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Little Saigon Restaurant

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547 Colombo Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
(03) 365 5889
Today
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have become regulars of Little Saigon. The food is great and so is the service. With little kiddies it is imperative that the food is served as quickly as possible and this is the case every time we visit Little Saigon.

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Thank Lauramac85
Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

Went here with a bunch of friends for a dinner. Service was a bit strange, had to call waiter over to take our order and had to ask for more wine glasses and water. Meals were tasty, good for their prices but were staggered and some of our party waited 10 minutes for their meals even though restaurant was near... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

We visited about 2 weeks ago and were very impressed with the food we received. It was really good quality and tasted great.

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Thank Jradr
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Tasty Entrees and great Banquet Menu. Nice Atmosphere and the Crispy Chicken and spring rolls are really great.

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Thank prestj
Nelson, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Finished a contract and after a few months away decided to stock up on some food for the evening so we didn't have to cook. Wow. Food was so boring I had to throw it away. 90% rice with a few vegetables and a smattering of sweet Thai chilli sauce. It was the most unforgettable meal I have ever had,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great food, prices a little steep. However the few times I have been recently, there is always large rowdy groups maximising the BYO alcohol situation and making it more akin to a pub environment. Disappointing.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

I can only think one positive thing to comment on with this restaurant. The fish tank near the door, while underpopulated, is very clean. The food is challenging to eat and where it comes from must be a long way away. Vietnamese? I don't think so. Staff are indifferent and uncommitted to anything other than being there. Christchurch has many... More 

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nantes
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

I've eaten in many vietnamese places and this was not vietnamese. Spring rolls didn't have the proper sauce, they were ok though but my pho was conpletely blend. The service was outrageous. I was forbidden to use their wifi although the staff's family members seating next to me were on the internet the whole time. And the owner was just... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Food was good but not what we consider 'authentic' Vietnamese food. Seems to have been modified to suit local palate but still good. Decor is average but service was very good. Glass of wine was very small (especially for the price). Overall probably 6.5 out of 10.

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Thank wayneNkris
melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We have just enjoyed a fantastic Vietnamese meal at "Little Saigon" restaurant in Christchurch, NZ. The restaurant décor is pleasant, service was good, food was excellent, fresh, flavoursome, plentiful and VERY reasonably priced. An added bonus was that whilst it is a licensed restaurant it also offers BYO (corkage $5 per bottle). Having thoroughly the two delicious meals we chose... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 547 Colombo Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: (03) 365 5889

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?