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Mandarin Dumpling & Bar - CLOSED

5 Fort Lane | City Centre, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-300 7551
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good55%
  • Average0%
  • Poor26%
  • Terrible6%
7 Mar 2014
“Claustrophobia remedy”
26 Feb 2014
“Downstairs dumplings”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Chinese, Asian, Fusion
5 Fort Lane | City Centre, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 March 2014

It was lovely Friday lunch time... That all good I can tell about this experience. We got a voucher form relatives and it was my best half birthday. Not the easiest place to find for beginning. New York style decor... In addition to very dark...More

1  Thank cptblack
Reviewed 26 February 2014

It is hard to find the restaurant. A mixture of NY and Shanghai decoration. Dumplings are very tasty, not as good as in Din Tai Fun, but give them a try. Perfect service.

Thank Carlos M
Reviewed 22 February 2014

First time here... all I could say it's rather interesting place to be for a fusion Chinese meal. I think overall the atmosphere is designed to be a "bar" as the name suggested, hence it's a little dark with candles. So don't expect a super...More

Thank Tina S
Reviewed 13 February 2014

Just come back from lunch at the Mandarin Restaurant off Fort Lane. First impression were of a dark but up market kind of looking place. Jokingly I put my phone torch on but can see others have done the same. We were shown to a...More

1  Thank AucklandJonathan
Reviewed 13 February 2014

I had purchased the grab one deal for a dinner for me and my husband. After reading all the reviews on here I stared to dread, what have i got myself into? its meant to be a date night! I will list below the general...More

Thank stacey F
Reviewed 10 February 2014 via mobile

Well where do we start. Had to ask for menus as only 3 on a table for 8 of us. As others have said very dark so the phone torches came in handy. Initially waitress was clearly not happy to be there. We proceeded to...More

Thank Chris N
Reviewed 10 February 2014 via mobile

Set in a dark, Chinese decored 'cavern', the food here isn't great authentic Chinese food but it is great fusion/White Chinese food. Dishes are a bit pricey, however they come out real quick. Get the spare ribs and the xiao long bao because they are...More

Thank manic_cornflakes
Reviewed 29 January 2014

This is our second visit to Mandarin Dumpling Bar in Fort Street. Briefly: PROS: Food very tasty. We delighted with the Fried rice with prawns [will definitely have this again - delicious, flavoursome and non-greasy] and the Deep Fried Tofu [absolutely delicious and tofu like...More

Thank Julie J
Reviewed 27 January 2014

We bought a voucher and went there on a Wednesday evening. Even though it was a Wednesday evening, the place was quite crowded. The place is down some stairs and very dark. They could do with a bit more lighting to help diners read the...More

Thank T5555
Reviewed 10 January 2014

Lunch last week was very good - some small service lapses and a disappoint Xiao Long Bao did not detract from the overall experience; good ambience and very interesting food. Will definitely return.

Thank sinbarambam
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Fort Lane | City Centre, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-300 7551
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