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“Long on Promise delivery falls short of the mark”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Cha

Cha
Ranked #373 of 908 Restaurants in Wellington
Cuisines: Chinese, Asian
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
NZ
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644 reviews
401 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
“Long on Promise delivery falls short of the mark”
Reviewed May 14, 2012

Bland Dumplings served barely warm zero shrimp which is what we requested , lacking condiments, no beverage offered, service a non event. property is clean & tidy. Nothing compared to the real deal in Taiwan. A pale imitation of the real thing and we won\t be rushing back.

  • Visited May 2012
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English first
Wellington, New Zealand
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“A diasppointment”
Reviewed May 2, 2012

Went to Cha on tuesday night. Was quite disappointed compared with the previous visits to this restaurant. We were avoiding the rice and noodles. We ended up with two dishes, the beef and onions and ginger on a hot plate. And a duck dish. Sadly while the service was fast the food was poor. Beef was tough and the sauce glutinous in the extreme. The only vegetable other than the onion and ginger was capsicum.

Having just returned from a week in taiwan let me assure you this food is nothing like the great food I ate there!

  • Visited May 2012
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3 Thank Hondar27
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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Best chinese in the southern hemisphere”
Reviewed December 30, 2011

wonderful curries (can be spiced up) & bubble tea, we liked it so much that we came here 3 times in 2 days!

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“The best Chinese style place to go for dinner,tea & dessert..”
Reviewed December 12, 2011

I have been eating at CHA for years. They always best tea and great food,nice and friendly atmosphere, delicious dishes with big potion as well. Always satisfied, highly recommend for all.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Not the nicest......”
Reviewed December 2, 2011

i went out with a couple of friends, 2 of us ordered the combination fried rice and the other a stir fry, we all ordered the front fruit drinks at this point too.....about 2 mins later the stir fry came out then we waited another 5 mins for our other mains to come out. The about half way thru the other 2 drinks came out.

Overall, the food was not great. i ordered combination fried rice and there was hardly any meat and alot of cabbage and egg which was not very nice, i only ended up eating a wuarter of the meal. the frozen fruit drinks were very nice tho and the place was very well priced $20 all up. Probably wont go back tho

  • Visited December 2011
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2 Thank Cassie-Andy
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