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Stylish Chinese restaurant offering Sichuan-Cantonese dishes, plus daily yum cha with dim sum.


9 Allen St, Te Aro, Wellington 6011
11:20am - 2:50pm 5:20pm - 9:50pm
04 384 4878
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Steamed Shanghai Dumplings
$10.50

A delicate pastry envelop containing a pork and ginger filling. Served w Chinkiang vinegar.

Sichuan Style Wonton
$12.50

Poached prawn wontons, served w sichuan sauce (fresh garlic, dry chilli, soya, sesame sauce). 6pcs.

Pan Fried Dumplings
$10.50

Pork and chives filled dumplings, pan-fried until golden. Served w Chinkiang vinegar. (4pcs).

Roast Duck (Whole)
$50.50

Big Thumb Platter
$24.50

Deep-fried wontons, prawn and chive dumplings, pan-fried dumplings and spring rolls. Serves 3.

Steamed BBQ Pork Buns
$8.50

Steamed and filled w BBQ Pork. (3pcs).

Chicken Wings
$9.50

4pcs.

Spicy Chilli Beef or Spicy Chilli Pork
$15.50

Marinated in mixed herbs. Served cold w fresh garlic, chilli oil, soy and sesame sauce.

Spring Rolls
$8.50

Vegetable and shiitake mushroom spring rolls. Served w home-made sweet and sour sauce. (3pcs).

Prawn & Chives Dumplings
$10.50

Deep-fried and served w home-made sweet and sour sauce. (4pcs)

Vegetarian Golden Mushroom
$8.50

Deep-fried in batter, served w home-made sweet and sour sauce. (4pcs).

Deep Fried Squid
$9.60

Marinated in Chinese herbs and spices, served w home-made sweet and sour sauce.

Garlic King Prawns
$16.50

Stir-fried w fresh garlic, white wine and served on iceberg lettuce. (6pcs).

Steamed Dim Sim
$9.50

Combined filling of pork, prawns and shiitake mushrooms. Served w soy sauce. (4pcs).

BBQ Pork
$13.50

Flame grilled pork belly, marinated w five-spice, star anise and hoi sin sauce.

Deep Fried Wontons
$9.50

Filled w prawn meat, deep-fried till crispy. Served w home-made sweet and sour sauce. (6pcs).

Stir Fried Round Beans w Chicken Mince & Hot Chilli
$24.50

Sautee Eggplant w Chicken Mince in Chinese Brown sauce
$26.50

Chicken, Mushroom & Bok Choy
$24.50

Wok-fried w fresh garlic.

Garlic Chilli Chicken
$24.50

Chicken strips sautéed w fresh garlic, chilli sauce, capsicums, bamboo shoots, and black wood fungus.

Lemon Chicken
$26.50

Two crispy chicken fillets coated w sweet tangy lemon sauce.

Kung Pao Chicken
$24.50

Chicken strips sautéed w dry chilli, Sichuan peppercorn, peanuts, and sweet chilli sauce.

Chicken w Cashew Nuts
$24.50

Classic wok-fried.

Hot Pepper Chicken
$24.50

Chicken strips tossed w cracked black pepper sauce. Served on a sizzling plate.

Black Bean Chicken
$24.50

Wok-fried w seasonal vegetables and rich black bean sauce.

Garlic Ginger Chicken
$24.50

Wok-fried w garlic, ginger, and scallions in oyster sauce.

Honey Chilli Chicken
$24.50

Wok-fried w honey chilli sauce. Served on iceberg lettuce.

Sweet & Sour Chicken
$24.50

Crispy chicken pieces coated in home-made sweet and sour sauce.

1/2 Crispy Chicken
$24.50

Served w prawn crackers and five-spice salt.

Orange Chicken
$26.50

Deep-fried chicken fillets tossed in a rich orange sauce.

1/2 Roast Duck
$26.50

Marinated w five-spice, star anise, hoisin sauce. Served w plum sauce.

Peking Duck
$45.50

Boneless sliced duck, served w pancakes, cucumber, spring onion, and sweet bean sauce. Options for half or whole.

Stewed Taro Pork Belly
$32.50

Stewed Salted Vegetable Pork Belly
$32.50

Big Thumb Pork Cutlets
$28.50

Deep-fried pork cutlets served w Chef’s secret sauce.

Sweet & Sour Pork
$24.50

Classic Cantonese dish.

Garlic Chilli Pork
$24.50

Pork strips, black wood fungus, and bamboo shoots. Wok-fried w garlic chilli sauce.

House Special Chilli Pork
$26.50

Stir-fried sliced pork w chilli bean sauce and bean sprouts.

Spicy Garlic Pork
$26.50

Wok-fried w hoisin and do ban sauce.

Sizzling Pork Satay
$26.50

Pork fillets wok-tossed w vegetables and homemade satay sauce.

Orange Beef
$26.50

Deep-fried beef fillets in rich orange sauce.

Beef w Vegetables
$24.50

Wok-fried sliced beef w seasonal vegetables.

House Special Chilli Beef
$26.50

Stir-fried sliced beef w chilli bean sauce and bean sprout.

Black Bean Beef
$24.50

Wok-fried w seasonal vegetables in a rich black bean sauce.

Spicy Garlic Beef
$24.50

Beef fillet, celery, capsicum, dry chilli and Sichuan pepper cone, wok-fried w Sichuan chilli sauce.

