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39a Courtney Place, Wellington, New Zealand
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Ranked #399 of 652 Restaurants in Wellington
Cuisines: Asian
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night

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Masterton, New Zealand
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

Sit down or take away, KC Cafe offers little in ambience and decor, but the food I'd pretty good. Nothing fancy, just decent Asian food... Been a couple of times and the other night we had duck with rice & bok choy + mixed noodles with seafood. Both meals were tasy, they were delivered quite promptly. Service is nearly non... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

some dishes are good but its very congested and does not seem very clean. Had a pork dish but it was too oily.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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56 reviews 56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Great place for a decent meal. I've grown oddly fond of the boss lady's constant glare and cold demeanor. Order the duck, it's excellent, or the Mee Goreng. They'll make basically anything you like, but ask for extra hot as their 'hot' is pretty tame.

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Bribie Island, Australia
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368 reviews 368 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We ordered plum duck...one of our favourite meals - usually beautifully cooked by Asians. This was not. It was dreadful. It tasted like a tough stew...nothing like duck and the supposedly plum sauce was like a watery gravy of sorts. With so many restaurants to choose from in the area, I can't believe we chose the worst.

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Lion City
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Asian food/cafes are generally the cheaper options in WLGTN. KC Cafe (Chinese food) will not disappoint you,food is tasty not too salty. For the price and large servings, it gives you value for your money. Most of the times I'd take away my leftover - that's an extra meal at home (or instant packed lunch at the office the next... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Don't know about food being cheap - thought they are just priced the same as everywhere else. Don't know about food being tasty - because none turned out to be what we had ordered. We have been there a few times, we only go there when it is quiet, usually first thing when it opens around 11-ish. But for some... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

KC Cafe is awesome. Food is cheap and delicious. You can generally tell if somewhere is good Chinese food if there are lots of Chinese people eating there. There always are. Lady at the counter is notoriously unfriendly, but she's damned efficient. You order your food, she screams your order at the cooks at your food is ready in no... More 

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Wellington, New zealand
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

I quite often go [twice per month on average] for a quick meal at KC Cafe. The food is of excellent value, is authentic and of a high standard. The setting is basic and not one for a romantic night out but it's fine for couples or a group of up to 6 [because of table settings in a limited... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

When I first went in, I thought I was in Hong Kong. With the lady at the counter screaming orders at the cooks and almost screaming at you only because the kitchen's loud and she can't hear herself speak. Went in looking for a table of 5 at midday, there weren't any seats so we decided to go some place... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

Successful restaurant owners will agree – places thrive or fail on their service. Get service wrong and you’re dead. KC Café manages to plumb even greater depths. There is no service to speak of, but for staff who, to judge from their demeanour and behaviour, are pretty ambivalent about customers at best and rather dislike them in general. BUT, none... More 

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Address: 39a Courtney Place, Wellington, New Zealand
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
Cuisine: Asian

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