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China Lane

#204 of 4,256 Restaurants in Sydney
#225 of 4,677 Places to Eat in Sydney
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2 Angel Place, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9231 3939
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 117
    Excellent
  • 79
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent Food , Great location

I loved everything about this hidden gem , from its location to its fantastic food. the bird cages were amazing . We had Duck Pancakes to start with and Wagu Massman Curry with Asian greens and rice for mains. My tip to the waitress who served us (She was a Kiwi) whilst she was very professional a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
ANne D
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English first
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I loved everything about this hidden gem , from its location to its fantastic food. the bird cages were amazing . We had Duck Pancakes to start with and Wagu Massman Curry with Asian greens and rice for mains. My tip to the waitress who served us (She was a Kiwi) whilst she was very professional a smile now and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Exquisite in every respect! The service at this restaurant from start to finish was exceptionally good! The waiters were friendly, accommodating and above all extremely knowledgeable and helpful when it came to the menu selection. An extensive wine list along with the varied food selections made this restaurant jump to number one in my dining experiences. We are all still... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We booked the private room which has been faithfully decorated and is a lovely place to have dinner. From the outset we were welcomed and looked after. Excellent cocktails, nice wine list and very good food. We opted for A la carte which was a very good option for us; very good, plentiful and enjoyed by all. Overall a very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

A trip to Sydney means a must visit here. Always so consistent, fantastic service and great atmosphere We had a variety of dishes - Sichuan style chilli chicken wings, Duck pancakes with hoi sin, Pork san choy bao, Satay pork ribs, Salt & pepper prawns, Char Sui pork & prawn fried rice, all delicious, excellent wine, drinks and cocktails. Keep... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Fantastic food and service in a charming setting, tucked away in a quiet little pocket in the CBD. This is a charming location and delivers a fantastic dining experience. Modern Chinese cuisine with exceptional service. Highly recommended.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I had the pleasure to eat at China Lane with two other girlfriends and the whole experience was amazing. We had a table outside and even though it was a cold winters night, the restaurant had heaters and blankets to ensure that we were warm. The waiter assigned to our table was VERY friendly and so helpful. When we ordered... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Good food with modern ideas, great options and decent wine list. The place is better for fun than business, cause it is full and quite loud.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Had a lovely lunch with 2 friends, one of whom had been before and took the liberty to order for us.... OMG such good food. We had a bit of everything including dumplings, seafood, lamb and melt in the mouth beef.... but my favourite of the day was the Pulled Pork on Steamed Bao with Shallots & Sriracha Mayo....I could... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We took my mum here as we found out she never had pork belly in her life before!! It's probably not very common in The Netherlands where most dinners include potato and cooked greens. We booked a table for Friday 8pm, the place was buzzing! Our table was ready for us upon arrival and the waiter could help us really... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Had lunch with 2 colleagues yesterday and the food and service was absolutely SPOT ON. One of the colleagues is a vegetarian so eating out could be tricky. China Lane has a variety of vegetarian dishes. Had tomato fried rice, deep fried vegetarian wonton, John Dory with coconut and chilli sauce and a stir fried pumpkin, baby corn and white... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 Angel Place, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9231 3939

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 41
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?