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The East Chinese Restaurant

1 Macquarie St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9252 6868
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1 Macquarie St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We are frequent visitors to The East Chinese Restaurant near circular Quay. The food is always first class and has been enjoyed by the many visitors we have taken there. The location is right in the centre of the action and close to the Opera...More

Thank _ragarratt
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to eat outside at Circle Quy. At the first restaurant we sat at the service was extremely slow and uncaring, so we only had a beer there and left. And although the East was our second choice, it was wonderful. The waitstaff was...More

Thank ConcernedTraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been a regular patron for 15 years. The staff are efficient and friendly. Food is excellent. Location best in Sydney overlooking Sydney Harbour. Chinese New Year of the Dog 2018 is approaching. The Lion Dancers are a regular annual event. Try the duck pancakes...More

Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As this restaurant right at the harbour, so it was an easy choice for a dinner after a long day at Manly. The service is good and fast as always in a Chinese reastaurant but I think here it was a bit faster... The food...More

Thank Isi_99_100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were sus about dining here as it is in circular quay- nestled amongst many tourist traps , however so glad we did. We dined here on Australia day - imagine how busy it was , however in addition to being seated only meters from...More

Thank DavidBasilious
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You could not get a better spot for a wonderful lunch and great views for Australia Day . It’s great any day. The food is fabulous, service terrific and the venue is just magic

Thank Jan d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of us dined here during the week before an Opera House concert. We had a couple of requests re seating and nothing was a problem. Because it was slightly windy we sat inside even though outside had all the harbour views. The food...More

Thank LeeGor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sat outside and enjoyed the harbor view. The food is Cantonese and also schzewan with a lot of choices. Service is friendly and efficient. If it is very hot, sit inside.

Thank 141Dini
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After strolling around opera house and harbour bridge we tried looking for something to eat as we were already hungry. Found this place near the opera house. Despite the long que we still managed to wait just to satisfy our hunger besides missing asian cuisine

Thank wgalicaya
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Very good Chinese restaurant on circular Bay. But a bit low on options for vegetarian. Rest all enjoyed the food though found it a bit pricey

Thank laadli
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buildings and after-work drink places, high-end
shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners
frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 57
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Macquarie St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9252 6868
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