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I have visited Buddha sticks numerous times and previously always enjoyed. Tonight I was really disappointed. I dined on my own and ordered spring rolls with my wine while I decided on my main. The spring rolls were all vermicelli noodle and nothing else. They...were also very oily. My main arrived directly after having me leave the rolls. My main was only luke warm, like it had been cooked and served on a very cold plate. Flavour was like you could do at home. On leaving I was asked how my meal was. I don’t normally complain so did not mention the spring rolls but I did mention my meal. While there was an apology the response did not feel genuine as we continued to go through the payment process. I expect my complaint has gone no further 🥲More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 22 February 2022 via mobile

Good service, polite, attentive and timely. Food was delicious. Rice paper rolls and satay chicken to start and kung pao and lemongrass chicken for mains. Absolutely yum, would definitely return for another meal. Apologies for photos we started to eat before I remembered.

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 12 February 2022

Very busy restaurant, great food, excellent service, nice decor. We will definitely dine there again.

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 21 December 2021

It was too dark wasn't able to read the menu.dumplings were cold when we asked to change it waitress didn't respond properly and made weird face.we ll never come back.we requested for swap still misbehaved!it used to be good we are regulars.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 9 October 2021 via mobile

I prefer my Asian food to be reasonably authentic. The food here is dumbed down in taste to a very generic level. It was also very greasy.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 23 July 2021

We went here last night. Our waitless was professional, friendly and welcoming. The service was slick and delicous! My huband had Ginger Beef Beef and I had the pork belly sweet and Sour (the pork was devine! with crackle!) Thanks for a lovely night!!

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 19 July 2021

Perfect place for takeaways or dine in. So close to lots of motels, which makes for easy catering. Meal took 20mins (takeaway) and was very tasty.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 30 June 2021 via mobile

Busy restaurant close to motel we were staying at. Stylish decor. Good selection of dishes to choose from. Dumplings good to start the meal with.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 13 June 2021

Have been once before and was very impressed. Second visit, however, very disappointing. Restaurant was very cold resulting in us having to wear costs whilst eating. Staff appeared disinterested, background music was abysmal and while food was tasty it was not that hot. Shan't be...returning.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 25 May 2021

They were busy because of the open weekend, wasnt bothered by the wait time for takeaways but disappointed to find them cold on pick up, was grateful for microwave in room for reheating. I found portion sizes to be hit and miss, one dish we...could have shared between two and another barely fed one person, might be nicer to eat in.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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CarolD3278
26 December 2017|
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Response from AsianGardenNZ | Property representative |
HI Carol, Thank you for your feedback. It's great that you enjoyed the food and the experience. Hope you had a good Xmas and Happy new year! See you again sometime in Buddha Stix !
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Frequently Asked Questions about Buddha Stix Restaurant & Bar

Yes, Buddha Stix Restaurant & Bar offers takeaway services.

Buddha Stix Restaurant & Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4