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Daphnes Restaurant

398 Riccarton Road | Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
+64 3-348 8988
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
398 Riccarton Road | Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
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Reviewed 16 May 2017

Went for Mothers day lunch and he food was great. There were 8 of us and we all shared dishes so got a taste of different meals. The food was so tasty and big portions. My favourite would be the sweet n sour chicken and...More

Thank SarahTart
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Church Corner is recognised as Christchurch's Chinatown and Daphne's is a real stand-out eatery among a wealth of other restaurants. Along with visitors from China we had an excellent evening of great food and great service. The menu crosses a broad section of Chinese cuisine....More

Thank Seismicscot
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Daphne's has become one of our favourite restaurants for lunch and dinner in the area. And considering the number of restaurants in this area, that is saying something. Daphne's has a very wide range of food available on their menu. The dishes I like in...More

Thank jakkaof86
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

There were nine in our party and we (at our request) were ushered into a quiet room with a round table that would have seated several more than our group. An enormous 'lazy susan' nearly as big as the table enabled us to move the...More

Thank Kath B
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This has to be my favorite Chinese restaurant in Christchurch and I have lost count as to the number of times I have gone. There spicy cumin lamb is my favorite dish. They could improve their steamed dumplings as they have little flavor compared to...More

Thank sterny2016
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

This is the third time I've been here recently, once for a business lunch, once with my wife, and this time with my family. Each time the food has been excellent and the service impeccable. This is easily One of my favourite restaurants in Christchurch

Thank 804kevr
Reviewed 10 November 2016

went with family group of 12 , staff very friendly and accommodating ,Food is very good, probably the best dumplings in ChCh. the spicy lamb dish is a real treat, all the dishes were distinctive in flavour and portion sizes were generous.A bit scruffy from...More

Thank ascot3349
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Great Ambience great food. .. can get busy on weekends, try and book ahead. Tried the pepper venison was awesome. Resonably priced.

Thank Navinnav
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We decided to treat ourselves on the last night we had in Christchurch and went out for dinner. We were recommend to Daphnes by the hosts in the motel we were staying in. An interesting menu to say the least. We ordered reasonably safe dishes,...More

Thank RichardLOZ
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

food is okay, a bit oily and its a mix from all over China. Head cook is pretty rude and was drunk... so giving the bad review Go to Benson over this place

Thank Alex F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 398 Riccarton Road | Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-348 8988
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