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“Average food with expensive prices” 3 of 5 stars
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Beijing Restaurant
164 Riddiford St, Wellington 6002, New Zealand
389-7988
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Ranked #416 of 635 restaurants in Wellington
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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“Average food with expensive prices”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

After all the hype I was expecting something extraordinary but really was decidedly average. Miserable waiting staff and lacking in atmosphere and expensive.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Wellington, New Zealand
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“Excellent food, service and good company make a great night.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

Having moved back to Wellington after several years abroad, we were told about Beijing in Newtown, best Chinese food we were told in Wellington and they were not wrong! We reserved a table as knew the restaurant was not large but was very popular, our table was just being cleared and cleaned when we arrived at 7pm, apologies were given as the table took a few minutes to set up, but we were not bothered by this.

We understand it is a family business and our waiter was friendly and funny and quick to take our order. We had duck with Chilli and garlic, absolutely delicious, pork and veges we put into light fluffy pancakes, sublime, sweet and sour chicken, an oldie but a goodie, seafood hot plate, yummy, and a delicious combination fried rice, we did not have appetizers and struggled to eat what we had! The wine list was okay, there were some good choices, all in all, an excellent night, would certainly return and living in Newtown, this is highly likely.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Excellent Chinese Restaurant in Wellington”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

This is definitely a good place to eat sophisticated Chinese food in Wellington. I ate there this evening with two NZ friends and we had excellent food. Particularly liked the fish, duck and pork dishes. Friendly staff, comfortable setting, lots of people eating although it was a Tuesday night. Beijing Restaurant has strong endorsements from the Chinese Embassy in Wellington and from film director Peter Jackson. Three appetisers and three mains plus rice came to NZ$99. Thats good value.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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