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“Beautiful Food but too quick”
Review of King of Snake

King of Snake
Ranked #13 of 1,006 Restaurants in Christchurch
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Asian, Malaysian, Thai
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: King of Snake brings a new level of Asian dining to Christchurch. A timeless paean to Southeast Asian sensuality. King of Snake titillates Christchurch’s Victoria Street precinct with Tony Astle’s elevation of the the region’s tastes, textures and visuals in a casual, sexy atmosphere.King of Snake is a Restaurant and Bar located at 145 Victoria Street, Christchurch, New Zealand.
Christchurch, New Zealand
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Beautiful Food but too quick”
Reviewed October 23, 2013

Food was fantastic, great service both in the bar and restaurant. Ordered 3 entrees (only little) which was all beaitiful, ordered two mains, we had just finished our tasters and the mains arrived! We arrived at about 1/4 to eight for an 8 o'clock booking and were done and busted by 9, feeling very full. Would have been nice to sit back relax and enjoy the food and company. I would go back but would order the mains after the starters and have a bit of a breather.

  • Visited October 2013
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Christchurch, New Zealand
Level 6 Contributor
145 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Good customer service”
Reviewed October 5, 2013

We had another good night at KOS last night. Had an earlier booking than we have had before so got in before the buzz and nice to see it in another energy. Service was quick and food good, however this time there was a mix up with a drink I ordered which meant I had to chase it, not only did they sort this out quickly but I was offered it foc which I thought was good customer service from the lady in red! not something you always get in CHC.

  • Visited October 2013
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Good food with a healthy price tag”
Reviewed September 27, 2013

Very good food and fast service. We ordered 3 dishes amoung 4 people, should have gotten 4! But very good food just be prepared to pay $$ a bit!! All in all well worth it and we will return.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank ewingmg
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Level 5 Contributor
74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Average average average”
Reviewed September 26, 2013 via mobile

3 of us ate here for a business dinner. Nice space. Service fine. But the food was uninteresting. I'm not sure if it is dumbed down for the locals or whether the chefs just aren't adventurous enough but the food is boring. Another very disappointing winelist. Ok, but could do much better.

  • Visited August 2013
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1 Thank allblacks99
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Brisbane, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Booking necessary..”
Reviewed September 21, 2013

We went in at 7PM on a weekday. It was full but was advised that a table will be free in 30 minutes and we could wait in the bar. 1 hour passed, went to ask the staff about the table, got told that there'll be one in "a few minutes".. of course that didn't happen. We left without eating dinner. Bar food, though, was ok. It looked like a hipster hangout with wallpaper with giant skull patterns on it.

Visited September 2013
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1 Thank CecilCC
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