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New Asia Chinese Cuisine Restaurant

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279 Hardy Street | That image isn't of a New Zealand restaurant, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
(03) 546 6238
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Five of us decided to have tea before the movies as we have had really yummy takeaways from here before it was a no brainer to have tea here. That's where we were wrong. Meals came out sporadically 15 minutes between mine and my dining buddies. Some were cold. One meal was uneatable. The dish we were sharing came out... More 

Thank Tessa H
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Has been over a week since we ate at new asia and cannot remember to much about it so i guess that just means it was average. I had the kungpo chicken which we order "Hot" ( it wasnt to bad and cleared the sinuses) and dumpling all was ok just a little different to what we get down in... More 

Thank Denys F
Nelson, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

The 'New Asia Chinese' has been operating for many decades from the same premises (although under different ownership / management at different times). It is a classic chinese restaurant with in the main a bay-marie lunchtime clientele and more of a full menu plus bay-marie diners at night. BYO (bring your own bottle of wine and pay a small charge... More 

Thank JohnandTracy_L
Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

We went with a large group and were lucky to obtain a round table. Unfortunately this made for a lot of shouting to be heard. The food was not bad, but lacked salt. The beef friend dumplings were nicely browned on the base but doughy on the top. All in all, a bit disappointing.

Thank davnan1
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

The food was average but the serving size is just ridiculous! We had a sit down dinner and ordered a number of dishes, but each dish was just too small and was not enough for the family.most were served on an entree size plate when we ordered Large so can't imagine what small would be like. Also, $2.50 charge for... More 

Thank CurleeP
Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Had our dinner here last nite . Ordered two large and expensive dishes of seafood and was not happy to see that they did not do justice to price charges and dishes too ...just run of the mill seafood and could not even fill the dish with veggies ...overall average experience !!

Thank Alokdhir
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

The Entrees were fantastic I had the Prawns they were crispy and very tasty service was very good, and it we didn't have to wate all night

Thank 165susan
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

So the advertising outside entices you to enjoy a smorgasbord with the choice of 12-17 dishes. MMMM so much CHOICE. Yet so LITTLE choice. I have been there multiple times and there are never more than 12 dishes. Whoops my bad. 2 of those 'dishes' are consistently a sweet 'n' sour sauce and a lemon sauce. So actually these would... More 

Thank Esteb Steve
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Having had a number of lunches at the New Asia Chinese Restaurant, on a recent vist thought would try an evening meal. Upon entry a warm greeting, menu explained. Good range of food, made our selections when the wife spotted the set menus for two. This for a five course meal was cheaper than the two mins we selected. What... More 

1 Thank peter_fussell
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

we visited this restaurant last thurs night. well what a place. This was some or if not the best Chinese we have had. we choose the meal for 2 people it included corn soup enough for 2 servings each 3 large dishes of different Chinese and a fried banana and ice cream pudding and a pot of lovely green tea... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 279 Hardy Street | That image isn't of a New Zealand restaurant, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: (03) 546 6238

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