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The Bodhi Tree - CLOSED

397-399 Ilam Road | Located on corner Colombo & Peterborough st., Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
+64 3-377 6808
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Feb 12, 2017
“Unusual dishes (for New Zealand)”
Jan 10, 2017
“Delicious food light tasty, unique cuisine, always good”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Asian, Burmese, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
397-399 Ilam Road | Located on corner Colombo & Peterborough st., Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
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Reviewed December 5, 2013

Yummm, we both really enjoyed the food...lovely fresh flavours. My Husband who was raised in the Hawaiian Islands said it was reminiscent of the flavours of his childhood...Two dishes each, Tea Salad, Squid, Deep fried Vege and beef curry....just lovely!!

Thank Karen W
Reviewed November 22, 2013

This is our first choice for a family gathering or visitors from out of town. Interesting and delicious food and they always look after the vegetarian and vegan family members well. We find two dishes per person after the obligatory starter of pickled tea salad,...More

Thank KiwisAbroad2008
Reviewed November 9, 2013

I visited on a weeknight with a family group of seven people. I will try and keep this short as others have explained in detail but this restaurant is a real asset to Christchurch. The food is interesting and delicious (we especially enjoyed the tea...More

1  Thank Tyyche
Reviewed October 31, 2013

The Bodhi Tree features Burmese cuisine. This was the first time I had tried Burmese. The menu says Burmese is a blend of Indian and Chinese, both of which I like a great deal. I found it to be better than even the best of...More

Thank EFFor
Reviewed October 11, 2013

The food was good especially the tea salad and fish soup. The curries were interesting but I felt they were similar to other malaysian/thai curries. They serve Tapas style quantities and prices were on the high side. You have to order 3 dishes per person...More

1  Thank SherrySans
Reviewed September 20, 2013

Location and parking are not great, but this restaurant is incredible! The food is simple and fantastic! It's best to order 3-5 dishes so that you try a variety and because the dishes are quite small. Reservations are a must, especially on weekends. It's a...More

Thank OmiMayet
Reviewed September 13, 2013

Located in a rather bland area of town and situated at the back of a building this restaurant is worth looking for. Although a little Spartan in terms of décor the service was excellent and the food very good. Portions are small so it's worth...More

1  Thank Paul B
Reviewed September 12, 2013

The staff was super friendly, we had a selection of different main courses that blew us away, and some tasty deserts. 5 dishes, 2 juices and 2 deserts cost around 100NZD - so very much worth it! Unfortunately a bit out of town and you...More

Thank Gina B
Reviewed August 30, 2013

We enjoyed a good meal here, the tea salad was interesting, loved the ceviche as it was fresh and flavourful. The okra with garlic was full of flavour. Our experience was tasty food with good service.

Reviewed August 22, 2013 via mobile

Arrived 7:30 on a Thursday after drinks elsewhere. Ordered a wide range of foods after being made aware that each serving was entree size. Were all excellent, especially the beef cubes. Service wonderful and had a great evening with friends. Highly recommended

Thank Wayne P
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$10 - $100
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 397-399 Ilam Road | Located on corner Colombo & Peterborough st., Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-377 6808
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