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Abalone Thai Restaurant

129 Farrington Ave, 23 Bishopdale court, Bishopdale, Christchurch | Building number 23, between Mitre 10 & Kiwi Bank, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
+64 3-360 2168
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“abalone” (22 reviews)
“thai food” (7 reviews)
“sizzling beef” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
129 Farrington Ave, 23 Bishopdale court, Bishopdale, Christchurch | Building number 23, between Mitre 10 & Kiwi Bank, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Highly recommend their food. My main was excellent (Pad Thai), husband ordered meal which came out unexpectedly spicy hot. It was politely removed and alternative choice was offered, but he shared mine instead. Most unexpectedly, his meal was removed from our bill, along with a...More

Thank Pauline L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chanced upon the menu in the holiday park we stayed in. We decided to visit the restaurant for dinner. Glen the owner of the place came to pick us up and we were warmly welcomed. The staffs were polite and cheerful. Even our little...More

Thank volks_tsy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I just had the most delicious meal and wonderful service at the Abalone Thai Restaurant. Glen, the owner is a delight and goes above and beyond. He drove us from the Airport Palms Motel to and from the restaurant, free shuttle service....More

Thank patcheyf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group of 4 ate here at the recommendation of the host where we were staying, and it was a wonderful dinner. Every dish we had was delicious. The curries were excellent and the Pad Thai delightful. The price was very reasonable for the freshness...More

Thank Ellen907
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I ordered the wrong heat for my curry and they fixed it up for me without any griping. Their satay sauce is beautiful.

Thank CarlaB63
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Thank you Glen and your staff for the most wonderful evening to close our New Zealand tour! Your shuttle service by the charming owner (Thanks Glen!) is unique and the Thai experience exceeded our expectations! What a way to end our unforgettable visit to this...More

Thank TheNutshell
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Unassuming thai restaurant. Brilliant tasting food, good portions, great atmosphere. We have converted several friends with this place. We have gone back several times and never been disappointed!

Thank JessChCh1
Reviewed 29 August 2017

You know when you come across a really good place and it is so good that if you tell everyone, the next time you try and go there it will be book out. Well this is now my favourite Thai restaurant in Christchurch, so if...More

Thank Duane W
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Great firstly because they picked us up from our holiday park and secondly because it was very nice Thai. A seafood focus and they were very accommodating of our 5mth old

Thank Bernard H
Reviewed 7 August 2017

These guys picked us up from the local Motel where we where staying - how cool is that! Great food and good service too.

Thank Gary B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Farrington Ave, 23 Bishopdale court, Bishopdale, Christchurch | Building number 23, between Mitre 10 & Kiwi Bank, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-360 2168
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