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Saigon Star

184 Clarence Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-348 8879
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pho” (5 reviews)
“spring rolls” (4 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:30All hours
Asian, Vietnamese
184 Clarence Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We just have their beef noodle pho.. to me the soup is too sweet, overall is ok, not expensive, portion is nice quite big.

Thank Fooyung L
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

A good menu with some different dishes to thiose often encountered in more ordinary restaurants. Thumbs up from the entire group.

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I was very impressed by the hard working young people in the front of house at this restaurant. There was a warm welcome and efficient service. BYO with a $6 corkage fee gives a glow to any Aussie's heart. My husband's fish curry was very...More

Thank yeti5
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We met here with friends. Easy to get a table for four with a lazy susan in the middle that encourages sharing. We had seafood soup, a tofu dish with vegetables and cashews, and deep fried fish dish with vegetables. All were good and the...More

Thank Feenixwest
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Went to this restaurant as a friend recommended it. Was so good. Had chick stirfry with cashew nuts. Yummy as. Service friendly. Would recommend for good cheap vitamese tasty food

Thank funchick37
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The Saigon Star is an excellent Vietnamese restaurant. It is not fancy but has good food at a reasonable price. We went back again and will return next time we're in Christchurch.

Thank D0nlan40
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Every time is amazing! Never regretted changing it up and trying something new. Always fresh and delicious. Definitely recommend to anyone and everyone! Lovey friendly service and foods a great price too!

Thank Anna-kate H
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Came here for lunch on our weekend visit to Christchurch. Service - Friendly enough but a bit slow. Food - We ordered a couple of pho which arrived later than another couple that ordered after us and we waited 20 minutes for it. It wasn't...More

Thank MJJC_1982
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

The food here is amazing. They used to have cheap food with large portion sizes. However lately they have made their meals more expensive and the meal sizes way too small :(

Thank CJM324
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Delicious food, great size, excellent service. One meal was too spicy for one of us and they happily remade.

Thank Mike H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 184 Clarence Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-348 8879
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