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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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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Closes in 3 min
5:00 PM - 10:30 PMAll hours
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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Waited 25 minutes for starters when told they weren’t that busy and would be 10 minutes. Chased them twice then 2 of the 3 arrived. My chicken and sweet corn soup was delivered to a kind of distribution station, then left there for 5 minutes....More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go here every time we are in Sydney and are never disappointed! A great location and really great quality Chinese food. The lobster and fish are always fresh and well cooked. Not to be missed if you like Good Cantonese food

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have eaten at this establishment several times and the quality of the food and service has been consistent. If you are visiting around the harbor and have no idea where to go this is a solid choice and you won't be disappointed. Good food...More

Thank JIM S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is the standout here, when they could easily rely on the location. This is my third visit and it excelled again. Every dish was mouth wateringly good. We over ordered, over ate and the leftovers (not much considering) were quickly bagged for us...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was able to get a table for 1. And the waitress was able to assist me with getting a meal that had lots of veggies on it. I ordered the Chicken and Veggies and it was okay, nothing great. Prices were pretty good considering...More

Thank Samantha F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a good eating option if you are on your way to the opera house or if you are a fan of eating in the midst of a busy thoroughfare. The food is good and the people watching or being watched can be interesting....More

Thank TravelAgentDave
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

We had lunch at The East this afternoon on an impulse an it was absolutely outstanding food, we had steamed seafood dumplings to start followed by seafood Keay Teow and salt and chilli squid, every element was perfectly cooked, the squid was especially light and...More

Thank KirstyRocket
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

The meal we had at this restsurant was outstanding. The food, location and atmosphere all perfect. Memorable evening for all the right reasons.

Thank KateSomersetUK
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

First visit to Australia and hosted at this very popular Sydney Harbour restaurant. Considering that eating out in Australia, particularly Sydney is expensive, a glance at the menu confirmed this. Service was good and the general quality of the dishes was reasonably good. The added...More

Thank Carapipi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 58
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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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