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King of Snake

145 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-365 7363
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Chinese, Asian, Thai, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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145 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 724 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whoever! Very hard to fault. Shared dishes worked perfectly and all were stunning in taste and presentation. Matt was a star as waiter. Prawns,crispy chicken,stir fried beef-brilliant! Thank you

Thank Neil F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love King of Snake. Have been there on many occasions and it is always fantastic. The food is devine and the staff are attentive and friendly.

Thank Di C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is hands down the best food we have eating whilst being in New Zealand. Service is great. Great Ambiance. It's not cheap but pricing doesn't matter when the food is this is so good. Portion sizes are generous.

Thank Rod M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my gosh, what a delicious meal in a great atmosphere! So many amazing dishes, but the duck and mandarin takes the top spot. Kung pao chicken, salads, and the spinach leaves are an experience! Will keep going back from now on!

Thank Mel S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the food on our visit but your service is horrendous. Forgotten coffees, no offer of refill of anything, a virgin Mary that arrived with vodka in them!! We even explained that it was a spiced tomato juice with no vodka! When we paid...More

Thank travellingrarps
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been here a few time for bar snacks, drinks and dinner. Never had a bad dish or meal here. Locals introduced me to this place and it's very good. Great wine list also and moderately priced but that depends on how much you eat....More

Thank Harry7264
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This place was awesome. Everything was to a high standard. Really looking forward to visiting here again!

1  Thank Amit S
Reviewed 9 July 2018

As above great food. The only drawback was when paying, we were charged 8.50 for tap water and another 8.50 for sparkling water. We were not told the price of water or given the option. Very sneaky.

Thank paulineharrison1409
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I ate here after it was recommended to us and we were not disappointed! The atmosphere was great, the staff were very helpful and the food was amazing! We will definitely be back!!!

Thank Trudydrennan
Reviewed 27 June 2018

I had delicious duck, however my companions' Pork Hock was almost inedible. Dry and tough, and tricky to wrestle with. The waitress could see the Pork meals was barely touched and said she would mention this to chef. After waiting some time for my plate...More

2  Thank Trinityanne387
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-365 7363
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King of Snake brings a new level of Asian dining to Christchurch. A timeless paean to Southeast Asian sensuality. King of Snake titillates Christchurch’s Victoria Street precinct with Tony Astle’s elevation of the the region’s tastes, textures and visuals in a casual, sexy atmosphere.King of Snake is a Restaurant and Bar located at 145 Victoria Street, Christchurch, New Zealand.
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