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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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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
No pretensions just the Best Chinese in the City

Our group often visits the New Asia as it can produce meals that satisfy the palate and the wallet. Recently after a few drinks in the Sprig and Fern we decided a "New Asia" experience was necessary. The lads were tasked with collecting a couple of bottles of wine from the Off Licence that is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
Ralph777051
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Wellington
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Wellington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Our group often visits the New Asia as it can produce meals that satisfy the palate and the wallet. Recently after a few drinks in the Sprig and Fern we decided a "New Asia" experience was necessary. The lads were tasked with collecting a couple of bottles of wine from the Off Licence that is conveniently located about 50 meters... More 

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nelson
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

My partner and I went to this restaurant on Saturday night. We wish we had saved our time and money! I could have made a better meal with a Jar of sauce. We ordered sweet and sour chicken and Pork in satay sauce, with rice for two.. The chicken was tiny morsels of what might have been chicken, not seasoning... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

As residents of nearby Wakefield, we have made New Asia, our restaurant of choice when ever we visit Nelson in the evening. We have never been disappointed with our choices from their extensive menu although we do have our favourites. The service and presentation is always great.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Decide to treat myself to dinner out. Cheap n cheerful styles! Service was great as usual. And food was tasty!!! I had crab and mushroom soup to start. As good as the last time. Plenty of crab meat and diced muroom. I chose stew pork hock with broccoli for a main. Omg!!! So good and definitely enough for 2 (took... More 

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

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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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