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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: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 2
    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
Great Asian Fusion Food

Went with three others, busy on a Sunday night, but food came out fast and service was friendly. Menu was large and for my vegetarian son, great wide range of options for him. Tasty, aromatic food, good value. My only negative would be the sense we wouldn't be welcome to linger, the reservation I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
Jacqui T
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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Went with three others, busy on a Sunday night, but food came out fast and service was friendly. Menu was large and for my vegetarian son, great wide range of options for him. Tasty, aromatic food, good value. My only negative would be the sense we wouldn't be welcome to linger, the reservation I made on line for 6.30 told... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Went once when at Christchurch and ordered Thai food for our group. The food was excellent. Being vegetarian, there were several options available at the restaurant. The ambience was also nice. The place was also full when we arrived, so it is a popular restaurant. I highly recommend this place.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We stumbled across Budha Stix while trying to find a late evening meal. Off the road we approached the set back restaurant and found it buzzing with customers and activity. We were warmly greeted and had to wait about 10 minutes at the bar before being seated. A mix of Thai and vietnamese dishes the food is excellent and our... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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58 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Synopsis is that food was very good but service at best was mediocre. After being seated a person whom I assumed was our server came for our drink order. My brother had not had a chance to look over the menu and asked for a couple minutes. I asked for a large glass of water. Person returned and took the... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I previously wrote a review on this restaurant which was quite average but I enjoyed the food. I am reviewing again as my last experience here wasn't the best. The staff still weren't overly impressive and the meals took ages to come out. A spider fell in my food which I understand is not the restaurants fault but when telling... More 

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We had a succession of things out of stock! We were a group of 10 people and arrived to order wines firstly. No reislings left. No pinot noir left. Apparently the manager forgot to order. Off to local liquor land to buy a bottle or two and returned. Mains that were available one was off were delicious. Dessert came and... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Fantastic selection of food so everyone in the family will be happy. Portions are a good size too and great value for money. Occasionally they can get caught out with being a little short staffed because they can get very busy quite quickly. Very friendly staff. They do takeaways as well - yumm!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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36 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Went there for a meal on the way home from work with a colleague. The food was very tasty, the service needs an overhaul. Young girls not wanting to be working, spent more time chatting with each other than serving. The area has tables close together, we had a couple that were moved halfway through there main meal to a... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
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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
25 helpful votes 25 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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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: Asian, 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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?