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The Sands Restaurant

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933 New North Road, Auckland 1022, New Zealand
+64 9-815 9850
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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Found myself in Mt Albert around dinner time and needed to eat pronto. The restaurant is fairly basic but was about half full on a Friday night. Ordered some Salt & Pepper Squid and Pork Fried Rice. The Squid was good and there was plenty of the Fried Rice. Quite a large meal for two for around $30.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Not the prettiest restaurant in the whole wide world. Slightly rundown and in need of a tidy up but service was friendly and the food was tasty. Staff were very kind and helpful when explaining what items were and how to eat them, english was not a strong point so where english lacked a quick game of charades took place.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 September 2014

1. Called to make a booking, they answer the phone with "what website did you buy it from?" not even a simple "Hello" 2. Could not get booking details correct over phone. 3. No greeting upon arrival, just "give me your voucher" 4. Would not honour deal conditions of $1pp upgrade for duck stir fry, but agreed on $3pp only... More 

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Auckland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2014

From the exterior of this restaurant we weren't expecting a great deal and in some respects that's exactly what we got. Plain, uncomplicated, slightly grubby, this is your typical Chinese restaurant located in amongst other slightly rundown ethic establishments in Mt Albert. To take my mind of the decor, and as this is an unlicensed restaurant, I promptly ordered my... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Chinese
Meals
Dinner
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 933 New North Road, Auckland 1022, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-815 9850

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?