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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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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 5 days ago 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for a pre-concert theatre opera dance or film at the wonderful Sydney Opera House or environs. Nothing mind blowing but good quality food excellent service reasonable (but not cheap) prices. Consistently very good... book in advance - if the weather’s good sit outside...More

Thank AntSydney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always love to go to East, yes it is expensive, yes it is Chinese, yes it is a bit awkward, yes it is on the harbour, yes the staff are Chinese (a good reason to go !!), yes at times the language barrier is difficult....More

Thank davidjohnstone
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We regularly dine at East and it is always delicious. The service is great and the views just wonderful. It’s fantastic on Australia Day as you are in the middle of all the festivities and you can sit and enjoy a lovely meal at the...More

Thank Jan d
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Had dinner by myself whilst on a work trip. Great location. Service was quick and polite and the food was excellent. Satay beef and fried rice and the servings were good. Bottle of wine to finish off sitting there with no hurry to get you...More

Thank 874adriann
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Our last night in town I really wanted some great Chinese noodles and or something like that. It was really good but not as good as I hoped but still, better than most. Service was good. We were late eating and I sorta got the...More

Thank mjenks8
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

The staff are a pathetic lot of chinese smarting fake Aussie Accents and with a hopeless comprehension of English. The food was a disgrace. Cold white chicken meat dipped and stirred in sauce. Cold rice. The inability to understand that Chinese meals consumed with a...More

Thank Rutheran S
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

I went here with my friends and i've also been here for my birthday. The salt and pepper quail is amazing! I recommend the pineapple fried rice, it's presented in a pineapple and they use the same pineapple to put in the fried rice so...More

Thank Lavina C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 55
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, View, Kids
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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