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“fantastic dumplings”
Review of Laughing Buddha

Laughing Buddha
Ranked #46 of 181 Restaurants in New Plymouth
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$22
Cuisines: Chinese
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Good for: Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: Authentic Chinese Cuisine in the heart of New Plymouth. From delicious stir fried dishes to the traditional Peking duck, we hope you enjoy the relaxed dining experience. Large group bookings and functions are welcomed. Please come in and see us and we can also make a menu to cater functions. The Restaurant is also BYO (charges apply)
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Best prawn and coriander dumplings. However the BBQ pork was very dry. Having said that overall it was a really good enjoyable meal. Would go back but just don't order the pork.

Thank Diane021964
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

Went with a group of friends on a Friday night and was pleasantly surprised with this restaurant. Great for sharing food and very social although it can be very noisy. We had one of the banquet menus and there was alot of food so you wont go hungry. It all tasted very good and enjoyed the atmosphere. Would go again.

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Thank KathrynChristensen63
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Had been here before and had a good time but on the last visit the "duck special" was 10 pieces of mostly duck fat, when one of our party mentions this to the waitress the owner went batshit crazy, we paid and left and won't be back anytime soon

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Reviewed 3 March 2017

Spent two nights in New Plymouth & had dinner here on both nights. Partner & I just love the food here. Open kitchen concept, was interesting to watch the chefs at work while we wait for our food. Ordered different dishes on both nights & everything was yummy! I still think it's one of the best Chinese restaurant in NZ.

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Thank Carol S
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Love this restaurant. Food can definitely to be shared. Lunch menu is perfect for a short catch up over lunch. I recommend all the mains and appetizers

Thank Heather G
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