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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 good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1 Macquarie St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent pre- or post-concert location. The food is fresh, full of flavour and served with friendly good humour. Even better when there’s a ship leaving!

Thank Barnacles70
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We had lunch here on Saturday in the beautiful sunshine with stunning views of the Harbour Bridge. The food was sensational and the service was excellent. Will come back again next time we are in Sydney.

Thank Larnies63
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Wanted a family lunch after the movies at the Dendy. Fancied a tasty Chinese meal. Weather good so we got a table outside. Prompt service, clean table with proper tablecloths and napkins. Water provided. Ordered chicken chow mien, fillet of beef with veges and pork...More

Thank Arr-Jimlad
Reviewed 18 June 2018

last night stayed in Sydney, we were thinking to have some chinese food near circular quay, and found this restaurant with very good reviews but when my family member reached the restaurant, the staff asked "are you sure you want to eat Chinese food?" the...More

Thank MandyL2535
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Came with many friends and had excellent service. We ordered the banquet which was certainly varied and tasty. Nothing really stood out but all the food was consistently good. Of course the view is great, real destination dining!

Thank RDMacLeod
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Went to see the vivid lights and decided to have a feed. Opened the menu and nearly died at the prices. What has happened to going to Chinese for a cheap feed. One dish for example was Shitake and broccoli cost $25 being in fruit...More

Thank Shane T
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Freezing cold weather but so excited to be visiting Vivid. Early dinner at The East - decided to dine inside as it was so cold. The meals are expensive but the taste and quality are high. Chille beans, prawn dumplings and walnut prawns. Delicious and...More

Thank leemo2016
Reviewed 30 May 2018

It's the location that makes this place. The service is great too. But the food - what a disappointment. The most bland, insipid, uninspiring and expensive Chinese I've had in Sydney for about ten years. Under seasoned, lazy and tasteless. They really had dumbed it...More

Thank Pru Q
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Decided on this place for late dinner as we were just hungry and tired. Wow completely underestimated. We truely just wanted some nice food before heading back to hotel. The food here is devine could not fault a single dish we stayed longer than expected...More

Thank Megan K
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Great food and service must visit if you are this part of town. Food 8/10 Service 8 Ambience 8 Views 8 Value 7

Thank Coffeemylife
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 53
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, 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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