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Flourishing Cafe

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1784 Great North Road, Avondale, New Zealand
+64 9-828 4488
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017

We booked for eight to celebrate a relative's birthday. We had duck done two way (Peking Duck and Sun Choy bow), prawns, lemon chicken and delicious vegetables. The staff were very attentive looking after our every whim. We ate as much as we could but still couldn't finish all the food. The total bill at $192 or $24 a head... More 

Thank James M
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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298 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Had lunch here several times, both dine in and take away. Food was as good as usual with price was affordable. Service was fast, friendly, and portion was quite big to me.

Thank Kiet Q
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Have visited several times and keep returning. A great Chinese restaurant with fabulous food at a reasonable price. Clearly not 5 star but equally a great local asset that is affordable, clean with a fantastic menu of very flavour some food. Good service, and good parking at the door or off the side street. Well worth a visit.

Thank Gary H
New Zealand
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15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Typical Cantonese / HK style cuisine and the portions are generous and affordable. This is a suburban restaurant so the decor and service is practical rather than polished - but Hey, who eats Chinese for the silver service?! Flavors are rich and well executed although you need to request No MSG as it's added by default. Dine in or Take... More 

Thank Erixtuff
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

Good food well prepared for a hearty meal Amazing service. Whatever time of the day. Warm welcome and friendly staff. Helped to end a wonderful evening with friends

Thank Lawrence D
Auckland, New Zealand
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88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

Well I have to say the food was amazing Yummy fresh and worth it a must see on the cafe route coffee was good service was pleasant good great well done really impressed

Thank blowit
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

Their BBQ duck is one of the best in Auckland. Highly recommend this place to all Chinese BBQ duck lovers. You won't be disappointed.

Thank b0tu
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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78 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2015

Flourishing is really more a restaurant than a cafe. It serves some magnificent Chinese food. We were there last Saturday and luckily we booked because by about 2 minutes after we were seated the placed was absolutely full. It is a but loud because of the small space but the atmosphere is acceptable. The food is just fantastic. Must try... More 

Thank giggler12345
Auckland, New Zealand
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44 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2015

The food at Flourishing is great. We have visited a number of times and always come out happy. The prices are a bit high, however the portions sizes are large. Ambiance and service, could do with some improvement .... but with the food being great, this can be forgiven.

1 Thank BeautifulMind000
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2015

My family have visited this place several times...and still got impressed during our latest. Kids' all-time favourites: shrimp balls; lemon chicken; sweet and sour pork. The prices are very reasonable given the serving size. Quality is consistently good. Service is fast. Flourishing Cafe will always be our first choice for a quick, no frills, palate/tummy-pleasing Chinese restaurant in west Auckland.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1784 Great North Road, Avondale, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Avondale
  • Phone Number: +64 9-828 4488

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?