• Mama Ree Thai Street Food

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  • White Veg-options

Serves meat, vegan options available. Thai food restaurant where the staff understand what vegan means and can adjust dishes to suit: curries, stir fries, pad thai and noodles. Open Mon-Sun 5:00pm-9:00pm.

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8 Reviews

First Review by mamba


Points +194

09 Sep 2023

Lots of options

Very generous portions. Staff know what has egg/fish sauce in and everything that can made vegan.

Pros: Big portions , Good value , Lots of options



Points +1297

21 Nov 2022

Waited quite a while for a heavy load

Service was very helpful and attentive.

The springrolls up front were ok - do not order them if you do not like coriander. Plus: The sweet sour sauce is a bit weird as a companion.
(Sesame sauce apparently contains eggs. ???)

On a Monday evening, we waited for almost an hour for our main dishes.

One dish was partly burnt, for both dishes a lot of fat was used. Tofu was spungy.
Portions are quite big.


Due to Happy Cow regulations, extraordinary restaurants that serve not only vegan food can only receive 4*. To be fair to them, 4* is my max in general.
Honestly, I was unwhelmed by the food. However, quite a few people sat in the restaurant and more came in for takeaway. So I give 3* instead of 2* because accidents happen.


Points +29

02 May 2021

Great Tofu Options

Was staying down the road from this place so came upon it by chance. Really tasty! Got the tofu pad thai and enjoyed it. There were heaps of dishes with tofu option. Yum!


Points +48

16 Jul 2019

Authentic Thai

Great vegan Pad Thai. Only one vegan curry option of Gang Gari. Staff understand what is and isn’t vegan clearly.

Pros: Great vegan Pad Thai, Accommodating vegans , Friendly staff

Cons: Limited vegan options


Points +775

Mostly Veg
27 Dec 2018

Delicious Thai Food

Loved my veganized Gang Gari! Staff knows what vegan means and are happy to help you. I had tried to order something else as well but after double checking with the cook she came back to tell me which menu items can be veganized which I think is great. That way I can choose something else and no food is wasted. I also loved that they seem to use mostly cardboard/paper for takeaways.
They warned me that I might have to wait a bit longer for my food since it was busy but I thought it was still a normal wait.
I paid ~20$ for my curry and 2 servings of rice. Ate half at the restaurant and took the other half home for lunch.
BYO wine

Pros: Plenty vegan options, Great portion size to prize ratio, Mostly paper/cardboard used for takeaways

Cons: Not organic


Points +16

05 May 2018

Delicious Food, So Many Options

Wide selection of vegan options (just let them know when ordering) and some of the best Thai food I have had.

Pros: Lots of vegan options.

Cons: Pays to book ahead if dining in.


Points +53

22 Apr 2018

Authentic Thai Food

Best Thai I've had in a long time. Staff were very welcoming and friendly. No problem to find vegan / vegetarian options. I don't live in Christchurch but so glad I've discovered this and will be back for sure!


Points +1169

29 Dec 2017

Delicious vegan Thai food!

Found this place by chance – had wanted to eat at the vegetarian restaurant “Gatherings”, but it was full. But it couldn’t have been better, because I had the best Thai food outside of Thailand ever! The menu has many dishes marked “vegetarian”, but when you tell them you are a vegan, they will prepare it vegan for you (part of the dishes may be vegan without altering anyway…). I had the yellow curry for take-away, and the portion was very generous.

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