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Lotus Dumpling Bar

U 3 16 Hickson Rd | Dawes Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 92518328
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“dumplings” (187 reviews)
“crispy eggplant” (18 reviews)
“xiao long bao” (17 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
U 3 16 Hickson Rd | Dawes Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 318 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited with friends last night. All offerings were lovely. We started with calamari and dumplings the moved on to Asian mains. Service was attentive and friendly. A good all round experience.

Thank Jenny G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ll start off by saying the xiao long bao was great and satisfied my craving. I also had the pepper beef and it was balanced but could have been spicier. This is a pretty small place, not much of a view, and service was nice...More

Thank jbush44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is an absolute gem! I first went here on date night with my wife and we had such a great time. The dumplings were absolutely delicious! A great variety too. We had a bottle of sparkling wine from the extensive wine menu and...More

Thank MrGJohn
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

For 2 people, we shared 2 orders of dumplings and one order of rice noodles. The dumplings are excellent! Freshly prepared. We especially enjoyed the Violet Argyle Beef dumplings. I

Thank Susan L
LotusDiningAustralia, Guest Relations Manager at Lotus Dumpling Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Good Afternoon Susan, Thank you for your great review. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your dining experience with us at Lotus Dumpling Bar. The Violet Argyle beef dumplings are delicious indeed! Kind Regards, Blair Wood

Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Located in a quiet street of the Rocks area. Only a few hundred metres from the circular quay. Fresh ingredients, delicious dumplings and spicy prawn and pork wonton, tasty green bean with pork mince, crispy eggplant is delicious, and the batter is light and coated...More

Thank Liang2012
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Quite expensive for what it is as a three star restaurant. Lots of food. Quite tasty. Good service. Dumplings okay. We.were rushed by the servings a bit.More

Thank Clive R
LotusDiningAustralia, Guest Relations Manager at Lotus Dumpling Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Good Afternoon Clive, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are glad to hear that you think our food is tasty and that the service is good, however, is it disappointing to hear that you were hurried through your meal as we...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Yum Yum Yum!!!! What a wonderful experience..... The freshest of food in a busy lively location. MUST book.... this is such a popular location. I have eaten dumplings in numerous places in Sydney and around the world and this place is equal to the best...More

Thank KevinandNola
LotusDiningAustralia, Guest Relations Manager at Lotus Dumpling Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Good Afternoon Kevin, Thank you for your wonderful review! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience at Lotus Dumpling Bar. It is, however, disappointing to hear that some of the staff were not as welcoming as they should be, as being...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

The food here is to die for, the chicken, prawn and eggplant mains were amazing as were all of the dumplings we tried and the duck wraps. The only thing is that the wine selection is a little limited at times but we are reassured...More

Thank AvidGlobeHopper
LotusDiningAustralia, Guest Relations Manager at Lotus Dumpling Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Good Afternoon, Thank you for your wonderful review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the food at Lotus Dumpling Bar, The eggplant is definitely one of my favourites dishes also. We are certiatly working on expaning our wine list, so stay tuned....More

Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I ate hear last night, the third time we have done so in the last couple of months. As regular subscribers of the Sydney Theatre Company we enjoy trying different venues along Hickson Road. Lotus has been consistently good over our three...More

Thank 452stephenp
LotusDiningAustralia, Guest Relations Manager at Lotus Dumpling Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Good Afternoon Stephen, Thank you for your great review. We are delighted to hear that you are some of our valued pre-theatre regulars and that each visit to Lotus Dumpling Bar has been better than the last. We are a very small space however as...More

Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Now the night we ate at Lotus was funny.. we were staying down the road at Pier One, and the girl on reception there told us about the dumpling bar up the street called Lotus! This was right up our alley! We made a booking...More

Thank G8957VDcraigs
LotusDiningAustralia, Guest Relations Manager at Lotus Dumpling Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Good Afternoon Craig, Thank you for your wonderful review! We are delighted to hear that we were able to accommodate you at Lotus Dumpling Bar and that you had an enjoyable evening in Sydney. We can assure you that sober or not, our dumplings are...More

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 23
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 3 16 Hickson Rd | Dawes Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +61 92518328
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