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Spice Paragon Victoria Street Restaurant

76 Victoria Street | Central Business District,, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-379 0306
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef cheeks” (47 reviews)
“tempura fish” (11 reviews)
“pad thai” (28 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Street Food, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
76 Victoria Street | Central Business District,, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very expensive restaurant with below average Thai fusion? Food. The worst meal was the pork which was pasted in spice that was unpalatable and too tough to chew. Not going again. :(

Thank BridgitteT
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice restaurant with good service, but what really makes it great is the food. Really good fusion food, I had the beef cheeks and they were soft and melting in the mouth. Recommended!

Thank HappiTravels29
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a meal there with family and friends. Includes a bar while you wait. The menu is impressive and the food tends to be more fusion food than full Thai. Hence would be acceptable to a wide audience. A bit disappointed no Tom Yam but...More

Thank realfatfreddy
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have dined here many times and this is my first review on them. Sometimes it might have been 6- 12 months between my visits but this place never disappoints. The flavours of all our dishes that we shared were wonderful. The staff were knowledgeable...More

Thank tfdivers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Met colleagues in Christchurch and was taken to this place for dinner. This is a hidden gem, while it is realatively new, this places rocks when it comes to food. The selection is amazing, the portion sizes are also amazing. I had the wok fried...More

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went there with my partner and we had the Scallops, which were amazing, so good that we had to order more. We also had the squid, again to die for! For the mains we had a Beef Cheek and the Green Curry fish. Honestly,...More

Thank Guiartoff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely don't recommend the cocktails here...like, at all. BUT the food is to die for!! It is always so tasty and full flavour!

Thank susandM5430IK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived we sensed that it was a quality restaurant. The food was as good as we had heard. The beef cheeks are to die for and also the wok fried chicken with cashew nuts. We finished with a Creme Brulee desert...More

Thank Hjenjoy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Such delicious food and fantastic staff. The food was ready very quickly and were delicious big meals. I had the mango spinach leaf and pad thai, my partner had the salt and pepper squid and beef cheeks - all were fantastic. We will definitely be...More

Thank Anna K
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We love Thai food, especially taken to the next level of fusion with class and style, and we weren't disappointed at Spice Paragon. We did think the entree we shared - the calamari - needed a bit of sauce with it, but nevertheless it was...More

Thank Merissa F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Victoria Street | Central Business District,, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-379 0306
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Spice Paragon prides itself on the freshness and quality of its ingredients. We are dedicated to making every part of your Spice Paragon experience something truly special, every time you visit. In our kitchen the subtle flavours of Thai cuisine are fused with the boldness of modern cooking to produce an array of dishes that will seduce and surprise the palette.
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