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241 Maunganui Road, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
+64 7-575 5063
11:30 - 15:30
16:30 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 11:30 - 15:30
16:30 - 22:00
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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145 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here and we were not disappointed. A great variety of fresh food including Chinese, fish chips, salads and seafood. There is also a great variety of desserts to chose from. Great service and a great price - we will be back

Thank Herbies1
Tauranga, New Zealand
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

My family and I have been coming to this Restaurant for years. I recommend booking your table in advance as the place gets busy. The service is always great and so is the food, however last night before we sat down at our table I noticed there was a decent sized hole in the very tiresome looking table cloth and... More 

2 Thank ExplorerGG
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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10 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

been here so many time because love the food and the serving is really good apart from very close to where i live the food so yummy plenty of choices and good for any occassions.

Thank millinmareney
Blenheim, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

So often the most essential ingredients of Asian cooking are overlooked: not so here! The food was fresh, steaming hot & poignant with the essential flavors of garlic, ginger, chili, not to mention bursts of coriander. Presentation was excellent, as were staff, always there - but melding into obscurity. The seating was comfortable with adequate clearance between tables. Perhaps most... More 

Thank My-View-Only2016
Katikati, New Zealand
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110 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Now from the start i am not that fond of "Smorgasbord " style restaurants. It reminds me of those who pile their plates up to overflowing to make sure that they don't miss out. This place is a bit different. You can go up as many times as you want and consequently you can start off with some prawns and... More 

Thank Andrew N
New Zealand
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99 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We usually just call in for takeaways at Kwangchow but this time we decided to sit down to the buffet dinner. We were delighted with the extended selection, especially in the salad/seafood bar. The desserts were also good and were a nice way to end the meal. Because this place is very popular, the food is being replenished all the... More 

Thank NZBeachlover
Tauranga, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Fantastic value and no scrimping on flavour or choice. Excellent wait staff and the freshest of food with lots and lots of flavour and of a very high quality. Unlimited helpings all for $22 a head. Don'tknow how they do it. Make the effort to go, but suggest you book

Thank zerokimbrown
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Me and my family have been eating at kwangchow for about 20 years, even before it moved to its current location. For the price you pay, this place is hands down the best money for value. it has such a wide selection, and the service is always great! what i like is its not like other buffets, where you find... More 

Thank mzsaunak
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This is my favourite restaurant. The only problem is that it is in Mount Maunganui and I live in Auckland. I have been going to Kwangchow for years. I travel to Tauranga or the Mount 10-12 times a year and I always have at least one night takeaway from there and one night in the restaurant. The takeaway is excellent... More 

1 Thank Ajakiwi
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138 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

This is a favourite place to dine and many of our foster kids have chosen it to dine on their birthdays. There is something for everyone's taste and as much of it as you can eat. Food is always fresh and plentiful and great value; more so if you have a gold card.

Thank CharlieandSue

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 241 Maunganui Road, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-575 5063

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?