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May Flower

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123 Promenade Roger Laroque, Noumea, Grand Terre, New Caledonia
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Hong Kong, China
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674 reviews
395 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Been to this restaurant couple of times due to very good location along the water front. Cooking is decent and nothing to complain about ( actually it is quite good! ). The main problem is indifferent service and service staff refuse to give recommendation: just say everything is good.....

Thank Ianfung
Bern, Switzerland
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015

A good thing about this place is that two people can eat their fill for just 7000 New Caledonian francs. Another good thing is that the food is ready very quickly. Yet another good thing is the location, right on the promenade at the Plage de l’Anse Vata in the capital Nouméa. With one soup each, a shared portion of... More 

Thank wanderingdaredevil
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Staff were very pleasant but, in retrospect, the eye watering prices did not not match the quality or quantity of the food. My wife and I both had bowls of soup which were an astonishing 900 XPF each and quite ordinary. I ordered duck and sautéed vegetables which were acceptable but small portioned and salty. Jasmine tea was good!!! Toilets... More 

Thank Richard E
Auckland, New Zealand
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62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

I have had hundreds of Chinese meals in my time .... This probably ranks in the bottom three. If you do go there just have steamed rice or perhaps the starters. Avoid the mains. The waitress was very pleasant though. I would echo the comments of another reviewer ... Go to the Stone Grill. That is a very good restaurant.

Thank Dr_T_Buds
Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2015

My husband and I were apprehensive about trying this restaurant and had our fears confirmed upon attempting to try this establishment. We arrived at 9.04pm and despite a HUGE sign on the front door stating that the restaurant was open until 10 am, upon walking in to the restaurant a very rude woman walked up to us and barked the... More 

1 Thank Sarah R
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

We have been here for tea 3 times this week and will probably go again before we leave. Highly the recommend the fried honey chicken entree- it is the best! 10/10. Everything in Noumea is expensive and May Flowers is no different but don't mind paying for quality food. The young waitress was very accommodating and everything about this establishment... More 

Thank Chant12378
1 review
Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

Arrived at. 926 pm on Wednesday, she refused to serve us. Said it was closed , I said the sign says 10 pm. She just hook her head. Rude and very obvious they depend on tourists and those who don't know real chinese food

Thank Willchan1
Victoria, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2015

We've been to Nouméa on holidays fortunately we had a nice stay hats off to all Caledonian people EXCEPT THE OLD ASIAN LADY WHO IS THE OWNER OF MAY FLOWER RESTAURANT who possesses the dark and demon side and spoils our enjoyment. She is the most ill mannered, arrogant and cheap person in Nouméa. She gives you the impression of:... More 

4 Thank Mel M
Perth, Australia
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2014 via mobile

Had dinner here in a group of 10 after we couldn't a booking at stone grill. We ordered a variety of dishes and ate banquet style and every dish was excellent.

Thank glenno09
Kuching, Malaysia
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166 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2014

This Chinese restaurant is located on Palm Beach Noumea and is nicely fitted out inside. The menu is quite typical of any westernised Chinese restaurant. Food arrives very fast and you get the feeling that most dishes are based on sauces out of a bottle plus a fast food stir fry. However, the food is quite tasty. However, portions are... More 

1 Thank qldflyer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Chinese
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Promenade Roger Laroque, Noumea, Grand Terre, New Caledonia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Caledonia  >  Grand Terre  >  Noumea

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