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163 The Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand
Thursday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Wed 07:30 - 19:00
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This is a restaurant we dine with my friends on a regular basis as the Chinese food are very good and and great value. Tonight there were eight of us and we shared 8 dishes. Their signature dishes are Spicy and Sour soup, satay prawns, salt and pepper squid, cumin lamb, pork slices and preserve veg, stir fried French bean... More 

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San Francisco, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

Don't usually give bad reviews, but both food and service were terrible. I would not recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Manju500
Dunedin, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

The chicken kung pao was really delicious. My favourite was the Fried Chicken Softbones with chilli, not many places do this recipe so it was quite unique and hard to find.

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Thank Mike T
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

I spent 3 dinners with family here for 3 nights in Wellington. Price is really reasonable for big portion. The restaurant is a quite small, looks like it home-made food but yummy with very traditional chinese taste. I will definitely come back.

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Cle Elum, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

This restaurant was recommended to us by our hotel. We were very surprised by the space as it is in the lobby of an apartment building with people coming in and out all the time you are dining. The owners young daughter was sitting at one of the tables, but she was very well behaved and made no noise, but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

This place is great - not the biggest menu, but what they do, they do really well. The lemon chicken is awesome, and a big portion, two big chicken breasts. The satay chicken is excellent too. The rice is big and flavoursome and the service is friendly! We live upstairs, and we can't resist going there a few times a... More 

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Thank hansz1
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

Food was very standard but good price. They open till late. Worth to give a try. Will come back here on my next trip to Wellington.

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Thank EstherSin
Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

Fast friendly service, large portion sizes with dishes and complimentary rice also with them. Great value

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Thank one236
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

We were walking towards another restaurant, and saw this little Chinese cafe. The menu sounded pretty good. Although the decor is minimum, the food was full of life. We had Hot Plate chicken with ginger and spring onions and pork ribs, side of rice and green tea. The food was fresh. Well cooked. And generous portions. The price is excellent... More 

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Thank Sang S
Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

My partner discovered this small Chinese cafe and since then we were back at least once each week which we seldom do.Menu is extensive for a cafe and food cooked well and delicious. They cater on our request of no MSG.They have a few spicy dishes which makes me happy. I can recommend some dishes but just find your favourite.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
07:30 - 19:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 19:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163 The Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington

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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?