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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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“coral trout” (5 reviews)
“fillet steak” (4 reviews)
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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 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 RutheranS1
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
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Absolutely TERRIBLE Chinese food!!! So many better Chinese restaurants in Sydney!!!! Give this joint a wide swerve!!!

Thank Sally S
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Only good food and services if you go for fancy expensive food and wine....if you order normal overprice average $40 per dish....presentation is horrible and looks like $10 dishes and below average....dont expect any services after that.....

Thank Pascal L
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

I don't see how this place can have 4 stars. The food is not worth half of what you pay. Just walk around and choose anything with the same fine view.

Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

This is definitely my go to Chinese restaurant in Sydney CBD. Good is always very good, selection plentiful and flavours great. Then if course you have the priceless views Of The Bridge and Opera House....iconic Sydney. Busy place with good buzz. Read some recent reviews...More

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Never disappointed at the East. The service is first class, the food beautifully cooked. We had the steamed coral trout scallops in ginger and shallots and a fresh cray with a very light salt and pepper coating which I was unsure about but tasted fantastic....More

Thank Grahame E
Reviewed 24 July 2017

The East Restaurant is located both inside at 1 Macquarrie Street and on the walk way between Circular Quay and The Opera House / underground. An amazing location with splendid views of the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney ferries plying in and out along...More

Thank RayProfessional
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings
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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