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Grand Century Licensed Chinese Restaurant

84 Tory Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-801 8682
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good46%
  • Average21%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (10 reviews)
“roast duck” (5 reviews)
“dumplings” (6 reviews)
Closes in 11 min
All hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
84 Tory Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Went for yum cha with the family. The restaurant was busy but luckily we had a booking. The food was OK. It was my first time having yum cha here. Think Dragon and Regal are far better for yum cha. Lacks the taste and variety...More

Thank Anthony R
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We have been past this place many times and it is always packed. We went in for just a small lunch time snack. Again, the place was packed but it was noticeable that the place is in need of some updating and a good scrub....More

Thank Shawn C
Reviewed 27 March 2017

No yum cha for so so long.!! Friend(?) booked, ME pay(?) for lunch.. 12 people. dim sums came out: steam shrimp dumplings, NO complaint. steam king prawn dumpling(3 per serve). NO complaint.steam pork buns,just ok!.. We had a lot of different dishes.. NO complaints, sorry,...More

Thank pieata
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

I love yum chas but has to be said that this restaurant was pretty dirty today. Food as always top notch just would be nice to see the carpet and general cleanliness matching

Thank Lucinda J
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Nice selection of the usual steamed as well as fried foods. Good attentive service. Eggplant tasty.We were at the 1pm sitting so there didn't seem to be quite as much variety as usual. No chickens feet or deep fried pork with glutinous rice balls. Still...More

Thank Cynthia N
Reviewed 17 January 2017

A group of 6 of us went to the Grand Century yum char Chinese restaurant in Tory Street on a Sunday morning. The place was already full at 11:30am, and it was fortunate we'd made a booking. Staff brought food around on trays - not...More

Thank MYGM53
Reviewed 12 January 2017

A restaurant where one can find a good range of tim sum n Chinese dishes. Delicious n service by the lady boss is excellent. Need to book a table in Wei ends for tim sum or else, you probably would have to wait for a...More

Thank davidtan2016
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Huge family celebration with some preordered food and then we could choose ourselves. We took over about 1/2 the restaurant. Excellent service. Preordered food was their roast duck and roast crackling pork with chow mein made with crispy noodles. All fantastic as always.Excellent selection and...More

Thank Cynthia N
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Went for Yum Char on a Saturday made sure we booked first as it can get very busy in the weekends. There were 7 of us dining. We had more than enough to eat and paid around $16 a head which was a bargain! The...More

Thank Amanda2266
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Not a very good experience. Started out with a lovely chicken and corn soup but the mains we had were tasteless and uninspiring. Won't be going back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84 Tory Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-801 8682
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