The Blue Breeze Inn restaurant review: Metro Top 50 2018

by Metro / 21 June, 2018
Steamed bun with roasted pork belly and pickled cucumber.

Steamed bun with roasted pork belly and pickled cucumber.

The Blue Breeze Inn restaurant review 

Metro Top 50 2018 restaurant The Blue Breeze Inn is contemporary Chinese bistro in Ponsonby.

Big, bold, China-inspired flavour is what The Blue Breeze Inn is about, from the deftly prepared food to the convivial atmosphere. It’s always a good time in this corner of Ponsonby Central and one of our favourite places to dine with a group. Chef Che Barrington pays particular attention to balancing flavours, so while many dishes on the menu come with a fair whack of heat from chilli and/or Sichuan peppercorns, they don’t overwhelm. Long-time favourites such as pork-belly-filled steamed buns and tiger prawn dumplings never leave the menu, but daring diners should try dishes such as ground wild boar with water chestnut and soy custard, and wok-fried little-neck clams with XO sauce.

What it offers Sunday Peking duck special / Free-range chicken and/or pork / Private room / Takes large groups / Good seating outside / Bar / Craft beer selection / Good for kids
A favourite dish Ground wild boar, water chestnut, coriander, soy custard
Price
 $$
Seats 110
Chef Che Barrington

Book now

thebluebreezeinn.co.nz
Ponsonby Central, 146 Ponsonby Rd, Ponsonby 
Ph 360-0303

See here for all of Metro's Top 50 Auckland restaurants for 2018

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