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King of Snake

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145 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-365 7363
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11:30 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 00:00
Fri 11:30 - 01:00
Sat 16:00 - 01:00
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Gold Coast, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the best of Christchurch! The food was absolutely delicious! Best food in Australia and New Zealand so far. The waiter recommended we start with the spinach leafs and he was right on. They are melt in your mouth delicious. This is Asian-fusion and service at it's best.

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Thank BeItForward
Brisbane, Australia
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32 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is always consistently amazing, never any complaints just tasty everything. We tried all the waiters recommendations this time with absolutely no regrets.

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Thank susandM5430IK
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food was incredible!! We had wontons and spinach leaves for entrees then the beef cheek curry and pork hock for our mains. Our attentive waitress Annie had a large knowledge of the food and we were impressed by everything she recommended. The atmosphere was busy as it was a Friday night. Will definitely be coming back again!!

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Thank marymiddleton496
Honolulu
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77 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best thing to do is to order a variety of dishes and share. The stir fried Vegas, Wagyu beef and the roast duck were all terrific. The only thing not unusually delicious were the beef won tons. Everything else was tasty and delivered promptly. It was crowded so a reservation is a must.

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Thank Cris R
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very expensive evening but we all enjoyed our meals. Highly recommend Oysters (3 people whom normally don't like them loved them), vegetable side, the lettuce leaf cup, pork belly, duck, monk fish and Penang curry .. I loved the desert .. mixed thoughts on pork hock and ordered a bottle of wine, and received a year later than on menu... More 

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Thank LandJ66
Dunedin, New Zealand
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We shared 4 dishes (between 4 of us) and got to try a range of flavours. The food was so good, with a fresh taste and interesting flavours. The service was exceptional. We enjoyed it so much we returned the next night to try other things on the menu. We were not disappointed. Cant wait to return next time we... More 

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Thank 558judy
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a larger group we had a pre set menu which included beef cheek, pork, yellow curry, vegetarian curry, tuna and other starters. Food was absolutely amazing. I thoroughly enjoyed everything I ate. The price is on the higher end but in my opinion is worth it for the food. Service was okay but was a little surprised by the... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we entered the Restaurant we were not acknowledged straight away and I counted 4 staff members in various states of conversation. We waited and I am impatient at best especially with first impressions. However the food was great and the service was also great.

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California
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

And well worth the wait, which we didn't have to, because we came early. Wonderful menu, the crispy duck was amazing, veggies were yummy. It's the kind of place where you are encouraged to share. The king of snake cocktail is top rate as well.

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Thank Cisaacs1974
Crested Butte, Colorado
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended to us by the staff at our hotel and since we were within walking distance we tried it. We arrived right when they opened for dinner and glad we did as they were already booked for the evening but fit us in. The presentation of each dish was beautiful and the specialty drinks were perfect. This... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Thai, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-365 7363
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.

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