Jun 21, 2018 Restaurants
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
Chef Che Barrington
Ponsonby Central, 146 Ponsonby Rd, Ponsonby