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New Asia Chinese Cuisine Restaurant

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279 Hardy St | That image isn't of a New Zealand restaurant, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
(03) 546 6238
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great for hungry teenagers!

We just needed something quick and tasty and this was ideal.We used the take away version. The boys loved the buffet and most of it was eaten and they were full afterwards so ticked most of the boxes.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 8, 2015
Anne B
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We just needed something quick and tasty and this was ideal.We used the take away version. The boys loved the buffet and most of it was eaten and they were full afterwards so ticked most of the boxes.

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Although very nice, there was nothing 'outstanding' about the takeaway food we purchased from the smorgasbord.

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The restaurant that sits behind this Chinese takeaway has very very good Asian food at a typically good price range. The Roast duck is an absolute must - especially the boneless version. Yum yum yum.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Hmm. My wife is native Chinese and I also enjoy authentic Chinese fare so expectations were high. We went there and took the takeaway option as we thought the menu food was overpriced. The food was pretty typical NZ-Chinese-takeaway fare. It filled the spot but we would not visit again.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed the dishes here. We dined in but they are take away as well. They were good size meals, flavoursome and plenty of meat and veg. The only criticism I have is we ordered fried banana and icecream but what we got was icecream and 4 tiddly little bits if banana. The banana should have been the star... More 

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Palmerston North
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67 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We have found the food here to be consistently good over the past 10 +years we have been holidaying in Nelson. It was also a good choice for a meal at 8.30pm on a Friday evening. The waiter who greeted us said we would need to wait a minute while he set up a table-quite strange when there were only... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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51 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

My wife and I had a pre dinner drink in the Sprig & Fern pub, bang opposite this restaurant and on the spur of the moment decided we would try the Chinese across the way for dinner. Its not the biggest of restaurants so consequently nearly every table was occupied, there was one large table in the corner seating about... More 

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Nelson
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Beautiful Chinese cuisine friendly staff great atmosphere worth your dollars great service My local restaurant i do attend every month with friends and family. FANTASTIC.

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echuca
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

good quality and variety in food with more than ample portions.We ate there twice,the first time a banquet for two.We were allowed to vary the set menu and had a great meal.They have a takeaway buffet which had streams of customers.Buffet also available for sit down lunches.

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sellach
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34 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

I think this was the Owner or the Manager, this Woman was terrible. Always she was present and she jumped around between the waiters. Perhaps she was the important Person in this evening. The Soup was terrible salty, the Meat, perhaps this should be beef was like a Watermelon. The taste was really like Water. The Vegetables survived the last... More 

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  • Address: 279 Hardy St | That image isn't of a New Zealand restaurant, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: (03) 546 6238

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  • Cuisine: Chinese

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