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Golden Century

393 Sussex St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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“lobster” (58 reviews)
“live seafood” (31 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (43 reviews)
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Chinese, Seafood, Asian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
393 Sussex St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It's open from 12 noon to 4 am in Chinatown on Sussex Street. My favorite dishes are steamed fish with ginger and scallions, pippies with XO sauce, steamed live prawns, .tofu seafood hotpot and braised beef brisket, tendon and turnip hotpot. Stirred fried mud crab...More

Thank northl328
Reviewed 1 week ago

This long lived restaurant is a real stalwart of Haymarket Chinese restaurants. An iconic very late nighter, it hasn't changed that much in many years with its sometimes reluctant acceptance that you'd like to eat there. Everyone should give it a go just for so...More

Thank ray_au
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Y'know what i mean?, it's 4am, you're drunk, you want something deep friend and oily to settle all those horrible cocktails they were giving out for happy hour and all you want is a nice cold beer and some salty food before the sun rises...More

Thank 42dan3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food average - uninteresting presentation. Salt and pepper squid piled up on small plate no spice- just batter on squid. Ordered BBQ pork entree which was fatty. The black bean beef lacked flavour. The waiters stand against the wall until you try to attract their...More

Thank Janice S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We met another couple, who lived in the area, when we visited Sydney. She said her Chinese client told her this was the best in the city. Everyone else, including our family, knew of it too. There was a lot of fresh seafood, including crabs...More

Thank JDinLA
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Have been to this restaurant a number of times. Enjoy the great food, good size portions. A large seating area upstairs and a smaller one downstairs with the seafood tanks are designed for fast efficient service. Lots of wait staff with the boss keeping an...More

Thank Phil T
Reviewed 3 October 2017

You cant get better than top quality seafood swimming in the vast array of fresh and saltwater tanks right in front of you. Steamed live prawns with a simple dipping sauce served hot are so succulent and sweet - unlike any other prawns you will...More

Thank Bikahuna555
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

My favourite Chinese restaurant by a mile ! Magnificent fresh seafood live from the tanks cooked to perfection ! All meals were first class. Good service and a great wine list.

Thank Ross D
Reviewed 3 October 2017

As usual, the seafood did not disappoint but once again the service was lousy. The waiter virtually through our tableware at us, never once returned to check on our progress, second drinks never arrived after I was eventually able to get his attention. And just...More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 30 September 2017

4 friends were recommended to this huge restaurant. First impressions weren’t good but after meeting a manager, all went perfectly. Sat downstairs, opposite the fantastic fish tanks, were guided by the manager great things to order. Service terrific, food even better, great wine selection. Expensive,...More

Thank michael f
Tiger-flanked archways on Dixon Street mark the
entrance to the “little Asia” of Sydney. A walk
through Chinatown is a feast for the senses where
aromas, tastes, sounds and visions of dancing tigers
transport you to a different world. Chinatown visitors
can expect a melting pot of Asian food at the
neighbourhood's specialty delis and groceries. From
yum cha to handmade noodles, BBQ ducks hanging in the
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19 February 2015|
Response from Narelle T | Reviewed this property |
What access i am a nurse and you would have to pick the person up and carry them in and out uuuggghhh.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 393 Sussex St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: 9212-3901
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