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Empress Garden

) #285 of 1,867 Restaurants in Auckland $$ - $$$ Chinese, Asian
227 Jervois Road, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-376 5550
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good48%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“peking duck” (31 reviews)
“half duck” (2 reviews)
“fried squid” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
227 Jervois Road, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is excellent for groups as very large round tables and BYO. We ordered our ducks in advance then had them in pancakes and with lettuce leaves. The duck pancakes were some of the best I've ever tasted. Only recommendation is the restaurant decor...More

Thank hannahsB2256BY
Reviewed 1 week ago

We both loved the decor of the beautifully chinese decorated restaurant and very very classy. The food is one of the best I have tasted in Auckland. I would give the food 10 out of 10. The price is just right and it is worth...More

Thank Alec W
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Meticulous food. Best Peking duck outside of Beijing! :) Mandarin and Cantonese food at its best. Not cheap, but value for quality. Don't forget to make reservations and order your duck in advance. Place books out quickly.

Thank Riggo61
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Having read about the food at this place and wanting a nice Chinese meal in the city, we drove from out of town to come and eat midweek. We ordered the duck, sizzling prawns and sizzling ginger lamb. The duck pancakes were lovely, light and...More

Thank amandaaA6674MT
Reviewed 20 March 2017

It's a trek for us, so we haven't been to this restaurant for a couple of years, but it didn't disappoint. The duck was as crispy and succulent as we remembered. The service was also excellent and the decor had been spruced up a little...More

Thank DeborahK765
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We had dinner on Chinese New Year's Eve - enjoy our meals with a cheerful Dragon Dance. I especially love their Peking duck, so delicious.

Thank 明辉 孙
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

The title says it all!! We go here as often as our craving take us, we always get the Peking duck , nowhere else does this dish the service that Empress gardens does its simply outstanding and leave you coming back time after time. The...More

Thank Lisa O
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We came here specifically for the Peking duck and it was yum! We got the half duck for $40 which came with duck pancakes 👅 and an option of duck meat or a fried carcass. We went for the carcass which I though would be...More

Thank oliviafurlong
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Our family took us here for Peking Duck - delicious! Service was great, the food was absolutely divine. It was packed. Cannot say more than that! Highly recommend!

Thank sophid73
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Had a small reunion of friends at the restaurant for lunch on Saturday. Ordered whole duck for three courses and all of us were quite full and pleased about the food and service. We plan to come back some time for dinner with half a...More

Thank Kiwiscout
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$46
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 Jervois Road, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-376 5550
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