Big Thumb Chinese Restaurant

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Big Thumb Chinese Restaurant

Fully licensed and BYO (wine only)

At Big Thumb Restaurant we offer meals of excellent quality and invite you to try our delicious food.

Lawrence Chan, manager of Big Thumb Chinese Restaurant and his team of chefs and staff offer... - Daily Yum Cha with many different Dim Sum dishes - An extensive a la carte Chinese menu - Specialist Sichuan and Cantonese dishes - Set menus - with a selection of tempting Chinese food - Group function or conference private room

We are Open 4:30pm-Late on Friday and Saturday nights so come in and eat delicious food. Grab a drink. But most of all, relax! We thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your continued support.

Celebrate Moon Festival with double yoke homemade mooncake. Made with white lotus paste $12.00 /pc



When you place a pickup order $60 or over.

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Yum Cha

Enjoy Yum Cha With Us!

Join us daily for Yum Cha - a huge choice of delectable Dim Sum dishes and Chinese tea between 11am and 2:30pm

From $5.50


Delivery From $5.99

Delivery avaliable from 5pm. Just click Order Online.

From $5.99

Yes We Are Open For Takeaways & Dine In

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Just tell us what you want and we'll prepare it as fast as we can. All orders are manually confirmed by us directly. Find out in real-time when your food is ready. All orders are manually confirmed by us in real-time. Watch on-screen when your food is ready for pickup.

We are open 7 days per week.

Fully licensed and BYO (wine only).

About Us

Well established, popular Wellington Chinese restaurant

Hi, my name is Lawrence Chan and I'm the Manager of Big Thumb Chinese Restaurant in Allen St, Central Wellington.

Originally from Hong Kong, I opened the restaurant in 1990 and, since then, our Chinese restaurant menu has provided locals and tourists with some of the best Chinese food you can find.

Traditional Chinese cooking Trained in Hong Kong, and have brought the skills to New Zealand so that all the food at the Big Thumb Chinese Restaurant is traditional delicious Chinese food .

Specialist chefs in the Sichuan and Cantonese food styles For the a la carte Chinese menu , there are two specialist chefs - one chef from Hong Kong who cooks in the Cantonese style, and one chef from Sichuan (Southern China) who cooks in the Sichuan style.

Groups & Set Menus

Party Time

Have your next function or party at Big Thumb Chinese Restaurant and choose from either the a la carte menu or a range of set Chinese food menus from $35 per person.

Fully licenced and BYO (wine only)


We are open for Alert Level 2. Temporally closed on Tuesday.

Thank you for your support!