We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Papillon Chinese Restaurant

40 Talbot Street, Geraldine 7930, New Zealand
+64 3-693 9722
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent15%
  • Very good40%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible15%
1 week ago
“Full of Fresh Veges”
2 Dec 2016
“Kindness in a meal :)”
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Fast food
40 Talbot Street, Geraldine 7930, New Zealand
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (13)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 13 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We dont get chinese alot but lately we decided to give Papillon a try. We were amazed at the delicious Bami goreng fresh and full of flavour. We decided to try it again a few weeks later and have been very happy with the amount...More

Thank JizelleNZ
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Great food even though it was very simple, we stopped by Geraldine at a very late timing and just before the restaurant was about to close we went in and the owners gladly cooked us a huge meal. I loved their kindness and the food...More

Thank Jeryl J
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Friendly staff. Lemon Fish is delicous. Always enjoy our meal from Papillons. On site parking for takeaways

Thank pipwill2012
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

The takeaway option for this place is tucked away behind the restaurant and you'd miss it if you didn't know it was there We experienced great friendly service and an owner that was willing to engage with his customers. The meals are relatively cheap and...More

Thank ViralPoet
Reviewed 30 May 2015

What else can I say. Very disapointed with our takeout meal. From the Bain Maree it was only just warm. Poor selection and expensive. Thankfully there is now an alternative in Geraldine.

Reviewed 13 March 2015

Good choices available in terms of vegetarian or not and Chinese or European food and in the end we decided to buy and take out both of us getting what we wanted. The owner was very pleasant and the value about normal for NZ. I...More

Thank heyrider
Reviewed 17 January 2015

We ate there twice and enjoyed both the sit down and take away menus. Both the English and Chinese food was good and the location was great.

Thank rendomorph
Reviewed 31 December 2014 via mobile

We stopped here on returning to Twizel from taking our daughter to the airport In Christchurch. The guy behind the counter was pleasant enough. The overall impression of the takeaway establishment was that it was clean and tidy. We ordered a selection of dishes from...More

Thank dicksav
Reviewed 4 November 2014

We decided to takeaway and it was great Chinese food. esp the Sweet & Sour Pork, Wontons & Lemon fish. I can recommend it

1  Thank Dave S
Reviewed 23 February 2014

it was alright have tasted better very clean the pork and fish was really hard to chew liked the look of place but wouldn't go again

Thank Shirley K
Nearby HotelsSee all 5 hotels in Geraldine
ASURE Scenic Route Motor Lodge
158 reviews
.36 km away
Geraldine motels
66 reviews
.37 km away
Brookside Motel
3 reviews
.45 km away
Fourpeaks Motel
27 reviews
.70 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Running Duck
181 reviews
.18 km away
Verde Cafe
258 reviews
.09 km away
Central Cafe and Grill
117 reviews
.01 km away
Royal India
76 reviews
.65 km away
Nearby Attractions
Geraldine Observatory
105 reviews
.30 km away
Geraldine Vintage Car and Machinery Museum
89 reviews
1.21 km away
1066 Medieval Mosaic
73 reviews
.06 km away
Geraldine Cinema
50 reviews
.94 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Papillon Chinese Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Talbot Street, Geraldine 7930, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Geraldine
  • Phone Number: +64 3-693 9722
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing