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Empress Garden

227 Jervois Road, Herne Bay, Auckland, New Zealand
09-376 5550
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Ranked #203 of 1,245 Restaurants in Auckland
Price range: $18 - $46
Cuisines: Chinese
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English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The Peking Duck is the meal of choice for my 3 children for their Birthday dinner celebration. Always a great meal experience, accompanied by some fantastic other food plus quick and polite service – we would highly recommend.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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58 reviews 58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Empress Garden is a bit of an institution in Auckland. People go here for the Peking duck. And no wonder; it is excellent. Book the Peking duck a day ahead, then when you get to the restaurant you get to choose other dishes to use up the rest of your duck. Delicious, that's all I can say about the food.... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

After more than 15 years, we returned to dine with friends celebrating a "milestone" birthday on a cold, wind-swept day. Parking was no problem due to the restaurant occupying a corner site - and there is provision for customer parking behind the restaurant itself. It was lovely and warm inside and other groups of diners (Chinese) through our lunchtime. The... More

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Three Fridays in a row...that's how we've been hooked by this "hidden" gem-of-a-Chinese restaurant. Peking duck is a must. Price is higher than average (about $22/dish on average). Serving size is smallish but quality is good. Service is generally good.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Looking for a medium price chinese and decided to try here. Rocked up with 7 on a sunday night no booking and they squeezed us in. The first thing we noted was most of the clientele were chinese ( a good sign ). We found the service good ( although sometimes a little back and forth happened due to chinese... More

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Bribie Island, Australia
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365 reviews 365 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We are currently housesitting in the area and decided on a quick takeaway. I was offered water and Chinese tea while waiting for the meal to be cooked. The staff are friendly and courteous and our meal was delicious. Beautifully cooked deep fried pork with dipping sauce and excellent spring rolls with crisp pastry. The BBQ pork with mixed vegetables... More

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Canberra, Australia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We're Australians who visit Auckland a couple of times a year, and we eat at the Empress Garden when ever we can fit it in. The food is generally good, with standard and interesting choices, but we really visit for the outstanding Peking Duck. Served in two or three courses ( go for two- the third course is a bit... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We have been coming here for at least 4 years now, whether in a large group of just as a couple. We always book as this then ensures we can order the Perking Duck, which is my favourite! The décor is comfortable and what you would expect in a restaurant in the suburbs. The range of dishes on the menu... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Best Peking Duck outside of CHINA If you Love PeKING Duck you must go there. Need to book. WE B Back yum yum yum Sia Sia..........

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Bateau Bay, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

We have been going to this restaurant for years now. They have the best perking duck in Auckland . The service is good. Place is a little small for large crowds but if you ask for a separate room they will accommodate .

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Additional Information about Empress Garden

Address: 227 Jervois Road, Herne Bay, Auckland, New Zealand
Phone Number: 09-376 5550
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
Average Prices: USD 18 - 46
Cuisine: Chinese

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