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Left Bank Cuba Mall | Shop 203, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-381 3303
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Wellington, New Zealand
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I always go for the pork belly here, its truly flavoursome and tasty. THe place has good seating and doesnt get crowded when its full. Service is also nice and you can even enjoy a nice quiet meal alone or with someone during the week.

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Thank Noelene1178
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tucked up an alley off Cuba Street, this cafe/restaurant offered authentic looking malaysian/chinese food. My son took the pork wonton noodle soup, advertised off the board and said that it was awesome - my house style satay was fabulous and not too spicy and my husbands curry looked delicious. Quick, easy food at very good value prices.

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Thank rosieh721
wellington
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59 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Not a good experience. Large open spaced restaurant with floors and walls that need a good clean,dirty tables with equally grubby condiment holders. You order at the counter and wait at your table if ones free. What customer service there was is disinterested,rude and rushed. The food lacked flavour,spice and tasted of msg. There is a TV playing something which... More 

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Thank ziggyzee
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We recently visited wellington and friends suggested we meet at oriental kingdom for lunch. I googled to check it out and the reviews werent raving but went because were invited to and is a favourite with a couple who were part of the group we were lunching with. The decor is a bit off putting and shabby but the food... More 

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Thank Lyn M
Groningen, The Netherlands
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Meal was nice and quickly served, atmosphere is not nice at all. They were playing the muppets on screen. Claims to be BYOB, but you have to pay 5$ to bring in a bottle, and $2 for a can.

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Thank CazimirB
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I would not go back again. I had assam fish which was suppose to be a sambal fish with assam. It tasted me like assam curry. The fish was way overcooked. Fortunately the curry was reasonable. My friend had poached chicken rice. The chicken was very over cooked. The flavor of the chicken rice was bland. The only reasonable thing... More 

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Thank William L
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a bit of lunch. Delicious meal and cheap too. 2 roti chenai and pork buns, 2 Malaysian coffee for $30. No the place doest look gourmet. No the toilets aren't the nicest. But the food is awesome, the young lady serving was polite and efficient. The food arrived quickly and was piping hot, and tasted absolutely gorgeous.... More 

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Thank shakey999uk
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

I wish I didn't went in for dinner. It was alright when the guy passes us the menu and chatting with us. Seems like a friendly person. But when the lady took over, I am totally disappointed by her. She was so rude towards us when we want to order our food. We order seafood laksa. It doesn't taste authentic... More 

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Thank amytng
Tauranga, New Zealand
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351 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

I'd never been here before but popped in because it was handy. I wish I hadn't. The menu looks reasonably promising and the prices make it appealing. The seafood laksa I ordered tasted as though it had been made with a flavouring packet-mix, the seafood was in short supply and the squid was old, and there was a think layer... More 

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Thank Alexander6011
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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108 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

This restaurant has much of its menu in Chinese, but do not let that put you off. The Soup and Pad Thai were excellent. We were early diners and by the time we had finished the place was full of locals, mainly students. No chandeliers but a great place to eat.

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Thank Brian K

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Asian, Malaysian
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout
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Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Left Bank Cuba Mall | Shop 203, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-381 3303

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