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China City Licensed BYO Restaurant

€€ - €€€Chinese, Asian
6 The Lane, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
+64 3-249 8337
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible27%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (4 reviews)
“tour group” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 14:30All hours
Chinese, Asian
€€ - €€€
6 The Lane, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant has the worst food ever. Complained to the sale girl but she did nothing at all. Lamb dish had old lamb meat and it was like a 4th grade lamb which was chewy and hard. Didn't even complete the meal. I'd advice not to...More

Thank Kushal S
Reviewed 15 October 2017

If you're looking for great value and friendly service then this is the place. The food was very tasty and there was a wide variety of choices

Thank paulbmcmahon
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Ahhh Chinese food, edible and familiar, and always around, including in Te Anau. Completely passable meal, I had the venison with ginger and spring onions, which was a nice spin on the usual beef. We were hungry, and then we weren't any more, so it...More

Thank NaomiofMystery
Reviewed 9 July 2017

The best menu of any Chinese restaurant in Southern NZ. Food and atmosphere were great. Enjoyed our lunch there and will be back again.

Thank Don M
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Went to China City, meals were terrible chicken tasted funny. Went up to complain and lady just said "chicken?" Definitely would not recommend.

1  Thank Sophie P
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Dinner here was a taste delight. We had the set piece menu for 4 , it had a good variety of food and plenty of it and it included desert and a never ending pot of green tea. Very well priced.

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We went here for dinner following the afternoon tour of the glowworm caves, thinking that Chinese food must be good in Te Anau because of the numbers of Chinese tourists that were present. Wrong.... The chicken fried rice was satisfactory, but my friend's sweet and...More

1  Thank Mileswis
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We had dinner there once. It was a very big restaurant and very empty. The food was average. We ordered noodles, spicy beef and fish.

Thank Pudding20142014
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Although their service and atmosphere is not great but hey it's Chinese! Taste was GREAT! They served the dish very prompt. I recommend this place for casual use, not for corporate as they cater tour group and can be VERY noisy.

Thank HappyDragon0201
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Had the hot n sour soup, it was alright. The dumplings and deep fried spring rolls were really tasty although slightly expensive.

Thank Saye N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 The Lane, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Fiordland National Park  >  Te Anau
  • Phone Number: +64 3-249 8337
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