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Peeking Panda

1151 South Road, Oakura 4314, New Zealand
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good59%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“dumplings” (3 reviews)
“tapas” (2 reviews)
“bao” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
1151 South Road, Oakura 4314, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

this place is awesome, amazing lemongrass fried chicken, hoisin duck chips, squid and dumplings, great cocktails an other bevvys, attentive happy staff, recommend to everyone.

Thank dkkh
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Visited with my mom who was visiting from overseas. We ordered the Bao of the week and two plates and dumplings. Everything was beautifully presented and delicious!

Thank 397nikki
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Asian restaurant without any Asian staff as far as I saw. Definitely recommend this place. If you are two people 3 plates will be plenty.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 December 2017

A good addition to the Oakura landscape. For those who like craft beers there are a number on offer. The tapas are good. The space is quite small and can be quite crowded. a good option for me for occasional dining.

Thank Julian S
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We were a party of four who thoroughly enjoyed our night out at the PEEKING PANDA. The warmth of the greeting was a great start to the night. The asian infusion plates were simply divine. The seating at the rear of the restaurant was very...More

1  Thank vomo2i
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Great place to catch up with friends in the Village. Cocktails from 5.30-6pm are all $10 Food was good - great for sharing. Ruby, our waitress was exceptional.

1  Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Nice warm atmosphere, and delicious tasty food. Good selection off the menu, and friendly staff. Looking forward to going again.

Thank AquariusNewZealand
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This is a great little restaurant on the Main Street of Oakura. The atmosphere is cosy with modern decor & the outdoor space is inviting with gas heaters warming things up in the winter. The tasty plates of Asian style tapas are delish & really...More

1  Thank Wendy w
Reviewed 22 July 2017

The team behind Hour Glass, Polpette, and other great restaurants, have done it again. Spartan outfitted space, with a manageable menu; resulting in big tastes at a great value. Mark and AJ have again delivered in a manner that is inviting and rewarding. Small /...More

1  Thank d-milne_writer
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Called in on a Sunday night on way into New Plymouth. Was greeted my a very friendly Portuguese/Indian young man who was indeed very chatty to the point where he was telling me about how he really enjoyed riding camels. Food was fresh, tasty and...More

3  Thank limodriver2014
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Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff
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  • Address: 1151 South Road, Oakura 4314, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  Oakura
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