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Golden Island Chinese Restaurant

243 Thames Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
+64 3-434 8840
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good54%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
11 Jul 2017
“Great takeaway”
3 Jun 2017
“Unexpectedly Good Chinese”
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
243 Thames Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

First time here for many years. Could see one huge group enjoying a shared meal. Certainly the decor is very shabby but in regards to what I was there for - the food to takeaway was excellent value and extremely delicious. We had a sweet...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Rme48
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Took our sister out to dinner here on saturday night. We enjoyed the Bami Goreng, Honey Roasted Pork and Lemon Chicken. They were all delicious and felt somewhat authentic. Would recommend if you are in Oamaru and hankering for some chinese food.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank prestj
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Menu is vast and presentation is perfect. Children welcome, facilities excellent, can recommend Sweet and Sour, Lemon Chicken, This Chinese restaurant can serve Chinese tea to perfection.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank whitock
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Very disappointed in presentation and cleanness, table needed a good clean still had food on it. Waitress not friendly no smile and complained she was tired and over her day .Not value for money and fruit for desert tasted from plan pack food can.... couldn't...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank darkknight2017
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Read some of the reviews on trip advisor and decided to give it the benefit of the doubt after a long drive. Wasn't up to scratch for a Chinese meal at all. Service was nice but food was lacking quality

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Pete H
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Our expectations were low when entering a Chinese restaurant in Oamaru as experience has taught us that the menu is usually very kiwised and rather bland in provincial towns. We were pleasantly surprised to discover that they had introduced an additional menu that focused on...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Gavin_Marie
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We were driving back to Dunedin from Christchurch and stopped in for dinner, we will definitely be back! Such delicious food with good serving sizes. Friendly staff and food arrived quickly.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Amy S
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Always good takeaways, and fish and chips. The service is friendly. On time, Chips are well cooked, and good sized portions. It's our local 'fish 'n' chipper'.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Malcolm A
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We had a dinner there. Foods are tasty and served in 15minutes. Recommended wonton soup and roasted duck. Reasonable price. Definitely be back. :)

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank enungkhao
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We just wanted an evening meal in front of the TV after a long day of travelling. Staying just up the road made the Golden Island worth a visit. In just 15 minutes we had Fried Rice and 3 large dishes, which was about twice...More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank Seagull_Maestro
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Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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  • Address: 243 Thames Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Oamaru
  • Phone Number: +64 3-434 8840
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