Shared Five-Course Chinese for Two ($49), Four ($95) or Six ($139) at Ancestral Restaurant and Bar (Up to $303 Value)

  • Share dishes that reflect a fusion of traditional Chinese culture and modern international influences
  • Try steamed dim sum with pork, prawns, pea purée and crayfish truffle emulsion
  • Share sliced pork belly in a spiced soy glaze, free-range Gong Bao Sichuan chicken, and steamed Monkfish with Tianjin pickles
  • Indulge in a dessert each from choices such as mango pudding with ruby grapefruit, or soy milk panna cotta with poached pineapple
Fine Print
• Limit of 2 vouchers per person
• Purchase up to 1 additional as a gift
• Max 1 voucher per visit
• Not valid on Mon, Sun and public holidays
• Not valid for lunch
• Valid for eat-in only
• Not valid for BYO
• Valid for set menu only
• Menu may be subject to change
• Bookings essential
• Original value verified on: 10 Jul 2015
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Putting a modern twist on traditional cuisine keeps mealtimes interesting, much like sitting in a different seat, swapping the salt with sugar and inviting the potty-mouthed Uncle who’s banned from Christmas. All things old are new again with today’s Groupon for Ancestral Restaurant and Bar, Te Aro:

The Deal

$49 for a shared five-course modern Chinese dinner for two people (total value up to $101)

  • Steamed dim sum with pork, prawns, pea purée and crayfish truffle emulsion
  • Sliced pork belly with cucumber and spiced soy glaze
  • Steamed monkfish with Tianjin pickles, chili and garlic
  • Free-range Gong Bao Sichuan chicken with pepper, dried chili, cashew nuts and spring onion
  • Two desserts

$95 for a shared five-course modern Chinese dinner for four people (total value up to $202)

$139 for a shared five-course modern Chinese dinner for six people (total value up to $303)

Menu may be subject to seasonal change.

Ancestral Restaurant and Bar

Ancestral Restaurant and Bar takes diners on an Eastern Asian culinary trip that targets all the senses. The menu mixes traditional Chinese culture with international influences to create a fusion of flavours that suit all palates. In addition to lunch and dinner, Ancestral Restaurant also offers a street food menu from 2pm and a set menu for diners who are too overwhelmed by the choice. The team take as much pride in their drink selection, with wine, beer, spirits, sake and non-alcoholic choices on offer. An extensive cocktail menu boasts modern concoctions such as red vermouth with ginger and lavender-infused verjuice, or Barcadi, Aperol, almond syrup, lemon, and egg white.

Dessert Choices

  • Vanilla chocolate mousse almond crumble, star anise raspberry coulis, candied orange
  • Soy milk panna cotta lemongrass, poached pineapple, caramelised banana and coconut granita (V/GF)
  • Mango pudding with ruby grapefruit, sago, whipped coconut cream (GF)
  • Glutinous rice dumplings, stuffed with praline and dusted with honey grazed almond (GF)

Ratings & Reviews

4.2 / 5
4 / 5
Been lucky enough to dine at Ancestral a couple of times now and have always been very impressed. The food really is top notch. Definitely one of the best restaurants in Wellington..
Jordan Morrice, Zomato, Jun 2015
The food was excellent, balanced flavours with a touch of spice made for truly enjoyable light meal, coffee excellent, beer and wine eclectic with some interesting choices. Service friendly, definitely going back
Tom-Shearman, TripAdvisor, May 2015
Details verified 10/07/2015
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31 Coutenay Place Wellington 6011 
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