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King of Snake

145 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-365 7363
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Chinese, Asian, Thai, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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145 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had the rice balls for starters and they were so good, could have had just them for dinner. For mains had the lamb stir fry and husband had the king prawns. All meals were very good quality food and really generous portions. Drinks menus...More

Thank Amberlincoln
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent Asian fusion cuisine. The pork hock is good old fashioned Chinese roast pork, with the crispy skin and the meat falling off the bone. The Penang curry beef cheeks are deliciously tender. The portions are large here, and meant for sharing. Parking might be...More

Thank Vance C
Reviewed 4 days ago

This place was mobbed, even on a Tuesday night. It definitely was noisy. However, the Chinese food was amazing, best I ever ate. As usual, the dishes were expensive. Service was a little slow but no problem. Parking was scarce near the restaurant but we...More

Thank Katharine G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have not eaten at King of Snake because we were treated so poorly that I will never go back. Staff were rude and arrogant. Don't care how good the food might be I am not eating to be insulted.

Thank richardlight11
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family had always been a big fan of Chinwag restaurant that has now closed and used to be across the road from King of Snake. For this reason this was my first visit to King of Snake, but now I have experienced it will...More

1  Thank alastair4
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this restaurant again for a dinner meal. Absolutely delicious meal, couldn't fault. Service was friendly and helpful even as they were very busy. Good choice on menu for this style of food.

1  Thank Graeme R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We showed up without a reservation and they were able to accommodate us. We went for dinner and had an amazing meal. The atmosphere was great and the staff was very friendly. This is a can't miss and I would highly recommend. Probably would be...More

Thank Jeremy H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I Christchurch classic! Have been coming here occasionally for years. Never had a bad time. Food is to die for and staff are exceptional. Always a pleasure and a great night out.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great greating when we turned up, hadn't booked but squeezed us in. Was a great eating experience with great food served in a friendly fashion in a busy atmosphere. Highly recomend if you like Chinese /Thai/Vietnamese cuisine. Would definitely go back. Loved all our dishes...More

Thank NeilHBay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped into King of Snake with friends visiting for a few drinks. Stayed longer than expected so ordered some dishes from the menu. They were amazing!! All tasted so fresh with plenty of flavour. Restaurant was packed and it didn't take long for the food...More

Thank Phonse-Charolette
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
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
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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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