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“Food did not live up to the hype or cost”
Review of King of Snake

King of Snake
Ranked #35 of 1,225 Restaurants in Christchurch
Cuisines: Asian, Malaysian, Thai
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Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: King of Snake offers the best of Euro-Asian cuisine in a stunning 5-star contemporary setting. Enjoy the panoramic view over Cashel Mall, the Bridge of Remembrance, and the willow tree lined banks of the Avon River. Whether you want a full a la carte dining experience, cocktails and nibbles at the bar or simply a cold beer on the deck, King of Snake is sure to delight.
Reviewed 3 March 2024

on arrival 5.15 pm we were reminded our table must be vacated by 7pm several times. The service was from totally disinterested staff and the food very disappointing, This is an over hyped restaurant go to the Argentinian one close by instead

Date of visit: January 2024
Thank Veganfarmer
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Reviewed 29 February 2024 via mobile

Enjoyed articularly the tastes wrapped in spinach leaves and the mouth-bite riceballs. Outstanding! Service efficient and wine selection and knowledge from Wine manager very good. Argon preservation system for open wines.

Date of visit: February 2024
Thank SueF2055
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Reviewed 11 February 2024 via mobile

Visiting Christchurch and met a local who recommended this restaurant, and it turned out to be fantastic, great food great choice of drinks, fab service and very reasonable. Well worth a visit

Date of visit: February 2024
Thank Ron E
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Reviewed 3 February 2024 via mobile

Very unpleasant customer services. Try to book table for more than 10 people, called the phone number on the website several times, left message to call back. NO RESPONSE AT ALL.
Was wondering phone is working? Or wrong phone number on the website.

Shame King of snake can’t handle more than 10 people reservation!

Date of visit: February 2024
Thank Road17827016774
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Monte Stirling, General Manager at King of Snake, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2024

Hi Ellen,

Thank you very much for the feedback, I'm really sorry to hear you feel that way about our customer service, this is the first time we've had this feedback, we do experience a very large volume of calls and work our way through 50+ voicemails a day, sometimes for whatever reason things get missed, such as we can't hear the message and the call cuts out or our voicemail box gets full. However, you are always more than welcome to email us at info@kingofsnake.co.nz, which we check every day and is usually the best way to book larger bookings.

We deal with large groups of 10+ most nights of the week so definitely happy to accommodate.
Please feel free to get in contact and we will get this sorted for you.

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Reviewed 18 January 2024 via mobile

Best food in NZ! Great personal and food was amazing. We asked for the signature courses and were recommended the eggplant and venison carpaccio. Both fantastic!

Date of visit: January 2024
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