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Dragons Chinese Restaurant

25 Tory Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“dim sum” (13 reviews)
“orange beef” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 2:30 pmAll hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
25 Tory Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

Everytime we go here we enjoy it. It's so busy but we love that about this place the hustle and bustle of people and food everywhere. All the food is yummy and they always try to get people in to eat even off the street...More

Thank Jewelz72
Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

Horror of horrors we went to go to our usual yum cha restaurant on Sunday morning and it was closed for a private function!!! Desperate to get our yum cha fix, we tried two other places, but without a booking, we were turned away. In...More

Thank kiwitravlers
Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

We came with some friends who love yum char as much as we do. We hadn't been for awhile and were very pleasantly surprised to have deep fried battered soft shell crab! All the usuals were there although somehow we missed the turnip cake and...More

Thank Cynthia N
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

My family often dine at Dragons as it is great for a family and really great service. I would totally recommend booking as it can get really busy and you don't want to be turned away. Really great variety of dumplings and other deliciousness. If...More

Thank MissWellington
Reviewed September 24, 2016

My husband and I went in to Dragons in the middle of the biggest move of our lives. Hungry, stressed and very tired we were looking forward to filling up on yum-cha and green tea. And we weren't disappointed. Beautiful dumplings with savory fillings, delicious...More

Thank MimNZ
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Love the decor and the exciting & creative ways the dishes are presented. The red decor does add to the atmosphere. Highly commend whole steamed fish - which was so fresh & succulent - cooked to perfection - and lightly seasoned to not be overpowering....More

Thank tara1709
Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

We needed a good quick meal and this was. Good value and attentive staff. Not the best Chinese cuisine but best value for money.

Thank Barbara E
Reviewed August 18, 2016

Even though I am of Chinese ancestry, today I had Yum Cha for the first time. I have always been put off because I went to a sushi train once and thought it was an expensive way to dine. Like the sushi train, I am...More

Thank Meisxie
Reviewed July 26, 2016

As what you would expect a yum cha experience... but the green tea ice cream ball was a pleasant surprise! Love it... I can come back just for those :-)

Thank scarlet711
Reviewed July 25, 2016

called in with family to have a meal after visiting Te Papa. Our daughter in law is Chinese and ordered for us. Food was excellent and service very good. Loved the green tea which was very refreshing. Also personally loved the chilli sauce which nobody...More

Thank Grant N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
10:45 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
10:45 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Tory Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: 04-384-3288
  • E-mail
Lunch and Dinner, with amazing Yum Cha menu - very popular with local and visiting Asian foodies as well as lovers of really good Chinese food.
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