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Phuket Thai

513 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
+64 3-352 8507
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good46%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pad thai” (8 reviews)
“steamed rice” (2 reviews)
“fish cakes” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
513 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

We visit here periodically and it is entirely reliable as far as we are concerned. Lovely pad Thai spring roles and spicy salads.

1  Thank john f
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Despite the name being in the Southern part of Thailand, the restaurant has all kinds of authentic Thai food across all regions of Thailand. I recommend Pla Tod Nam Tok (deep fried whole fish with Nam Tok sauce) as their signature dish. Best to order...More

Thank Pleayo T
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

It's difficult to find real Thai food in nz ! This one won't disappoint you , indeed very satisfied.

Thank Doralam
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Just a reminder for everyone that this restaurant never disappoints us. Penang Chicken is a must have for curry fans. Get one as soon as you can.

Thank Leighton R
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Just in Christchurch for one night and looking for somewhere to eat on the Papanui road close to our hotel. Not a great range of options so chose the Phuket because it looked reasonably busy. Don't eat Thai food often but really enjoyed the meal...More

Thank walmo1955
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Walked to our favourite local Thai last night and found it was closed till midnight March for well earned annual leave. Have a great break and we eill see you when you are back.

Thank Graeme M
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Wednesday night businesss meant quickly looking for somewhere to eat. I remember coming here many years ago (way before apps were invented) and it was good then. Pleasantly surprised that it is still the case. We walked in to a busy but not crowded restaurant...More

Thank John and Anne C
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The food was great. The tom yum soup is the one you should try. The staff at the front desk was really friendly and helpful.

Thank Tania T
Reviewed 31 December 2016

A group of 11 of us went here for dinner on a Wednesday night and wanted to go somewhere that had great food and a friendly atmosphere. We got both of these. We had a range of food including starters, one of the party had...More

Thank Geejae99
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Get one now absolutely fantastic. We have been once a week for the last 3 weeks and never disappointed.

Thank Leighton R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 513 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-352 8507
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