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Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Asian, Thai, Healthy
Gift Cards Available, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome authentic Thai restaurant. Lovely host who was very friendly and gave suggestions which we loved. Delicious food and we will definitely be back next time we are in Chch

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our go to restaurant when we visit Christchurch, the menu has something for everyone, the service is great and the food itself is plentiful, tasty and the restaurant has a good atmosphere. However it's the cocktails that takes this place to the next...level. Marcus is a fantastic mixologist, he made off the menu cocktails, made the perfect cocktail for my birthday, he is great fun, entertaining and made our experience even better. Can't wait to returnMore

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Thanks for the amazing drinks Markus !! Great service. The place has a fabulous vibe snd cool atmosphere Wonderful choices and food

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 6 May 2021 via mobile

Superb food, wonderful staff, positive vibe, and all-round fantastic dining experience! The flavours of the meals truly live up to its reputation as a top restaurant. Don’t miss this awesome place - you really won’t regret it!

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 6 May 2021

I travel all over NZ with work, Thai Orchid restaurant is the best in NZ. Truly authentic Thai cuisine, delicious!!. The crispy duck is amazing and a must try as are their redesigned wonton's. Great atmosphere and yummy cocktails too. A must when in Christchurch!!!

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 14 April 2021

Awsome thai food, some of the best and well priced in Christchurch, good family environment, we will visit again. Craig Owen Duffield

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 12 April 2021

Probably the best Thai meal we have had in New Zealand in almost 40 years. Great service and a very convivial host. Interesting decor. Highly recommended for anyone wanting to taste superb quality, very reasonably priced Thai food in NZ.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 5 April 2021

As a long time resident of Thailand I can confirm the food was amazing and genuine. I wish I lived in CHC.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 17 March 2021 via mobile

Such a good meal! Loved every minute of it. Had the crispy duck which was delicious. The host was lovely and we chatted for a while! I'll be back for that drink :p Tom.

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 14 March 2021 via mobile

Fabulous meal and fantastic hospitality. Would highly recommend. Jules the owner took his time to run through the menu with us and match wines to courses and recommended favourite dishes. He even gave us a couple of glasses of bubbly on the house to celebrate...our anniversary. We loved the food and felt Jules and Darryl our waiter went out of their way to ensure we had a fantastic experience.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Response from Debra H | Reviewed this property |
We have never had a problem with parking. If you can't fit your car in the parking lot, there is plenty of parking on the side street
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Frequently Asked Questions about Thai Orchid

Yes, Thai Orchid offers takeaway services.

Yes, Thai Orchid offers delivery services.

Thai Orchid is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4