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King Wah Restaurant

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159a New Town Rd, Hobart, Tasmania 7008, Australia
+61 3 6228 3431
17:00 - 21:00
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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Always beautiful, fresh and tasty... we love the King Wah... best chicken and corn soup and garlic prawns ever!!

Thank Meegan M
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

While perhaps the furniture is a bit outdated and the restaurant a bit dark, the food tastes like home cooking and the staff are so friendly. If you want Chinese food that makes you feel warm and fuzyy inside, this is it! BYO as well.

1 Thank Lili_Koch
Bagdad, Australia
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Good food, well priced, same family run for 20plus years they must be doing something right ,could do with new carpet :)

Thank Trevor M
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We ordered take away which was ready quickly and piping hot when we got it home. Fried dim sims (bit hard/over cooked), honey chicken; (great chicken, honey sauce bit unusual), Szechuan combination (great) and fried rice (good). Seventies style decor including net curtains and carpet. Friendly counter staff. We'd be happy to return ;)

Thank The_Foodie_Fanatic
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105 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Was looking for a place for dinner in the area & no one else appears to be opened except this Chinese restaurant. The place looks a little too cheesy for me. Had a taste of China here with the very generous helping of salt in every dish. Eat here if you can’t find anywhere else.

Thank smkow
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

This has been around for absolute years! And the reason for that is because it is the best Chinese around. So fresh and clean, so much flavour and choice on the menu!. Well priced and good portions. I would say it has possibly the worlds best chicken and corn soup and chicken spring rolls!. Once you have had Chinese here... More 

Thank matbee1
Devonport, Australia
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

Like stepping back 20 years in time. Girls are friendly and helpful. Food is good ole Chinese. Nothing super fancy but tasty.

Thank JaneilC
Hobart, Australia
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2015

This little gem of a restaurant never disappoints. Little has changed over the last 40 years or so - the decor, the menu or the owners. The food is always tasty, well cooked and fresh. I had a take-away of king prawns in tomato sauce and the container was chock-a-block with prawns (there must have been 20 all up), fresh... More 

3 Thank a_recent_visitor_59
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

This place is straight out of my 80's childhood, right down to the vinyl place mats! I love eating in with a bunch of mates around a lazy Susan. The food is classic, well made, great ingredients, well sized serves, great service and the byo corkage minimal. Take aways are quick and to standard. The home made dim sims and... More 

4 Thank Kev. C
Hobart, Australia
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161 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

My family and I regularly enjoy take away Chinese from King Wah, at least once a fortnight. Friendly and fast service with high quality food. Particularly enjoy the combination chop suey. Highly recommended.

3 Thank Amy C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 159a New Town Rd, Hobart, Tasmania 7008, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Hobart
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6228 3431
Chinese Restaurant and takeaway

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?