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Monster Chicken

394 Riccarton Road | Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
+64 3-343 0505
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“beef tataki” (10 reviews)
“fried chicken” (15 reviews)
“yakitori” (6 reviews)
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Korean, Bar, Fusion
££ - £££
394 Riccarton Road | Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have read about the place been passed it have now been there at 9.20 pm on a Thursday night. First impressions table a bit sticky and no staff around. They finally did turn up a few minutes later, possibly on a break However chicken was...More

Thank JHH50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down best chicken in chch. Flavour atmosphere and everything is as expected. Will i return? Of course

Thank John H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I think they need to decide if they are a fast food restaurant or a real restaurant, table service for ordering food should be a minimum for a real restaurant, not having to go to the counter to order. Appreciated water being brought to the...More

Thank classicchch
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We badly needed fried chicken which was tasty, yummy & not going to burst our wallets. Monster Chicken was tucked away at the back of a mall-ish place, took awhile for us tourists to drive around to find it. We had the teriyaki chicken, fried...More

Thank Baldwin C
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

The chicken is really tasty, and the price was a little on the high side, but its ok. The sides were pretty average so if they improve the sides the place will get 5 stars. Handy location in bush inn and the wait for takeaway...More

Thank jfieldfit
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Its small enough to feel a great atmosphere and authenticity. but most of the fried chicken relies on the sauce its covered in for the flavour and spices, we found some to be bland but absolutely crave the sweet chilli one and the sides make...More

Thank darylr544
Reviewed 7 October 2017

First time to eat Korean style fried chicken and loving it so far! Menu does not have a lot of options but if you are only after good, crispy fried chicken that's finger licking good-this is the place to be. Been there about four times...More

Thank not_quite_nuts
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Came here and had the original chicken. Service was good, just a little bit longer than expected for fried chicken. The chicken came out hot and actually burnt the top of my mouth. the dish itself has nice texture great crunch and crispy, chicken is...More

Thank Jason N
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

So glad I dinnaly tried this monster chicken , having eyed it up for ages , we made a phone order and it was ready in 20 mins to pick up ; what my partner brought home was a smorgasbord board of perfect deliciousness!!! We...More

Thank Killah C
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Best Korean style Fried Chicken ever ! Chilli chilli Bang Bang and Garlic Bomb are my favorites!!

Thank miffyshu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Korean, Bar, Fusion
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 394 Riccarton Road | Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand (Formerly Zenbu Japanese Restaurant & Bar)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-343 0505
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Best fried chicken in Christchurch! Chicken and beer!
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