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Mandarin Chinese Restaurant

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65 Beach St, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
+64 3-442 5222
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I were very pleased with the food and the service, although the male waiter was a little surly. The duck was delicious and the other dishes we had were good too. We were the only non Chinese people there, which we thought was a good indication of the standard, so I was surprised to read the negative... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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184 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

While the food at the restaurant was good, the service was definitely not. All the servers always seemed preoccupied with something more pressing whenever we asked for something and they either waved us aside or acted like they had something better to do. We asked them to help get a group photo for us as it was a birthday (which... More 

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Miami, Florida
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659 reviews
426 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has great food. We had a delicious rice noodle. The best I have had so far. Would certainly recommend it.

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Thank Alejandro Z
Berkeley, California, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

The owner here sold us "fresh" abalone at $175 a piece. What we received was definitely NOT fresh... possibly canned or frozen perhaps. They obviously knew we were tourists and recommended the most expensive items on the menu, which would be okay, if you deliver. Our bill ended up being over $100 per person for very mediocre food, and when... More 

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2 Thank Andrea S
Miranda, New South Wales, Australia
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Staff grunted to seat us, should have known then not to eat here. Asked for some table water, never received. Plate of vegetables, overcooked and bland tasting - all the same colour.

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Thank Joanne W
Bangalore
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85 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Nice Chinese food experience in Queenstown...the Chili Chicken was nice and so was the noodles...quite reasonably priced...

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Thank amukho
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

I understand if restaurant is busy you can't really focus to the customers but it was really bad. They couldn't even take my order because it was "too busy". I don't think I will visit here ever again.

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1 Thank Jungjihye J
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

The service was appalling, the staff were rude, disrespectful and down right rude! The food selection was poor and were extremely Amd unhelpful with all aspects! Tried to charge $20 for corkage when they didn't open the wine or pour it! Will never go back!! Madam Woo may not take bookings under 8 people but have a bar upstairs and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

We ordered a few dish and it took forever for food to be serve. Taste were alright but I feel thirsty during the night. Anyway, what will stop me to come over here was a service. The waitress almost drop the soup on my mom. She was try to serve the food between mom and 5 years old kid. For... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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32 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Surprisingly poor service for a half full restaurant. They didn't even set up the table for 3 they gave us for our group of 4, despite our request for another place setting so we had to resort to getting our own dishes from an adjacent table. Slow to take our order and not particularly responsive to anything else. We'd understand... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Beach St, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 5222

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