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“The best Dumplings ever”
Review of The China Kitchen

The China Kitchen
Ranked #211 of 1,066 Restaurants in Christchurch
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Family-owned restaurant featuring fresh Chinese cuisine. Dine in or takeaway. BYO (wine only) and fully licensed.
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Small Chinese Restaurant but very good food, Dumplings probably best I have tasted share a dozen mixed with partner,very good
Restaurant on Main Road and easy to find,clientele large %Chinese, always a good indication of food quality,very busy, you must book,great service just an enjoyable meal in good surroundings, glad we found it

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Thank Euan R
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Reviewed 27 February 2014

This is the best Chinese food I have ever tasted. The resturant was introduced to us by family and since then has become our takeaway of choice. Often ordered in large quantities for family gatherings, we have tried many dishes on the extensive menu. Each dish is distinctive in its own right, full of flavour, fresh ingredients, plenty of vegetables and quality protein.
We phone ahead for orders which are packaged and ready for collection at the time specified. The resturant is always busy as is the takeawy queue. Also reasonably priced.

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Thank Robyn V
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Reviewed 11 February 2014

Arrived on a busy Friday night, sat a table for 2 and we were quite squashed in, The service was fairly prompt and so was the food coming to the table, but there was nothing that special about it just average, have had better Chinese food in Christchurch.

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Thank Louise_H46H
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Reviewed 18 December 2013 via mobile

Our group of 11 travelled up from Te Anau to Christchurch and had Chinese/Asian food each night for 6 nights. We were disappointed each and every time, even in larger tourist towns such as Queenstown.

On our last night, we decided to follow TripAdvisor's recommendation to this establishment. The restaurant was packed and we were turned away, but we lingered around the restaurant while searching for alternatives on TripAdvisor. Several minutes later, the waitress informed us they had a small table available if we don't mind squeezing in. As the next best alternative is 25 minutes drive away and everyone was hungry, we went right in.

The staffs were attentive and friendly, despite the fact that they were busy with a full house. We must have ordered over 10 dishes including dumplings, stir fried vegetables and meat, noodles, and others. All the dishes we ordered were quite good, with the exception that the dumplings being slightly oily. Nevertheless, everyone in our group agreed that that was the best Chinese food we had during trip in Southland, New Zealand.

Thank khensthoth
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Reviewed 5 September 2013

From the dumplings to the seafood everything was a delight at the China Kitchen .
Superbly cooked from very fresh ingredients ,nicely proportioned meals all very well presented .
You get to choose the level of spiciness which suited our group whose tastes varied quite a lot.
Excellent menu which makes meal selection difficult ,we are just going to have to go back a few times so we can work our way through the whole menu

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Thank bugsey23
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