For a sophisticated Chinese affair, head to this beautiful award-winning restaurant in SkyCity. In a vibrant dining space, indulge on exclusive Chinese spirits and cocktails, paired with traditional dishes using local ingredients. Customer favourites include Shanghai-style boiled free range chicken, crispy tabasco prawns, dim sums, to name a few.
📍 SkyCity 87 Federal Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
2. Hotpot Duke
This unique and traditional Chinese restaurant serves some of the best hotpot, alongside famous meat cuts served on Barbie dolls. The 5-star reviewed eatery exhibits an extensive menu offering a range of shared platters, seafood and meat dishes, Sichuan-style rices, and much more. Read further about Hotpot Duke.
📍660 Dominion Road, Mount Eden, Auckland 1041, New Zealand
3. Eden Noodles Café
Expect an array of flavourful and authentic dishes at this casual Chinese takeaway. With a range of noodle types, from wide, thick, rice, thin and kumara…you’ll be spoilt for choice. Alternatively, order dumplings, nutritious hotpots, wontons, fried rice platters and any Chinese dish you desire. Whatever you select, it will be heavenly!
📍 105 Dominion Road, Mount Eden, Auckland 1024, New Zealand
4. The Classic Bakehouse
Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit by indulging with a range of unique Chinese bakery goods. Think chocolate polo buns, coconut sliced toast, durian Swiss roll, specialty cakes, and much more. They haven’t got much of a social media presence, so you’ll need to head down to see the yummy collection.
📍 Various Locations
5. Xi’An Food Bar
This 5-star hotspot offers the most soul-satisfying affordable Chinese food. Specifically, customers love their hand-pulled noodles with a choice of meat, exclusive Chinese burgers and dumplings. Although, everything is absolutely delicious, bursting with flavour, and comes in generous sizes.
📍 Various Locations
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6. Grand Harbour
This upscale award-winning Chinese restaurant needs no introduction. Expect a wide selection of traditional Hong Kong-style dishes first launched in 2000 in Auckland. For example, there’s over 80 varieties of dim sum, authentic noodles and soups, seafood like lobster, meats, and more. Wonderfully, bring your own beer for a small fee.
📍 Cnr Customs Street West and Pakenham St, Viaduct Harbour Auckland, CBD, Franklin 1010, New Zealand
7. Empress Garden
Situated in Herne Bay, this Chinese restaurant is perfect for family night. Specifically, the folks here love Peking duck. Interestingly, they’ve got a three-course menu dedicated to just duck. This features sliced duck skin with pancake and bean sauce, duck meat paired with your choice of side and duck carcass. However, there’s plenty of the usual traditional Chinese eats to also devour.
📍 227 Jervois Road, Herne Bay, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
8. Yuan Taste
Another fantastic Chinese bakery hidden in the CBD. Distinctively, it is popular for its traditional sponge cake, jiggly fluffy cheesecakes, Hong Kong-inspired creamy egg tarts, to name a few. Certainly, the best place for Chinese eats in Auckland.
📍 239 Queen Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand