We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Shop 5, Kapiti Lights Complex , Paraparaumu, Queenstown, New Zealand
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

97 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 89: English reviews
Hamilton, New Zealand
Level Contributor
98 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our order was mixed up (accent differs), and only reluctantly redone. That said, the finished product was filling and satisfying. Thank you. A good range of dishes reasonably priced. Mainly caters for takeaway market but there are some tables and chairs, which we used. Lots of customers which speaks for itself.

Helpful?
Thank Gavin6114
Level Contributor
13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looked like a popular spot so we went as a family. Had to repeat my order 3 times to the order taker only for them to get it wrong anyway. Ordered Singapore Noodles with chicken and pork (with the normal veg & noodles) specifically asked for NO shrimp.. got order home only to find there was still shrimp in it,... More 

Helpful?
Thank WildCeltix
Auckland, New Zealand
Level Contributor
10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

I had the sweet box with pineapple, the noodles were tasty but the beef and the chicken tasted weird, the pineapple was tasteless (not exaggerating, was like water) I couldn't eat it and 13 nzd for just some noodles is quiet expensive. My plate had at least 3 pieces of pineapple and 1 broccoli. Service is nothing special, just recommended... More 

Helpful?
Thank nilvina
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

I've been here just for a quick lunch and I found the place really overpriced for the food that they offer. The Meat in every dish is really bad taste and the bowls itself are not really good looking. If it was for like 5 dollars would be "okay" but not for the prices they have. Definitely not going again.

Helpful?
Thank Marco Z
De Pere, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

We all wanted Fergburger but my boy wanted "Chinese food". While waiting for our order, we walked down the street and found...Malaysian food. I hoped it would be close enough to suit his tastes. He picked the honey chicken with fried rice. $12.50 seemed a bit steep for a bowl, but all the ingredients were laid out and appeared fresh.... More 

Helpful?
Thank ladydoc2006
Wroclaw, Poland
Level Contributor
435 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

This simple place offers many noodle dishes to eat there and take away. It was the only place around opened before 11:30 which served me a quick lunch. I liked prawn noodles, they were pretty tasty. Good place.

Helpful?
Thank jedrus7
Fort Worth, Texas
Level Contributor
122 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Plentiful selection of noodle dishes served quickly for those on the go. We ordered the: #8. Hot Box ($13 NZD); #17. Honey Chicken Noodle ($12.50 NZD); #26. Curry Laksa ($12.80 NZD); #64. Yang Zhou Fried Rice ($13.50 NZD); and one bag of Prawn Crackers ($3 NZD). While eating, we did notice many backpackers stop in and order to go. Not... More 

Helpful?
Thank Mike C
Carlisle, England
Level Contributor
102 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

Stumbled upon this small eat-in / take-away fast food unit whilst strolling around Queenstown, great choice of noodle & rice based dishes, at very reasonable prices, very generous portions served in a large plastic bowl, the food was cooked to order, served to us piping hot within a matter of minutes, we had 'honey chicken noodles' & 'hot box noodles'... More 

Helpful?
Thank Be_Steve09
Miami, Florida
Level Contributor
139 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

The food is great but the portions are on the smaller side, especially compared to other Noodle Canteen's around NZ. Also, they don't but should do some kind of frequent customer loyalty card like many restaurants have

Helpful?
Thank BackpacksAndMiles
Wellington, New Zealand
Level Contributor
8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

I wasn't expecting so much for I paid for, I couldn't even finish the portion thet gave so I saved it for later. The service was good, I got my meal fairly quickly. It's not the best I've had but it still good enough as a meal.

Helpful?
Thank Shellyysd

Travelers who viewed Noodle Canteen also viewed

 
Queenstown, Otago Region
Queenstown, Otago Region
 
Queenstown, Otago Region
Queenstown, Otago Region
 

Been to Noodle Canteen? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Fast Food, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 5, Kapiti Lights Complex , Paraparaumu, Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
Description
Franchise with branch in Queenstown

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Noodle Canteen and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Noodle Canteen staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?