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Thai Orchid

21 Riccarton Rd, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
+64 3-343 0790
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good20%
  • Average14%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“crispy duck” (9 reviews)
“tom kha” (2 reviews)
“noodle dish” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
21 Riccarton Rd, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I went for late dinner after work, very welcoming! Nice ambiance, food is very delicious! We ordered Fresh spring roll for starters, then mains were Sizzling Beef, and Green Chicken Curry very satisfying and delicious! Jum made me special drink, the tequila...More

2  Thank sonliem
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went for a spontaneous dinner out. Went without booking. Got put to a table right away. Staff were amazing, very friendly and welcoming. Appetisers and meals were amazing!!! Will definitely be back when we are in Christchurch again. Will also be recommending this restaurant...More

2  Thank Julian B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very excellent meal, thoroughly enjoy it, staff were fantastic very helpful and friendly! we will be back again and again for sure!!!! Recommend totally! !

2  Thank jackleanne
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Orchid was recommended to us by the Chateau on the Park. As it was only 1/4 mile away and our appreciation for Thai food we took the walk. What a delight! From the greeting at the door to the last drop of curry it...More

2  Thank BVcouple
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's become a hobby of mine to try Tom Ka Gai in each country and major city I visit. Though i havent been to Thailand yet, this is the best Tom Ka I've found in either hemisphere to date. Tender chicken, creamy coconut, and tangy...More

2  Thank Courtney V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I came here and were blown away by the service and the food. The pad see ew was incredible with both chicken and beef. The Tom Ka gai was some of the best we've ever had. Jum is such a great owner....More

2  Thank John M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had lunch at Thai Orchid on Tuesday 11/28 before heading back to the US. The food was very fresh and tasty. Jum, the owner is a sweet lady. I was by myself and she brought me a picture book to look at while waiting...More

2  Thank srthrone
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went in for an early meal at 0530pm. Awesome staff were very polite and attentive. Meals were tasty and good value. Enjoyed the pad thai.

2  Thank JagJohns
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location in Riccarton Rd. Friendly staff greeted us and gave knowledgeable advice on menu. We had the roast duck, the signature dish, and lamb shank in massaman curry. Both meals came with Jasmine rice, were a good size and absolutely delicious. Owner took the...More

2  Thank Glenn C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food at here is very awesome and the restaurant is very nice the service was very good they all very nice and kind people.

2  Thank Cheetah P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Riccarton Rd, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-343 0790
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