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“Most Disgraceful Chinese Ever At A High Price”

Lakeside Palace Chinese Restaurant
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Ranked #158 of 265 Restaurants in Queenstown
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 8 September 2016

A group of 8 of us went for dinner. Lady was pleasant but the food was a disgrace. Way overpriced for cheap nasty food and there was little of it. We normally love Chinese food but this was terrible. We spent $260 for the Chinese and had to go to Pita Pit on the way back to the hotel. This restaurant is just trying to screw the tourists.

Date of visit: September 2016
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Thank DeniseR3208
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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Expected bigger prawn... For $40 dish
Source XO too dry.
Vergies over cooked.
Fried seafood rice boring... Skid like rubber, few microscopic shrimps, looks steamed rice.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Mauricio T
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

I don't normally do negative reviews because the well rated restaurants rise to the top of the rankings on their merits and everyone is happy.

On this occasion I'm happy to make an exception.

The Lakeside Palace should be avoided at all cost. The food is awful. Have 2 Minute Noodles, go to Ferg Burger or anything else but don't eat here. It's not cheap but is certainly nasty.

The food is really poorly prepared and tastes awful. We had really oily spring rolls (2 spring rolls swimming in a lake of cooking oil) and the dish labelled as roast duck was in fact overcooked deep fried re-cooked duck. The rest of the meal was totally forgettable.

Enough said. There's plenty of good eateries in Queenstown. Avoid this one.

Date of visit: September 2016
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Thank Kelvin W
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Reviewed 2 July 2016

It was a bet among my kids when I will start to look for Chinese food in this trip. I succumbed on the second day. Located on the 2nd floor, you will need to look up to notice the signage. Typical Chinese food but good and tasty. Will not disappoint especially when craving for oriental food. Reasonably priced. Dishes are good for sharing.

Date of visit: June 2016
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Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Wide range of tasty Chinese food, very friendly and fast service! Well done - looking forward to our next visit!

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank alex-832016
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