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37 Courtenay Place, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 3860
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We've been going to CHA for years and just love it. Great tasty food, hreat service and very reasonably priced.

Thank Lifesajourney55
Auckland, New Zealand
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

I've been past Cha so many times, but not known what to expect, so I've kept walking. On this occasion, I was with a friend who told me to basically stop being a baby and give it a try. I'm so glad that I did. We were served by the sweetest lady. This place does meals, and bubble tea, and... More 

Thank S S
Wellington, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Really good food, can tell they use a lot of ingredients as the food we ordered was so tasty! Chili oil dumplings are a must try and also the fried udon noodles! Really lovely waitress that knew a lot about the menu and what the most popular dishes are. Will definitely be back.

Thank Dafne111
Christchurch, New Zealand
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104 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Cha is always a hit but you have to be careful when you go there. They can get things very mixed up so you must make sure you point to what you want and get them to repeat it otherwise you can end up with something you did not order. Make sure to try one of their teas - they... More 

Thank AliceH123
New Zealand
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101 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Pretty good food overall for a cheap and cheerful restaurant. We have had some misses here but mostly good food. Kind of a weird entrance place with cakes that look like they have been on display for weeks but once you get in, its a cute little dine in restaraunt

Thank YYML
Wellington, New Zealand
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

always good, busy and central. Great place for atmosphere and authentic Taiwanese. High Highly recommend

Thank 2007noodle
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

I have been to Cha for dinner several times. It's pretty good, very friendly staff and polite, but there are different waitress serve us every time. Generally, it's really busy in Cha, we have to wait for a while, because they need time to tidy up the table. I really love the tiramisu cake, it's so delicious and affordable. I... More 

Thank 若馨 李
Wellington, New Zealand
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12 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

When you order something and the server mishears you and gives you the wrong thing, then argued with you about what you said, that's not good service. Even with a witness who heard what you asked for. Rude.

Thank Nat-a-tat-tat-a-lie
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

I had my first lunch today in Cha, Never been there before. I think the food price is correct and quantity as well. I orded the noodles with 3 types of meet, be honest I dont like one think- oily food, and this one was swimming in the oil. Otherwise all good.

Thank Michal P
Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

Looking for a late night eatery that's quick, and the food is tasty. Cha is great, you can always get a table even when it's really busy. A cold night means hot dumplings and a bowl of fluffy rice. If you don't feel like eating dessert, we highly recommend taking away a hot cup of rose tea - delicious.

Thank DeborahDeNard

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Courtenay Place, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-385 3860

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