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$10 - $33
CUISINES
Asian, Thai
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super fast service, awesome food, what more could you want. I eat here nearly every visit to Christchurch. Probably eaten here 15 times, I walked 2km past many other restaurants to get here, never disappointed! I will be back!

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 5 March 2024

Excellent authentic Thai food. Really delicious. Staff were genuinely lovely people and made us feel well at home. Relaxed friendly atmosphere.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 11 February 2024 via mobile

Food was excellent but service was slow however they were busy at 8pm. Took 25mins and we had to go and fetch someone to take our order. Good food which didn’t take long once we ordered.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 14 January 2024 via mobile

We are staying at the hotel next to the restaurant. This is one of the best Thai meals that we have ever eaten. The service was fast and the food is delicious with large servings. We will definitely come back.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 21 November 2023 via mobile

Visited this restaurant with our son and his wife (21/11/23). Hadn’t booked but we’re shown to a table, it was fairly busy for a Tuesday and I can see why. Starters of curry puffs and satay chicken, amazing! Yellow curry and Penang with delicious coconut...rice and roti bread, can’t fault any of it. Generous portions, lots of chicken - really authentic - would definitely go again and I highly recommendMore

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 21 November 2023

We were looking forward to a special birthday celebration having dined here before. We were a table of 7. The service was the worst we have ever received in a restaurant. We had to call over a waitress for drinks and then again to place...our food order. We had to wait over an hour for our entree which they got quite wrong. We watched a table near us order after us and finish their main meal before our first meal arrived. The meals arrived sporadically over a 30-40 minute period, and to top it off they forgot 2 meals entirely, which we had to chase up twice. Very disappointing indeed.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 20 February 2023 via mobile

We have tried several Thai restaurants in Christchurch and this is the best one we have found. The food was fresh and well prepared. We chose medium spice level and it seemed about right. The dining room is attractive and service was fine. The people...are friendly and accommodating. We will be back to this one.More

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 7 December 2022 via mobile

Plenty of tables, plenty of choices on a huge menu, good drink choices, friendly staff. Food was mostly very good with (mostly) fresh ingredients and mostly authentic flavours. Great food presentation and portions not too big. Would I eat here again? Yes, but I'd stick...with more usual dishes.More

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 3 December 2022 via mobile

Great quality food and awesome portion sizes. Especially the cheesecake which was a very generous size. Would definitely go back!

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 28 October 2022 via mobile

Well we have been a regular at Thai Chef over the last 2 & half years, but it’s really gone downhill recently. The food, the service, the wait times have all gone to the dogs. We won’t go back, especially after a conversation with the...Manager, who basically argued with us about the extremely long wait time for our food, as if it was our fault for not ordering entrees !!! despite everyone around us being served very quickly, and the restaurant being 2/3rds empty. To top it off, The Naughty Pig (SP12 on the Extraordinary section of the Menu) was very average, quite boring actually. We will just vote with our feet.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 24 May 2022

Took my husband for his first Thai food experience. The food was flavorful and big portions. Our food was prepared quickly.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 18 May 2022 via mobile

So good, fresh and tasty food and so quick. Nice restaurant with super nice staff and reasonably priced, would definitely go again

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 30 December 2021

Good food, reasonable price, nice ambience. Was open for about a couple of hours, when the host or manager came and kicked is out. They could do with a little better behaved host. The food was excellent and the place is nicely decorated. I may...visit again.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 24 July 2021 via mobile

My friends recommended the Thai chef as a good place to eat (Thai) can be hit and miss I read some reviews and that swayed me more on poor service than bad food. So 14 of us sat down for our dinner. The food came...in a timely manner tasty hot and the bill was $450 for food and drinks. We had to be out buy 8 o’clock so we didn’t get to have dessert but all good….More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 18 July 2021 via mobile

We came to this restaurant on recommendation from family friends and we honestly won’t be back purely because of the rude staff. The meals were fine for the price however the wait staff and management were terribly rude to our entire table. They were using...there personal phones on the floor and having conversations and pointing at guests at other tables. We weren’t the only table at the time that took issue with this either. Once again, decent food, poor customer service. Won’t be back.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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THAI CHEF'S RESTAURANT, Christchurch - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews

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Thai Chef's Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4