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2 Angel Place, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9231 3939
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Ranked #160 of 5,322 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $48
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Asian
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

Lovely Chinese food in a really nice, smart restaurant, and really good service too. Peking duck was a bit small but overall the portions were good and all the dishes were really delicious. Enjoyed a lot and would go back.

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94 reviews 94 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We are regulars at the sister restaurant China Doll so we had big expectations.Tucked away down a narrow laneway behind Martin Place and Angel place China Lane has a really great feel to it especially if you are sitting outside where the famous Bird Cages hang overhead. We ordered two Cocktails with my wife selecting the Fire Cracker and I... More 

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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Really lovely attentive service. The food is nice. We ordered the $53 a head banquet. Good variety of nice tasting Asian fusion food. I wouldn't say it's anything exceptional but perfectly adequate for a nice evening. It's buzzy and popular. Slightly off the beaten track near Martin place. I would go back. With 4 people around 76 a head with... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Dined here on Tuesday night as the their main restaurant at Woolloomooloo was booked out. A fantastic venue under the birdcages in Angel Place in the heart of the city. A really good al fresco vibe and comfortable seating. There was 5 of us so we allowed the waitress ( who was well versed in the menu) to select a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Short and Sweet, If you are in Sydney for either lunch or dinner,try this place for a modern spin on Chinese food, you will not be diassapointed,.but make sure you book.

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Perth, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

First off this restaurant is lovely and in a great location. My Wife and I enjoyed our meals very much, with some lovely wine and a cocktail. Service was a bit hit and miss, however the food stands out above all of that and was completely delicious, particularly the Pork Belly in a Chilli Caramel. What really disappoints me is... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

This restaurant was booked for us by Amex's Centurian Concierge team for our company Christmas dinner. I found most of the waiting staff at this restaurant overwhelemd by their workload. The service was far below average. They seemed to be constantly running around but I never once had a single waiter come over to the table to ask if we... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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49 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Had an impromptu dinner with two friends here when a lot of nearby restaurants were unable to accept us. This worked out to our favour very much as the food and service were both excellent. This was my first time dining at China Lane and I look forward to the opportunity to returning in the near future.

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Wyoming, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Tucked away in an alley, this is maybe the best oriental food I ever ate. The pigs ear appetizer was interesting and very tasty. If the carmelized pork belly causes a temporary spike in your cloresterol it's well worth it it was fabulous. Don't miss this place.

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Sydney, Australia
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15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We'd booked at late notice, knowing we only had 90 minutes before our table was needed. We were fine with that - we were going out afterwards, so happy to eat fast. When we arrived, we pushed open the door and were advanced on by a member of staff who abruptly told us they weren't open for another 5 minutes,... More 

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Additional Information about China Lane

Address: 2 Angel Place, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 9231 3939
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 48
Cuisine: Asian

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