Hot Pepper Beef Fillet
$29.50

Beef fillet strips and cracked black pepper tossed w garlic and oyster sauce. Served on a sizzling plate.

Garlic Ginger Beef
$24.50

Sautéed sliced beef fillets, garlic, ginger, scallions and Shao Hsing wine. Served on a sizzling plate.

Beef Mushroom & Cashew Nuts
$24.50

Classic wok-fried.

Pork w Cashew Nuts
$24.50

Classic wok-fried.

Chinese Style Beef Fillets
$29.50

Grilled scotch beef fillets w the chef’s special tangy sauce. Served on a sizzling plate.

Fresh Chilli Tofu
$16.50

Deep-fried crispy tofu.

Mapo Tofu
$20.50

Stir-fried soft tofu w pork mince, shrimps, garlic, chilli bean sauce, soya, and Sichuan pepper.

Combination Egg Fu Yung
$20.50

Shrimps, beef, chicken, and BBQ pork Chinese omelette.

Garlic Chilli Tofu
$20.50

Deep-fried tofu wok-fried w fresh garlic, chilli sauce, capsicums, and black wood fungus.

Tofu w Vegetables
$20.50

Deep-fried tofu and seasonal vegetables wok-fried w garlic and oyster sauce.

Bok Choi
$20.50

Wok-fried Chinese seasonal vegetables.

Bok Choi w Assorted Mushrooms
$26.50

Classic wok-fried shiitake and button mushrooms in rich oyster sauce.

Egg Fu Yung
$20.50

Your choice of chicken, BBQ pork, beef or vegetable.

Mixed Vegetables
$20.50

Seasonal vegetables wok-fried w garlic.

Choi Sum
$20.50

Wok-fried Chinese popular seasonal vegetable w garlic or oyster sauce.

Combination Fried Rice
$22.50

Fried rice w shrimps, beef, chicken, and BBQ pork.

Yeung Chow Fried Rice
$22.50

Fried rice w BBQ pork and shrimp.

Combination Chow Mein
$22.50

Shrimps, beef, chicken, and BBQ pork w crispy or soft noodles.

Bami Goreng
$22.50

Stir-fried egg noodle w chicken, beef, BBQ pork, shrimps, chilli sauce, and curry powder.

Singapore Noodle
$22.50

Stir-fried thin rice noodles w BBQ pork, shrimps, and yellow curry.

Ho Fun w Gravy
$22.50

Stir-fried homemade flat rice noodles w sliced beef, bean sprouts, and dark soya sauce. Your choice of pan-fried beef ho fun, BBQ, chicken, or beef brisket.

Big Thumb Fried Rice
$22.50

Fried rice w shrimps, aged Chinese sausage, and bean sprouts.

Nasi Goreng
$22.50

Fried rice w shrimps, BBQ pork, beef, chicken, yellow curry, and red chilli.

Vegetables Fried Rice
$16.50

Egg Fried Rice
$16.50

Steamed Rice
$3.50

Chow Mein
$22.50

Your choice of chicken or pork.

Fried Rice
$22.50

Chicken, pork, BBQ pork, or beef.

Yangchow Fried Rice
$22.50

Garlic Chilli Beef
$15.50

Sweet 'n' Sour Pork (Small)
$15.50

Orange Beef (Small)
$15.50

Wonton Noodle Soup
$16.50

Beef Brisket Noodle Soup
$16.50

Spicy Wonton
$12.50

Deep Fried Soft Shell Crab
$15.50

Garlic Cucumbers
$8.50

Garlic Seaweed
$8.50

Spicy Jelly Noodles
$8.50

Salted Egg Yolk Buns
$7.50

3pc.

Deep Fried Savoury Pastries
$6.50

3pcs.

Chicken Feet in Black Bean Sauce
$7.00

Pork & Vege Buns
$6.50

3pcs.

Mango Pudding
$6.50

Deep Fried Vege Spring Rolls
$7.10

3pcs.

Rice Paper Rolls
$8.10

Your choice of either BBQ pork, beef, prawn, or vege. (3pcs).

Pan Fried Prawn & Chives Dumplings
$7.50

4pcs.

Deep-Fried Chicken Wings
$7.00

Steamed Duck Feet Rolls
$8.10

Spring Rolls w Oyster Sauce
$7.00

3pcs.

Pan Fried Turnip Cake
$6.50

3pcs.

Pan Fried Taro Cake
$6.50

3pcs.

Sesame Balls
$7.00

3pcs.

Steamed Chinese Sponge Cake
$6.50

Coconut Pudding
$6.50

3pcs.

Rainbow Jelly
$6.00

Pan Fried Pork Dumplings
$7.00

Glutinous Rice Chicken
$8.50

Spring Onion, Ginger, & Beef Omasum
$7.00

BBQ Pork Buns
$6.50

3pcs.

Savoury Dumplings
$6.50

3pcs.

Steamed Dumplings
$7.50

Your choice of filling. (4pcs).

Beef Tendon
$7.00

Dim Sim
$7.50

4pcs.

Deep Fried Taro Dumplings
$6.50

3pcs.

Deep Fried Squid
$7.00

Pork Ribs in Black Bean Sauce
$7.00

Beef, Ginger, & Spring Onion Dumplings
$7.50

Steamed Dumplings
$7.50

Your choice of filling. (3pcs).

Pan Fried Pork & Vege Dumplings
$7.60

3pcs.

Beef Tripe
$7.00

Beef Balls
$7.00

3pcs.