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289 Wairakei Road | Bryndwr, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
03 359 6950
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We go here often, it's not far from home and they always do a great feed. Entrees and main courses are always good. We have dined in, but often do take out. The prices are a little bit high compared with similar restaurants, but we don't mind paying.

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Thank classicchch
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Fresh veggies and a good but not overwhelming menu. Prices are same for eat in or takeaway so save the washing up and get a table. Choose your meat at different prices but $18 per dish for chicken going up to $22 for more unusual meats is a good guide. You only need one dish per person. I love this... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Have ben here a couple of times with groups of friends and we have always enjoyed our meals and the staff have been great. Busy little local for both dining in and takeaway. Only let down is the fish cakes - not as good as many others sorry.

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2 Thank deanneleanne
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Mays Thai would have to be one of the best in town for flavour and quality. Can be busy at times which just goes to show how popular it is.

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sussex
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155 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Tucked away in a line of unpretentious shops this is not the most appealing of aspects but once inside the food is good. The service was friendly and, having shared a combo starter we enjoyed both pork pad thai and spicy duck. It is very small so can lack atmosphere when almost empty but who cares if the food is... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

Four of us went for dinner on a Thursday night. It was very quiet with only one other couple. The service was very average and the meals disappointing. We have enjoyed this place many times in the past and did have to wonder if it had changed hands but were told it hadn't. My meal was the tastiest of all,... More 

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Thank MitchandKev
Christchurch
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

A little shop front Thai place in Burnside. Looks very basic from the outside and doesn't give the appearance of being particularly 'des-res'. Don't let that fool you - the food is EXCELLENT! Fresh flavours, seasonal veggies (my curry had asparagus which is in season as well as all the standard vegetables). The curry was perfectly spiced with heat coming... More 

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1 Thank CantabRob
Christchurch, New Zealand
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58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

We have enjoyed many meals here,both as a couple and with friends and family. The standard is consistent, service friendly and the menu has a good selection. Favourites are Roast Duck Curry and Prawn Salad. Well worth a try.

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Thank walnuts143
auckland
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Food is mediocre with lots of sugar and coconut milk for every dish ordered . Have been to other Thai restaurants before and find food served here not authentic Thai cooking. Service is fairly good but nothing special considering that it is a small place. Would not recommend unless you like your food really sweet

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Thank discipleAuckland
Christchurch, New Zealand
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

We have been to May's Thai 3 times, tried different dishes on their menu and so far have left very satisfied & happy. Food is always fresh and cooked to perfection. We find them miles better than other Thai restaurants we have been to in Christchurch. Even our hard- to- please youngest son loves their food! Service is friendly and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 289 Wairakei Road | Bryndwr, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: 03 359 6950

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?