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China Yum Char Restaurant & Bar

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2 Beach Road, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-309 4808
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Canada
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851 reviews
402 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 274 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The baked BBQ pork buns are tasty but it lacks pork filling, the rice rolls are average and soggy. The shui Mai was good along with the shrimp dumpling. Service was good. Average dim sum

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Thank haileythegolden
Apia, Samoa
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Loved the chicken feet. That's the only thing I liked. Disappointed in the dumplings they didn't seem fresh and was rather tough on the dough. Atmosphere was lovely though.

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Thank LoritaA87
Vancouver, Canada
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192 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

We found this was the most outstanding Chinese food we had during our trip to New Zealand. The service was good and the food was tasty.

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Thank F S
San Francisco, California
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Here's a break down of what we had and their rating. Lotus sticky rice - hot and fresh pretty good Spare ribs - pretty good Beef Cheong fun (steamed noodle wrapped beef) - wife liked it better than average Xiao long bao - worst I ever had, no juices and was freezer burned on the top. Complained and they acknowledged... More 

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Thank Zazzn
Tauranga, New Zealand
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Having dined here on two previous occasions and thoroughly enjoying it, was left disappointed from our dinner here last week - the restaurant wasn't at all busy, but service was slow, staff seemed disinterested and the quality of the food certainly wasn't as great as we have had here in the past - and the beer served wasn't very chilled.... More 

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Thank Sharron H
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Having never tried Yum Cha before this restaurant showed me what I'd been missing.The wide range of freshly prepared, delicious tasting food brought around by the staff was a pleasure to experience. The flavours and varieties would appeal to all tastes so no one leaves unsatisfied. Very reasonably prices for a vast amount of food. brilliant.

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Thank Jeremy P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This was a good experience, but not great. The meat was overcooked and the flavours were average. The staff were very attentive and the decor appealing however.

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Thank Tennille S
Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Such a busy place that has not only atmosphere but gives you the busy pace you'd expect from the Orient! Grab a seat and let the plates come flying out the kitchen for you the sample! Take some friends along and try variuos different treats!

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Thank sergeantloau
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We were there for lunch before leaving for the airport, it was within walking distance fro our hotel. We were actually pretty sceptical with chinese food in a foreign land but turned out it was acutally quite nice. We had rice with some stir fried dishes and baskets of dim sum, all turned out pretty tasty. Staffs were friendly and... More 

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Thank tazo1201
Rotorua, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

There were six of us including 3 children. We had duck server in two courses (Peking duck and stir fried duck with lettuce). If you love duck, don't miss it. It was delicious! We also had fried rice and noodles plus various small dishes to share. We thoroughly enjoyed our food. The service was slightly slow and they charged for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Beach Road, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-309 4808

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

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