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Thai Talay

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9 Humphreys Drive | Ferrymead, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
+64 3-982 9250
16:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 16:30 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We eat here al least once a week and love the fresh cooked and well prepared meals. The staff are prompt and friendly and service is good. The music is not really working for me its kinda house doof doof doof change the music and its 5 star Thanks

Thank p w
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Myself and my friends come here at least once a month and never have a complaint. I love the mango lassi and the chicken and peanut sauce stir fry is my personal favourite although I am slowly making my way through the menu. Staff and always super lovely and timing of the food is always spot on along with reasonable... More 

Thank tinywoof27
AsianGardenNZ, Social Media Manager at Thai Talay, responded to this review

Dear Tinywoof27, First and foremost, thank you for being such a strong supporter of Thai Talay! Secondly, thank you for the wonderful review. I’m happy that you not only enjoy your meal but the whole package that we offer. We are definitely looking forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers. More 

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5 reviews
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Food was fresh and hot. Great if you love Coconut cream. Most dishes had a sameness about them. Service was underwelming.

Thank Stuart T
Christchurch, New Zealand
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48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We had superb service from the minute we sat down . The food was authentic tasty and served in a timely manner. We throughly enjoyed our evening and will be back.

Thank Pete v
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Not too bad food , very western styled , there veges are organic too witch is good! But I have unfortunately moved onto some wear else due too the fact that I bought over $90 of food (takeaways) then I was leaving the restaurant & there over growing flaxbushes made me trip up & all $90 of food went everywear... More 

Thank zacw792
Christchurch, New Zealand
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62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We got 2 meals from here takeaway and a side of chicken. Chicken was ok seemed like maybe its been reheated? but the bad part was we got home and they gave us the wrong curry. It was getting late and we were super hungry so we just ate it but wasnt happy about it, as at the counter she... More 

Thank Allykhat
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We had booked a table. But when we turned up no booking there. They found us a table right away. Food was yummy, nothing outstanding, just normal Thai food. Appeared short staffed so tables weren't cleared as patrons were leaving. a very messy looking restaurant but they did tidy up as the restaurant emptied out.

Thank Andrea E
emmakt, Manager at Thai Talay, responded to this review

Hi Andrea, Thank you for your feedback we will pass this information onto our restaurant manager. Thanks, Emma. More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Dined here last week with my family. We had dined here lots and always find the food great. Are favs are the guri puffs - yum. The servings are generous so much so we always end up taking it home. Food is tasty with a good variety.

Thank wevans2016
emmakt, General Manager at Thai Talay, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! Yes the Guri puffs are definitely a favorite! hope to see you again soon. Emma More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Tasty and always fresh. The place is warm, clean and upbeat. The food comes out quick hot and flavourful.

Thank Boobaby62
emmakt, General Manager at Thai Talay, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! Glad you enjoyed your visit. Emma More 

Lapu Lapu, Philippines
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109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

We were recommended to go to Thai Talay, which is situated on the Hheathcote Estuary, and so we went in early to catch a bite to eat and catch up at the end of the day. . The first thing that I saw, was an advert for a manager, which to my mind was not a good look on the... More 

Thank Ashley K
emmakt, General Manager at Thai Talay, responded to this review

Hi Ashley, I'm sorry to hear about your recent visit to Thai Talay. I have passed on your feedback to our Restaurant Manager to evaluate. Thank You Emma. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Humphreys Drive | Ferrymead, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-982 9250
Thai Talay is just a stone's throw from the estuary and Mt Pleasant, and just 5 minutes from Sumner. At Thai Talay you can dine in a modern, casual atmosphere, enjoying the taste of authentic Thai and Vietnamese cuisine with the addition of some great contemporary Asian dishes that have our own special touch. If you're enjoying a day at the beach, pick up some fast and tasty takeaways. Licensed and BYO, group bookings are welcome.

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