd | Bryndwr, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
+64 3-359 6950
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Tue - Sun 16:00 - 21:00
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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96 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We love good authentic Thai food and search it out in NZ and overseas. Outside of a place we found in Fort Collins Mays Thai would rate up there as one of the best meals we have ever had. If you are going for the meal and really nice staff you won't be disappointed. If you are going for a... More 

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1 Thank Paul L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had wild yellow curry, crispy pork and duck cashew nuts and prawn garlic sauce, GREAT dishes. Keep up your work guys. Great Job!

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1 Thank EatTilDie
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 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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5 Thank Ajaywar08
Vancouver, Canada
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279 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 360 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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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 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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63 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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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33 reviews
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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 2 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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27 reviews
21 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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163 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 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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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
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Cuisine
Thai
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
16:00 - 21:00
Saturday
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 289 Wairakei Rd | Bryndwr, Christchurch 8053, 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?