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23 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand
09-360 6262
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Ranked #41 of 1,324 Restaurants in Auckland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Asian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I shared three dishes and a dessert with my partner at this top restaurant and was delighted by the experience. It was one of the best Thai resturants I have been too with complex flavours that are fresh and tasty. We had excellent service and loved the Central Otago Rockburn Chardonnay. I recommend this place for a great night out!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Love, love love I wish more restaurants were as satisfying as Moo Chow Chow! Honest, delicious food packed with all my favourite flavours!

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Excellent restaurant although possibly not the restaurant for those that like traditional food. Tasty food well presented with an excellent selection of cocktails, gins and Malt Whisky's. Very helpful staff.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

An amazing mix of flavour, ambience, and staff who want to help you have a great evening, truly perfect. Would recommend for a smart casual evening out.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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242 reviews 242 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Came with a group of 10, seated in a room on the first floor that had a very steep staircase (no good if you're fat or impaired in anyway!!). The room was small making it very difficult to change seats during the evening to talk to someone else. Two sittings, one at 6.30pm and one at 8.30pm. We chose the... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This is a really consistent fun, vibrant restaurant with excellent food. They do a great spin on some classic Thai dishes (such as Som Tam and a soft shell Bu salad) but also some inventive dishes with a NZ spin. Loved it, great place for either couples or a night out with friends.

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Paihia, New Zealand
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79 reviews 79 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We were 4 people and enjoyed dinner there. All dishes were so delicious, the green papaya salad bursting with flavour. Chicken and beef dish was so well spiced, we loved it. Service was spot on and friendly. We'll be back

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Nelson, New Zealand
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85 reviews 85 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

After all the good reviews Moochochow did not live up to the hype. For a Thai inspired restaurant the food lacked that wonderful balance of salt sour and hot. In fact the only heat you could get was from a bottle of chilli sauce on the side. This applied to both our mains of Massaman Goat Curry and Soy-braised chicken.... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

You can't go past the soft shell crab. Could have eaten this all night. Pork hock, smoked salmon, goat curry were also stand outs. The service was attentive but inobtrusive. Loved every minute of it and will be back soon.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

A group of us went here on a Friday night for a birthday celebration and we were put upstairs because there were 13 of us. The upstairs area was divided into two by a curtain as there was another group up there. There is no circulation upstairs and even with the window wide open it was very hot! It was... More 

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Address: 23 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand
Phone Number: 09-360 6262
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
Cuisine: Asian

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