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Golden Palace Chinese Restaurant

84 Evans Street, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
+64 3-684 4180
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good44%
  • Average5%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
11 Mar 2017
“Value For Money”
8 May 2017
“Will never go here again”
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
84 Evans Street, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

We were here for a special event lunch. Very dim lighting in the windowless part of room where we were located,so very dark. There were over 20 of us with ONE staff member. This was a pre booked event, so as you can imagine service...More

Thank HughandMedith
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The restaurant has a very good menu with family-affordable prices. It is clean and well presented and the service is very good.

Thank Bruce N
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We get the Set meal deal it's $51;00 and you get 4 mains and also won tons its very tasty and feeds 6 of us with leftovers for the next day.Owners are always friendly and the food is always yummy and consistent.We get this for...More

Thank foodlover502015
Reviewed 2 June 2016

This restaurant serves excellent food, whether you eat in or take a way, highly recommend. Parking can be an issue.

Thank Robertmnz288
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Decor a bit tatty but not there for that,food, great choices plenty of it (smorgasbord)well worth it ,nice deserts,very pleasant staff ,always there to help,i live here and go there often as I can,the photo on trip advisor is not the Timaru Golden Palace.

Thank daew00
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Great meals, reasonable prices,great taste,great service, Buy these often as it is our home town. Would recommend to all

Thank Robyn T
Reviewed 3 November 2015

We visited with approx 26 other people for a Sunday evening buffet meal. All of those who attended were pleasantly surprised by the great quality of food available and the friendly staff. You could choose from 2 different soups and numerous main course dishes all...More

Thank Janice D
Reviewed 1 June 2015

It was a cold evening and I felt like something hearty and warm. I had Mapo Tofu with rice and it was just what I needed. The staff was nice and friendly, and price was reasonable. I would certainly go back when I am visiting...More

Thank BusyKiwi85
Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

we are chinese and have been living in new zealand for 10+ years, we have dined in a vast number of chinese restaurants across nz, this is by far the worst one we have came across. the carpet looks like it has never been cleaned,...More

2  Thank Junk M
Reviewed 1 March 2015

We had the smorgasbord dinner. Everyone had a try of various dishes. The noodles were the best I have ever had. All the dishes were very good. The BYO option is good, so you don't get charged an arm and a leg for a bottle...More

1  Thank scientist98
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84 Evans Street, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Timaru
  • Phone Number: +64 3-684 4180
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