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Little Saigon Restaurant

547 Colombo Street | City Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-365 5889
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible21%
30 May 2017
“Pho for you”
11 May 2017
“After wedding get together”
Closed Now
Asian, Vietnamese
$$ - $$$
547 Colombo Street | City Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Be prepared for a smallish daily menu but we tried most things and all of it was seriously good. So loved the prawn salad, very Vietnamese and our waiter was exceptional giving us tastings of wines he thought we would like and was very friendly...More

Thank M0ZGirl
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Good restaurant with decent food. Nothing fancy and the prices reflect that. We go about once a month and kids always like the Crispy Chicken and Mrs likes the Beef Salad w Chilli. Vietnamese pancake, fish curry, combination fried rice and the fried fish with...More

Thank garyngnz
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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Pho, yum on a cold day. The pho was good, the restuarant needed to have the heating tirned up on a cool day. I cool restaurant is not inviting on a cold day.

Thank Malcolm O
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We met up with the bridal party and parents a couple f days after a wedding, The restaurant was selected as one of the best Vietnamese style restaurants that one the parents had ever been to. To say the least - we weren't disappointed and...More

Thank Bigrinkles
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I would give this no stars if possible, but the fried chicken was all good We had beef fried egg noodle, spring rolls and fried chicken to take away The beef noodles only had 2 bits of beef in the entire container... no lie, it...More

Thank efaz326
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Excellent service, quiet staff, unobtrusive staff. Very helpful. Large round table for 10 people was so nice as everyone was able to hear each other. Food excellent. Family have been many times. We will be back.

Thank Jules474
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We ordered food to take away but when we got home found it was surprisingly tasteless and really dry. The food we received was not the food we expected and had very little flavour or sauce, the 'crispy' chicken was plain fried chicken and smelt...More

2  Thank RoseB04
Reviewed 13 January 2017

the food was ok nothing very special , the service also ok i mean to go once is fine but i won t go every week.

1  Thank juliencarpiste57
Reviewed 14 October 2016

My partner and I usually go here early in the evening or for a late lunch and always find the staff very helpful and accommodating. We usually get our favorite dishes which are vegetarian/vegan so can't speak about the quality of meat dishes. Having said...More

1  Thank shawnccole
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This place is usually pretty decent for lunch. However today, when I ordered a meal for lunch, it came out different to the last time. Requested for no spring onions but my whole bowl was filled with spring onions. My sister ordered a hot coffee...More

1  Thank 896carissat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 547 Colombo Street | City Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-365 5889
  • E-mail
Little Saigon restaurant is a Vietnamese restaurant near South City Mall on Colombo Street. It is one of the busiest restaurant in Christchurch to traditional and authentic Vietnamese food is served. The main aim of this restaurant is to deliver the taste of actual Vietnamese dishes to the people of the New Zealand specially in Christchurch City. The restaurant was started 17 years and now operated under the new company Phuc, Duc, Phung Nguyen Vietnamese Restaurant Limited since 2014. There are 140 dishes in the menu ; most of the dishes prepared in Vietnamese taste and style. The ambiance is decorated with the traditional painting, indoor plants, fish tank and cultural decorative material to give an experience of Vietnamese style. Little Saigon accommodate up to 130 people at a time and provides different types of banquets for the large number of bookings.
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