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King of Snake

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145 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-365 7363
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11:30 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 00:00
Fri 11:30 - 01:00
Sat 16:00 - 01:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lunched at KoS with some friends today and were looked after by the pleasant and attentive team of Sinead and James. Determined not to share my delicious lamb rib entree, another serving was quickly ordered for communal consumption to assuage food envy. This was followed by a selection from the roti menu, going with a flavour packed chicken satay option... More 

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Thank Martin C
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Been to King of Snake 3 years ago with hubby for dinner, they didn't disappoint us, hubby gave lots of tips to the staff who was serving us after meal. This time with a group of friends, we decided to visit king of snake for lunch. The service great as before, the manager there Angela, recommended to us who are... More 

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Thank anyuxuan
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

King of Snake is an excellent restaurant! The meal progressed really well from dish to dish. We started with the dumplings in master stock and the pork belly. The dumplings were literally an explosion of flavour. And the pork belly was spot on! Our mains consisted of the beef and duck. The beef came with sides of mayo rice, kimchi... More 

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Thank tuckertran
United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent food. Very busy. Worth the wait. I would plan ahead and make a reservation. Our meal was all from the appetizer menu.

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Thank John M
London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It is hard to be positive about venturing out on a Sunday Evening, when the rain is relentlessly falling, falling and falling some more. However, the restaurant is highly recommended by friends, I have made the reservation and the Uber driver is on his way. We get in the car and slowly descend down the hill, the driver checking the... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food and good ambience and not to forget great taste, loved the food. Will recommend it everyone

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We couldn't get into King of Snake our 1st night in Christchurch, so we made a reservation for the following evening. It's located down a driveway, so if you're looking for a street side entrance, it's easy to walk right on by. They boast of Asian Fusion, and the idea is to go in a party and pass around dishes... More 

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1 Thank Robert S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited twice with different work mates, both visits were good. Each time they were very busy and we hadn't booked ahead, however they were able to seat us in the bar area. I would recommend booking were available. The restaurant has a lovely decor and the staff were very nice. Food was pretty good, its a tapas style place which... More 

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1 Thank Paul A
Lyttelton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another good evening at King of Snake. We arrived five minutes early for our reserved table, which was not ready for about half an hour. This was easily forgiven as we were well looked after in the bar area and it was an extremely busy Saturday night - maybe we were lucky to be able to reserve a table at... More 

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Thank frankiethe
Christchurch
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great meal out at King of snake. Really good contemporary Asian fusion food and cocktails. Highly recommend the tuna salad, and sticky beef rib. Also, the chocolate fondant is out of this world! We were served by Maddy who went out of her way to look after us, even though we had no reservation. Her food and drink... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Thai, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-365 7363
Description
King of Snake brings a new level of Asian dining to Christchurch. A timeless paean to Southeast Asian sensuality. King of Snake titillates Christchurch’s Victoria Street precinct with Tony Astle’s elevation of the the region’s tastes, textures and visuals in a casual, sexy atmosphere.King of Snake is a Restaurant and Bar located at 145 Victoria Street, Christchurch, New Zealand.

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