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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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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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1 Macquarie St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff were incredibly attentive from the moment we walked into the restaurant. We arrived late and were given the same service as someone who arrived early. We didn’t feel rushed to finish our meal. The food was beautiful and was made to our request....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TrudyP519
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On the Circular Quay boardwalk on a warm lovely evening and having the option to eat outside watching the harbour and people stream past was enjoyable. White table cloths and quick efficient service. The food was just superb. We ate simply, Honey Chicken, an egg,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank cathnsw
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

We had a table of 14 people and the service was great throughout the night. The food was amazing - the seafood was very fresh and the food was tasty and light, with very generous portions. They helped us with all the planning to make...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kyliesun
Reviewed 20 November 2018

We go often and find the food excellent, always well cooked and presented. A little expensive but good quality produce.Wine list good and service very good

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Russ1625
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is super conveniently located near the opera house. The setting is very crisp and clean, and gives off a bit of a flashy vibe. We ordered an egg and mushroom fried rice and stir fried veggies. Both were exceptionally bland, and quite small...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank reviewjunkie89
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Its become an upmarket cafeteria style place to me. The food though is still good, and yes of course the location wonderful. An extensive wine list, great. Service is haphazard. There sometimes in large annoying numbers, then cant be seen when you need them! My...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Inthought
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We loved dinner here after visiting the opera house. We had scallops with ginger, noodles with shredded duck and a quite wonderful salt and pepper pork. The dishes are huge - way bigger than we are used to in the uk, and we found the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank markr2306
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is delicious and one of the only ones we have found which is similar to home (London)! The food portions are huge so order less than you would from your local takeaway at home. The view from this restaurant is amazing as it’s...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LydiaRuth23
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Welcoming staff. Inside or outdoor searing option. Comprehensive menu offering a broad range of dishes. Our choices were for traditional servings and we were not disappointed. Flavours were robust. Dishes were well presented. Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves with time schedule great for meeting our theatre requirements.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank John E
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

We went for an early dinner before as show. Looking forward a leisurely meal with good food. How wrong were we!!! We were shown to a tiny cramped table, even though the restaurant was clearly empty and we were well and truly early for the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank debdood
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 52
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View
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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