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Reviewed 19 May 2023

I ordered 1 hour and 12 minutes ago. I had honey chicken, dim Sims and fried rice, I'm full, satisfied and very impressed. After 2 days driving, I'm now contemplating kidnapping the owners and taking them home with me. I'll share them with the neighbours...this...was a great meal. Not oily and thought went into how to package it up for delivery. No soggy oily chicken. No fried cabbage parading itself as a sad lifeless Dim Sim. And the fried rice was the perfect balance. Very happy camper!! There was dinner for 2 and leftovers for lunch tomorrow.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 14 May 2023

Very disappointing. My spring roll was burnt. My husbands prawn cocktail he said was not that nice very watery. His soup however was nice. Main beef was big thick pieces not that tender as you expect at Chinese. The chicken dish seemed slimmy I could...not eat it. My husband did not get what he ordered for dessert and said it was terrible. He never complains however when he told then they said sorry and still tried to charge him 14.50 and he said no I won't pay for that dessert it was not nice. The guy who originally served us was nice. The restaurant was full so the locals must like it but we would not be back.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 27 April 2023 via mobile

This is by far the best Chinese cuisine I have eaten. Due to how busy it was on the night I would assume everyone else agrees.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 1 January 2023 via mobile

Stopped in on road trip down south and with limited options we decided that due to the amount of customers coming and going we would give it a shot. Was very fresh and enjoyable. Meat and chicken was tender and veg was fresh. Servings where...quite generous for the price All and all we left happyMore

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 19 September 2022

my partner & I went for tea during an overnight stay recently & it was JUST ok, singapore noodles lacked substance had no egg very very few veggies taste was OK I guess but wasn't impressed by the substance it had nothing in it other...than noodels then there was the honey & pepper chicken which wasn't pleasent AT ALL I've had honey pepper chicken NUMEROPUS times & this was really dissappointing not nice at all but the BBQ peking pork wasn't bad it was quite OK but nothing to rave about overall if your in Narrabri & want to deseratly eat chinese then give it a go I guess just dont expect it to be anything near WOW, not sure why all the raving reviews are about lots of people out there wouldn't know what a real good feed isMore

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 5 August 2022

Visited back in April. Best Chinese through out our whole country road trip. We arrived early for dinner. Lovely owner led us to the best seating next to their awesome aquarium. Boys took lots of selfies of course. We ordered honey chicken, roast duck and...veggies. Each dish tastes delicious! That beautifully explains why On Lee has run success for over 30 years! On Lee is definitely a reason we’ll be visiting Narrabri again.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 4 July 2022

Food very good. But it was busy and a bit chaotic when we went to pay. When I checked the bill the next day I saw they charged far too much!!!

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 19 May 2022 via mobile

Extensive menu and generous servings. Food delivered quickly and staff pleasant. Full of locals enjoying themselves, which is always a good sign

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 25 April 2022

Owners very friendly and both the food and surroundings were fantastic. The aim was to recreate childhood taste experiences and the Dim Sims, short soup, prawn cutlets and sizzing lamb transported us straight back to the 80s without the msg. Highly recommend

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 13 April 2022 via mobile

Googled best restaurants in Narrabri and was surprised to see that Subway was on the list. Thank goodness it wasn’t at the top. That said, we investigated all the top ones - the bowls club was closed and on querying a local was told it...was rubbish anyway. Apparently so was the RSL. We checked out the three pubs and the best of a bad bunch was the tattersalls which we put on the maybe list. VERY expensive pub food. Number 1 was “On Lee” the Chinese restaurant, but because we’d had Vietnamese the night before we decided on fish and chips. Googling best Fish and Chips resulted in “On Lee Chinese Restaurant”. Go figure? So we went to On Lee and found it to be a not so hidden gem. By 7pm it was full. The food was fantastic - we chose the golden banquet for 2 - and at $30 per person it was a steal. Awesome entrees / perfect honey prawns / chicken with cashews and vegetables as well as fried rice. Plenty of the family in the kitchen cooking - authentic Chinese. Well spaced seating and very clean! If you’re only in town one night - definitely eat at On Lee. If you’re in town more than a day - go back to On Lee.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 23 March 2022 via mobile

Excellent, attentive & friendly service from Leeanne. Hot fresh, tasty food. Went after reading reviews on Trip adviser and wasn't disappointed. Busy in the restaurant, though was quickly seated and served. Travelling through and would definitely recommend. Great menu selection and very satisfyingly tasty food.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 3 March 2022 via mobile

Ordered short soups, roast duck, garlic prawns, Mongolian lamb, spring rolls and special fried rice. Plate sizes were a little small. Garlic prawns had next to no vegetables except some onions. Where was the bok choy and zucchini like we have had in numerous other...Chinese venues. Short soups were ok, but again no veges except some onion with the Mongolian lamb. Where was the broccoli??? Or green beans?? It was all a little light on.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 18 January 2022 via mobile

Very good Chinese, though a bit pricey. Service for Takeaway was very quick. They close for two weeks in January for Chinese new year

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 28 December 2021 via mobile

Very nice food, great service, right in middle Of town. Friendly staff and quick service. Great range of food and good prices too. Food came out quick and hot. Very nice place!

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 5 August 2021

I absolutely enjoyed a classis Chicken & Cashews with special fried rice here. Prompt service, fresh tasty ingredients, fair price and well done

Date of visit: May 2021
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On Lee is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4