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China Yum Char Restaurant & Bar

2 Beach Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-309 4808
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good35%
  • Average20%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
Travelers talk about
“dim sum” (13 reviews)
“yum cha menu” (2 reviews)
“egg tarts” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2 Beach Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

I am generally not one to complain but this was hands down the worst dining experience I have ever had. We entered the restaurant as a group of 13. I am fairly sure there were only about 2 other tables in the restaurant at the...More

Thank Jenny P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited here for dinner on a Friday night with a large group. Staff were very rude & dismissive, food very slow to come out, waited nearly 40 minutes for a glass of wine. Wine list was handwritten on a piece of paper & the list...More

Thank Leah M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Banquet with LOOOOONG waits 2017,silly enough to return, Banquet=DISHES All @ ONCE, meat, rice & veg

Thank CJMchch
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant has a good location and was busy on a Tuesday night so it must be doing something right. However the whole experience was disappointing and expensive . Service was slow. Several wine choices were no available. Tea was provided when we sat down....More

Thank AbaddoNZ
Reviewed April 6, 2018

Overall we had a great feast. The wait staff are fast and efficient, very helpful and friendly. Some had VERY limited english speaking skills but the one who took our order was good and could advise us which ones I shouldn't get for my crustacean...More

Thank heirsback
Reviewed March 12, 2018

Great restaurant - would recommend the fried rice. We had to pay for the Jasmine tea which we weren't aware of and thought was complimentary.

Thank robwayne
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Came to this restaurant for dim sum for a first try. Service is slow and not enough choices missing some vegetables. What we had for lunch was good and tasty.

Thank Ralph1525
Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

We went on a Sunday which is traditionally a busy day for yum cha. The restaurant wasn't full. Apparently they have some free carparks for an hour which would've been good to know ealier as it was pouring with rain. The food initially came around...More

Thank MarmiteNZ
Reviewed February 17, 2018

Four of us ate here last night. Right from when we walked in this was one disappointment after another. The greeting at the desk - well there really wasn't one. We asked if there was a table for 4 and were indifferently shown a table...More

Thank John S
Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

The food came out randomly. Few vegetarian choices. Fried rice that cost $25 was minimal and lacking ingredients. 2 very small bowls of boiled rice for 8 people. We had to ask 3 times for drinks service. No comments delivered from waiter when placing dishes...More

Thank Nihonihoohura
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  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Beach Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-309 4808
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