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Beijing Restaurant

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164 Riddiford Street, Wellington 6021, New Zealand
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Wellington, New Zealand
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is often our go-to cafe. Always excellent food and the dumplings are light and delicious. Service is quiet and but friendly. If you like flashy trendy decor then don't come here. It's basic and functional, no more.

Thank lmhooper
Wellington, New Zealand
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

I have lived in Newtown 30+ years and have always seen this place and for the first time we went in to try their food! It was divine! The prawns, dumplings and soup for appetizers were tasty and delish! Our mains Chrispy Chicken and Combination Fried noodles scrumptious! Staff friendly. Will be going there again. Thank you for serving delicious... More 

Thank Jewelz72
Taupo, New Zealand
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

We visit Wellington every month and without fail at least dine twice at the Beijing each month, Suburban restaurant so décor is not lavish but the food is always amazing. Service is good not over attentive but there. Being small is often full so bookings are advisable. DID I Mention the food is amazing,

Thank Chelmswood M
Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

We had a thoroughly good meal at Beijing Restaurant. We were impressed with the number of asian people already seated, which is always a good indication. We called in mid week without reservation. I doubt we'd have got in at the weekend, due to it's popularity. The wait staff were helpful and efficient. The food was excellent.

Thank mbacawley
Wellington, New Zealand
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

The ambiance is marginal, the service is acceptable the wine list is limited. Know this, accept this and just fall in love with the food. Must try: duck pancakes and anything with the Beijing sauce.

1 Thank isihac128
Wellington, New Zealand
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015

we have been coming here for 10 years and never had a bad meal last night was no exception the duck sizzling fillet steak and the beijing crispy chicken were great.Highly recomended give it a go you wont be dissapointed.The family that own the restaurant are lovely people as well.

Thank aroonbelinda
Picton, New Zealand
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77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015

We went with friends for an early dinner. Our friend had phoned during the day and left a message placing a reservation. Upon arrival we realised that his request had been overlooked, or simply ignored. We were finally seated at a small table that was far from adequate for four people. This establishment is small, the tables are crammed together... More 

Thank Patrick F
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252 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015

We dined here last night with 6 of us. We had the set menu C. It was VERY good. The service came with a smile as well. The place was quite busy so we were glad we had booked. Would recommend the duck, the beef on a hot plate and the fish. My favourite was the dessert - bananas covered... More 

Thank Weetbix7
St. John's, Canada
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2015

This is a fabulous restaurant, we have been going for years and have never had a bad meal. The quality is consistently excellent. They are a wellington institution. Duck with pancakes is particularly good, and if you have vegetarians in the party, the vegetarian mock duck is also great. Service can be a little slow, so be prepared to take... More 

Thank MaryTNZ
Wellington, New Zealand
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222 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

It has been a couple of years since we last went to The Beijing, took friends from Australia, it was a cold night but warm in the restaurant, there was a big Heater going. Service was quick and efficient, food was as good as we remembered it, especially the duck with pancakes, our friends also though the food was good.... More 

Thank Janis W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 164 Riddiford Street, Wellington 6021, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: 389-7988

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