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The East Chinese Restaurant

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1 Macquarie St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9252 6868
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Closes in 15 min
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Macquarie St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

On our recent trip to Sydney we were delighted to come across this gem. The food was delicious and the staff extremely friendly, nothing was too much trouble for them. The view was magnificent, right on our favourite harbour in the world, sitting watching the...More

Thank Raelene B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent option for supper after an evening Sydney Opera House performance - it’s five minutes walk from Bennelong Point with a terrace dining area facing Circular Quay. Fantastic views of the bridge and harbour and also good for people watching. The food’s fine if a...More

Thank higvin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had dinner at the East Chinese Restaurant, our order was read back to us , and was correct, however my meal came , we waited for my wife’s to appear, they had missed it. Reordered was told 5 minutes, 15 minutes later , it...More

Thank george l
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant was located closed to our hotel, so it was convenient for us to walk there. Food was good and the serving portion was big, so be mindful when ordering. Service was friendly and good, but our order came a bit slow. Well, maybe...More

Thank Tiwa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are frequent visitors to The East Chinese Restaurant near circular Quay. The food is always first class and has been enjoyed by the many visitors we have taken there. The location is right in the centre of the action and close to the Opera...More

Thank _ragarratt
Reviewed 13 February 2018

We wanted to eat outside at Circle Quy. At the first restaurant we sat at the service was extremely slow and uncaring, so we only had a beer there and left. And although the East was our second choice, it was wonderful. The waitstaff was...More

Thank ConcernedTraveler
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

I’ve been a regular patron for 15 years. The staff are efficient and friendly. Food is excellent. Location best in Sydney overlooking Sydney Harbour. Chinese New Year of the Dog 2018 is approaching. The Lion Dancers are a regular annual event. Try the duck pancakes...More

Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

As this restaurant right at the harbour, so it was an easy choice for a dinner after a long day at Manly. The service is good and fast as always in a Chinese reastaurant but I think here it was a bit faster... The food...More

Thank Isi_99_100
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We were sus about dining here as it is in circular quay- nestled amongst many tourist traps , however so glad we did. We dined here on Australia day - imagine how busy it was , however in addition to being seated only meters from...More

Thank DavidBasilious
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

You could not get a better spot for a wonderful lunch and great views for Australia Day . It’s great any day. The food is fabulous, service terrific and the venue is just magic

Thank Jan d
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 56
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, 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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