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Foo San Restaurant - CLOSED

6-8 Rountree Street, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (5 reviews)
“lemon chicken” (2 reviews)
“soups” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Chinese, Asian
6-8 Rountree Street, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

Note: We dined here in October before the recent fire in the restaurant. We wish the owners all the best to speedily re-open. An unassuming suburban takeout eatery in Riccarton hides inside a Yum Cha restaurant of some local repute. Its definitely an authentic no-thrills...More

Thank Bull_Delamotte
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Worth the money ✔ Cheap food ✔ Was it tasty ✔ Worth recommending ✔ It's been a while since I've been here and I wasn't dissapointed. Not bad for a total of $12 between two friends.

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

If u r looking for a tinge of home food in chiense dim sum, popby foo san for tasty and affordable food! Its a restaurant by A Chinese family hence very original tasting!

Thank vincentsimkh
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Although you may find this restaurant very basic, the food is very good for what you pay for. I tried many hot soups and some of the entrances (sorry, I can't remember all the names) and all were delicious. As I am not familiar with...More

Thank pavelreyesmercado
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We have been dining at Foo San for many years and it never f disapoints. The food is fresh,hot and tasty. We love it.

Thank paulaj0an
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The food is really yummy but i wish they would improve their service. We stopped eating there because they throw the dishes and plates around like ninja stars (LOL). For us - take-aways only. Also, do check that you have received all that you ordered...More

Thank Coriander183
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Since I work at the nearby University, I eat lunch here at least once a month, usually with a friend. It is nothing fancy, but it is excellent food at an excellent value. Since I go for lunch, I have almost always had an assortment...More

Thank Marla H
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This restaurant offers excellent value for money. I would not choose to eat in the restaurant, given the very basic setting, however for great food to take home, at a great price, this is hard to beat. My favorite is the honey prawns, which is...More

Thank Richard0960
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Me and my friends have been regulars here for a couple of years and, while the look and service may put some off at first and can be a bit strange first time round, I love this place. The food and very good, fast and...More

Thank ctemoanabamford
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

The yum cha is awesome and although the service isn't top notch the food makes up for it. We have been going for years and love it.

Thank A1361BZmattg
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
10:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
10:30 - 14:30
10:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
10:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
10:30 - 02:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
10:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6-8 Rountree Street, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: 348-4921
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