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King Wah Restaurant

Paihia Mall, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 9-402 7566
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pacific oysters” (10 reviews)
“bbq pork” (4 reviews)
“fresh oysters” (7 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Hours
Chinese, Asian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Paihia Mall, Paihia, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 176 reviews

Reviewed 29 September 2018

Don't turn down the opportunity to opt for the Buffet meal at King Wah. You will never regret it. A bain marie full of all the favourite Chinese dishes plus a side table of cold seafood, along with bowls of Pacific Oysters on the shell....More

Thank Val063
Reviewed 22 September 2018

This restaurant is in the heart of Paihia. It has a nice buffet, with a reasonable variety, but nothing special.

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 17 September 2018

There is such verity of selection in their buffett. They are so friendly and nothing appears to be any problem. We have eaten ther many time and recommend it to our friends all who have been very happy to eat there.

Thank hepburn2017
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

We arrived about 530pm on a Friday, just before the dinner rush. We had the buffet, it cost about $33 per person. There were a lot more locals than tourists here which tells me it's a spot that is good value for money. For a...More

Thank Keith H
Reviewed 25 July 2018

A great selection of food all fresh and hot, never ran out of choices and plenty of it.graet experience.and worht the money.

Thank SpeedwellTours
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Have been here a few times and never disappoints. Food is always fresh and well presented. Would recommend to anyone visiting the area.

Thank JulieD5730
Reviewed 25 April 2018

We really like Chinese cuisine, but there is more than Chinese offered. We had their buffet for $35 per head, and the choices were almost endless, right from kimchi (a fermented Korean item) to Russell oysters (huge magnificent flavoursome things). What a magnificent smorgasbord of...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed 5 April 2018

After a lot of sightseeing activities this was the perfect place to step in for a lovely Chinese meal. The food and veges were fresh and each dish had a distinct flavour. The service was equally good and YOU need to check out this restaurant...More

Thank arby235
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

The only proper Chinese Restaurant in Paihia. For dinner, you can have buffet $32.50 or pick your dishes from the main menu or even takeaway option available. Yummy Asian dishes.

Thank LilyChak
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We ordered a takeaway roast duck for mum and bbq pork for me. Oh my though the container seemed small the serve was so big we hungry Maori thought we were defeated. But from the first mouthful we knew there was no chance as our...More

1  Thank Raylene G
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30 December 2016|
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Response from Rhonda2014 | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you book at this time of the year. I think the price is $29.00 for adults and I'm sorry not sure of price for children.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paihia Mall, Paihia, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 7566
  • E-mail
Located in Paihia, King Wah Chinese Seafood Restaurant has been at the forefront of the Paihia dining scene for many years.
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