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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

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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 42
    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
Most recent review
Friendly and fun

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Gypsy2829
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Dunedin, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Dunedin, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

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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104 reviews 104 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
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
21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Top Contributor
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
4 helpful votes 4 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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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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