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King Wah Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 - 2019 Winner

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Located in Paihia, King Wah Chinese Seafood Restaurant has been at the forefront of the Paihia dining scene for many years.
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Chinese, Asian, Seafood
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed March 17, 2019

We ordered a la carte so can't comment on the buffet which seems to get goodish reviews. Huge portions but very bland and expensive for what you got. To top it off, a 3% additional charge if you paid by credit card. I think a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank williamnz01
Reviewed February 23, 2019

Ate here for dinner, bypassed the menu and we both went for the buffet. Varied choice of well cooked meals, all you want to eat. Liked the food more than the location

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Middledene
Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

Have visited the restaurant many times before, but today we are at the takeout bar. A small selection of dishes to choose from and you can only choose 4 or 6 depending on price. Food was nice and we enjoyed our meals. Would rather dine...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Diannemh46
Reviewed January 17, 2019

Found this place by chance and were delighted we did. I normally run a mile from Chinese buffets but this place offers exceptional food at a great price of only $35 per head The buffet is continually replenished with piping hot offerings— I particularly loved...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank longhaven
Reviewed January 15, 2019

we were invited to celebrate a friend's birthday with a meal at this restaurant.Food and service were very good.Some of the staff still learning English but it was still enjoyable for all.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mediguru1
Reviewed January 2, 2019

Have been coming here for a couple years and this place does not disappoint, the chinese food is full of flavour and variety. The oysters are the highlight. For 35 bucks its all you can eat and I have not yet had any shells in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank travellingpixie_97
Reviewed December 31, 2018

Tucked away off the main drag this is an authentic Chinese restaurant that offers great food and great value for money. Don’t let the basic surroundings put you off as th service is good with lovely fristaff ndly staff. It was always full when we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JC1LondonEngland
Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

Incredible and way above our expectations. Highly recommend!!!! Don’t go for buffet let them cook fresh for you.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank silvienana
Reviewed November 28, 2018

Probably amongst the worst Chinese I have had. We had the $35 buffet and the food was less than average. There are other preferable places to eat in Paihia

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sagharbor
Reviewed November 19, 2018

We had heard good things about King Wah and we were pleased that it lived up to its reputation. We had the a la carte choices of sweet and sour pork and the lemon chicken. Both meals were fabulous and we are already planning to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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December 31, 2018|
Response from JC1LondonEngland | Reviewed this property |
There is a full selection but you can look before you decide to stay
December 31, 2018|
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Response from Val063 | Reviewed this property |
They do quite an extensive buffet as well as a la carte. I found them very good to deal with so would expect they would cater to your needs.
December 30, 2016|
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Response from Rhonda2014 | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you book at this time of the year. I think the price is $29.00 for adults and I'm sorry not sure of price for children.
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