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The Genghis Khan Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Asian, Mongolian, International
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25 Majoribanks Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-384 3592
18:00 - 22:30
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Sun 18:00 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 22:30
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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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204 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was pretty good as usual, but not cleaning the cooking surface gives you a strong taste of chili if the people before you had it... We ordered desserts, but after waiting half an hour the waiter said he hadnt told the kitchen. Not good . So, food would be 7:10 Price 8:10 Quality 6:10 as didn't keep food full.... More 

Thank Gary N
Wellington, New Zealand
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62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

The best way to eat here is to do their buffet style dinner. You choose what you want to eat from their buffet style selection and then watch their chefs cook it for you. An array of sauces and spices enable you to enjoy many different varieties of taste. You will definitely want to go back for seconds or even... More 

Thank zevonae
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit with family or couple for the special occasion. The staff are great, friendly and helpful. Very cheap place to dine. Recommend going Monday to Thursday then it less busy and you don't have to wait long for food to me cooked. I recommend this place to anyone.

Thank SWISSNewZeakander
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Ten of us went here for a birthday celebration. The restaurant is nicely decorated and seems to be popular with locals. It is a good Mongolian type meal. You can go back for seconds, thirds, etc. There are a wide variety of choices including meat, vegetables and sauces. It cost $20 NZD ($15 USD)for the all you can eat meal.... More 

Thank Bruce S. H
Perth, Australia
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101 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Slow food at its best. Take your time, go back for seconds or thirds. Experiment with the different sauces on offer.

Thank RoyOz2016
Bengaluru, India
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92 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

We went to this Mongolian barbecue restaurant for dinner. We could select the items like vegetables, noodles chicken, or lamb etc and cooking oil, sauce and masala altogether collected in a bowl and given to the chef. He would then cook it over an iron plate right in front of you and your meal is ready in five minutes. Add... More 

Thank Ushasivadas
Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

first went here in the mid 80s and then recently went back after having moved away..this place has not changed at all...in a good way that is. the service was perfect, there is a reason this place is still there, cheap, yummy amazing service lovely decor, trust me....you will leave full happy and going wow.

Thank phelv
Christchurch, New Zealand
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481 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Mongolian Bar-B-Ques (although originating in Taiwan), have very disappointingly become a rarity in New Zealand. Rather puzzling, given the continual crowds that appear to frequent the one found in Wellington. They are also absolute exceptional value for money given that you pay for only a little more than a gourmet burger, and you get to eat as much as you... More 

Thank FyingKiwi
Hong Kong, China
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487 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 437 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

And it doesn't cost an arm and a leg. The Manager and staff are very friendly while the wine list is actually very good. We shared aparticularly nice Bronze prize winmning bottle. The food, the sauces and the condiments were all at the usual high standard. I always enjoy the griddle top cooked food Mongolian style. It brings out the... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Good for big groups, students. Value for money Your usual run of the mill mongolian bbq in NZ Not a lot of variety and no matter how many mixes you experiment with it all tastes the same.

Thank arebe290

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Asian, Mongolian, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Majoribanks Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-384 3592

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?