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2 Wharenui Road, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
+64 3-348 2630
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221 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Restaurant served vegetarian food in Chinese style. Variety of menu, noodle, rice, steak. We ordered fried noodle, noodle soup, fishy steak. All delicious. Restaurant's manager is so friendly.

Thank Mollymoon_26
Mollymook, Australia
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Must admit we weren't confident when we arrived as this place looks very run down and tired. But wow, were we pleasantly surprised! Great service, super fresh food with lovely flavors. We had some dietary requirements that were no problem at all. The food arrived quickly and was delicious. Very reasonable prices. BYO. We left 4 very happy customers. Would... More 

Thank Marianne C
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Small and cozy, clean and essential and the food is top quality. Highly recommended for a quick stop. It is a family run restaurant.

Thank Ma N
Singapore, Singapore
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103 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

The three of us had the fried wanton which was forgettable, one of us ordered the tofu vegetable soup which was quite plain. We each tried a main course, the hotplate hor fun, the fried beehoon and the curry ramen. The hor fun was a tad bit oily, beehoon was alright but may be a little bland for people with... More 

Thank Grayee
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

I've heard such good things about this place and when I finally went it didn't disappoint, fantastic food and so many vegan options! I thought it was very reasonably priced and the staff member was really friendly. I will definitely be back!

Thank NLouise19
Lake Hawea, New Zealand
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

I love coming here as I can almost almost everything on the menu! That is always a joy, one that comes rarely to us in NZ. I do try different meals here and have never been disappointed. Today I ordered lychee juice and it came with 4 lychees! Really enjoyed my Crispy oregano satay delight, with the ginger brown rice.... More 

Thank Rainbowclaire
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Never know what I'm ordering so the surprise is always exciting! Never been disappointed though, and love visit her because of the exceptional service! Really cheap and affordable and great value for money! Will definitely be returning!

1 Thank Sarah B
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77 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

Great food, good prices and friendly service. We are vegans and so the food was great, only basic surroundings but nice fresh food and plenty of it.

1 Thank Christine S
Christchurch, New Zealand
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

Tasty delicious vegetarian dishes. Lots of great choices and very flavoursome. Great for our family of onion haters as onions are banned at this restaurant. My only criticism is that on a very busy Friday night maybe another wait staff person could have helped with the work load but we still got our food pretty quickly and enjoyed the evening.

1 Thank deanneleanne
Christchurch, New Zealand
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

My husband and I eat here all the time. It is great for lunch and dinner especially when you are on a budget. It is a dedicated vegetarian restaurant with most items being vegan. Gluten free is also widely available on their menu. The menu had over 100 items on it so the hardest part is picking what to eat!!!... More 

1 Thank Kryssi20

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Wharenui Road, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-348 2630

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?