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Regal Restaurant

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Courtney Place, Wellington, New Zealand
+64 4-384 6656
Today
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
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Wellington, New Zealand
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187 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We ate here last weekend and had the yum cha. The selection was pretty good. Just be careful that you don't get carried away and spend more than budgeted. We easily spent over $100 on that visit alone.

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Thank TAROTZAMM
Wellington, New Zealand
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here not knowing much about Regal but wanting delicious yum cha and Regal definitley provided! We didn't have a booking and they were very busy, however they accomodated us quickly and we were enjoying yum cha in no time! They have a really great selection and come around regularly so you never feel you have to wait for... More 

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Thank Olivia K
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a family dinner here a few nights ago. The food was good and service good too. We ordered orange beef, lemon chicken, kai lan vege, tofu with vege and fishball noodle soup. The soup was rather special and seemed to be the house special. The food was tasty, but will probably try something different next time.

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Thank wkhloh
Wellington, New Zealand
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Regal has often served up pretty consistent quality yum cha. A recent visit there was less enjoyable than what we came to expect - the dim sums a bit starchy or the Chinese buns (pau) a bit dry. Hope it's just a one off due to the extra strain from the busy crowds because of the temporary earthquake closing of... More 

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Thank Aloysius001
Waikato Region, New Zealand
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Had the best yum cha experience on the weekend at Regal. We met friends for lunch and loved the calibre of the food and the large range of dishes on offer right at your table side. The dumplings were plump and came in a variety of yummy flavours which made our lunch a delight. We will definitely be back on... More 

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Thank Neetz01
Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

I'm big fan of Yum Cha and since our previous go-to (Dragon) was closed due to the earthquake cordon, we thought we sample the other offerings around Wellington. I'm so glad that we did. It's quite an unassuming place, up a flight of stairs off Courtney, but the restaurant floor is beautiful and open, great light and decorations. While I... More 

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Thank OwlishFun
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93 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

I usually come here with just two of us or a small group of us. This time we are here for a big group of people from work for chinese new year celebration. The restaurant was spacious, this is the only restaurant that can fit in all of us at lunch hour (dragon has been closed since earthquake) The service... More 

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Thank Joyce W
Wellington
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We have been loyal to the Regal fo many years. Time for a review update I think... and it's still our Wellington favourite for delicious yumcha with excellent service.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

When I dine solo, I expect the food to entertain me. The Regal restaurant was recommended to me on TripAdvisor and I praise them for that. No words, just pics of the sublime smokey delish food. Value for money personified. BTW, excellent value for families and groups.

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Thank handley3103
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I found this restaurant via extensive reviews and thought I would give it a try. My chicken in a spicy sauce was indeed spicy but this was it. It lacked that authentic range of spices that you would normally get in Chinese food. Surprising, as I saw quite a few asian families there. My soup had no taste at all,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Courtney Place, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-384 6656

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