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China Doll

#15 of 4,555 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
City East
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4/6 Cowper Wharf Road | Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
+61 2 9380 6744
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Sydney, Australia
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a fantastic meal here last night. The food was amazing. Fresh produce, and the flavours were divine. This is my second time here and I'll be coming back for sure. Also the wait staff were very pleasant and helpful.

Thank Craig H
London, United Kingdom
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158 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were here on a Saturday night and as you'd expect the atmosphere was vibrant, adding to that the setting of the city at sunset and seating outside it made for a lovely evening. The food was really good, I was disappointed with the Salt & Pepper Prawns main which was dry and bland but had no complaints about any... More 

Thank Mitul L
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I came to China Doll with my partner today. The food was excellent, and the staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Great experience!

Thank Steven S
Sydney, Australia
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great location service and food. We had the banquet menu which featured scallops, chicken ribs in chilli, duck and other treats. There was heaps of dishes all delicious. The deserts were all yummy too. Highly recommended for a group dinner based on this visit.

Thank Tom D
Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

A brilliant restaurant for a boozy lunch with friends. Sit outside on a sunny day. The pork belly is delicious! It's always packed for Saturday lunch so book early.

Thank delirium1979
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great clean flavours which want you coming back for more. Have entrée or main size servings allows you to maximise the number of dishes to try. The hot and numbing chicken ribs , chill salt squid and the crispy pork belly were the standouts for me The service and staff we fantastic. We had an outside table but the weather... More 

Thank ClubWilloughby
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I have heard amazing reviews about this restaurant, I am not sure now, why all the fuss was about. The maitre d', took her time, allocating our table. When she did attend to us, she was polite. The food was ordinary, it appeared like the entrees, scallops and fritters, had been warmed or heated up, not freshly... More 

Thank Robyne A
Sydney, Australia
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106 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

our daughter sold us on going to eat at China Doll as she had heard it was amazing. the issue i think i had is that my wife is Asian and the best cook everrrrr. So i was comparing the food to similar dishes that she cooks and was not that impressed but obviously it is good as it was... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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89 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service here is very good. So friendly, welcoming and with a smile and a positive attitude. I enjoyed a delicious mocktail which is rare to find. The food itself was good but not outstanding except for the pork belly which was cooked to absolute perfection. The flavours were very nice in the other dishes though. Dessert wasn't very nice... More 

Thank Fluke101
Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best staff in Sydney, friendly, courteous with being obsequious. Food was a stunning fusion; which was a surprise we were expecting Chinese. At Wooloomooloo wharf a huge bill was expected but was, again, surprised by how reasonable it was. Street parking is problematic but there is a parking station 3 minutes walk away.

Thank PeteCuthbert

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 59
Chinese, Asian, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4/6 Cowper Wharf Road | Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > City East
  • Neighbourhood: City East
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9380 6744

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?