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Jade Palace Restaurant

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8 Rt, Lake Tekapo 8770, New Zealand
+64 3-680 6828
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  • Excellent5%
  • Very good8%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible60%
8 Mar 2017
“No Service”
7 Nov 2016
“Tasteless staff and tasteless food”
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
8 Rt, Lake Tekapo 8770, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Water arrived with a pink plastic cup. Asked for a glass , but you only get one with beer. Pork belly meal was bacon, with leek stalks. Nasi Goreng was bland chicken fried rice with frozen veg.Waitress clearing the next table took the garnish off...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the wonton & chicken cashew with veges takeaway..dine in was a little bit expensive. It was ok to nice. Service was prompt

Thank angelinewelch46
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went there twice on my holiday in Tekapo. Food are way too oily and some of them taste not fresh. Might be the oil been reused. The worst thing is RICE NOT FRESH. It's smelly even taste alright but so disgusting. I'm so angry...More

Thank Tong Z
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere was very old and stained. Needs an upgrade. Staff barely understand english. Food tasted ok but smaller portions compared to other similar restaurants.

Thank Prince B
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Lake Tekapo doesn't have too many eateries, so it's quite easy to find yourself in this disastrous place. The staff were so rude and unaccommodating. After making me wait for about 35 minutes for a simple fried rice, they packed a takeaway lunch even after...More

Thank Vineeth N
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Great restaurant to eat at. You don't have to book in. The Staff are friendly and the meals are a very good price. Worth a visit.

Thank Philip C
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Was thinking to have kohan for dinner unfortunately it is closed on sunday evening (9th of July). Heading to this restaurant hoping to get decent food despite of bad review. Ordered standard meals (not fancy ones), which were hokkien fried noodles.. it was spicy!! Really???...More

Thank eve_sas
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

It was almost closing time when we got there but there were happy to take us. The person who led us to the table and got orders from us couldn't speak or understand English well but she was really apologetic and kind. The food came...More

Thank Binny S
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Decent restaurant in a remote tourist destination. Price unfortunately is high on all items on menu and the food is just above average.

Thank Ryan T
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

It's pretty awful, so bad it's really got to be taken as a joke. Dishes arrived incorrectly- but hey we didn't complain. Drowned out the food with an equally bad red wine whilst the waiter cleared the table next to us into slop buckets..... this...More

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Rt, Lake Tekapo 8770, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Mackenzie District  >  Lake Tekapo
  • Phone Number: +64 3-680 6828
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