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“Bustling and busy and very friendly”

Dragons Chinese Restaurant
Ranked #150 of 966 Restaurants in Wellington
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Chinese
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Lunch and Dinner, with amazing Yum Cha menu - very popular with local and visiting Asian foodies as well as lovers of really good Chinese food.
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We went in a group of 10 people, including two small children. The staff could not have been more helpful, both with the menu and with advising options for the children.

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Thank Brian T
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Invited to dinner with a number of others.
Cold platter: the sliced jellyfish was bland.. no seasoning sauce. Rate, 4/10
( there were another 2 others n plate. .forgot)
Soup( won't name, sensitive) any cooler, it would be cold. Nothing to praise 4/10
" steamed" chicken..okay.. 5.5/10
roast duck: not as of old..change of cook and recipe?? Edible... 5/10
Chicken n cashew nut in " basket".. just ok. 5/10
Roast pork belly.. tasted better...needs more seasoning in marinade.5/10
Stir fry King prawns.. not bad. 6/10
There were a coupla other dishes, which I can't recall(interpret what you like)
Overall, I don't know what the position ( regarding staff,)is, but the food standard does not live up to that of old. Maybe New cooks , recipes. Etc ..but" restaurant wise", it's a different and difficult situation out there. Competition amongst restaurants is very harsh and cruel! Costs are rising, prices are increasing , and diners are now expecting a lot more bangs for their bucks! Return(?) only if invited!
Rate.. service.. not bad. 6.5/10
Food..overall, just ok.. 5/10
Value.just , just average.. 4.5/10.( don't know price, but wouldn't be cheap!)

Thank pieata
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

We go so often to Dragon's it's almost our second home! We especially love Yum Char on the weekend. the food is very tasty, plenty of different authentic dishes to choose from, and the service is very good and staff attentive. Just one thing, don't arrive late as they're so popular that you need to be in and out at your allocated time to make the most of the experience.

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Thank heather T
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We do like going there as we find the food super fresh and tasty. Some portions are huge. We love the dim sum, dumplings and whole fish. Only thing we didn’t find to our taste was the sweet and sour soup however everything else it’s fab. Some may find it a bit expensive but I think you get a fab value for money!
We want to go back to try their Yum Cha

Thank cgp76
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Went there tonight ( Monday ) not very busy.
We ordered 4 dishes of Yum Cha... calamari was chewy, spring rolls were over cooked.
Also ordered Beef with seasonal vegetables and rice. No rice bought to the table with the dish so 5 minutes later asked for the rice. A further 10 minutes- still no rice and now our beef dish was cold. So we got them to put our beef meal in a takeaway dish and went to counter. Told the staff at the counter - we didn't eat our meal as we didn't get our rice ( twice asked for ) No apology at all.
All in all - quite a disappointing dinner experience.

Thank shez13
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