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Peeking Panda

1151 South Road, Oakura 4314, New Zealand
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good46%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“dumplings” (4 reviews)
“bao” (3 reviews)
“tapas” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
1151 South Road, Oakura 4314, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

Really great food with a difference. Service great. A little small however being small creates a pleasant atmosphere. Being a little different we relied on the staff to help us out which they did.

Thank 1311Pete0007
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

We tried the Oakura Blonde by local Three Sisters brewery which was excellent! Chose Prawn Crackers, Stir Fried Noodles, Lemon Grass Fried Chicken, Spicy Tofu, Bao of the week which was Pulled Pork with Vietnamese Slaw & Pork & Chicken Dumplings. Fantastic! Place was buzzing...More

Thank Crystalrose54
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Have visited several times, took a relation from Perth, she was very impressed with the whole experience, food was great although the tofu was overcooked, but this was sorted, staff excellent great waitresses, Maija was awesome and was very helpful

Reviewed 25 January 2018 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
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 Nomad721894
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
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1151 South Road, Oakura 4314, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  Oakura
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