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Reviewed 30 May 2021 via mobile

The service here is shocking! We booked a table for 5 and when we arrived they took us to a table for 4 and squeezed us in. The waitress was un attentive. We had to call her to order food and dessert. We work so...hard for our money and to spend at a place like this is just unjustifiable. The only saving grace was the foodMore

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 5 April 2021 via mobile

Not organised and everyone was cramped at the main entrance and wasn’t served or told what to do. Servers were rude and the food doesn’t stand out from the regular the more “affordable” restaurants anymore than it’s price. I’ve ordered about 9 items and received...1 item with the usual tea before everything stopped. Waited 30 mins before asking the server and they didn’t bother talking. Disappointed after being recommended by friends.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 6 January 2021 via mobile

Went with my partner and two friends, we got a total of 6 dishes and 2 beers each for just over $200, everything was really yum and loads of food. Probably didn’t need to order as much as we did but you live and you...learn!More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 17 December 2020 via mobile

After walking by we saw that the lights were on but the signboard just folded up against the stairs, we walked up anyway and found the place packed with a lot of westerners too, the food was fresh and tasty, the service was great. We...will definitely go and visit often now.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 15 November 2020

It's no exaggeration when I say that I was underwhelmed with the food. In all fairness the Yum Char was decent but the food from the menu was grossly underseasoned, flat on the palate. I've had better, honestly. Hopefully they will take this feedback constructively....Personally, I won't be back as there are many establishments that offer far better food in Auckland.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 6 November 2020 via mobile

Very disappointed with our lunch - the deep fried squid was so tough that we couldn’t eat any more after the first bite. Dumplings - 3 of the dumplings were cold but the rest were nice and hot. The service was very good and the...hostess was very friendly.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 22 September 2020

Had a slightly different yum cha experience during Covid which meant ordering off the menus but that wasn't actually a bad thing and food was still served fast and efficiently. One of the waitresses got a bit grumpy when we requested moving to a warmer...table and made out it was a bigger hassle than it actually was (we hadn't even sat down at that point) but once seated all was fine.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 27 June 2020 via mobile

Good prices, small dishes and excellent tase. Feels like you are in Hong Kong when eating and being served tea with your meal. We tried 6 dishes and all tasted authentic and yummy. Would come back again!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 17 February 2020 via mobile

Lovely service with a smile and great food! Good value for money, would recommend prawn dumplings as entree.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 25 January 2020

We ordered a fried snapper, however, 10 minutes later we were told there was no more snapper, we could chose between two other fish instead. We chose garoupa. The fish arrived steamed not fried. We decided to let it go and eat the steamed fish...and not the fried fish as desired. The two dishes were cooked to a good standard. Where is all went wrong was at the point where we had to pay. We were charged $33 more for the replacement fish. We we explained to the assistant at the that the counter that the garoupa was nothing more than a replacement fish rather than a replacement meal and was cooked in the wrong manner she refused to listen. What made it worse was the fact the owner/manager was stationed only a few feet away but did nothing to resolve the situation. It was only after a dialogue with the waiter concerned that some of the cost was deducted. Small minded thinking.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Pearl Garden Dim Sim Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5