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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
Reviewed 27 June 2021 via mobile

Great food. Friendly service. Plentiful servings. Would recommend. Clean and traditional style Chinese restaurant.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 19 May 2021

Tired from a long day of travelling we booked into our room and asked the receptionist for best place to eat. She suggested On Lee Chinese.Wonderful welcome the moment we walked in and excellent service through the whole meal. We love Chicken and Sweet Corn...soup and weren’t disappointed then a combination curry with large fried rice to share. We felt like we were in China - such authentic flavours, tender meats and fresh crisp vegetables. Great price, atmosphere and very clean restaurant- totally recommendMore

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 25 April 2021 via mobile

Delicious food, friendly service and impeccable timing of meals. We had steamed dumplings, duck and Chinese mushrooms and chilli prawns. All brilliant! Generous serves. What a surprise! Well patronised by locals on Sunday evening with brisk takeaway. Really not to be missed if you are...passing through!More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 17 February 2021 via mobile

Cantonese speaking proprietor was very obliging. We had real Chinese food : 苦瓜炒牛,冬瓜湯,薑葱清蒸豆腐。(beef & bitter melon, winter melon soup, steamed tofu with eschalottes and ginger). The facade is deceiving. Have not seen so many rosewood chairs in provincial Australia. A tribute to their dedication. Thank...you. We had a special dinner.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 28 December 2020 via mobile

Really impressed with their entire service from checking in to table service and the food - Ab Fab! Bravo to all!

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 21 November 2020 via mobile

Lovely decor, very clean with friendly helpful service. Best Chinese food we have enjoyed for years! Fantastic banana fritters...best ever!

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 13 November 2020 via mobile

We stay in Narrabri often on our way to and from Qld. Over the years we have tried all the dinner options in town and now we only go to the On Lee. Excellent sang choy bao, chilli prawns and garlic vegetables, lovely service and...a really nice atmosphere. Just ask for a bowl and chopsticks if that's what you prefer (we do), there is a selection of wine and beer and the coffee is good too. We always look forward to eating here.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 26 October 2020 via mobile

I'm not sure why it is that Chinese and Thai restaurants always hold back on fully flavoured dishes in country towns. I tried the Chilli Beef expecting to be underwhelmed again. To my surprise, there was loads of flavour and you could actually taste the...chilli. The steamed dim sims were also exceptional. Service was above average and ambience was nice. As is usual these days, we had to ask for chopsticks and bowls, which were quickly provided. Certainly above average and well worth the visit.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 30 September 2020

We were pleasantly surprised by this restaurant. The service was excellent, the food excellent and we couldn't fault it. A real gem in a country town.

Date of visit: September 2020
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im sure they do, but the delivery charge will be a killer 🤣
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Yes, On Lee offers takeaway services.

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