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Zab thai

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30B Yaldhurst Road | Riccarton, Christchurch 8042, New Zealand
+64 3-348 3542
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time I have been here, the staff have been extremely polite and energetic! This is hands down some of the best thai food I have ever eaten! Highly recommend if looking for good thai in Christchurch! In addition, most items can be made vegetarian/vegan, and the portion sizes are more than enough (good for one meal if you're really... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Allow time on classic restaurant busy times. Friday evening always 45mins. They said 45mins and exactly 45mins it was ready. Very nice and unique team there aswel

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Thank Luke H
Christchurch, New Zealand
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

I almost don't want to review Zab since it is already the worst kept secret in Chch. This is the best value Thai in town by a mile! Every dish I've tried is delicious and I look forward to it every time. Just be sure to order a good hour before you're hungry on Fri/Sat. Yum!!

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NZ
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

I was told that waiting hour is 1hour,so I went to the shop to collect the food 1hour after I ordered.Food was not ready and they asked me to wait for another 15 min. I waited for another 30 min in the shop and still not ready and they asked me to wait for another 15 min again,,,,, I can... More 

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Thank SSSSJSSSS
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Had the green curry and beef peanut rice noodles. Excellent quality and value. Allow half an hour to order atleast.

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Thank Thomas G
Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Very cheap, nice people, awesome food!! Tried so many different Thai take away in Christchurch, but this place is the best out of all. However you should always phone order first, when it's close to weekend, they are very busy!! You would at least wait for 45mins. (Food is worth waiting tho!!)

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Thank YUI387
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

The best Thai food you can get in christchurch! Only downside is that you can't eat in 😣 but great portions for a great price!

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Thank Debs P
Christchurch, New Zealand
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

I almost don't want to write this review because Zab is already so popular. So popular that you often need to wait an hour for your meal on a weekend, but it is SO worth it! This is the most delicious, best value Thai I have ever had in New Zealand. Amazing. I just wish that Zab was open on... More 

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Thank Kimberley F
Christchurch, New Zealand
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

So cheap, huge portions, never disappointed. just make sure you call at least an hour ahead on weekends!

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Thank 1vs1
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

This has to be one of the best Thai take out for price and flavour in chch. No dining in but suits us Saturday & Friday night it is so popular that it can be a very long wait so order early. Not open Sunday's and they close over xmas.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30B Yaldhurst Road | Riccarton, Christchurch 8042, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-348 3542
Description
http://www.menumania.co.nz/restaurants/zab-thai-christchurch

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?