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Buddha Stix

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Riccarton Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Reservations
Late Night

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  • 30
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great food

Really love their food at Buddha Stix. Only trouble is it is very popular and thus very busy. Sometimes they have two sittings in an evening which can be a bit annoying if you are meeting friends after work but want to spend more than an hour and a half. On the whole though its a great place and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
SJN71
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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81 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Really love their food at Buddha Stix. Only trouble is it is very popular and thus very busy. Sometimes they have two sittings in an evening which can be a bit annoying if you are meeting friends after work but want to spend more than an hour and a half. On the whole though its a great place and prices... More 

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51 reviews 51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

Ate here on our last night in NZ before returning to the UK after a fantastic holiday. We turned up without a reservation and had to wait for a table to come free. The restaurant was very busy even at 7pm, a sign of good quality/value. The food was great; well cooked and good portions. Service is excellent with the... More 

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Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We ate here after a suggestion from our motel owners. When we arrived that place was packed. Looked like some office Christmas dinners were going on. We were seated at a table in the bar. Although the place was packed, the service was quick. Our meals were all good.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The night we went was really busy but had a great atmosphere. Food was fantastic. Was great service and priced very well

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

A great evening with family and friends somewhat marred by slow service. We chose a set menu and there was a long delay between the serving of the entree and the main dishes. The food was tasty and well presented. Thirteen people seated at a large round table, probably suitable for 10, made it difficult to share dishes that were... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Piping hot, delicious fried rice clay pot hit the spot after flying in to Christchurch. This place was busy but we got a table right away, service was a little lacking due to it being full but the perfect combo of pineapple, cashews, chicken and rice was worth it.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

It was fine, but nothing great. They won't supply a carafe of water for the table. They do refill fairly regularly, but we ran dry on many occasions. Had spare ribs, guri puffs and Vietnamese spring rolls for starters, and laksa, garlic beef and pork meatballs for mains. The menu didn't have as much variety as some (e.g. no money... More 

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Christchurch
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This restaurant has never let us down even when arriving without a reservation. Fresh crisp salads and a tasty variety of 'Thai' dishes. We love this restaurant for relaxed dining in neat surroundings and with very pleasant and helpful service.

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Waimate, New Zealand
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70 reviews 70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

So anyway i was walking along Riccarton Road sussing out suitable eating spots for the other half, who was on her way up in a bus, and got about as far as I was going to go when i spotted Buddha Stix. Hmmmm......are they trying to be a bit clever or what? Peering in from the roadside it looked to... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Ordered the Thai fried noodle, green beef curry and lamb in red curry. Decided to takeaway back to motel to enjoy the food with my family. The green curry wasn't nice, tasted quite strange as there was a strong beefy smell that over-shadowed the green curry taste. The lamb in red curry was average. Only the fried noodle was good.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Riccarton Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?