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Monsoon Asian Kitchen

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200 The Square, Palmerston North 5301, New Zealand
+64 6-359 2919
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Ashburton, New Zealand
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Dad hosted us out for dinner and preordered the dishes. They asked us if they wanted the children's food to come out first which we said yes to. They were almost finished eating by the time the adults food started arriving. We thought we had booked the place out so they wouldn't have others to serve but that wasn't the... More 

Thank Catherine K
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We were recommended to go here so had high hopes but after being told we had to eat and be done by 7pm I started to rethink. The restaurant was shabby and unclean the waitress gave us menus and disappeared only to return 2 mins later to take orders (we never got asked if we wanted drinks) I ask if... More 

Thank Jess W
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Have been a few times and always the same fabulous service. Well set in a good area of Palmy, plenty of parking, quaint decor brilliant service and its BYO and the food is delicious and filling and well priced.

Thank randl24
New Zealand
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

OK for 2 people, service can be very slow for groups. Tasty food and well priced. Staff are pleasant but in short supply!

Thank palmynz
Palmerston North
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108 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

The Monsoon Asia Kitchen is a Mongolian Bar-B-Que restaurant which is in the center of Palmerston North. Customers select raw food which is placed in bowls and then cooked by staff on a Mongolian bar-B-Que. The selection of foods is varied from Bread rolls, Soup, fried food, meal, fish and vegetables. There are also pancakes, icecream and a variety of... More 

Thank palmykop
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016

I booked for our group on a Sunday night. They didn't mention they were normally closed and went on to prepare a beautiful. banquet for our group. I noticed other people came in for a meal...they saw the restaurant open, which worked out well. Beautiful meal, happy to change the food around for our taste. The food was presented so... More 

Thank 27jennyk
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Oh this is our most favourite asian restaurant. We frequent this place 2-3 times a month, and always take friends from out of town there. We have 2 other couples that dine with us here, and the food is always wonderful. Love this place and the staff. The cost of the food means that we frequent the place often (... More 

Thank Aroha8
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

We visited here not so long ago and we were impressed for a second time. I ordered the sizzling Singapore steak and it was yum. Bit sweet towards the end but it was delicious food. Great on the wallet. Service is quality. You will not be disappointed.

Thank tmvp19
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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459 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2015

We hadn't eaten here for a while, but found the meal to be as enjoyable as ever. Four of us shared four dishes. As usual the Singapore Steak was delicious as was the Sweet and Sour Pork. The chicken dish was a bit bland however. The service was good, and the staff was friendly. All in all, this was a... More 

Thank Tenorman41
Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2015

Only a small retaurant and very popilar. Always best to book. Great banquet options as well as off-the-menu meals. The Sizzling Seak is exceptional.

1 Thank Di J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 The Square, Palmerston North 5301, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
  • Phone Number: +64 6-359 2919

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